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WindowsXP can't find HD

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Hi guys,

Am trying to create a windows xp on a ESX 3.5 server.

but during install windows said "....can't find any HD..."

I try LSI and buslogic but still said the same.

Any help with this?

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mittim12
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Windows XP doesn't have the adapter drivers necassary to see the hardrive. You are going to have to download the drivers or use the flp image provides in ESX and load the drivers during the XP setup. See the thread below for more details.

http://communities.vmware.com/message/906326#906326

http://communities.vmware.com/message/908033#908033

http://communities.vmware.com/message/406573#406573

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mittim12
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Windows XP doesn't have the adapter drivers necassary to see the hardrive. You are going to have to download the drivers or use the flp image provides in ESX and load the drivers during the XP setup. See the thread below for more details.

http://communities.vmware.com/message/906326#906326

http://communities.vmware.com/message/908033#908033

http://communities.vmware.com/message/406573#406573

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bradley4681
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You can download the floppy image with the driver on it here:

http://download3.vmware.com/software/vmscsi-1.2.0.4.flp

Cheers,

Bradley Sessions

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