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Just purchased IBM Intelistation 6221..installing windows????

I have put the windows XP CD in the cd-rom and set BIOS to boot from cd-rom. I pressed F6 and installed "LSI Logic SCSI driver version 1.09.06s for Microsoft Windows XP (Digitally Signed)", no problem it went right to the windows install started loading files it needed. It then states restarting computer, I press F1 and set the hard drive as boot device 1 cd-rom 2nd and floppy as 3. Then save settings and restart, the computer blue screens and says "Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in the computer" and then instructions to make sure the hard dicks are powered and installed and to run a manufacturer-supplied diagnostics. I bought these from a surplus store at a major airplane manufacturer in my area and they blanked the hard drives to protect info on them.

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Hi! try this. reboot your cpu, then press the CMOS setup key (del), then select load default setting, then go to hard disk detection settings, select the LBA setup. I believe you know how to manipulate the CMOS setup configuration. if still doesn't work out, bring it to the service center near you and ask for assistance, Im sure they would love to help you. Have a nice day!

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Mayeb you need to repair the OS - In which case you will need to have SCSI Controller XP OS floppy driver obtained from IBM website.

Start up the computer booting up from the CD ROM. Then when it comes to "install thrid party devices" - press 'S' and insert the floppy with the SCSI Coontroller on it and follow the on screen instructions.

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