Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Replacing sata drive on a gateway m465e notebook and windows will not install

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,806 Answers

Thats because the XP install disk does not support the sata drive thats installed the machine, this is probably because the processor is "intel"! you can get the drivers, but its difficult to do if the machine has no floppy drive.
your only other option is Vista

If it is vista you are trying to install! get back to me

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to format/install SATA 2TB hard drive (BARRACUDA) in Gateway GT5098E, Win XP Media Center Edition 2005?


Windows XP doesn't support SATA. You will need to use a program such as Nlite to integrate sata drivers into a new Windows XP disc. Once you have a disc with sata drivers just boot to the disc and follow the prompts to format the drive.

Jan 04, 2013 | Gateway "HITACHI DESKSTAR 0S02861 2TB...

1 Answer

Freeze at startup


Hello
If you have an Nvidia or ATI graphics card then they are probably the problem and can only be replaced by replacing the motherboard.
Apart from that this seems to be a motherboard problem ,have you tried with only the battery and vice verca.

Good luck

Feb 13, 2012 | Gateway M465-E Notebook

1 Answer

Gateway m680 my laptop want detect my hard drive when i go into set up up master drive is 0 AND SAYS NONE I BOUGHT A NEW HARD DRIVE AND IT STILL WANT DETECT THE HARD DRIVE IT GOES TO A BLACK SCREEN WITH...


Hi!

I assume you want to install windows XP on your laptop.
The XP installation disk doesn't contain the SATA drivers needed to operate your harddisk.

There are two different aproaches to solve this kind of issue.
First: (very simple, works only sometimes): enter the BIOS setup and find any option related to SATA MODE. Change the current option to something like LEGACY or anyway, to other value than the default one. Try now to do the windows installation again.

Second: (not so simple, but work everytimes): The goal is to create a custom windows installation disk, especially for your laptop. This can be done using a free software called N-LITE.
Using this software + your old windows installation disk + the SATA drivers downloaded from the Gateway support site you will be able to burn a new windows installation disk with the SATA drivers integrated. Keep this new created disk for future use.
If you need help about using N-lite, you can find a lot of examples and tutorial online, but of course you can ask here again about that, I'll be glad to offer further help.

Please let me know if it helped.

Good luck!

Aug 20, 2011 | Balance CN6555 Notebook

1 Answer

I formatted my hardrive and when i want to install Windows Xp it starts fine but then tells me that my hardrive is not installed,how can i fix this? "Setup did not find any Hard Disks Installed in...


Windows XP needs the SATA textmode drivers for it to recognise the SATA hard drive. This can be downloaded from this link:
http://support.gateway.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?tab=1&modelId=2391
You will need the SATA AHCI driver

You must then burn the drivers to a CD or copy to a USB stick. When installing windows XP, you will be prompted "press F6" to load additional drivers, at this point the install will ask you to specify where these drivers can be found, if you direct it to the USB or CD Rom (USB is better to avoid disc swapping), it should find the drivers needed and then recognise your hard drive.

The above is a bit academic though, because this does not appear to support Windows XP according to the downloads options on the link

Jul 21, 2011 | Gateway T-6321 PC Notebook

1 Answer

Xp installation problem


Goto bios - disable sata operations and select hard drive type as normal, disable ahci, disable acpi

May 29, 2010 | Gateway T-6330U Notebook

1 Answer

Why my gateway i can't install with windows xp


Is it an SATA HDD? If so, did you press F6 at the very beginning of the XP installation & install the SATA drivers?
or Boot into the BIOS and see if you have an option to use AHCI as a setting for your drive.

Apr 21, 2010 | Gateway CX2610 Notebook

1 Answer

M465E with start button goes to Gateway page and then will not open to windows, says operating sys not found


First make sure you have no USB sticks, CD/DVD's or anything else attached to the laptop and try again if you did. Otherwise, this is likely either a file system issue or a hard drive issue. You may use a Windows CD or a rescue CD like BartPE to run chkdsk on the drive in question. That will fix any NTFS errors and hopefully make the drive usable again. If chkdsk fails, then the hard drive will likely need replaced.

Mar 24, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Gateway notebook model MX8711 is freezing up - i get SMART msg that hard drive is bad and needs to be replaced asap - what hard is installed in this model?


Your laptop comes with a 100 gb SATA interface HDD running 5400 rpm. Any SATA interface hard drive will do. Pay a little more and get the speed up to 7200 rpm and you can use any capacity you can afford.

Oct 31, 2009 | Gateway MX8711 Notebook

1 Answer

Sata drive is not recognized by os during new install


When installing XP or Vista you get the option to load third party drivers for unknown devices. I think it's F6 just after the start of any version of Windows, once you press this you will have to supply the drivers for the Windows installation. This will make Windows recognise the hdd from then on.

Aug 18, 2009 | Gateway MT6821 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

45 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

101466 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14160 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...