Help me install windows xp on compaq presario cq56 notebook

I love windows xp and I just bought a Compaq Presario CQ56 Notebook but it has Windows 7 preinstalled.
I want to install Xp as a dual boot. I used nLite to slipstream with ahcix86.inf for the sata driver. I get past the "setup is starting" screen. But when i get to the select where to install Xp, it shows all the partitions but with no info, says there are 0mbs on the hard drive partition. Can someone please help me. I really want XP on my notebook. If you can help me I will give you made props.Here is my CPUID info

CPU-Z TXT Report
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Binaries
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CPU-Z version 1.56

Processors
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Number of processors 1
Number of threads 2

APICs
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Processor 0
-- Core 0
-- Thread 0 0
-- Core 1
-- Thread 0 1

Processors Information
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Processor 1 ID = 0
Number of cores 2 (max 2)
Number of threads 2 (max 2)
Name AMD K10
Codename
Specification AMD Athlon(tm) II P340 Dual-Core Processor
Package Socket S1 (638)
CPUID F.6.3
Extended CPUID 10.6
Brand ID 17
Core Stepping DA-C3
Technology 45 nm
Core Speed 798.0 MHz
Multiplier x FSB 4.0 x 199.5 MHz
HT Link speed 1596.1 MHz
Stock frequency 2200 MHz
Instructions sets MMX (+), 3DNow! (+), SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4A, x86-64, AMD-V
L1 Data cache 2 x 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L1 Instruction cache 2 x 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64-byte line size
L2 cache 2 x 512 KBytes, 16-way set associative, 64-byte line size
FID/VID Control yes
FID range 4.0x - 11.0x
Max VID 1.150 V
P-State FID 0x6 - VID 0x20 - IDD 9 (11.0x - 1.150 V)
P-State FID 0x0 - VID 0x28 - IDD 6 (8.0x - 1.050 V)
P-State FID 0x100 - VID 0x37 - IDD 3 (4.0x - 0.862 V)


Thread dumps
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CPU Thread 1
APIC ID 1
Topology Processor ID 0, Core ID 1, Thread ID 0
Type 02004000h
Max CPUID level 00000005h
Max CPUID ext. level 8000001Bh
Cache descriptor Level 1, I, 64 KB, 1 thread(s)
Cache descriptor Level 1, D, 64 KB, 1 thread(s)
Cache descriptor Level 2, U, 512 KB, 1 thread(s)

CPUID


Chipset
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Northbridge AMD 785GX rev. 00
Southbridge AMD SB800 rev. 40
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Size 4096 MBytes
Channels Dual, (Unganged)
Memory Frequency 532.0 MHz (3:8)
CAS# latency (CL) 8.0
RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD) 8
RAS# Precharge (tRP) 8
Cycle Time (tRAS) 20
Bank Cycle Time (tRC) 27
Command Rate (CR) 1T
Uncore Frequency 1596.1 MHz

Memory SPD
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DIMM # 1
SMBus address 0x50
Memory type DDR3
Module format SO-DIMM
Manufacturer (ID) Ramaxel Technology (7F7F7F7F43000000)
Size 2048 MBytes
Max bandwidth PC3-10700H (667 MHz)
Part number RMT1970ED48E8F1333
Serial number 07F8B107
Manufacturing date Week 35/Year 10
Number of banks 8
Nominal Voltage 1.50 Volts
EPP no
XMP no
DIMM # 2
SMBus address 0x51
Memory type DDR3
Module format SO-DIMM
Manufacturer (ID) Ramaxel Technology (7F7F7F7F43000000)
Size 2048 MBytes
Max bandwidth PC3-10700H (667 MHz)
Part number RMT1970ED48E8F1333
Serial number 07F9B107
Manufacturing date Week 35/Year 10
Number of banks 8
Nominal Voltage 1.50 Volts
EPP no
XMP no
Monitoring
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Mainboard Model 1604 (0x000000CB - 0x00002160)

LPCIO
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Hardware Monitors
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Hardware monitor ACPI

Hardware monitor Battery
Voltage 0 10.35 Volts [0x286F] (Current Voltage)
Capacity 0 47520 mWh [0xB9A0] (Designed Capacity)
Capacity 1 47693 mWh [0xBA4D] (Full Charge Capacity)
Capacity 2 6221 mWh [0x184D] (Current Capacity)
Level 0 n.a. [0x64] (Wear Level)
Level 1 13 pc [0xD] (Charge Level)


Graphics
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Number of adapters 1

Graphic APIs
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API ATI I/O
API ADL SDK

Display Adapters
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Display adapter 0
Name AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
Memory size 256 MB
GPU ref clock 27000
PCI device bus 1 (0x1), device 5 (0x5), function 0 (0x0)
Vendor ID 0x1002 (0x103C)
Model ID 0x9712 (0x1604)
Performance Level 0


Software
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Windows Version Microsoft Windows 7 (6.1) Home Premium Edition (Build 7600)
DirectX Version 11.0
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  1. Can you please give me the link of the driver?? Ιts urgent. I am looking for it for a week now but I didnt find anything that works.

    carlos1984 said:
    I love windows xp and I just bought a Compaq Presario CQ56 Notebook but it has Windows 7 preinstalled.
    I want to install Xp as a dual boot. I used nLite to slipstream with ahcix86.inf for the sata driver. I get past the "setup is starting" screen. But when i get to the select where to install Xp, it shows all the partitions but with no info, says there are 0mbs on the hard drive partition. Can someone please help me. I really want XP on my notebook. If you can help me I will give you made props.Here is my CPUID info

    CPU-Z TXT Report
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Binaries
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    CPU-Z version 1.56

    Processors
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Number of processors 1
    Number of threads 2

    APICs
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Processor 0
    -- Core 0
    -- Thread 0 0
    -- Core 1
    -- Thread 0 1

    Processors Information
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Processor 1 ID = 0
    Number of cores 2 (max 2)
    Number of threads 2 (max 2)
    Name AMD K10
    Codename
    Specification AMD Athlon(tm) II P340 Dual-Core Processor
    Package Socket S1 (638)
    CPUID F.6.3
    Extended CPUID 10.6
    Brand ID 17
    Core Stepping DA-C3
    Technology 45 nm
    Core Speed 798.0 MHz
    Multiplier x FSB 4.0 x 199.5 MHz
    HT Link speed 1596.1 MHz
    Stock frequency 2200 MHz
    Instructions sets MMX (+), 3DNow! (+), SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4A, x86-64, AMD-V
    L1 Data cache 2 x 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L1 Instruction cache 2 x 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    L2 cache 2 x 512 KBytes, 16-way set associative, 64-byte line size
    FID/VID Control yes
    FID range 4.0x - 11.0x
    Max VID 1.150 V
    P-State FID 0x6 - VID 0x20 - IDD 9 (11.0x - 1.150 V)
    P-State FID 0x0 - VID 0x28 - IDD 6 (8.0x - 1.050 V)
    P-State FID 0x100 - VID 0x37 - IDD 3 (4.0x - 0.862 V)


    Thread dumps
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    CPU Thread 1
    APIC ID 1
    Topology Processor ID 0, Core ID 1, Thread ID 0
    Type 02004000h
    Max CPUID level 00000005h
    Max CPUID ext. level 8000001Bh
    Cache descriptor Level 1, I, 64 KB, 1 thread(s)
    Cache descriptor Level 1, D, 64 KB, 1 thread(s)
    Cache descriptor Level 2, U, 512 KB, 1 thread(s)

    CPUID


    Chipset
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Northbridge AMD 785GX rev. 00
    Southbridge AMD SB800 rev. 40
    Memory Type DDR3
    Memory Size 4096 MBytes
    Channels Dual, (Unganged)
    Memory Frequency 532.0 MHz (3:8)
    CAS# latency (CL) 8.0
    RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD) 8
    RAS# Precharge (tRP) 8
    Cycle Time (tRAS) 20
    Bank Cycle Time (tRC) 27
    Command Rate (CR) 1T
    Uncore Frequency 1596.1 MHz

    Memory SPD
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    DIMM # 1
    SMBus address 0x50
    Memory type DDR3
    Module format SO-DIMM
    Manufacturer (ID) Ramaxel Technology (7F7F7F7F43000000)
    Size 2048 MBytes
    Max bandwidth PC3-10700H (667 MHz)
    Part number RMT1970ED48E8F1333
    Serial number 07F8B107
    Manufacturing date Week 35/Year 10
    Number of banks 8
    Nominal Voltage 1.50 Volts
    EPP no
    XMP no
    DIMM # 2
    SMBus address 0x51
    Memory type DDR3
    Module format SO-DIMM
    Manufacturer (ID) Ramaxel Technology (7F7F7F7F43000000)
    Size 2048 MBytes
    Max bandwidth PC3-10700H (667 MHz)
    Part number RMT1970ED48E8F1333
    Serial number 07F9B107
    Manufacturing date Week 35/Year 10
    Number of banks 8
    Nominal Voltage 1.50 Volts
    EPP no
    XMP no
    Monitoring
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Mainboard Model 1604 (0x000000CB - 0x00002160)

    LPCIO
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Hardware Monitors
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Hardware monitor ACPI

    Hardware monitor Battery
    Voltage 0 10.35 Volts [0x286F] (Current Voltage)
    Capacity 0 47520 mWh [0xB9A0] (Designed Capacity)
    Capacity 1 47693 mWh [0xBA4D] (Full Charge Capacity)
    Capacity 2 6221 mWh [0x184D] (Current Capacity)
    Level 0 n.a. [0x64] (Wear Level)
    Level 1 13 pc [0xD] (Charge Level)


    Graphics
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Number of adapters 1

    Graphic APIs
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    API ATI I/O
    API ADL SDK

    Display Adapters
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Display adapter 0
    Name AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250
    Memory size 256 MB
    GPU ref clock 27000
    PCI device bus 1 (0x1), device 5 (0x5), function 0 (0x0)
    Vendor ID 0x1002 (0x103C)
    Model ID 0x9712 (0x1604)
    Performance Level 0


    Software
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Windows Version Microsoft Windows 7 (6.1) Home Premium Edition (Build 7600)
    DirectX Version 11.0
  2. Your Hard Drive Space is all allocated to Window 7 .... you need to go to Window 7 disk management and shrink the Volume to give more space for XP to install..

    Then you can have space to install.... Driver just go back to the manufacture site... if they don't have teh XP driver.... you need to install first and find out what driver is missing then go on line to search it... not 100% we can find the drive...
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