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Windows 7: windows 7 will not install on this computer

24 Oct 2010   #11


Since you need a suggestion that doesn't require having an OS (hello?) try resetting the CMOS in BIOS setup: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

Set the SATA controller to AHCI first, then IDE mode if necessary.

Unplug all perhipherals and other HD;s.

You may need to initialize the new HD on another machine using Disk Mgmt. Try creating a smaller partition around 100gb for install.

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