win7 install cant find drive :( any help much appreciated :)

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    billy_M

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    ok bascally im trying to install windows 7 and when installing from usb after selecting language and clicking the install now button i get a no CD/DVD DEVICE DRIVER OR SIMILAR , same happens when running the setup from xp.

    Acer aspire AOA 150

    Do i need raid drivers ect.... this is rely bugging me now and im getting very frustrated

    any help is much appreciated

    Billy_M
     
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    Re: win7 install cant find drive :( any help much appreciate

    Hi Billy_M,

    This is an example of what I have tried to tell others. Windows does not play well with being installed via USB memory sticks. There are different ways of doing it and some people have been able to do it but it has never been clear which method will work every time. So as I have recommended before you should get yourself an external CD/DVD burner and install from that it will be much easier. Good luck.
     
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    Re: win7 install cant find drive :( any help much appreciate

    I second the external DVD-RW, it can be used for so much more than just installing OS's and other software, these little AAO's are more than capable of burning CD's or DVD's so it'll really expand the functionality of your machine.
     
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    Re: win7 install cant find drive :( any help much appreciate

    i have tried an external disk drive and it presents the same issue, also in my line of work i have installed hundreds of os using usb and had no issues whatsoever, but this one rele buggs me :(
     
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    i need sata driver

    after i formated my hdd i cant instal windows 7 it says it cannot create partition see set up log.it seems like it requires some sata drivers where can i get it ?
     
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