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16 Apr 2010   #1

Windows7 installation problem with HDD WD2500JS

Hi guys,

I have a strange problem. I have running windows XP and it works fine but today I tried to install Windows7 and the installer couldn't find my HDD.

I have Western Digital: WD2500JS and motherboard: ECS RC410-M2.

Frankly, I'm quite puzzled from the situation ...

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16 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X

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16 Apr 2010   #3


I dont want a dual boot system - just to wipe out the XP installation and have Windows7 - but as I said - the installer can't detect my HDD
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