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Windows 7: Setup was unable to create a new system partition - I can not create p

06 Dec 2012   #1
Thrall

 
 
Setup was unable to create a new system partition - I can not create p

Hello guys,'ve looked for everything that google and not found my solution.

Is giving the following error when trying to install windows 7 in HD:
"setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition"

I've tried to do some procedures, but also can not create partition, do not know what else to do.

I've tried also to give a "clean" and nothing also, can someone help me?

Thanks!!!


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06 Dec 2012   #2
theog

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06 Dec 2012   #3
Thrall

 
 

i have 8 hd's with same problem friend

all wester digital 500gb
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06 Dec 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

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Create a primary active partition of 50GB or more on the HDD and install into that.
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06 Dec 2012   #5
Thrall

 
 

how do I do that? by diskpart?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Create a primary active partition of 50GB or more on the HDD and install into that.
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06 Dec 2012   #6
whs
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Diskpart
List disk
Select disk n (where n is the number that was given for your SSD in List disk)
Clean (this would clean the whole disk)
Create partition primary size=50000 (this would be for 50GBs)
Format fs=ntfs quick
Active
Exit
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06 Dec 2012   #7
Thrall

 
 

Friend when I get this part:
Create partition primary size=50000

It turns out this problem:
diskpart has encountered an error the request could not be performed because of an i/o device error


What to do? Thanks for now!!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Diskpart
List disk
Select disk n (where n is the number that was given for your SSD in List disk)
Clean (this would clean the whole disk)
Create partition primary size=50000 (this would be for 50GBs)
Format fs=ntfs quick
Active
Exit
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06 Dec 2012   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That means there is a problem with your disk or the Sata controller - which is more likely since you seemed to have the problem on different HDDs. Hard to say how to cure it short of a new mobo.

Do you have an eSata port on that system ??
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06 Dec 2012   #9
Thrall

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
That means there is a problem with your disk or the Sata controller - which is more likely since you seemed to have the problem on different HDDs. Hard to say how to cure it short of a new mobo.

Do you have an eSata port on that system ??
I have 8 HD's 500gb equal to that of, and everybody is giving this same problem, I use a 320gb hd normal functioning normally and windows in it ...

My cable is Sata.
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06 Dec 2012   #10
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

As I said, sounds like a Sata controller problem. If you has an eSata port (which few machines have) and an eSata enclosure, we could test it from there.
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