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Hard disk not detectable

Last response: in Windows XP
May 25, 2012 11:29:46 AM

When booting system says NTLDR Missing

When booting from CD

system says Hard Disk not detected

what may be the problem

I changed SATA cable
Power connector to HD

Nothing happens

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May 25, 2012 11:46:11 AM

If you are booting from a WIndowsXP CD and use a SATA hard disk, then you must make sure the Windows XP has SP3 so it contains the SATA drivers. when Windows XP was originally released it did not contain the drivers necessary to recognize your sata hard disk.

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June 4, 2012 10:01:49 AM

Best answer selected by jayanpbl.