It started off in this forum: https://www.techspot.com/community/...ess-on-my-computer.182214/page-5#post-1194123 It's to the point where we are doing a windows xp repair install. I go through the xp disc loading windows setup and then I press enter and it says: "setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. Make sure any hard disk drives are powered on and properly connected to your computer, and that any disk-related hardware configuration is correct. This may involve running a manufacturer-supplied diagnostic or setup program." I ran the seatool diagnostic just before getting that error and both the hard drives(Samsung and a seagate - Samsung now uses seatools so we found out) passed the diagnostic tests. So, now I am at a loss at what to do and I got directed here!