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installation problem


I'm trying to install win 7 home premium using OEM cd on a new computer.

I clicked on custom installation and then getting empty list of hard drives. After clicking on load driver option I'm getting the following message: "To install the device drive needed to access your hard drive, insert the installation media containing the driver files, and then click ok.".

I tried to install the drivers from the MB web site and other sites using the usb flash drive but nothing help, always getting same message "No signed device drivers were found. Make sure that the installation media containing the driver files, and then click ok.".

I saw few similar problem discussions when iso burn x2 speed solved the problem - Don't know how /from were to burn iso/image file.

AMD Athlon 2 X3 445 3.1Ghz 95W Triple Core AM3 Box
Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-US2H 760G+SB710 CHIPSET
4GB Kit (2GBx2) DDR3 1333Mhz
Samsung 500GB 16MB Sata2 HD502HJ SpinPoint F3

Thanks in advance for any help

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Is that hard disk blank?

That is, not partitions or existing OS?

Also, since this is the OEM version, support should be from the OEM or machine supplier. What do they tell you to do next?

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Is that hard disk blank?

Hasd disk is not blank
I got the computer with limited win7. Then start XP installation (including format) which stuck after copying files to HD.
now I'm having the problem discribed above with the win 7 installation.


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Re: hard disk not blank

Then blank the hard disk using DBAN or KILLDISK first. Installation of Windows 7 from the original DVD (not CD!) should work on a blank disk. If not, contact the OEM.


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installation - done

Thanks for helping

It works

After cleaning the hard disk using killdisk, installation complete success.

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