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Windows 7: Can't install Windows 7 x64 on SSD drive

03 May 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64x
Can't install Windows 7 x64 on SSD drive

The title explains my whole problem, I had Windows 7 installed multiple times on the same SSD drive. But when I attempted to reinstall it last night it gives me this error(translated from dutch): We can't create a new partition or use an existing system partition.

First I thought it was because of an bad image, right now I have tried atleast 4 diffrent Windows 7 images, after that I went to an Windows 8.1 image. Same goddamn error, then I started googling I have read more then 10 threads on diffrent forums tried everything they said, no effect still the same error.

Right now, I am guessing its an BIOS problem because some replies said that we had to change something to AHCI which I did, I have 3 options IDE, AHCI and RAID tried everyone of them no effect.

So theres nothing left for me to do then to make yet another thread with the same problem hoping on an answer that will set me free of this problem, I had doing everything on my laptop.

Thanks in advance!

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03 May 2015   #2
Microsoft MVP


Work through these steps to Troubleshoot Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums
then report back on results.

If problem persists after completing ever step, test the SSD with the maker's tool. If less than a year old, the included tech support will help you do this to set it up for RMA if necessary. We see plenty of bad SSD's here.
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