i have used some scavenged parts from different computers to make a single one
and everything is ok until i try to install xp 64bit pro
[make sure the drive is switched on and properly connected to your computer. if the disk is a SCSI disk, make sure your SCSI devices are properly [teminated. consult your computer manual or SCSI adapter documentation for more informantion
[you must select a different partition for windows
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and yes the disk is partitioned and it works fine on my other computer
its SATA so if its slave or master dosent matter
The only suggestion that comes to mind offhand is to try different SATA ports on the motherboard just to elimnate the possibility of a bad port. Are you able to install a different OS on the drive? - perhaps try a Linux distro just to check. I guess it's possible that XP64 doesn't have a SATA driver for that particular chipset; are you able to change the SATA mode to "IDE" in the BIOS?