See the setup log files for more information. You can see this as an example below. Actually I previously tried to format the drive and install Windows 7 but ran into exactly the same problem described in my original post; it was only then that I decided to try installing Ubuntu first so that I could go find some help on the internet! They are more powerful and more advanced regardless of some weird problems that occur from time to time. . I put the external hard drive in the problem computer, and this allowed me install the drivers by clicking Load Driver. I am not sure if produkey attempts to read the hive in both config and regback. Good day One of our employees laptop just suddenly stopped working he says.
I agree that you shouldn't have to wipe the drive before installing or reinstalling windows. Not the answer you're looking for? Did you use your Windows 7 key to upgrade to 10 or purchase a new one? So, please try the following methods until you locate the one that works for you. The last link I posted will take awhile to go through. Download and then install as instructed. Did you format and partition the hard drive, or just format? Still getting the error: No drives were found.
In other news I'm continuing to adjust to Ubuntu 9. Do not compare or recommend products. I think it might be the problem for you too. It's able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards. The mouse and keyboard work and that's through a 2. Fingers crossed something in there will work.
Try to research your issue before posting, don't be vague. Make sure that the installation media contains the correct drivers, and then click ok. I guess it's just becoming more common, because I had never seen it before it happened to me. I hate windows in general to be honest, I built the windows computer for my brother, I only use Linux. Someone correct me if I'm wrong. I'm wondering if I just go buy a 3.
Eugene Try adding those drivers see if it works then It worked! That part of the image may be corrupted which would explain why it works in yours but not in his. Now he's the less ideal part: I wasn't very scientific in my approach today, so I'm not sure exactly what worked maybe all of it? Ask us here at , and try to help others with their problems as well! I gave up and installed windows 10 directly and then pirated that key. However, looks like my student product key for Windows 7 Ultimate doesn't match the one I downloaded. Have you tried everything in the thread? Hi there, first post, thanks in advance everyone. The subreddit is only for support with tech issues. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Then your problem should be gone for good.
As I said in the post, I tried it in multiple 2. Subsequently the hard drive was recognized and I was able to install Vista. To your last question, I'll be honest, I didn't have a key, I was going to pirate the key after installing windows. Choose the disk as per your need and then hit Next to continue. Been through it a time or two but not on this specific model so not sure if this will help.
Download and then install as instructed. How do I get past this point in the install process? Fun fact: I plugged an optical drive to use a Win7 install disk, it seem to install fine until it got stuck at 98% of expending windows files. For me, the problem was caused by missing drivers. Extract the files in the zip file and then click on the exe file to start the program. If I find something I will let you know. I've also read somewhere that Windows 7 was apparently out-of-date for newer motherboards and you would need to have a newer version of Windows 7 which I don't know if it was possible. Eugene Hi, I just want to say i struggled a lot with this and the only solution for me was to install this version of windows: hello! Provide details and share your research! Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site.
Then click the red X button on the top right corner to cancel the installation. Luckily for me, my university offers free software and just grabbed the Win8. You will go to the Device Manager of your computer. Now I'm pretty sure I had tried this before and it didn't work, but I could be wrong. In my situation, none of the solutions were working, and more often then not, the best solution is the simplest. I'd hate to make him spend that money just to have it not work in the end. I forgot what I chose but as far as I know it changes with system to system.
It sounds like you just have a bum hard drive or are possibly overlooking something simple been there more times than I'd like to admit myself. After that everytrhing worked great! You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane. Then your problem should be gone for good. Thanks for leading me here and if you ever try have this in the future make sure to try that. Click load driver to provide a mass storage driver for installation. No booting device would indicate this as well. No soliciting of any kind.