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Umable to detest driver

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I have compaq CQ40-108TU, arter i insert teh RHEL4 CD, it says no driver found (I think it is not detevting SATA driver)
- there is no option in BIOS to change SATA controller to IDE..
PLS HELP...

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TRY CHANGING THE MODE OF HARD DISK FROM NATIVE TO LEGACY

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Hard disc not detected


I think this is not a recognizing issue ..but you should change the settings on the hard disk bus..Specially if it gives you a blue-screen error ..I think by default the hdd is running on sata ahci mode..and for this you need to load a 3rd party driver when you install the operation system ..If you reinstalled it recently .and it start doing the issues and said there is no drive present it this mode to be blamed...and you need to press f10 I think ..to get to bios ..and in there select under advanced settings the hard disk ..(or in the devices ) ..and under its settings locate the mode ..and disable the ahci and select sata like ide or ide compatible ..or ide mode..and press F10 to save the settings and restart ..In this moment if you have a operation system and its functional it will boot with no issues..
If you want to keep the ahci mode function on ..(its faster ) you need to reload teh operation system ..and insert the driver for ahci during it ..and select it from the location by browsing ..and install it as a 3rd party driver ..and will work ..It is needed for to recognize teh hard disk in the ahci mode..and run proper ..but if the mode is changed on ide compatible ..the driver is no longer needed and the system will run without it ..and the actual difference is not that visible ..unless you have a slow system with low ram memory ..and in this case you feel the difference ..

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I have a Compaq Presario V3309TU Notebook PC. I reformatted the hard drive, now I could not install windows XP cd. The hard drive could not be detected. Can someone help me get the SATA Driver for Compaq...


The problem is that XP installation CD does not have a SATA driver, unless you have a Compaq SATA drive on a disk etc and can install it when XP asks for a hard drive driver, then XP cannot detect the hard disk and therefore won't install XP.
The Fix.
Go into the BIOS and disable the SATA drive, this will make XP think it is a IDE/PATA hard disk. Then install XP normally, and all the device drivers (including the SATA driver), then shut down and boot up and got into the BIOS and enable the SATA drive.

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Prepare a Bootable XP Disc installer.
At first go to BIOS Setup to Boot First Priority the CD/DVD Rom Drive.
After that disabled SATA or RAID Configuration. The Bootable XP Disc Installer could not go on when you don't disable the SATA or RAID Connection.
Don't worry that you are thinking it would not detected the SATA HDD by Bootable Disc but it is. Then follow the instruction.
Good luck!

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Thank you.

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How to install xp in compaq CQ40-327TU


Drivers for this can be found here. To install XP, you should be able to just insert the XP installation CD, boot from CD, and start the installation process. See same link for manuals and recovery CDs, as well as other useful information.


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&os=2093&product=3876892&

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I can't downgrade Vista to Xp


You can install windows XP.
 
First go to BIOS and change sata mode to IDE mode
or option to disable SATA Native mode

then choose mode to IDE or disable SATA Native mode
then install windows XP

If there is no option about change sata mode in BIOS.
You should insert ahci driver to Windows XP CD using nLite

read this 
http://komku.blogspot.com/2007/11/integrate-driver-into-windows.html
you can use this driver 
http://cahya.prastyanto.googlepages.com/driver-sata-ahci-4920.zip

Or you can install windows by inserting driver when setup prompted


To install Windows XP with native SATA driver, perform the following steps:

Boot the notebook PC.

Insert the Windows XP installation CD into the optical CD/DVD drive.

Press the F6 key when prompted

Press the S key to specify the additional device.

Insert the SATA driver disk into drive A. (using floppy disk drive)


Follow the on-screen prompts.


Or if both way is cannot be done

i have the third way

use an unattended XP installation disk
you can download it from here:
http://fenopy.com/torrent/Windows_xp_sp3_5512_cdr_october_2008_with__sata_raid_/MTU2MTEzMA==/index.html
after you download
burn the CD image to the CD/DVD
then install XP using that CD/DVD

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How did u install win xp on compaq presario CQ60 104tu?


to install xp in any machine that has an intel chipset be it hp, dell or whatever is relatively easy ....the solution is found here

go to http://downloadcenter.intel.com/ and in the search textbox type "spacer.gif32-bit Floppy Configuration Utility" then download it.

extract the content of that zipped file that is called f6flpy3287.zip .

then click on this site http://www.tacktech.com/download.cfm?file=microsoft/sata/sata-drivers.zip....here you get all the drivers for sata intel chipsets ....The content of this zipped file is similar to that of f6flpy3287.zip but its advisable you use f6flpy3287.zip contents to slipstream.

secondly download a software called winlite from http://www.nliteos.com/download.html ...its a freeware
then follow this site


http://maxeasyguide.blogspot.com/2008/04/preparations-for-winxp-installation-cd.html

Altenatively ....for the ... advanced users
http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=411

yours karanja
karanjae@gmail.com
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Installation of linux on sata hard disk


RHEL3 does not support SATA disks...

If you want to stick with RHEL3 then no way you can use the SATA drive. only IDE drives will work.Also no seperate working drivers is available..

See this link
it says that only from RHEL4 update 1 that the SATA disk is supported, and that too involves some specifics to work properly

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but for some laptops this setting is not available. so you can try another solution i.e. integrate the SATA drivers in your windows XP cd. this solution is here: http://techrena.blogspot.com/2009/01/integrate-your-own-drivers-or.html

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