I have a HP Pavillion DV6000 laptop,512MB RAM. 160GBHDD with a Windows Vista operating system installed. I want to format it using windows XP but the setup couldn't find harddisk on my computer......while I try to format using Windows 7, it find the harddisk.....Please, anybody with solution should kindly come to my aid as soon as possible. I so much want Windows XP on my computer.
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Your laptop has a sata hard drive. XP SP2 or earlier cannot detect a sata hard drive as sata hard drives did not exist when they were written. You will need an XP SP3 cd in order to install XP on your laptop!
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