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Cannot reload operating system

I have an acer 5315,after wiping the hard drive it will not load vista {from dvds made before wiping} loads so far then reboots back to the star. Have tried loading xp but it comes up with no hard drivers found or no hard drive found any suggestions please

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  • hipineb Jan 21, 2009

    Thanks people all sorted now

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For xp in acer 5315 you have to load sata driver from external floppy disk with floppy and press F6 optin at starting point of xp boot disk while booting.


and follow the instraction when ask for sata driver spacification.
and enjoy loading xp.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

  • yashan.co.in Jan 19, 2009

    windows driver should trouble to you.

    plz load them by mannual select options.

  • yashan.co.in Jan 19, 2009

    you can use AHCI mode disabled in the BIOS to load xp without install sata driver.

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Hi,
Welcome to Fixya Support
I am Michelle, and i will be assisting you regarding the issue
The issue you have mentioned indicates a problem with the operating system or the hard drive itself.
The system is not able to load the operating system either due to some corruption in operating system files or due to some fault with the hard disk itself.
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