How to turn offSATA HDD

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Raj - Dec 26, 2008 at 10:23 AM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Dec 26, 2008 at 11:31 PM
Hello,

I am trying to Install XP on my HP DV2000 laptop(Intially installed with WIndsows Vista Premium), but setup is automatically terminating throwing an error:Nohard discs drives were deteced". I have seen some people have the same issue when they try to do the Same procedure. From the Forums i came to know that by turnig off the SATA HDD we can resolve this issue. But i am not able to sfind this option . Please helpme..
Tks
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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,835
Dec 26, 2008 at 11:31 PM
I think this site gives good instructions on the BIOS mods:

http://risnaini.wordpress.com/2008/05/27/notebook-hp-520-windows-xp-not-detect-hard-drive-hdd/

Good luck with your Windows install.
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