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Bios problem I Have a laptop hp dv2601tx and bios phoenix ver F.13 I want to install XP but bios not find my hdd. please give me a solution for this problem.Thanks- Nirav

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  • rajcomputers Dec 29, 2007

    i am having the same problem kindly assist...



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How to change xp in hp dv2601tx?In bios setting there is no setting for disable the hard to disable hard disk?

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Hi Nirav123,
Actually i have done this but it is too difficult for u to dolve this problem. I can do this at my office. If u want the solution, mail me at

Posted on Mar 03, 2008


(1) Download sata driver from
(2) Download nLite software
(3) Install SATA driver in XP with the help of nLite
(4) You will have a custom Win XP CD image
(5) Write it and boot it from this CD
(6) press F7 key when prompt to install Storage Drives, floppy driver (it will not notify you)

(7) Pressing F7 key will disable ACPI on your system and let you install xp without any problem

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Dead hardrive would be my guess

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