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To change os from vista to XP

I had TOSHIBA Satillate A205-S5814 laptop

by default it consis of VISTA now i want to install XP in it .........

when i boot it through XP-2 it saying that HARDDISH doesn't fount......

i want to remove vista from my laptop i want to install XP plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me to format my laptop plzzzzzzzzzzz +919705212842 this is my mobile no from INDIA my mail id

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  • osmanunsal Jan 02, 2009

    i have same problem you can solve this thing with when you start to setup xp you must install raid driver and then u can see your hardisk after this u can setp xp or 2000

    but if your hardisk is not sata u have got different problem



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Hi there,
I hate Vista from my guts! I installed XP SP3 (Slipstreamed) and my Toshiba Portege R500 Flies!
I have posted some notes on similar issue from this forum. Use this website's search engine on "Toshiba R500" and you should be able to fine my posts.
My current job involes rebuilding laptops and desktops so many times that I created this automated slipstreamed XP SP3 CD and I had no issues of Harddrive not being found after all the waiting.

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