Question about Compaq Presario C700T Notebook
I purchased a new laptop compaq presario c700. When I tried to install os it is booting from cd but it is not recognising harddisk. I checked in BIOS but I didn't find the option where to find harddisk. So please provivide the solution
Dear sir, I purchased a new laptop compaq presario c700. When I tried to install os it is booting from cd but it is not recognising harddisk. I checked in BIOS but I didn't find the option where to find harddisk. So please provivide the solution
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
I have compaq presario c700 laptop. i wan tto install win xp on it. i have disable sata drive. the first step of windows has started but when it restarts the message come NTDLR is missing . help me what i do.
plz mail me the solution .thanx in advance.
mr khan insert cd windows xp press R to repair type in: copy e:\\i365\ntldr c:\ copy e:\\i386\ntdetect.com c:\
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
While the System is booting up , press F10 button .It takes you to BIOS Settings Page . There by pressing the right Arrow Key Go to System Configuration Settings . Browse down to SATA Drive . by Default it is found to be Enabled . Click on Enter , you find two options "Enabled /Disabled" . Select Disabled .
Press F10 ( which means Save and Exit ) ..
And enjoy .. Hope this resolves as it did for me .
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
I need Compaq_Presario_C700_All_drivers xp windows plz send me the link
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
Go in to System Setup (F9 I think) and find the SATA Native setting and set it to 'disabled'.
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
I fixed this problem by disabling the native sata support in the BIOS and googling and downloading the hardware drivers.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
Thanks for the solution ......even iam facing the same problem....
Posted on Sep 09, 2008
I found the solution
IN the bios, disable SATA Native Support under the System Configuration chapter
then you can install XP
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
Hie,i have a laptop compaq presario c700 when i tried to down grade to XP it cannot boot or load.please help because from the bios it showing factory loaded os Vista
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
Use nlite to make a custom copy of win xp and load the sata drivers from hp website into the setup file worked for me
Posted on Jan 11, 2009
Go into the BIOS setup (press f10 during boot process), System configuration and disable SATA Native Support. Try installing XP again and it should see your hard drive.
Posted on Jan 31, 2008
Thanx i have solove my problem
Posted on Jan 10, 2008
Change the sata settings
Posted on Dec 28, 2007
It shouldve already had the os installed.
try cold starting the pc and pressing f11 to see if will reinstall from the recovery partition(if it has one)
if not call the manufacture and act stupid. tell them you came home hit the power button and this is whats happening
Posted on Dec 08, 2007
The problem is that the drive is a SATA drive. Windows XP has a limited selection of SATA drivers. You have to go to the HP website, download the driver and create a floppy disk with the installation. THEN you have to find someone wiht an external floppy so that the drivers might be loaded during installation (you have to click on F6 at the beggining of windows XP installation).
OR you could slipstream your drivers into a Windows XP disc of your creation. Google "Slipstream SATA drivers on Windows XP" for instructions.
Posted on Jan 25, 2008
Dear sir, I purchased a new laptop compaq presario c700. When I tried
to install os it is booting from cd but it is not recognising harddisk.
I checked in BIOS but I didn't find the option where to find harddisk.
So please provivide the solution
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Posted on Jul 10, 2009
Hi dear all,
I am having the solution,
Pls find the SCSI drivers from your driver cd and than customize the xp
and add the drivers of the same. you can use nlite software for the same.
Posted on Jul 07, 2009
This solved my problem. I disabled sata native mode in bios. But my internal audio is not working. Please anybody provide me the link where I can download Universal Audio Architecture(UAA) & Audio drivers for Presario C700 laptop.
Posted on Feb 21, 2008
Thanks i have solved the probelm. my new problem now is that it would not play on external speakers. It would play with its built in speakers though, but when you try to connect it with external ones, to have it atleast an audible sound to my audiences, it will not make any sound. please help.
Posted on Jan 29, 2008
Anybody plz help me ... am having compaq presario c700 but dont have avudio and graphics driver's plz give me link to download the same...
Posted on Jan 19, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If the BIOS cannot detect the hard drive, then it could faulty.
If this laptop is new, then it is still under warranty, take it back to the supplier for a warranty repair or a replacement.
If you try to repair it, you may void your warranty.
Posted on Jan 13, 2011
The hard disk may be set to Enhanced AHCI SATA mode. Look for Legacy or IDE mode setting in BIOS menu options.
XP SP2 does not recognise Enhanced SATA mode hard disks.
You may be able to use NLite to make a CD which has correct SATA drivers.
Posted on Nov 23, 2008
Well to be honest that laptop i see has been out for a while so not sure ho wnew it is...
But if you are doing a Install of the OS and it is not going, then it could be a problem with the actual hard drive so i can say, call Hp and see if it still under warranty if it is new and have them have a go at it, if it is not under warranty then it could be the hard drive, OS install will go through if all is well, Hardware boots up first in initial computer startup.
So if it is stating that it cannot find one, then unfortunately there is only that much you can do..
In bios the only thing you may see is boot sequence, and if you see that and enter into it then you should see something like..
HDD hard drive CD/DVD drive Network Adapter
then whatever else is there to boot...
So call HP and try to see about that...
Posted on Aug 12, 2010
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