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Hard Drive not seen when installing Windows 7 where the controller is natively supported

Article Summary: Windows 7 does not see the SSD when installing windows.

Windows does not see drive.

Windows does not see the Solid State Drive (SSD) or Hard Disk Drive (HDD) when installing Windows 7 where the controller is natively supported by the operating system (OS).
Occasionally, Windows setup not allow you to install to a drive when it discovers a drive with an invalid MBR/boot sector.


To fix this, you could try the following:
  1. Boot up Windows 7 disc.
  2. When the welcome screen comes up on Windows Setup, press Shift + F10, which will display a command prompt.
  3. Type "diskpart" (no quotes) and press Enter.
  4. Type "list disk" and press Enter.
  5. Hopefully you can see your HDD/SSD in the list. You should see a number identifying it. Now type "select disk X" (where X is the number identifying your HDD/SSD) and press Enter.
  6. Type "clean" and press Enter.
    NOTE: This will write a blank MBR, YOU WILL LOSE ANY DATA ON THE HDD/SSD if you did have anything on it.
  7. Type "exit" and press Enter to close the command window and continue with the installation.


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Última fecha de modificación: 04/04/2016 08:39 AM

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