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Windows 7: Error with installing windows to my new HDD


05 Jan 2011   #1

windows 7
 
 
Error with installing windows to my new HDD

So i just bough a WESTERN DIGITAL WD10EALS 1TB CAVIAR BLUE SATA2 HDD and i manage to connect it to my motherboard without a single problem,but i get this error when i try to install windows :

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i searched google but i didnt manage to find anything useful.


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05 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Did you load your drivers? Also check your bios for anything that is kinda off, Like boot sequence make sure your drivers are installed. May also want to check your bios to see what version they are so that you can look up and see what the newest bios version is to determine if something was fixed in that release.

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 775 - GA-EX38-DS4 (rev. 1.1)

May Also remove the other drive you have installed then try to format and install
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05 Jan 2011   #3

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Have you tied to format Disk 0, assuming thats where you want to install to? Then create the New Volume?
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05 Jan 2011   #4

windows 7
 
 

i disconnected the second HDD and formatted my new hdd but i still get the same problem.Now,what do you mean by drivers? i didnt got any cd with drivers with my HDD when i bough it :S.
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05 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Would be motherboard drivers, would be with your motherboard. Typically Raid Drivers. As your not doing any kind of raid Though still may have drivers on your motherboard install disc. Try inserting the disk into the drive and loading drivers.
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05 Jan 2011   #6

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Follow this tutorial. SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Leave the second hard drive unplugged.
Windows will get drivers to make the system operate.
The screen resolution might be off but usable.

Screen resolution will work right once you get the opportunity to install the Nvidia drivers after the install of Win 7.
Also when done installing Win 7 go to Gigabyte and get the latest mother board drivers also.

Mike
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05 Jan 2011   #7

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
Follow this tutorial. SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Leave the second hard drive unplugged.
Windows will get drivers to make the system operate.
The screen resolution might be off but usable.

Screen resolution will work right once you get the opportunity to install the Nvidia drivers after the install of Win 7.
Also when done installing Win 7 go to Gigabyte and get the latest mother board drivers also.

Mike
how im supposed to follow this tutorial since i dont have windows installed on my computer?
about the cd that containing the motherboard drivers,i lost it long ago since i bought win 7 a year ago..so i will try to download them and i will let you know.
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05 Jan 2011   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darknight125 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
Follow this tutorial. SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Leave the second hard drive unplugged.
Windows will get drivers to make the system operate.
The screen resolution might be off but usable.

Screen resolution will work right once you get the opportunity to install the Nvidia drivers after the install of Win 7.
Also when done installing Win 7 go to Gigabyte and get the latest mother board drivers also.

Mike
how im supposed to follow this tutorial since i dont have windows installed on my computer?
Can you not follow the tutorial on the very same computer you are using to access these forums?

Regards,
Golden
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05 Jan 2011   #9

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darknight125 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
Follow this tutorial. SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Leave the second hard drive unplugged.
Windows will get drivers to make the system operate.
The screen resolution might be off but usable.

Screen resolution will work right once you get the opportunity to install the Nvidia drivers after the install of Win 7.
Also when done installing Win 7 go to Gigabyte and get the latest mother board drivers also.

Mike
how im supposed to follow this tutorial since i dont have windows installed on my computer?
Can you not follow the tutorial on the very same computer you are using to access these forums?

Regards,
Golden
im using a laptop right now,and since my disk is internal i dont think there is a way to connect it
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05 Jan 2011   #10

windows 7
 
 

Nevermind it got fixed in a weird way,i had to put as first boot priority my HDD and load windows using f12 at startup.Thanks for the help guys,cheer.
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