fujitsu siemens s7020

  1earning 12:43 01 Aug 07
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Hi
Bought this laptop from a carboot for my children and am trying to put XP Home on it (OEM bought from ebay) but keep getting the following error:
'Setup did not find any hard disc drivers installed in your computer'.
I did not get any other discs with the computer.
Could someone please help me with this.
Am a complete PC idiot - sorry :-/

  I am Spartacus 12:49 01 Aug 07

It's possible the (internal) hard disk is broken or missing.

  I am Spartacus 12:52 01 Aug 07

P.S. I have the 7010 model and if it's anything like mine the hard disk is held in a caddy at the front secured by one screw. Remove the screw and push down in the little 'dimple' and then pull the caddy out. It's easy to replace and I upgraded mine from a 30GB to 100GB hard disk for just over £50.

  1earning 12:54 01 Aug 07

It is definately working. It turns on and boots to windows already on it, but has lots of errors. Was advised to buy new software and reload new system as didn't get any discs with it.

  I am Spartacus 12:59 01 Aug 07

In that case if you can get to Windows Explorer, right click on the drive and select Properties then the Tools tab you have the option to run Error Checking. Select Check Now and place a tick in the two check boxes. You may have to reboot for this to run. If the disk is failing this might break it though.

  1earning 13:03 01 Aug 07

It won't let me do anything really..!
I've been told that I may need the drivers and utilities CD which should have come with the laptop ..!
Have been to the fujitsu website and can't see that I can get one.

  I am Spartacus 13:07 01 Aug 07

If you go here click here you should be able to find the relevant drivers and software.

  1earning 13:14 01 Aug 07

Oh.......
Now i'm really confused ..!!
Definately don't know what I'm looking for :-/
Sorry - I am a complete PC idiot.
Might be easier/quicker for me to put it in a shop to get it done.

  1earning 17:50 01 Aug 07

I've downloaded this, told XP to use them and now i'm getting:
'the file txtsetup.oem could not be found'
What have I done wrong..?

  1earning 18:09 01 Aug 07

Sorry - i'm a REAL PC idiot.
What does that mean..?
I've downloaded the file straight to a floppy. Was this wrong..?

  1earning 19:08 01 Aug 07

ok .. done that.
Now I have a list of SCSI adapter's to choose from...!!
82801FR SATA RAID Controller (Desktop ICH6R)
82801FR SATA AHCI Controller (Desktop ICH6R)
82801FBM SATA AHCI Controller(Mobile ICH6M)
82801ER SATA RAID Controller (Desktop ICH5R)

Which one do I choose..?

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