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How to install windows xp over utubut?

I just bought an acer laptop and i couldn't install my windows xp in it, something is wrong and i can't tell what it is.

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  • levifacer May 25, 2008

    Please Help!!!

    I purchased an Acer Aspire 5315 laptop and it was supposed to be loaded with vista but when I start it up it reads " PXE-E61 : Media Test Failure Check Cable" after that it reads no bootable device--- insert boot disk and press any key.



    I tried installing a fresh copy of XP and it says there is no hard drive.



    I have already tried changing the SATA config in bios but it still does not work.



    So I paid 40 bucks for the recovery disks from ACER that were supposed to fix the problem but still no hard drive found!!!!

    I know the hard drive works and I even checked for physical damage but it looks brand new.



    I am able to get into Bios (F2) but not recovery mode (alt & F10) or safe mode.

    PLEEEEASE HELP ME

    e-mail me @leviferguson@gmail.com



    Thanks in advance for any support or advice

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change your sata to ide in cmos. after you change you will be able to windows xp. press F2 afer you power on your laptop it will inter cmos find sata option and change it..

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Habibi,
to install XP:

1). you must have Windows XP setup disk.
2). If your HDD is SATA interface then error message will be raise...No Hard Disk Found. To fix this problem goto BIOS setup and Make SATA disabled. then try to install.

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