Once they are gone, close Task Manager. Also why update the hard drive firmware? This guide was made to assist those who own a Windows XP licence. Can anyone give me instructions on how to install this ssd? The instructions to create and install are at the bottom of the firmware download page.

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Please follow the guide carefully and make sure not to skip anything or else your computer will be incomplete. On the other computer different threadI’m going to wait till I have several hours of uninterrupted time, in case I need to begin over installing all the windows versions one at a time.

The X series will not have this to download. Now when I change it, windows gives me bluescreen on boot.

What should a clean install of Windows 10 look like? Can I skip that section and making the bootable CD?

Windows XP Clean Install

I am using the nVidia M driver. Do not download the ZIP Format version.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. X61 Help installing ssd onto XP X61 machine.


I’d like to be able to do it on an already installed XP though. Is there another alternative here? I do not guarantee that this will work for everybody although I am very confident it will.

X61 Help installing ssd onto XP X61 machine – Lenovo Community

I lemovo the XP disc into the optical drive in the dock X61 has no opti dock. Step 6 is optional. I hope everyone is doing fine. I am in no way associated with Lenovo or NotebookReview. Message 2 of 7. Message 7 of 7. Hi, back with another issue on a different computer.

Example of where lennovo installation instructions are located circled in red: Windows 7 Professional SP1 bit. FWIW, I moved the ssd up to 1 in the boot list. It’s your choice if you decide to keep it or not.

Changing SATA from Compatibility mode to AHCI – Windows 7 Help Forums

Win 7 Ultimate x Not so hard was it? Message 4 of 7. Let me know how that works for you. Having the recovery discs is also good in case something goes wrong with your Hard Drive and you lose that partition.

The instructions to create and install are at the bottom of the BIOS download page. Install this using these instructions: Computer won’t start after changing Sata Controller to Compatibility I was messing around with the bios and I changed the bios from AHCI to CMS i don’t know exactly the name, I didn’t paid too much attention and the Sata Controller to Compatibility mode, now the computer won’t start, the keyboard won’t work and after a while or pressing a key multiple times the Press Aahci when you see the ThinkPad Splash screen.


This can cause some interesting issues with booting as well as disk speed. I have this question too.

This also allows you to install all your drivers before you activate your Windows XP. A clean installation of Windows XP can be very intimidating ahxi first, but through my experiences, I found it to be very easy.