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Windows 7: Error (0x80300024)

03 Dec 2014   #51

windows 7 beta

remove all partitions from the disc with the os installer
if any Hdd's other than your target disc are connected REMOVE THJEM ALL...
nothing but the target disc and the dvd drive the installer is running from is
permitted to be attached to the system..which is why Microsoft needs to win the ASIP award
that's the award for Absolute Stupidity In Programming...The American ASIP awards..

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08 Dec 2014   #52

Win 7 pro 64 bit

Problem resolved on my dell t7810, when i removed additional drives that had been formated with uefi/gpt even that i had returned to legacy boot for a fresh install on a new sata drive.
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14 Dec 2014   #53
Shane Bolt

Windows Ultimate x64
Same issue

after building my new computer, I encountered same problem. Needed windows to install soundcard drivers and was getting same error. Disconnected all drives but local one for windows and installed with no hiccups
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10 Feb 2015   #54

windows 7 starter x32

I have this exact same problem and have no other hdd or anything storage wise plugged in other than the necesary and it still won't install. Desktop pc. Windows 7 32 bit On a disk. 500 gb hdd. No partition just one drive that says unalocated space. I get the same error. Also when i click on new it gives me the install windows msg " to ensure that all windows features...." then i click ok and nothing happens even after 2 hours of just leaving it. Help plz.
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10 Feb 2015   #55


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06 Sep 2015   #56

Windows 10 home 64

Just wanted to say that removing all other hard drives works for the same error code in Windows 10 as well. If that is the case it probably works for 8 too, though I haven't tried it myself. Thanks for the help!
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05 Oct 2015   #57

Mac OS X 10.11

My partner's dell adamo 13 crashed a few days ago and refuses to boot.
after failed attempts to back up data (I bought a usata-usb cable!), I'm giving up, and trying to wipe and reinstall 7.
I see the dreaded 0x80300024 error, and there are assuredly no other drives installed (just the usb dvd drive for the win install disc).

Any ideas?
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