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No harddisk found

By dangolrajesh ·
I have bought toshiba satellite A205-S5831 with vista. But I want to degrade it to windows xp.While installing xp it says that "no harddisk were found ..........". It need sata drive drivers. Do anyone have idea where can i download the sata driver for it. or is there any other way to install it.
Thanks in advance.

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by Jacky Howe In reply to No harddisk found

Download nLite
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http://home.midmaine.com/~nlite/nlite/nLite-1.4.8.installer.exe
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These are the steps that I took
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Download the Sata Drivers from the manufacturesrs web site. http://tinyurl.com/4r739v

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Installed Nlite
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Extracted Sata Drivers to a folder named Sata
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Copied the entire XP CD to a folder named XPS
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Ran Nlite and Browsed to the XPS folder, Next, next then selected Drivers and Bootable ISO click next
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At the Drivers Tab click insert, single driver and navigate to the folder with the inf for windows XP.
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Highlight it and select open and select next. Select Textmode driver and select the XP Sata driver and click OK.
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Click next and Yes to apply changes, next and select Make ISO. And use Nero or similar to burn it to a CD.
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