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Hi, I have new Presario CQ40-144TU and i want to install XP SP2 but i got problem "Blue Screen" how to disable sata in bios of compaq CQ40 laptops

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SOURCE: disable sata in bios of compaq CQ40 laptops

i m not able to install windows xp on my compaq cq60 104tu laptop
when i boot the cd the exatrating process work properly and after extraction of all file when windows is startup a blue screen appears and
and message displayed in the screen check ur hard disk for vireuses
and installation stop

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The problem is that XPinstallation CD does not have a SATA driver, unless you have a SATA drive on adisk etc. and can install the driver 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 anddisable the SATA drive (enable IDE emulation), this will make XP think it is aIDE/PATA hard disk. Then you can install XP normally. When Windows hasbeen installed then install 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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I want to install xp2 in compaq presario cq40, but a blue screen is show


Hello Download the SATA driver for your particular chipset. Then download nlite (just google it). Install it and follow the directions to slipstream the driver into your installation disc. You can also add SP3 and all the drivers you need to it.
or go to bios and restore it to default setting if you have a sata hard disk then disable it in bios setting or RAID Auto/Ahci to RAID Auto/ATA then reboot from installation disk or You can get help from this site http://www.laptops-drivers.com/compaq/how-to-install-windows-xp-on-hp-compaq-cq40-115au.html
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How can i install windows xp when screen showing blue screen


Check whether you have installed the SATA Hard Drive driver using a Floppy disk. Some Computers needs SATA Hard Drive Driver before installing the Windows XP. Try using Windows XP SP2 disk.

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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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Disable sata in bios of compaq CQ40 laptops


i m not able to install windows xp on my compaq cq60 104tu laptop
when i boot the cd the exatrating process work properly and after extraction of all file when windows is startup a blue screen appears and
and message displayed in the screen check ur hard disk for vireuses
and installation stop

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Install xp in compaq presario c700


The hard disk may be set to Enhanced AHCI SATA mode. Look for Legacy or IDE mode setting in BIOS menu options.
XP SP2 does not recognise Enhanced SATA mode hard disks.
see http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/10/23/windows-xp-setup-could-not-detect-and-find-any-sata-hard-disk-drive-on-ahci-mode/ 
You may be able to use NLite to make a CD which has correct SATA drivers.

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I m not able to install win xp sp2 on my compaq notebook


windows xp cant detect ur hdd bcoz its SATA hdd.
Solutions:

1. Install vista instead of XP
2. You need to disable this SATA feature in BIOS to install OS.

SATA disable steps.

1. Restart the computer and start tapping F10 key.
2. Choose System Configuration tab.
3. Disable SATA native support.
4. Save and Exit the BIOS by pressing F10 key

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