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Hi, i also have cq40-330tu laptop. like u i also faced same proble. from customer care it is told that d model is incompatiable for any version of xp. but i succesfully managed load xp on this model. here follow this:
download this and unrar...read carefully the html file.
2. in the html file u will find the download link of "nLite"..download n install it.
3. now, sata raid controller driver is required, which is bit too tough to find in internet. however, i got it and given here..the aforesaid driver is in the "sata contr" folder.
4.ok, now just follow the instruction in that html file..keep ready a blank cd to make bootable cd.
5. b careful, the bootable cd u will b d only cd from you can format and boot your laptop, so make as many as copy of it.
p.s:- trust me..im posting this solution from my laptop which running on winxp rather than vista. if u find any difficulties then contact me.thank you.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
If the problem is that the CD doesn't start (or show the press key to continue thing) you will have to change the boot order in the BIOS setup..
A guide to change the boot order:
Posted on Mar 12, 2009
You need SATA controller drivers (ich9). Look at the intel site for the sata drivers and find the f6 drivers package. read the readme.txt with that driver pack to choose the right one for your laptop. these can be loaded during Windows XP install start using the F6 option. (you will need a usb floppy drive). If you don't have access to a floppy drive you should try to slipstream the sata drivers to your windows XP installation disk. look at www.nliteos.com for free softare that makes this easy.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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