Leave a Reply Cancel reply. You save my time a lot. I tried to install the new disc on my brand new computer and it worked with no other programs installed on the computer. I triying to install Windows XP. After accepting the licence terms, etc. Hi webleet, This looks like a different problem to the one described in the article above. I suspect that if you have been happily using your PC that you are not trying to run Windows XP Setup — please confirm.

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Windows Setup: Setup did not find any hard disk drives…

Rosco, do you have any idea as to where exactly in a compaq presario cq40 bios setup i can change the 6t0 to IDE? Try obtaining a new installer file from the application author. I am still not sure what is going on. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

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T60 and SSD – AHCI not working – Lenovo Community

Followed solution 1 and seemed zhci do the trick — thanks! I like XP but it can be tough to fix sometimes. First one solved my problem — working on a lenovo: Error is resolve and window xp installed in my computer.


If your IT Dept are suggesting that the drive is corrupt then u might be able to recover the data by ayci it as a secondary drive and copying the data off of it. You should make sure the hard disk is physically installed and detected in the BIOS first before even attempting to start Windows setup.

If I do so, the blue screen will come back again saying the HD can not be found. Setup did not find any hard disk drives….

I have windows XP CD and using dell inspiron laptop. Saw this during my Thursday night web searches. But would it greatly change my xhci by disabling the SATA?

I often do things for other people, but yesterday it felt a little different because it gave me the opportunity to tell him about paying it forward; also in hopes that it would have a chain reaction and many lives would be effected by such a positive and simple notion of paying it forward. I started working and it install then restarted with a black screen with a blinking cursor.

Lenovo T60 Serial ATA AHCI support

My BIOS cannot detect hard disk after 2 years of using it. If you download the Mass Storage drivers from Lenovo you will need a floppy drive connected to the laptop to load them. Few days I was sick of this, then problem ended by follow this tutorial. Still works after all these years!


Rosco, thank you for trying to help. Thanks for the post. Hi Johnorean…sorry for the ahfi reply… Do you still have this issue? Thank you soooooooo much… worked perfectly! Do not include personal information: No need to change BIOS, achi download the drivers from the link to a floppy desk, start ur windows installation and press F6 at the very start.

Had me baffled for a couple of days now. Thank You Xavier…It works for compaq presario. Have I missed any steps?

Setting SATA from compatibility to AHCI do? – Thinkpads Forum

Now, my system is working OK. Thank you very much xhci the tip, that saved me a lot of trouble. Let me know how you get on.