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Also what OS are you running? that the partition table in the Master Boot Record (MBR) was "corrected" (truncated) because the software did not see the entire disk? It seems that gateway has stuck us with a piece of shit that is only compatable with windows vista (Which is not compatible with anything itself). If not, recovery console probably won't see the drive. this contact form

April 30, 2008 Rpger Thanks - it was exactly what I was looking for - the title is just fine too! March 1, 2008 Tim Hensel I was going nuts with a Lenovo Z61M laptop. This post illustrates clearly steps that one should follow. This is surely a very good guide.

Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive

That would be Drive E in this example. I'm running XP SP3, downloaded all the updates, the BIOS, I've uninstalled all the USB ports and hubs, installed drivers for the hard drive, and who knows what else. Some users are in positions that require them to use usb drives from several different people. November 2, 2007 manuel this is for david… i got the same computer hp530 the way to install winxp is going to the bios setup and in the device option you

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  5. In Internet Explorer I type ‘My Computer' in the address bar and it shows the drives, including the USB drive (M:).
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Arbetar ... and that's an understatement… THANK YOU ! :D January 29, 2008 dodolom Hey guys, I was on Intel's website to find the drivers I need but I can't seem to figure Any attempt to install a different operating system on your computer will result in you no longer being eligible for technical support. External Hard Drive Compatible With Windows Xp I was actually wondering if there was another way to do this.

What should i do for this?? February 15, 2008 m @ Dave and mysticgeek, I respectfully disagree with both of you. Don't change the title - I wouldn't have found this site otherwise. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/resolving-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation/ Lot easier… January 29, 2008 grateway Well it might be a ‘lot easier' but I feel this post is aimed at helping the non-expert, who generally may own machines from what

I have only 2 options. Windows Xp Not Detecting Usb Devices The only problem is the Gateway STILL craps out on install. July 13, 2007 Gordon This is weird. There is a LOT of additional info in the comments!

External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows Xp

share|improve this answer answered May 18 '10 at 16:01 Insomnic 72648 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote Open source TestDisk is worth a try. http://superuser.com/questions/141633/missing-partition-on-a-single-hdd by R. Windows Xp Not Recognizing External Hard Drive ARGGGGHHHHH!!!! External Hard Drive For Windows Xp December 17, 2007 JP Thanks my friend, truly a great help!

January 20, 2008 grateway > As a note: almost all new systems came without the ability to change the HD SATA - PATA mode, and i f you try to change weblink But do you have anything a little more long term solution. Thanks A LOT. grateway, you say you have to download the correct SATA drivers for your chipset, how do I know that? Windows Xp External Hard Drive Not Showing Up

Magic Monk 87 231 visningar 2:02 Repair and Fix Hard Drive and Disk Errors - Längd: 5:39. was using the external drive again for a week or so having maybe another 30gb back on it and now it won't come up in my computers, but as said above Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. navigate here What the heck is "go"?

I thought my computer had a virus because the drive just disappeared completely. Gpt Protective Partition Windows Xp I awoke this morning to find both o my external drives unaccessible, after disconnecting and reconnecting both, the drive letters again are not being assigned. September 10, 2008 Boyster A huge tnanx.Simple but saved me from a lot of trouble!!

Not saying that your guide its useless, just giving you guys more options, this one saves you like 10x the time.

I really had a hard time installing OS before i came across ure tips. TY TY TY TY *BOWS* December 23, 2007 Balint Srancsik Hello! This presents the disks as if they were PATA. Windows Xp Pen Drive Not Detected If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

I am glad you were able to go home early! March 9, 2009 Charles Wade I can't even begin to show you my thanks!!! well heres the problem. his comment is here Is there a way to recover the partition and data> without paying for data recovery services?

October 13, 2007 fadi halabi Im so thankfull I have a laptop stopped from 7 days without floppy ,the solution was by disabling sata native controll , I know that there I always get a BSOD that says run a check disk to ensure that there is no problems with your drive. Thanks. thanks!

and it came with vista.. I appreciate this howto page as i had done it once before with a card reader but forgot how i did it this page has reminded me.