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Windows 7: No disk option when installing fresh Windows 7

4 Weeks Ago   #1
FrustratedJP

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 
No disk option when installing fresh Windows 7

I changed out my motherboard today. I plugged in the SSD that already had windows 7 on from the previous motherboard and plugged in a cd rom drive.

I went into BIOS and changed my boot to cd-rom.

When I restarted the pc it asked to press any key to boot from drive... I did..

After I picked the windows 7 64bit option I wanted to install I selected Custom (advanced) then the problem..

Where do you want to install Windows activated? My SSD did not show up in the list, well, nothing showed. I selected refresh, said no drives were found. I selected load driver then rescan. No devices drivers were found.

I read to open up a C: prompt, write diskpart, list discs, select disk #, clean.. once I wrote list disks it said there were none.

Once I restart my pc a second screen comes up and says: Raid option ROM, press cntrl - F4 for raid option rom utility.

What can I do to wipe the drive and install windows 7 on this new motherboard?


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
FrustratedJP

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

No ideas?
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4 Weeks Ago   #3
TrustMe

 
 

Check in the BIOS and see if it's set to Raid. If it is, try changing it to AHCI.
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4 Weeks Ago   #4
FrustratedJP

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Thank you TrustMe, that's all it was. Your a gentleman and a scholar
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4 Weeks Ago   #5
TrustMe

 
 

That's good news. I'm glad it worked for you.
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