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Windows 7: Help installing windows 7

24 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Proffesional
Help installing windows 7

Hi guys sorry if the post isn't very concise but I'm currently typing this on an iPhone

Basically my problem is I'm installing windows 7 from a disc when I get to the point where it's asking me what I wish to do with my hard drives etc there's 2 partitions Partition 0 and Partition 1 which is of course mostly standard but partition 0 is showing up as unallocated space and says the total the size of the drive is 0 (The drive is a 320g Maxtor SATAII Drive) and Partition 1 is called SYSTEM is 100mb in size. So as you can imagine I can't install windows to a drive that is 0 in size

P.S BIOS can see the drive and it's actual size correctly =|

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24 Nov 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello ipixel,

Using the tutorial below as a guide, use the Drive options (advanced) option, and delete all partitions for Disk 0 until is just unallocated space, then see if you have all of your space for it.

Clean Install Windows 7

If that doesn't help, then run the "clean" command on the HDD at boot to wipe it out completely, then try installing Windows 7 to it.

Hope this helps,
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