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Installing windows trying to install windows xp pro on a maxline111 model 7L3000S0 every thing is great until the reboot after installing files then I get a :error loading operating system.: I have two of these drives and they both do this I have tried every way possible to format and install but no joy. any other disk no problem windows goes straight on

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1. Windows 2000 / XP maximum hard drive size 137 gigabyte limit

This one was fun. To install a hard drive larger than 137 gigabytes on your computer you need the following:

a motherboard, such as the Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro2 which support the 48 bit hard drive addressing. Only new motherboards can be counted on to support this.

Windows 2000 service pack 3 or later. Windows XP service pack 1 and greater have this support built in. I assume this isn't a problem with Linux at all...

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Hi just installed Windows XP Pro on a Dell Dimension 3000 with 1 gig RAM. This machine was running W2000 pro with no problems. But after formatting the drive and installing Windows XP pro and all updates...


Well you definately tried everything I would have sudgested.
It sounds like the Hard drive is near the end of its life.
If you have only just installed windows, it may be worth getting a new drive, installing your OS on that, you could then use the other drive as extra storage.
I have had a few HD that started to fail. Maybe the format and installation pushed it over the edge. You could always run maxtors drive check tool to see if it can detect a problem.( maxtor is now seagate)
http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/seatools

Aug 06, 2010 | Maxtor Hard Drive

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Compaq Presario will not format Samsung 80GB hard drive.


Sir,
you are required to follow these steps below.

1 turn on your computer with HDD in it
2 Enter in to the BIOS by pressing F2 button
3 there entering in BIOS look for "Drive Configuration" it might be writen in some other words
4 there you will find ..."Hard drive SMART capacity" as enabled in box above.
5 Enter that box and Disable it.
6 Push F10 and reboot the machien.

Now you will be able to format , install etc on your hard drive hopefully

Oct 21, 2009 | Samsung (MP0804H) 80 GB Hard Drive

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Segate 1TB not working with Windows 2003 Server


Is this an internal disk, or an external backup device? Two possible routes:-

Internal disk:-
Ok first thing: Does the BIOS see the drive? If not, try flashing the Server's BIOS to the latest version. Check that the system will support disks >500Gb. Try turning on LBA in the BIOS. It shouldnt affect it, but has been known to.
If its not showing here, its either faulty, dodgy cables, or not supported.

If its visible in the bios, great. Make sure you have at least one and preferably all the service packs installed. Gold (RC) only supports 500Gb drives.
Make sure you have Chipset drivers installed for the mobo. If its visible in the disk management console, then create a small disk, NTFS.

External backup device:-
Either you will need to install the software in 'compatibility mode' for xp, OR
dont use their software at all. Just plug the disk in, and it should appear as a removable device. Then use the windows backup tool to create a backup file on the external disk, and run a backup using that.

Jul 12, 2009 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

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One day my Samsung SP0822N running XP as master died on me....


You will have to provide a driver to XP when you're installing the OS that allows it to "talk" to the hard drive. When you are going through the setup of XP, you will see a screen that gives you the option of pressing F6 to install a custom driver. You must press F6 (and you don't have but just about 3 or 4 seconds to press it) and then tell XP where the driver is it needs to load.

Put the driver from Samsung on a floppy disk (if you have a floppy drive available during the installation process) and point the install of XP to the floppy. It will copy that file into memory and then proceed with copying some other files. Do NOT remove the floppy until after the installer has rebooted the machine and copied the files over again.

This should allow you to continue with the installation normally.

Mar 21, 2009 | Samsung (SP0822N) 80 GB Hard Drive

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Xp pro repair/reinstall problem


check the connection of your hard disk, its properly conect or not
change the cd of windows and check it,

Sep 28, 2008 | Maxtor Hard Drive

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40Gb hard Disk


installation continue with 3 rebooting - restarting an dthey are automatic. just wait and look! do not tach!

Sep 15, 2008 | Maxtor Hard Drive

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No drives found


Tour full installation guide

http://www.windowsreinstall.com/

This will help you to get you hdd and windows running.

Aug 11, 2008 | Toshiba MK1637GSX 160 GB IDE Hard Drive

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HP NC6000 system recovery


you have to get the cd.and please note you install the xp home first than xp pro

Apr 21, 2008 | Seagate Barracuda ATA IV (ST340016A) 40 GB...

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Hard drive


hi dear

use a cd booting

in command prompt c:\
type c:\fdisk /mbr
to fix your master boot record\

fdisk
and make your partiiton active.

after that installing your windows XP

oke


cropp

Mar 15, 2008 | Maxtor Hard Drive

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