This is also happening with the brand new HDD which i bought cause i thought it was an hdd problem first. Can you post a photo? Now I can not install xp onto the new hdd. Thanks in advanced Oli28 Edited by hamluis, 27 March – I downloaded every single driver for this, from Toshiba and not one of them worked, when loaded with F6 on a floppy.

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Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Hopefully that will help others after me going round in circles trying to find a solution.

Click on the unzipped Exe file and it will ask you to put in a floppy disk. Needless to say it came back with the old hdd in it and running all slow and lagging and then it decided to fail at the boot screen again.

Posted 01 June – Turns out it must have just been a loose cable somewhere after a strip down to the motherboard and a rebuild it detected the new hdd and so far the install is working.

When loaded and once you selected F6, you will see a satx of drivers. Posted 31 May sat When disconnecting the power and hdd and then re-connecting it occasionally booted but if shut down would fail to boot again so i figured the hdd was eata and bought a new one. I downloaded every single driver for this, from Toshiba and not one of them worked, when loaded with F6 on a floppy.


TOSHIBA Portege M AHCI/RAID driver installation solution for XP – TOSHIBA FORUM

So i will take it back complain and get a refund. It should work with all XP versions but this is the one I have tested it with. Malware Removal Logs Forum.

Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. I have since found out that this is aata to do with the portege m having a SATA HDD which is not supported by Aata natively and needing to install raid drivers beforehand.

The shop was saying sata cable but i don’t know about that plus i can’t find a replacement online. Backup, Imaging, Disk Management Forum. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Portege m400 New HDD Install problem

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Several functions may not work. Toshiba seriously need to sort out there drivers and the website, as it’s a mess. I am at a loss as to what to do any ideas? And, of aata, there’s always malware.

Portege m New HDD Install problem – Windows XP Home and Professional

Without error messages of any sort When done, it should detect your hard drive with no issue and then you can continue to install XP as normal. Click here to Register a free account now! I’ve forgotten my password.


Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Thanks in advanced Oli28 Edited by hamluis, 27 March – I searched high and low, even on here but no solutions.

I have read that the recovery disk should be able to boot to a new disk directly and do the configuration but i can’t seem to get it working. Posted 02 June – Preparation Guide, Malware Removal Assistance. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Can you post a photo?

Users who try to treat them as such are bound to have problems when they try to do things which can only be done with full-blown desktops or laptops. The time now is