SATA drives

By Tindakweha
Jun 15, 2011
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  1. My dell vostro laptop came with vista,but some of my programs do not work on vista,when i try to install winxp all goes well until i recieve this message " No hard drive seen". Can some one assist on how to go about this?
  2. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 783

    It seem to me that many people haven't mentioned that they googled this situation for using the sata hard drives on laptop for down-grading to XP.

    Have you ever googled for using and integrating the F6 drivers for laptop as yet?
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,182   +469

    Before you bother to install XP, go to Dell support and make sure you can find Windows XP compatible drivers for your laptop. If there aren't any, you won't want to install XP. That said, for XP applications that won't work in Vista you can try changing the compatibility mode of the programs to XP.

    You already have a thread on this subject in another TS forum. Please do not create more than one thread on the same topic.

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