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Windows Xp will not recognize external hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by hoppy91, Mar 31, 2007.

  1. hoppy91

    hoppy91 Member

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    Hi, i have a sony vaio pcg-grt100 notebook and i just did a complete reinstall and updated to SP2. however, once i connect my external hard drives it asks for installation disks which i dont have and shouldnt need for xp (home edition). i have never had to do anything other than plug and play before. i have been updating my vaio drivers with no luck. any ideas?
     
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    After a fresh installation, you'll need to install the following in this order:

    XP SP2 (slipstreamed is the best) (note already done)
    Chipset (motherboard drivers - those will include USB support, external drives)
    Direct X
    Video
    Sound
    Firewall
    XP Updates
     

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