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Windows 7: "Windows cannot be installed to this disk"

31 Mar 2012   #11
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

What version of Windows 7 are you trying to install? Where did you get this copy? Is it an install disk or is it a recovery disk from Samsung?


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31 Mar 2012   #12
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reyna12 View Post
There was actually an option to disable Legacy OS or something like that, which says that it will boot it up in EFI mode, although i don't know how you tell if it is in EFI mode
Please try this again and post back the verbatim message it gives about EFI so we can research it.

Try running Clean command one more time, but this time also follow step 2.2 here to format and mark Active a partition: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

If install fails again, post back any error message verbatim. THen boot into DVD System Recovery Options to run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
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