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Help setup Hp laptop nlite Win XP SP2 configuration software

by sim82 / September 22, 2007 10:50 PM PDT

Two weeks ago I bought a brand new HP note book (HP 530 notebook ) and I'm still hard working to install Windows XP SP2 setup on its harddrive.
During Win XP installation I always get an error that hard disk was not detected, however the harddisk is good because Linux install was good on that notebook .
I got a reccomendation to add the HP drivers trying to edit the Windows XP CD installation kit with a free software called nlite pre-installation Windows configuration software http://www.softspecialist.com/nLite-3244/nLite.htm
However, I'm looking for a decent solution without any nLite or other 'windows configuration tool' suitable for a new notebook and a non computer person.
If anyone had the same problem, I would be glad to get a simpler solution to make my new notebook to work with Win XP SP2. Also, a CD with drivers was not included in laptop kit.

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That is a common problem with people the
by orlbuckeye / September 23, 2007 12:08 AM PDT

remove factory Vista installs and try to install XP. The problem is you need the drivers for the SATA hard drivers before it will be reognized.

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Over in our Vista forum, a sticky.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 23, 2007 12:13 AM PDT

We have long discussions (and many) about this. It's never easy for those that don't install XP daily and now even harder as makers don't offer a ready set of drivers for XP and your laptop.

Bob

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Download this
by samkh / September 23, 2007 3:03 AM PDT
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