troubleshooting Question

Windows XP install CD does not recognize Hard Drive

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Hello guys,
I'm trying to install windows xp on a Maxtor 40GB hard drive, but for some reason, windows is telling me that it didn't find a hard drive on my machine and it's only giving me the F3 option "Quit".  I checked the bios and the hard drive is showing just fine there.  I was able to install windows Vista (beta) on this same hard drive with these same settings. But windows XP or 2000 wont install because the installation CD's wont recognize the HardDrive.  any ideas or thoughts are much appreciated.  Thanks.

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