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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Re: setup cannot access the disk
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.
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