I have a win/xp on my c: drive and the sound works fine but a lot of other things are screwed up so i installed a new win/xp on my d: drifve and now it wont recognize the soundblaster.......how can one win/xp see it and the other not?
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Re: pc wont recognize soundblaster
1)Load up control panel 2) Access your system icon 3) Get into the Hardware Manager
In that hardware manager click scan for hardware changes. The sound and audio section should expand with a yellow question mark. Click on the icon and choose �Update Driver�.
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If it is a USB external drive it should be recognized by your laptop, it worked for my dell floppy drive from xp to win 7 64bit, if it does not you should download the winxp driver and use it to install in win 7 when it does not recognizes the drive.
-select have drivers -select downloaded drivers
it would give you an error of pop up saying drivers are not "signed" just go ahead a accept that and it should work.
Problem : When Windows XP was made there was no concept of SATA drives now ur drive is SATA and ur installation disc does not contain drivers for ur Hard disk thats why it is unable to find ur hard disk as it doesnt recognize it u need sata raid drivers on ur windows inst cd
simple solution: get WINDOWS XP CD with SP3 it contains support for sata drives
this specific model of Toshiba was shipped with vista OS and drivers now u are downgrading it to XP it depends on the installation disc if it is new one like SP3 included then u would have never faced this issue in ur case u should get a RAID driver from www.intel.com and then include them in ur copy of windows XP cd to load them at the startup of installation , so u need them in the first place to carry out installation, u have to do some job here download RAID DRIVERS from www.intel.com select ur board and chipset either it is 945 or 965 gm and then download nlite a software used to integrate these drivers to ur inst disk , u can also include SP3 thru this software in ur current win xp cd
just download sata drivers from intel and nlite from the link and install the software integrate these drivers and burn ur cd incl them and then install normally as u were installing them earlier now it will recognize ur drive simple for more info how to do check this out
after windows XP installation u will have one more task to find drivers for ur notebooks with XP support but it is the next step if ur some hardware like modem / sound/ doesnt work then i can help more
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The problem is that your version of XP does not have SATA drivers and therefore does not recognise your new drive. Vista does.
If you Google the problem you will find many solutions on how to rectify the situation.
Basically, you have to make a floppy disc with the correct drivers for your Motherboard's hard drive controller. Then, when you launch your Windows XP installer, it will ask you a question about needing to install 3rd party drivers. Yes is your answer. Tap F6 to ensure that the installer doesn't skip.Insert the floppy disc and then after the drivers are loaded, the installation will proceded normally.
The other alternative is to leave your existing XP installation in place and add the new disc.
Later you can clone your old disc onto the new drive and then remove your original disc.
you need to go at www.Toshiba.com and get a special driver. You need to check under support and drivers for your model.
What you do is you get the driver (depends if you a floppy otherwise burn the drive on a cd)
From Bios make the computer boot the computer from CD/DVD rom and then you need to pay attention when on the bottom of the screen it will say hit f6 if you have to install the special driver and then you can continue installation of windows.
Hi, i have installed thousands of Internal Floppy drives and there aint no conflicts between win/95/98/me and xp.
all discs should be compatible, unless you took it from a apple machine for example.
did it work when you put in a new floppy drive?
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