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Windows 7: "No device driver were found." HDD on laptop not detected.

15 Dec 2012   #1
mickaboy72

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
"No device driver were found." HDD on laptop not detected.

So my HDD is detected on bios.
It is on AHCI mode.
I ran the seagate tools (i have a seagate hdd)
it came back with 9 errors but the tool fixed it and it is passed now.
I use a usb stick Windows 7 Installer.

My laptop model is Acer Aspire 4750g.

Cannot reinstall OS
BTW, I followed the instructions given there.

and i'm temporarily using a Linux Backtrack (it installed good).
Thanks for helping guys.


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15 Dec 2012   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command.As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all.

Try Cleaning the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
Than
& than Reboot PC to install.
Let Acer Recovery disk do the partitioning.

information   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

Manual how to use Acer eRecovery Management here:
ftp://ftp.support.acer-euro.com/notebook/empowering_technology/NB%20ET2%20user's%20guide/Acer%20eRecovery%20Management%20English.pdf

Video:
Acer Support - Answers, E-Mail, Chat - How do I restore my computer using the eRecovery Management program?


You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:
https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer
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15 Dec 2012   #3
mickaboy72

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

oh well, before I install the linux, I "CLEAN" it on diskpart.
and my mistake i didn't have a recovery disk and there is no available recovery disk on the acer site (i think due to my location. I'm from Philippines.)

I will try again cleaning the whole HDD.
=]

*edit

IT WORKS NOW!!
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
MARKED IT AS SOLVED!
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