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XP not installed on my Toshiba SatelliteL 40

When i am going to install i got a message that ur Hard disk not connected or the power problem but my system working properly when i am installing the XP.

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I have wrote this issue in my blog.. pls visit this post:
http://solve-pc.blogspot.com/2008/01/installing-windows-xp-on-toshiba.html

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Search the net for 'xp-iso-builder' or 'n-Lite'.

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