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Windows 7: BIOS will recognize SATA HDD but Windows 7 installer will not :/

30 Jan 2012   #11

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM

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28 Oct 2012   #12

Windows 7

I fixed my SATA issue by doing the following.

Go to repair and select command prompt enter the following

Select Disk N
In the above command N should be the disk number of the disk you are going to wipe.
Create Partition Primary
Now type the following command where X is the drive letter assigned to the new partition using the Assign command above:
Format X: /p:1 /v:CleanDisk /y
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 BIOS will recognize SATA HDD but Windows 7 installer will not :/

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