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Hard drives not detected in my hp compaq nx6310....

Whenever i start win xp installation i fail.. as system shows a error message tht setup is not able to detect any hard drive on your system..
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Dear, in all the new laptop's its common problem because what bootable cd u are using did not contain sata drivers and thats why it shows no harddrive found ok so search the sata drivers and make bootable cd by adding this sata drivers and than try to boot.

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My nx 6310 doesn't detect hard drive on xp installtion

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When u boot the pc see there is key on keyboard pause press pause button & check at the boot whether
ur hardisk is shown in the list/ even cdrom is also shown & if not then ur hardisk is faulty showthis
to ur local service center...................... Sameeraryan

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hello,
  • Turn off the laptop.
  • Unplug from power if connected
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Hi, I have a HP NX6310 notebook with Win Xp Pro installed. I need to reformat it after it was heavily virused, and reinstall Win Xp but without the recovery disks I am rather helpless. The recovery...


You can't see any HDD's when trying to install because your BIOS system was set the IDE controller to an AHCI, you can set this to native IDE and windows XP setup will read a HDD's..
If you need set the IDE controller to AHCI you need Intel AHCI controller driver for your system, you can see it during installation process to press F6, you must use floppy diskette and put the driver onto it.
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Are you receiving any error messages when you try to install Windows XP?
If it is not detecting your Hard Disk follow the steps below:
Go into the BIOS setup (press f10 during boot process), System configuration and disable SATA Native Support. Try installing XP again and it should see your hard drive.

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You can check if the hard disk is faulty by :-
Go into the BIOS and check if there a hard disk diagnostic.
If not then remove the hard drive and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and plug it into a working computer's USB port.
If this computer see it as an external hard drive and you can view the contents of the drive then it is OK and the fault is the disk controller on the laptop.
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You insert the Windows CD and boot up the laptop with the CD.
You have done this correctly to get the hard disk error message.

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