Dban and harddrives

July 6, 2009 at 09:14:46
Specs: Windows XP
i used dban on my laptop for a fresh start, and now a cant see my hard drive at all. what happened? and how to load up xp. it picks up the vista installation disk but not xp... compaq notebook n610c

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#1
July 6, 2009 at 10:08:54
odds are you need to supply xp install with the hd controller driver or no disks will be found

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#2
July 6, 2009 at 11:52:28
Hmm ok, any idea where to find hd controller drivers?

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#3
July 6, 2009 at 12:00:27
traditionally you pull out the driver cd that came with the notebook or go to hps web site, lookup that compaq model and then download the drivers.

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#4
July 6, 2009 at 22:48:00
ok so my laptop is only installing vista, and its designed for xp. i dont understand why i cant install xp. i only have 512ram!!!

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