Removing Linux and replacing with XP

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  1. freshie

    freshie New Member

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    Hi,

    Recently bought a laptop, it has linux on it, but i want to put XP on it instead. Whenever i boot up with the XP disc, it goes through the loading files / drivers sequence, but when it asks me what i want to do and i select install XP it says no hard drive detected. Can anyone help me figure out what to do?
     
  2. eideteker

    eideteker Who jarked off in my frakkin' coffee? OT Supporter

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    What brand/model laptop is this?
     
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    laptop is a hp dv6000
     
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    werd i figured it out, i had to disable SATA Native in the Bios setup
     
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    eideteker Who jarked off in my frakkin' coffee? OT Supporter

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    Oh, OK. Good job.
     
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    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    I was just coming in here to say this. Good work solving it.
     
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    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    I actually just got done wiping Vista and going back to XP on my new laptop. It was a little pain in the neck, because HP "discourages" rolling back, and hides the drivers. :hsugh:

    But everything is working now.
     

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