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Windows 7: New Build, Windows 7 Installer cannot see HD/Partition

15 Apr 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

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30 May 2010   #12

Mac os x version 10.6.3
Partition isnt showing up

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hmmjrh View Post
I got it solved.

I created a boot disk from

I was then able to create a partition and set the hd as active. Windows then was able to see it and the rest went smooth.

Thanks for the help

i have a macbook pro with os x installed and i just recently bought 640 gb and used boot camp to partition windows, im planning to use windows 7, all goes well until the end where it says start installation..

i kept my window 7 cd in and the comp rebooted to install windows 7, i brought me to a place where i need to select the partition..


though i can use my mac os without any problem but when i want to install windows with the help of a bootcamp its frustrating
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30 May 2010   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64

Is the partition Primary and formatted with NTFS?
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30 May 2010   #14

Mac os x version 10.6.3
partition cannot be seen

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Is the partition Primary and formatted with NTFS?
yea its primary partition but the format is fat32 reason being when i used bootcamp it only formats in fat32 only, it doesn't show any option for saving the partition as Ntfs or fat32
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 New Build, Windows 7 Installer cannot see HD/Partition

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