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How to install XP on Toshiba Satellite L45-S7409

Im having a problem installing XP on Toshiba Satellite L45-S7409.....i cannot install sata harddrive during the installation process....can u help me with this... booting the computer with Window XP service pack 2 loading the driver but the hard disk bnot found

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Ensure AHCI mode is turned off or set to Legacy/Compatible mode. If it says AHCI it will not boot XP

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once you get everything working- as far as xp is concerned (reinstall wireless connectivity, etc.), put in your device with backups from vista, and hope xp will accept them! make sure you saved your contacts list, and favorites from whatever browser you were using on vista- i prefer mozilla firefox, myself! hell with ie!
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You will need to use a computer that has access to the Internet to download and transfer these files to your computer.
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http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/home.jsp#

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