No Hard Drive message while installing windows XP

Hello,
I am facing some problem while installing windows xp on my Hp Pavilion dm1-4011au

When i install windows xp then it shows an error that there is not hard drive in the system.... An expert told me that disable SATA option in Bios... I have checked all the bios options but there is no SATA Option available in my Laptop's Bios... Can anyone guide me that how can i install window xp on my Laptop easily

The specification of My laptop is as under
HP Pavilion dm1-4011au
AMD Vision E-2, 1.65 Processor
8Gb Ram
500Gb Hard drive

Waiting for your kind favour

Regards
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  1. iampisces9 said:
    Hello,
    I am facing some problem while installing windows xp on my Hp Pavilion dm1-4011au

    When i install windows xp then it shows an error that there is not hard drive in the system.... An expert told me that disable SATA option in Bios... I have checked all the bios options but there is no SATA Option available in my Laptop's Bios... Can anyone guide me that how can i install window xp on my Laptop easily

    The specification of My laptop is as under
    HP Pavilion dm1-4011au
    AMD Vision E-2, 1.65 Processor
    8Gb Ram
    500Gb Hard drive

    Waiting for your kind favour

    Regards

    What options do show for the drive in bios. It is a Sata Drive.
  2. dear... here is not any option like sata enable of disable
  3. iampisces9 said:
    dear... here is not any option like sata enable of disable

    Did not ask that. I asked what options there are.
    Remove cmos battery & let it configure.
  4. ksiemb said:
    Did not ask that. I asked what options there are.
    Remove cmos battery & let it configure.

    You means to say that i should open the back cover... remove the cmos battery and then start the laptop??????????????????
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