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Cannot Find Hard Drive

Posted on 2004-03-28
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hi i have a question about my computer while im instaling windows xp home ( on the first page of blue screen ) it ask me press enter to continue but when i hit enter it says setup cannot continue because system cannot find any hard drive is there any way to solve this problem?  <email address removed by sirbounty>
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Hi random14,
I would suggest that you recheck your internal cabling.
Did you allow setup to create a partition first?  If not, restart the setup process and create a partition and format it either FAT32 or NTFS...

Here's some great links for installing XP:
 http://www.techtv.com/screensavers/windowstips/story/0,24330,2102233,00.html
 http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/clean_install.htm
 http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html
~sirbounty
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by:kunalnanda69
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Do also verify if the hard disk is being detected by the system BIOS as well.
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