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Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3

Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3
« on: December 28, 2012, 01:21:03 am »
Hi everyone, well like the topic says I can't install that OS on my new desktop that I just build, the OS installation do not read the hard drive , can some one help me please?

Info: my hard drive is SATA 3 a Western Digital Blue 500Gb 16MB Cache

Sorry about my English is not that good, I'm trying to learn the language.

autotech

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Re: Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2012, 02:31:26 am »
First you might have to put the hard drive into a computer running windows xp or vista but xp is best. Then right click my computer and go to manage.

Then right click the drive as it shows up and initlize it then format it and then put it into your new build and windows 7 will see it.
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Re: Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2012, 02:12:14 pm »
Why this problem happens with new PCs build?

PD: thank you for your fast answer I'll try in a few hours
« Last Edit: December 28, 2012, 02:13:21 pm by Lexgium »

autotech

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Re: Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2012, 03:51:50 pm »
Some drives come like that  probably 1 out of 10 are like that from the factory. Have had many of them.
GA-Z170X-UD5,Core i5-6600K,16 GIG,3200 ram ,2 X Corsair 240GB SATA III SSD, 500 gig HD,7 ult 64\, Rx-480 8gig\

Z97X-SOC GIGABYTE, I5 4670k, 16 gig 1600 ram, 240 gig sata3 SSD,1x 500HD/ R9 280x, corsair 650 RM PSU

GA-Z97X-Gaming G1,850 corsair,,DDR4 3200,240SSd,6950 video,850EVA

Re: Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2012, 04:20:46 pm »
And you solve it with the solution you gave me? Very simple but if I don't have any Win XP PC, how can I fix it by my own without another pc
« Last Edit: December 28, 2012, 06:36:06 pm by Lexgium »

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Re: Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2012, 10:05:54 pm »
Download the WD Utility to partition the disk.
But to be frank you should be able to partition it from the Windows 7  DVD menu.

What exactly is happening ,can you show some pictures or something.
Have you tried AHCI and IDE Mode for the HDD in BIOS ?!

Take a look here ->  http://www.wdc.com/global/products/features/?id=7&language=1

And here ->  http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?groupid=606&lang=en
« Last Edit: December 28, 2012, 10:10:29 pm by Vezina »
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Re: Some issues installing windows 7 64bits ultimate on GA-970A-UD3
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2012, 11:24:17 pm »
If you have a friend with an xp disk it will work that way also as i build computers i always have spares and have had that happen in at least 3 different winodws 7 installs out of 50.
GA-Z170X-UD5,Core i5-6600K,16 GIG,3200 ram ,2 X Corsair 240GB SATA III SSD, 500 gig HD,7 ult 64\, Rx-480 8gig\

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GA-Z97X-Gaming G1,850 corsair,,DDR4 3200,240SSd,6950 video,850EVA

 

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