Error while installing windows XP [Solved/Closed]

- - Latest reply:  jackadision - Sep 16, 2013 at 03:17 AM
Hello,I am nani. I have bought a laptop dell inspiron 1525 with windows vista home premium. It is not supporting c language. So I installed XP. While installing it showed that HDD is noy found. So my question is how to install XP along with Vista. HDDis 250GB & RAM is 3GB            
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approved by Jean-François Pillou
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To enter BIO mode, after you power up the PC/computer/laptop/Notebook, press "F2" repeatly

after you enter the BIO mode, use the arrow keys to choose the menu and find SATA / ATA

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This worked!!! Thank you so much, you saved me hours of work. Add those SATA drivers to your XP installation CD.
Works amazing.. Thanks
I'ts working fine......... Thank you very much......
thank you thank you very very very muchhhhhhh
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enter the bios and change the sata mode to ATA from the default
U r great man!. Like others I too faced a lot of problem with my laptop in installing WinXp on INSPIRON 1545. But this solution helped in seconds. God Bless u.
hey how to get to normal default mode again please reply again
Thanks! it really works!
Thank s a Lot Brother.....:-)
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you have to include sata drivers to xp cd to recognise the hard can run turbo c in vista using dosbox.
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"file\i386\ntkrn imp.exe" could not loaded the error code is 18 in intel motherboad. while installation of window xp
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hi guys,
I have HP Compaq 6710s and I want to remove Vista from it. Every time when I boot from CD and when XP instalation starts my computer shuts down.Anyone have solution for this
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