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Windows 7: Not Recognizing Hard Drive

27 Dec 2009   #41
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Sounds like it is still not recognizing your primary HD


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27 Dec 2009   #42
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

Well, halfway there?
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27 Dec 2009   #43
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jradicle11 View Post
Alright, slightly promising update. The driver install actually worked this time. The bad thing is that my choices of where to install windows are:

Disk 1 Partition: My book (my external hard drive I used to load the driver)
Disk 1 Unallocated Space (no idea)
Both are My Book, no go.
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27 Dec 2009   #44
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

I unplugged it and both disks disappeared.
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27 Dec 2009   #45
gregrocker

 

You have mobo problems, seems.
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27 Dec 2009   #46
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

I got back to those two choices, I can't do anything with either of them. It says "Windows cannot be installed to this disk."
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27 Dec 2009   #47
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

Time to contact Gigabyte?
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27 Dec 2009   #48
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jradicle11 View Post
Alright, slightly promising update. The driver install actually worked this time. The bad thing is that my choices of where to install windows are:

Disk 1 Partition: My book (my external hard drive I used to load the driver)
Disk 1 Unallocated Space (no idea)

The Unallowcated Space sounds & looks like it is on the MyBook... Right ?
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27 Dec 2009   #49
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

Yea, that's why I can't install on it. Guess you can't install on USB devices.
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29 Dec 2009   #50
jradicle11

windows 7/windows xp/windows vista
 
 

I plugged my HDD into my brothers computer and it recognized it right away. I think my MA785GT-UD3H is faulty. There have been similar problems with this board.

I'm returning it to newegg and exchanging it for a new one. They're letting pick out a different one of similar price. Any suggestions on which to get?
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