Having problems with your Gateway CX2724 Notebook ?

My Gateway CX2724 will not install a fresh copy of XP on new Harddrive. HDD is a newly formatted, and the BIOS is set to recognize CDROM, HDD, and so on. The SETUP is still stating that it can not see the HDD.


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You need to go into the BIOS and change the SATA type to IDE and not AHCI. I had this same problem on my laptop. Once I switched it to IDE it installed XP no problem. I don't know if Vista or 7 work with it set to IDE mode.
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