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Windows 7: Cannot install Windows on IDE HDD

31 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 
Cannot install Windows on IDE HDD

I cannot install Windows on one pc, I'm getting this error:

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I'm using IDE HDD and SATA DVD-RW. HDD is set as master.

Someone to help me?

Thanks, StalkeR.



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31 May 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

I take it that you're trying to install from a DVD. Do you get the same result if you try to install from USB?
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31 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

I haven't tryed to boot from USB, I don't have any bootable usb. I'll see later with usb, and will post again.
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31 May 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

I have tryed with USB, but no sucsess.
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31 May 2012   #5

win 7 x64
 
 

I'd try reburning the DVD a few times maybe just a bad disc
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31 May 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

What is the current state of the IDE drive? Is it completely unformatted? You could try doing wiping the disk with something like DISKPART.
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31 May 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yp89CCp View Post
I'd try reburning the DVD a few times maybe just a bad disc
It's not from the disk. I have used it many times before and it works fine.

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What is the current state of the IDE drive? Is it completely unformatted? You could try doing wiping the disk with something like DISKPART.
I have deleted the partition from partitions part, and I cannot continue installing.

I'll let tonight that software from Hirens Boot to check the hdd for bad sectors.
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31 May 2012   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

What does the BIOS look like?
Does it list the drive, and where? I'm thinking you will have SATA and IDE together in some order, and how it is listed may provide a clue.

I'm wondering if you disconnected the optical drive and only had the IDE drive connected and tried USB install, would that bypass the problem?
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31 May 2012   #9

win 7 x64
 
 

Maybe the drive is shot
They're super cheap these days, get a new one
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01 Jun 2012   #10
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try the drive on another PC and do a full format with Disk Management and re-try the install.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yp89CCp View Post
Maybe the drive is shot
They're super cheap these days, get a new one
Where are super cheap ones?
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