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Windows 7: Installing windows on a second hard drive

03 Nov 2012   #1
matt 1975

west midlands
 
 
Installing windows on a second hard drive

Hi all,

I want to install a second copy of windows 7 on an internal HDD.

I have inserted the windows disk, pressed F11 an selected `boot from dvd.

when i get to the screen where it asks which drive I want to install to, only my C drive with my existing windows is showing??

The hard drive is visible in windows, formatted & marked as active, but as I say windows install wont recognize it. I have tried the other SATA ports (except the one running my main version of windows).

please help!!! & thanks in advance.


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03 Nov 2012   #3
matt 1975

west midlands
 
 

Here you go, hope it helps...!!-capture.png


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03 Nov 2012   #4
matt 1975

west midlands
 
 

...sorted... thanks anyway
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04 Nov 2012   #5
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