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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thans, you response did helped me.But, what can I do to get the sound, wireless and some other components on the laptop to function. Once again thank u.

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Yo need to go to the HP website and download the latest drivers from there!

Re: Setup cannot find harddisk on your computer 80 80

You might be having some outdated drivers or your drivers might have crashed.

Re: Setup cannot find harddisk on your computer 80 80

GO t your control panel to get the sound or this to function, go and have the latest drivers first

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