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Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Sep 2012
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Posted By Gorogon
No I purchased the disk. I didn't burn it myself....

No I purchased the disk. I didn't burn it myself. It is legitimate.

And additionally, like I said earlier, I used 2 separate Windows XP installer disks and get similiar errors so I do not believe...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
Ok, here are the results. "I asked you to...

Ok, here are the results.

"I asked you to try AHCI as well as IDE mode. Reset BIOS to defaults first."
- I reset BIOS and tried both modes and the hard drives still failed to be recognized.

"I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
I appreciate your help, and I will go ahead and...

I appreciate your help, and I will go ahead and redo all of these methods and see if perhaps I did something wrong with one of them.

Every method you have mentioned I have tried several times...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
I am fairly certain GRUB has something to do with...

I am fairly certain GRUB has something to do with it, but something strange happened.

I didn't have time to wipe the whole hard drive earlier today, I reformatted it like you said (with 100gb...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
Ok, reporting back on the reformat I just did. ...

Ok, reporting back on the reformat I just did.

I reformatted the FAT32 to an NTFS and made sure it was set to active. Then rebooted the Windows 7 installer and it still failed to recognize, even...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
Well here is a screenshot from Minitool partition...

Well here is a screenshot from Minitool partition wizard.

I created 2 separate partitions when I installed Linux again so I could still mess around with the other and try and get it to recognize. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
I've already tried resetting my bios and such. ...

I've already tried resetting my bios and such.

The biggest problem, is when I go into the windows 7 installer, and from the command prompt, try and pull up my hard drive so I can format it, (aka...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
Here's a screenshot of what it looks like when...

Here's a screenshot of what it looks like when I'm trying to create a partition with a letter.

http://s240.photobucket.com/albums/ff251/jrdnbeale/?action=view&current=Photo08282129.jpg
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
Ok, so I can't assign a letter to the partitions....

Ok, so I can't assign a letter to the partitions. From reading around a little, it looks like I have to already have windows loaded to be able to assign it? In the MiniTool Partition Wizard I'm...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
It's wiping and will be done in about 30 minutes....

It's wiping and will be done in about 30 minutes. I'll post results after I double check. I'm not sure if they were. If that's all it was, I'm going to punch myself in the face and send you $10 good...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
Willing to pay someone $10 via paypal if they can...

Willing to pay someone $10 via paypal if they can help me get this working! I'm wiping the drive again because I think Dban said there were some nonfatal errors last wipe.

We'll see what happens.
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
I can't clean the disk using that command because...

I can't clean the disk using that command because when I type "list disk" in the command prompt, it returns with "there are no fixed disks to show".

I know it isn't the DVD because it is a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorogon
So here's the lowdown. I have an Asus x86v...

So here's the lowdown.

I have an Asus x86v thats a few years old and it bluescreened on me a ways back, and since I no longer had the recovery disks (originally vista), I decided to just load...
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