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Unable to detect hard drive during windows installations

Bios can see the hard drive but during windows installatioin, it cannot detect hard drive. It request for some missing DVD drivers

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Remove HDD, test, replace if necessary.

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SOURCE: Cannot install Windows XP Professional on Acer Aspire 4720Z Laptop

yu need to go to the the bios before you start the installation and change the Sata hard disk mode to IDE.then it will detect the hard disk.

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maybe you didn't install windows xp professional properly

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SOURCE: Cannot install Windows XP Professional on Acer Aspire 4720Z Laptop

You have to integrate the SATA AHCI driver to your windows XP CD. By doing this you will be able to install the OS. The process of integration is given in the link below:
http://techrena.blogspot.com/2008/10/how-to-install-your-own-wndows-xp-in-hp.html
They have given a detailed description in the site.Hope this will work.

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SOURCE: ACER ASPIRE 5100 DVD/CD ROM IS NOT DETECTED IN BIOS?

My Aspire 5100 not only looses the cdrom but also the hard drive! It sometimes beeps 3 times.. I'd go into set-up (BIOS) and niether the hard drive or dvd would be listed.. As a last resort, I flashed the motherboard bios with the latest version from Acer and so far the problem hasn't returned. I also set the laptop to hibernate after 30 minutes of non use when both on battery or on ac power. Reason? My problem always started when I left my laptop unattended for some time. When I'd return, the computer would be off.. not asleep or hibernating, but off - even though it was set to never turn off in the power settings in windows. When I'd turn it back on, that is when the hard drive and dvd rom would vanish in the BIOS. So as an added precaution, I set the laptop to always hibernate after 30 minutes.. Like I say, so far so good..

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SOURCE: How to Reset or Remove Acer Aspire 4752Z BIOS password?

BIOS passwords can be reset or removed in two ways:

1. using software 2. using hardware.

I would first try resetting or removing using software, here are two software apps to reset or retrieve BIOS passwords.

!BIOS - is a PC BIOS toolkit offering password removal/decrypt and BIOS settings modification/backup/restore.
You can download it here:
http://www.syschat.com/download120.html&act=down

CmosPwd - Cmos password recovery tools
http://majorgeeks.com/CmosPwd_d239.html

You will need to create a bootable Dos, or Linux or NT cd in order to run them.

Good Luck!

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