No Hard Drive Found During Vista Setup

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Hustle910, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. Hustle910

    Hustle910 MDL Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    During the Vista Install, no Hard Drives (SATA) is found, my computer is an ACER, can anyone help?, thank you.
  2. urie

    urie Moderator
    Staff Member

    May 21, 2007
    You need to copy the SATA drivers to a floppy disk or USB Thumbdrive.
    When booting to the windows CD,it will say press F6 to load third party SCSCI or RAID drivers.
    Hit F6 at that point.
    It will ask for the floppy when needed. Also Check in the BIOS setup to see if the sata controller can be switched to IDE mode.