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Windows 7: W7 installer can't find my SATA HDD

14 Nov 2012   #11

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I'm just curious about how it works

My first post was about the HDD not being detected by Windows 7 because it was SATA and I had no SATA controller drivers for my m/b, that's why I don't want to go through scouring the internet for drivers for the SSD online

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14 Nov 2012   #12
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I've not seen a SATA driver yet that Win7 doesn't have. IDE maybe, but SATA are all in the installer.

The error about needing drivers when booting the installer is almost always a bad installer.
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