error when installing windows 7

I installed a new hardrive into a laptop when I try to install windows 7 I get this error. When trying to format. windows is unable to install the seleected location error 0x80300024
4 answers Last reply
More about error installing windows
  1. Normally, this has to do with existing partitions, delete any existing ones at hdd selection screen during install?
  2. das-sting its a plain brand new harddrive. I will try the wd partition utility.
  3. I'm still having troble. I tried installing xbuntu I could load the live cd but it said error when I tried installing the harddrive. The hardrive is found fine in the bio. I tried changing the boot order no luck. Brand new harddrive no other harddrives in there. Any ideas?
  4. it's a dell insprion
Ask a new question

Read More

Laptops Windows 7