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I have an Acer Aspire E650 Computer with a Western Digital SATA Drive. No matter what I do, XP install doesn't recognnize the SATA hard drive, only sees the SD card reader drives and won't let me select or create a partition. I've been through every setting of the BIOS and examined each option in great detail. But no matter what I do, I can't get this disk recongnized beyond the bios.

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Hi, this can happen with XP, during the boot fase when XP is loading files, you will see an option to load drives, you must select this option. Idealy you should have the drivers (software) for this device in your floppy disk drive.

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