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Windows 7: Can't find driver when installing windows7

23 Oct 2009   #1
Tompa

Win 7
 
 
Can't find driver when installing windows7

Intel Core™ i5 Quad Processor i5-750 2,66GHz, Socket LGA1156, 8MB, Boxed
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600MHz 4GB CL9 Kit w/2x 2GB XMS3 modules, CL9-9-9-24, for Core i5 and i7, 1.65V, Intel XMP
Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3, P55, Socket-1156 4xDDR3, ATX, GbLAN, 4phase power, PCI-Ex(2.0)x16
XFX GeForce GTX 260 666M 896MB PhysX PCI-Express 2.0, "BLACK", 2xDVI, HDCP, 55nm, 666/2000MHz
Seagate Barracuda® 7200.12 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s, 32MB, 7200RPM
Samsung DVD±RW burner, SH-S222L/BEBE Dual, Lightscribe, Black, IDE, Bulk

hi guys! i got this weird problem. i just bought this new computer and every part of it seems to work like it should (atleast so i belive) and everything is starting nicely and everything is found in bios.
however when i try to install windows 7 x64 and when i come to the part where i have to choose which driver to install my windows 7 on, it cant find any driver.
i have no clue whats causing this and im very much in need of some help.


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23 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tompa View Post
Intel Core™ i5 Quad Processor i5-750 2,66GHz, Socket LGA1156, 8MB, Boxed
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600MHz 4GB CL9 Kit w/2x 2GB XMS3 modules, CL9-9-9-24, for Core i5 and i7, 1.65V, Intel XMP
Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3, P55, Socket-1156 4xDDR3, ATX, GbLAN, 4phase power, PCI-Ex(2.0)x16
XFX GeForce GTX 260 666M 896MB PhysX PCI-Express 2.0, "BLACK", 2xDVI, HDCP, 55nm, 666/2000MHz
Seagate Barracuda® 7200.12 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s, 32MB, 7200RPM
Samsung DVD±RW burner, SH-S222L/BEBE Dual, Lightscribe, Black, IDE, Bulk

hi guys! i got this weird problem. i just bought this new computer and every part of it seems to work like it should (atleast so i belive) and everything is starting nicely and everything is found in bios.
however when i try to install windows 7 x64 and when i come to the part where i have to choose which driver to install my windows 7 on, it cant find any driver.
i have no clue whats causing this and im very much in need of some help.
Tompa

I assume you mean HD (drive). when you start to install win 7 and get to the section for where to put it what does it say below the empty window where the drives should be?

Ken
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23 Oct 2009   #3
Tompa

Win 7
 
 

Yes I ment the hard drive

It said:
No drivers were found. Click load driver to provide a mass storage driver for installation.
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27 Dec 2010   #4
Azryel

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

Any answer or solution to this problem by now?
I'm trying to install windows 7 32bit from a "family pack" upgrade disk (home premium) that I bought like a few hours ago. The disk definitely isn't scratched or dirty.
I have a similar problem, that is, when I get to the part where I am supposed to find the drive to install it on (in this case my /C drive) it shows nothing (the list of drives is empty).

I bought this computer used and have been using a non genuine version of windows 7 (32bit professional)(so I know the computer is able to run windows 7) but I have been having some troubles with that (randomly restarting) so I decided to install a genuine copy of windows 7.

Current specs:

Non-genuine version of windows 7 (32bit professional)

AMD Athlon(tm) II x2 240 processor (2.8 ghz)

4gb RAM

Any help would really be appreciated
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27 Dec 2010   #5
gregrocker

 

Make sure you have the latest BIOS version Update. If so, reset the CMOS: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

Set SATA controller in BIOS setup to AHCI mode first, then IDE if neccessary.

Next wipe the HD of all code to get the cleanest possible slate: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Boot installer to do Custom install. If no drive shows, back out and pre-partition NTFS Primary 100gb target partition which you Modify>Set to Active using free Partition Wizard bootable CD: Free Download Magic Partition Manager Software - Partition Wizard Online

If this fails, at Load Drivers link provide the SATA controller driver from the chipset downloaded from the Support Downloads webpage for your model computer or mobo.
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27 Dec 2010   #6
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

@Azryel

No need to cross-post. You are in good hands with gregrocker and your thread: No drives were found. :S
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27 Dec 2010   #7
Azryel

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

works now...
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