Virtual Box Virtual Machine Setup did not find any Hard Disk Drives Installed in your Computer During Windows XP installation.
After booting from the Windows XP setup CD / ISO the blue setup screen appears, you are presented with the error “Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer” similar to the screenshot below.
Solution – Set Your SATA Controller to IDE
- Go to Settings –>Storage.
- Locate the Serial SATA and remove the .vdi Under Controller: SATA
- Select Controller: IDE and click on the HDD + symbol
- You will be prompted to VirtualBox – Question here Choose existing disk to Browse for the location of the .vdi so we can add it under Controller: IDE
Onece you choose the existing .vdi file and placed it under Controller: IDE you should be fine.