Q. What do I need to do so that XP sees the new drive?
purchased a new hard drive and when I boot to the
Windows XP Pro CD I press Enter to install XP but I get the following
screen. "Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer".
This is the only hard drive in the system.
Windows XP does not support SATA controllers natively.
If you have one of the new PCs with no floppy drive go to the new Hard Drives website and download the Drivers needed to a computer and burn them to a CD.
It is important to note that there is never one fix for a question. What may work for one person might not for the next. Depending on the problem and the way it is described by the Computer Owner there may be Six different approaches to a positive outcome. If the first answer I give you to your question doesn’t work let me know and I will send you another. Just give me details.
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