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Re: atapi model name : not installed and atapi model...
hard drive is missing from the system. Or, just does not recognize it.
obvious - Remove any USB devices like drives and any media from disc player.
Its trying to load, but can't find bootable hard drive, CD, or USB...
the hard drive and reseat (reconnect). Check BIOS by pressing an F key during
boot. Look on the screen for correct Function key. Might be F2 key. Verify
BIOS recognizes the drive. It must be listed! There is no going forward if
it's not. Check boot order and make internal hard drive first. Save and
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Seeing as a lot of people had the CD/DVD driver missing error that I
was stuck with I'll list the steps that I took to get it to run. Before
I did anything, I downloaded a free copy of Hiren's Boot Disc with
Keyboard Patch just in case I had any issues (freeware and fairly easy
to find if you google it). I only ended up using it for the DOS prompt
Some of these steps may seem redundant but ultimately it was what got the OS running for me:
1. Partition and reformat HD from DOS with the FDISK and FORMAT C: commands
2. Install a version of Vista 64bit which, in-turn, re-partitioned the drive itself
3. Once Vista was up and running (didn't put in a code since I knew I wouldn't be on it for long) inserted the RC 64bit DVD
4. From the installation window, I ran the on-line compatability check tool
5. It told me that my ITE IT8211 ATA/ATAPI Controller must be updated in order to install
6. Ran Vista Update Wizard which found a new driver for the ITE IT8211 ATA/ATAPI
7. Rebooted Vista 64 to finalize the updates (removed the RC DVD Disc while rebooting)
8. Once booted, reinserted the RC DVD, clicked install and went through all the steps of normal installation.
Again, some of this may seem unnecessary (like the FDISK / FORMAT)
part, but ultimately it's what worked and from what I experienced, the
problem that people seem to be having with the CD/DVD driver not found
is that the ITE IT8211 ATA/ATAPI Controller is not up to date. I
couldn't find a place to just "download the driver" and put it on a
flash drive or something, I had to allow windows to do that which
hopefully won't set people back. I'm not savvy enough to know if you can
install the driver in another way.
If its the full windows xp cd by booting it from the cd drive it will erase everything and ask if you want to upgrade or advanced install I think. Your correct in choosing the atapi cd-rom as 1st boot device. The cd should be in the drive on startup. IDE is the type of hard disk drive. I'm guessing the FDD stands for floppy disk drive which you might not have that many but you have that many bay windows available.
Put disk in, shut down computer, Start computer and it should give you the xp disk contents. Be aware of data loss though.
Your Sony CD-RW is an ATAPI CD-ROM for the purpose of your BIOS. Without you specifying the motherboard brand and model, it is hard to tell you what your issue could be.
Nearly all PC motherboards made after 1995 will allow you to boot from the CD. Enter the BIOS setup screen by pressing, during POST, <DEL> or <CTR>-S (Gateway), <F1> or <F2> and look for boot sequence. Some MB's have a boot sequence key you can press to select the boot device for that boot instance only.
If you are trying to say that you have an ATAPI CD-ROM and the Sony CD-RW, then check your master/slave/cable select jumper settings on the device. Each IDE channel can have at most one master and one slave.
the boot device setup in the bios, if you set atapi-cd rom as first boot device. then hdd second. and fdd last.
it appears that you have a faulty connection from the IDE ( 40-80 wire cable ) that runs from the motherboard Primary/secondary slot. check the cable goes from motherboard to hard-drive and is connected firmly, also check the jumper blocks ( small white plastic block ) is set to master or slave on both devices ( cd-hard-drive ) if both on same cable set hard-drive to slave and CD rom to master. if they are both set as master or slave, they will conflict with each other.
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