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Sata HDD NOT DETECTING IN XP SETUP

I HAVE ASUS P5RD1-VM BOARD. I INSTALL SCSI HDD ON THIS BOARD BUT WHEN I AM INSTALLING XP ITS SAY HDD NOT FOUND PLS HELP ME :(

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If you're using a scsi card and connecting the hard drive to the card you need to have the scsi set-up floppy disk. When the blue screen starts during windows installation watch the bottom of the screen. It will tell you to press F6 key then to insert the floppy disk.
If you're using a sata drive connected directly to the motherboard (not in a raid configuration) you shouldn't need anything but the windows disk. The motherboard drivers and utilities disk should have the files to create the scsi install disk.

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Chk ur cable either its loose or has alose contact frm inside
try a differnt sata cable if u have

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