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I'm trying to install windows 7. Each time it say copying temp file but then a box comes up and states "windows could not retr

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  1. "windows could not retr

    And the rest of that error message might be.......?
  2. Windows could not retrieve information about the disks on the computer
  3. USAFRet said:
    "windows could not retr

    And the rest of that error message might be.......?
  4. USAFRet said:
    "windows could not retr

    And the rest of that error message might be.......?
  5. USAFRet said:
    "windows could not retr

    And the rest of that error message might be.......?
  6. Windows could not retrieve information about the disks on this computer
  7. Best answer
    Go to BIOS and set SATA mode to compatibility mode. You can set them back after the install.

    Alternatively, if you don't have this option in BIOS (which i doubt) look for SATA controller drivers for your MB. (You can load these drivers during setup from a USB)
  8. bogdansv said:
    Go to BIOS and set SATA mode to compatibility mode. You can set them back after the install.

    Alternatively, if you don't have this option in BIOS (which i doubt) look for SATA controller drivers for your MB. (You can load these drivers during setup from a USB)
  9. I'm new at this but I found the Santa mode but it was set on high performance did not find anything for compatibility mode
  10. Sorry for the misspelling
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