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!!!!New Windows Install Problem

Fenris

OSNN Senior Addict
#1
ok i can get to the windows set up screen that looks like this
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but when i hit enter instead of going to this screen screenshot like im supposed to i end up at a blue screen that says this

"Setup didnt find any hard disk drives installed in your computer

Make sure any hard disk drivers are powerd on and properly connected to your computer, and that any disk-related hardware configuration is correct. This may involve running a manufacturer-supplied diagnostic or setup program."

Now i know my Hard drive is connected right since it shows up in the boot up tests and also in the BIOS, so im not sure what windows problem is any tips on how to solve it
 

Fenris

OSNN Senior Addict
#4
i got it OEM so no software with it. Also its on a computer without any OS yet. Is there a way to run software on it before i have a OS or would i have to switch it over to this computer and hope i dont screw anything up?

I found the data lifeguard program to format it but will i have to put it on this comp? i really dont want to screw this one up its all i have left :(
 

coathanger007

Tomorrow Tweaking Today
#5
Well, you've obviously got internet access so download the software from the manufacturer's website. Software works off a bootdisk so you're not meant to have an OS. Follow the instructions and you won't screw up. :)
 

Fenris

OSNN Senior Addict
#8
hehe well that worked :) on my new computer now yay now i just need to figure out why windows didnt load on the partion i told it to :(

Thanks for all the help :)
 

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