Enter BIOS setup, check the HD to see if it is listed. Then look nearby for SATA controller setting. Try AHCI first, then IDE Mode to install.
Check also in BIOS Boot order to see if there is an EFI Boot disk listing and where it is set.
Test your HD to see if it is bad.
Boot into free Partition Wizard
CD to try creating an NTFS Primary partition for the full disk, click Ok. Now rightclick on partition to Modify>Set to Active, OK. Then rightclick on partition to Check File System, Click OK, Apply steps.
If this works try install to Active partition.