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Installation of windows xp on a preloaded windows vista laptop

I want to install windows xp on a windows vista preloaded Toshiba satellite L40 series laptop,but installation is not continue due to error ''Hard disk is not powered or disconnected''.So what should i do to install windows xp on my laptops.

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See this , you have to download the SATA driver , as you have a SATA hard disk , then slipstream it into the xp installation package.

Alternatively , put the driver on a floppy and press F2 when prompted during the setup when its loading all the files (It says Press F2 if you want t o install a SATA Driver"

Then it will detect your drive and install as normal :D

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Install-Windows-XP-On-SATA-Without-a-Floppy-F6-47807.shtml

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