Cant install xp after vista

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Hello,
i need help!!!!!!
i have a dell pc that come with vista business and i didnt like the vista i want to instal xp pro
so i tru and he didnt work he give me an error that the drive is protect or something.
i touk out the drive and instal it on difernt computer and it work i format the drive i pout bak the drive in the original cpmputer and try to instal th xp it start ok but he stop after few min and give me that error:
A PROBELM HAS BEEN DECTCTED AND WINDOWS HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN TO PREVENT SAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER.

IF THIS IS ................
CHACK YOU VIRUSES........
THEN
TECNICAL INFORMATION:
*** STOP: 0X00000007B (0XF78D2524 , 0XC0000034 , 0X00000000 , 0X000000000)

IF sonone will know how i can fix it i will thank jim so much so please answer me
thank you


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Here's a possible solution if you're in this kind of SATA hard drives not found situation. The trick is related to ACHI (Advanced Host Controller Interface) hardware mechanism which are designed to allow software to communicate with Serial ATA (SATA) devices such as host bus adapters with features not offered by Parallel ATA (PATA) controllers such as higher speeds, hot-plugging and native command queuing (NCQ). Windows XP (and any OS older than Vista or linux kernel 2.6.19) does not have came pre-packaged with driver to support AHCI/SATA mode, thus creating a very common error that Wikipedia also described as "when attempting to install Microsoft Windows XP or a previous version on an AHCI-enabled system will cause the setup to fail with the error message 'set up could not detect hard disk drive...'".

The ultimate solution is by using OEM Windows XP CD which comes with your system, which usually has built-in appropriate driver for SATA harddisks running in AHCI mode. However, if you lose or do not have the OEM XP CD, or is given Vista DVD but decide to downgrade to XP, there are 2 options to install XP from scratch.

Users can install Windows XP or Windows XP SP2 (Service Pack 2) on an AHCI enabled system by changing BIOS setting to disable AHCI (or RAID which includes AHCI in its functions) and use native SATA IDE emulation mode (SATA/PATA). In SATA IDE Emulation mode, XP setup could find the SATA drives and proceed to continue to install XP properly. How to change the BIOS settings on SATA mode is depending on which brand or model or even motherboard of your computer system. Check your system manual for more information. For example, in Dell Precision workstation, press F2 to go into BIOS, and then go to "SATA Management" to select AHCI or SATA mode. If you don't find any option in BIOS to change AHCI support for SATA ports, most probably the drives already runs in IDE (ATA) emulation mode and therefore doesn't require the AHCI driver. It's because AHCI support is depending on the chipset (commonly by Intel) and the HDD. In this case, you have to figure out what's other causes that may stop your SATA disks from functioning.

A slightly more difficult but recommended method is to create a slipstreamed XP install disc with the Intel Matrix Storage Manager which is also the AHCI SATA Controller driver included. A slipstreamed XP setup CD with AHCI SATA controller driver allows the XP OS to support hard disk on AHCI and use its advanced features such as NCQ for faster access, read and write speed. While slipstreaming, users can also have the advantage to include all updates for Windows XP for up-to-date

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