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Old 11-04-2005, 07:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just finished building a new system for a friend. I am trying to install windows xp on a sata drive and I keep getting this error message. Does anyone know what this means and how can I fix this problem.
setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on a nd properly connected to you computer, and that any disk-related hardware configurations is correct. This may involve running a manufacture-supplied diagnostic or setup program.

Setup cannot continue. to quit setup, press f3.

I have ran the diagnostic disk from hatachi and everything was fine. I am using a pc chips m955g and processor is a celeron D 533fsb 2.4 ghz. 256 pc 3200 ram and a hatachi 80 gig sata hard drive.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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