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Cant detect the hard drive when installing Windows XP to the laptop, Laptop; Acer Travelmate 4072WLMi - intel Pentium M processor 740 (1.73 GHz, 5533 MHz FSB, 2 MB L2 cache) - 15.4" WXGA wide TFT LCD - Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 - 60GB HDD - DVD-Dual double Layer (Support DVD+R Double Layer/DVD+RW) - 512MB DDR2 (support dual-channel) Please assist me.

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You need to go into your BIOS and see if the computer is recognizing that you have a hard drive installed. Sometimes the bios forgets and needs to find it prior to the install.
Look in your manual for the procedure to get into your bios....most of the time, it is tapping the delete key right after power up. Be careful not to change any of the settings if you don't know what you are doing or you can make your laptop into an expensive door stop.
Semper Fi,
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SOURCE: cant run 3E GHz 800 FSB L2 cache 1MB cpu on a ASUS P4P800s-x

here are the specs.
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533Mhz PC2700/PC2100 333/266 Mhz
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the CPC and the moemories meets these spec. then you shouldn't have problem.
since you didn't spec the meories. I am assuming that the meories are within specs.

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SOURCE: hi me imran i have acer travelmate 5720 windows

You can download all drivers and additonal applications from the link below. Enjoy..


http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/tm_5720.html

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SOURCE: acer aspire 3680-2022 with vista is just too slow

More memory will make a difference. Vista is a memory hog and 512 is really not enough. You don't say what version of Vista you have but Microsoft say the min spec for Home Basic is 512MB, other flavours 1GB. Gety as much in as your mainboard will support - 2GB would be my minimum..

A Celeron 1.6 processor isn't going to be that fast if you are running a lot of apps and not much you can do about that (pretty unlikely you can upgrade; very few laptop mainboards let you).

There are a few tweaks you can make that may help but you (defrag, set Windows to better performance rather than better display, format and re-install) but stick some more memory in and see how you go.

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