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Windows 7: windows could not prepare the computer next phase of installation_SCSI

10 Dec 2011   #1

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
windows could not prepare the computer next phase of installation_SCSI

i trying to install windows 7 Ultimate 32Bit on Adaptec aha-2940 U\UW SCSI Bios
Windows installation to the stage (installing updates) will continue
But when the stage (complete Windows installation) is the following message appears: ''windows could not prepare the computer to boot into the next phase of install windows restart the installation"

Maxtor Atlas 10k5 73GB @ Adaptec Aha 2940 U\UW SCSI BIOS

Driver Download Link :

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10 Dec 2011   #2

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Are you unzipping the download?
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10 Dec 2011   #3


Try not pointing to the driver as Win7 may have its own driver - this is not XP.

Does the HD show up at install?

Are you in a RAID config? Try with one HD with SATA controller set to AHCI.

Unplug all other HD's and peripherals.

Reset the BIOS to defaults.

Try wiping the HD: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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11 Dec 2011   #4

windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

hi ,
i do not use Raid
Disconnect the device and reset the BIOS did not solve the problem.
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11 Dec 2011   #5


Wipe the HD: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

I would also test the HD using maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan, which should also have a wipe function on it's Menu to use after testing.

Best to test the RAM to clear it, too: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

If install continues to fail, remove all but 2gb RAM to try install, then swap RAM sticks.
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