Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Hp g61 sata drive Error upon installing windows XP

20 Oct 2011   #1
adrianp918

windows 7
 
 
Hp g61 sata drive Error upon installing windows XP

i have a HP g61 with a 500 gig SATA drive when i try to install windows XP on it i get a windows stop messsage

Stop: 0x0000007b (0xf78d663c, 0x00000034, 0x00000000,0x00000000)

when googled it says something about the sata drive settings needing to be changed in the bios

chang the setting for the sata operation from Raid auto/achi to raid auto ata

but in the bios of the hp g61 there is no option for that, i verified this will work for the error because i just restored a dell vostro with a sata drive and it did work, now i just need to get this hp to work

it has insydeH20 bios setup utility,

any idea?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

21 Oct 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

First check for all the Win XP drivers for your hardware.
You can check your HP/compaq PC here:
General XP Downgrade Guide for HP Laptops - HP Support Forum
NOTE: Please read this thread fully.


If your Win XP CD, does not support your Sata Controller, you will need to load drivers to uses at F6.
Load Sata Controller drivers with a floppy disk is the best way.
SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot
OR
SATA Drivers - Slipstream into Windows XP CD
Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP
Use EasyBCD 2.0 in Win 7.
Download EasyBCD 2.1 - NeoSmart Technologies

A bit more reading.
BCDEDIT - How to Use
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/12...ot-delete.html
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Hp g61 sata drive Error upon installing windows XP




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
HP P7-1267c Error 80070103 When installing SATA and Vid Drivers
So I'm troubleshooting some blue screens on this HP system and I'm having a heck of a time trying to get two specific drivers installed. The two are the Intel HD WDDM1 and WDDM1.2 Graphics, and the Intel desktop/workstation/server express chipset SATA/AHCI controller driver. I keep getting the...
Drivers
Installing Additional SATA Hard Drive - Inquiry
Hello everyone, me again, thanking in advance for any comments or suggestions or opinions. My OS is windows 7 64bit and I am using H61M-P31G3 MSI mainboard. It has 4 SATA slots: SATA 1 for my 500GB HDD, SATA2 for my DVDRW Drive, and SATA3 & SATA 4 none connected I have an older PC with 200GB...
Hardware & Devices
Installing 7, SATA Drivers? Hard Drive problems... HELP!
So here's the lowdown. I have an Asus x86v thats a few years old and it bluescreened on me a ways back, and since I no longer had the recovery disks (originally vista), I decided to just load linux onto my machine, and I did and it was fine. I got tired of linux and decided to upgrade to...
Installation & Setup
Hard Drive Dissapears after installing 2nd SATA Drive
Hi Everyone, I just bought a 1.5TB Seagate SATA HDD Which I will be using as a data drive. I have my Primary 320gig sata hd which i use for windows. Now when I go to install the 1.5tb Drive, it detects it on first boot in the bios. when it trys to boot, it hangs on a black screen and doesnt ...
Hardware & Devices
Installing more than one SATA Drive problem...Solved!
I read a few people having problems when trying to install multiple drives not being recognized, system hanging etc.. I had the same problem. Well today I said let me try something. Attached the drive the went into the BIOS & guess what, the New drive was pushed to 1st boot order?! Changed...
Hardware & Devices
windows 7 install error, I/O communications, SATA drive
hi guys, i need help. i am not sure it's windwos 7 problem or my configurations i tried to install windows 7 RC on the below setup (all new), but failed 1. SATA harddisk, WD Cavier 1T 2. mobo, Gigebyte GA-GM-785-S2H 3. SATA optical drive. LG-GGC... the last two components work fine if i...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:47.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App