Panasonic CF-19 Sata Drivers & XP (Help Please)

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  1. braundy2003

    braundy2003 Newbie

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    Hi all,

    I'm new here and could do with some help please, I have a Panasonic CF-19CDBCFVE (MK1) with bios version (V1.00L13). The thing is i am trying to install XP but the silly thing won't work for me, I have downloaded every SATA Driver available and slipstreamed it but no luck i keep getting no HDD or corrupt files, Please can anyone shed any light on this for me as i am at a loss and the laptop has no operating system so is a big & costly paper weight. Thanks in advance
     
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    rusty503 Notebook Evangelist

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    First check to see if the computer even recognizes the HDD. Go into BIOS from bootup (F2 at the blue Panasonic screen). Next you may want to try to reseat the caddy.
     
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    Hi rusty503, Thanks for your reply i have done both and still nothing I have even tryed another HDD and still no luck.
     
  4. toughasnails

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    Well for starters you don't have a touch screen, you have a 10.4" digitizer so you XP Tablet. Your best bet is to pickup the restore disk for it " CF-19 MK1 Digitizer" I am not talking about the driver disk that is sold on fleabay for $5-$10. Don't waist your money on them.
    Your model # CF-19CDBCFVE does not show up on panasonic's configure site. Is this a overseas model ??
     
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    I have tryed putting XP Tablet on and still nothing :( I'm at a loss on what to do but will have a look for the disc you said about. Thanks
     
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    If you do a search of the forum you will find that others have had this same problem and the restore disk fixed it. The restore disk is an image of the harddrive When it left the factory and very easy to install. Once you get one you will understand what I mean. Is this an overseas model ?
     
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    Hi toughasnails, thanks for your reply can you please tell me if there is a site i can order this disc as i have looked everywhere with no luck, also i don't think it's an overseas model. Thanks again for your help
     
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    toughasnails Toughbook Moderator Moderator

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    I will send you an email in about 15 minutes :D
     
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    @braundy2003, It's not clear from your posts, can you see the hard drive on the first page of the bios? If you can't you either have a bad cable in your caddy, or there is crud on the connector. Check these very carefully, a good hard drive will always show up in the bios.
    CAP
     
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    It's a CF-19mk1 digitiser model, for English (UK)...with 3G I think if I read that model number correctly.
     
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