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Windows 7: Fresh install windows 7 problem


23 Dec 2012   #1

windows 7 64 bit ultimate
 
 
Fresh install windows 7 problem

first of all sorry for my english. i need help.. i have problem when trying to install wondows 7,it say "setup was unable to create a new system partiton or locate an existing system partition. see the setup log files for more information...i just install new mobo and end up with need to install new windows....


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23 Dec 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

Follow this tutorial to do that:

Clean Install Windows 7

Regards,
Golden
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23 Dec 2012   #3

windows 7 64 bit ultimate
 
 

i have done with this process but no luck...the problem still exist... the last thing i do is do a 'diskpart' process..still no luck...im using usb 3 16gb drive to install Windows 7...
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23 Dec 2012   #4

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Have you unplugged all other devices during the installation? At which point in the tutorial do you get stuck?
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23 Dec 2012   #5

windows 7 64 bit ultimate
 
 

part 8..when i chose unallocated drive and hit next the warning popup...it say "setup was unable to create a new system partiton or locate an existing system partition. see the setup log files for more information"...now i stuck at this point..facing this proble since friday..
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23 Dec 2012   #6

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Are you formatting this disk as part of the installation?
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23 Dec 2012   #7

windows 7 64 bit ultimate
 
 

yes..that is the step right before install new windows...btw i just plug 1 hdd and 1 usb...
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23 Dec 2012   #8
Microsoft MVP

 

Unplug all other HD's and peripherals,

Boot into BIOS setup to enable Legacy BIOS if present. Next check BIOS Boot order for an EFI Boot Disk and if present remove it, set DVD drive first to boot, HD second. Then set SATA controller to AHCI. Save changes and Exit.

Then boot into installer DVD or flash stick burned or written using tool and latest ISO for your licensed OS version here.

At first installer screen Press Shift + F10 to open a Command Box, type:

DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)
CLEAN
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SIZE=102400 (for 100gb partition, adjust as desired)
FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="WINDOWS 7"
ACTIVE
EXIT
EXIT

Next click Install Now, then Custom install to Clean Install Windows 7 to the partition you created. If it fails then report back at which step and the verbatim error message.

In addition read over these steps to understand the tools and methods which work best to get and maintain a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps are the same for retail.
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24 Dec 2012   #9

windows 7 64 bit ultimate
 
 

still cant install...i try using my old mobo but still no luck...or maybe my hdd problem?i have 2 hdd now..both cant install Windows 7 coz the same problem...
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24 Dec 2012   #10
Microsoft MVP

 

You unplugged the other HD and completed every step above?

If so it asks you to given the Step number at which it failed and any error message.
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