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Setup cannot access the disk

After assembling my machine using AsRock motherboard,the machine started just as normal,but when i tried to intall winXp on that particular machine the message "setup cannot access this disk" apeared and there after the error message was displayed!it doesnt install,create partition or delete partition! now what might be a problem?I have read the manual all over but havent come up with the posible solution!

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Does your bios recognise your hard drive?; is it set at master on jumpers or does it have to be cable select? Have you used the correct IDE cable and is it connected to the IDE 1(normally blue) Is the XP disc a full version or just a recovery cd.

Posted on Nov 20, 2006

  • jj pp May 14, 2011

    hey sir sendrew??? i got also the same problem as mkula...
    the bios of my computer recognized my hard disk but when im installing windows xp sp3 in the first it is okay.. but when it come to the partitioning of drives it says (Setup cannot access this disk) affterwars the blue screen of death appears... should i replace my ide hard disk???

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This compaq motherboard D510

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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