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Windows 7: Error (0x80300024)

22 Sep 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Disk 0 was my SSD raid 0
Disk 1 was a 1 terrabyte disk NTFS

Unplugging the Disk 1 fixed the problem.


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24 Sep 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Balou View Post
Disk 0 was my SSD raid 0
Disk 1 was a 1 terrabyte disk NTFS

Unplugging the Disk 1 fixed the problem.


Glad this thread could be of some use for you as well.
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24 Oct 2009   #13

7 64 bit

I only just joined this forum to say thanks for the help with the 00024 problem. I disconnected all drives except the one I wanted to install on (obviously) and problem solved. Cheers chaps.
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13 Nov 2009   #14

Fix error 080300024

This error messages may appear because the Windows 7 RC system has problems with Grub (Linux) boot loader present or previously present on the system. And to fix this error you should run the Windows 7 setup do a FixMBR so Windows 7 can write a fresh bootloader.

a link that can help you
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02 Oct 2010   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Just to FYI anyone. I've been using OEM Windows 7 64bit Home Premium just fine. Until today everything was working fine. Today I installed 2 2tb hard drives while removing my other 3 drives from the machine and in doing so it's given me nothing but trouble for over 12 hours. I've been trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Kubuntu 10.10 on one drive and ended up giving up. I've decided to do a straight Windows 7 install but I noticed that the drive that I was trying to make my Windows 7 C: was showing as Disk 1 not 0. I moved the cables around and got that to show correctly, but when I tried to install Windows 7 I then got this error. After moving this back to Disk 1 I could Install even with my second 2TB drive connected. For some reason Windows 7 does not like to be installed on Disk 0 on SATA at least.
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03 Oct 2010   #16
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello cscott0108, welcome to Seven Forums!

If you want help it would be a good idea to start your own thread instead of tagging onto this 1 year old thread that may not get seen.

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12 Mar 2011   #17

win 7 64bit ultimate
SATA slot 1 solved my problem

had the same problem as OP.

thanks for the solution given 2 posts up.
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08 Apr 2011   #18

windows 7 64bit
MAC drive on hackentosh was the problem

Hey, thanks for the info, this was driving me nuts.

Windows 7 does not like MAC/LINUX
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16 Sep 2011   #19

windows 7 64 bit installation

hi all had the error 0x80300024 on my macpro on attempting to install Windows 7 64 bit i followed the message posted and disconnected all the harddrives except the install drive and alls well
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02 Dec 2011   #20

windows 7 ultimate x64

did a google search on this error, this thread was first result, and the posts here resolved the issue (remove other hdds)... Just wanted to reply quickly and say thx for website, thread, and posts!
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