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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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October 27, 2013 6:04:31 AM

Looking for help on windows 7

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October 27, 2013 6:12:39 AM

"windows could not retr

And the rest of that error message might be.......?
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October 27, 2013 8:04:30 AM

Windows could not retrieve information about the disks on the computer
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October 27, 2013 8:04:54 AM

USAFRet said:
"windows could not retr

And the rest of that error message might be.......?


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October 27, 2013 8:04:57 AM

USAFRet said:
"windows could not retr

And the rest of that error message might be.......?


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October 27, 2013 8:05:00 AM

USAFRet said:
"windows could not retr

And the rest of that error message might be.......?


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October 27, 2013 8:05:51 AM

Windows could not retrieve information about the disks on this computer
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October 27, 2013 8:26:11 AM

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)
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October 27, 2013 9:27:23 AM

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)


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October 27, 2013 9:29:31 AM

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
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October 27, 2013 9:30:04 AM

Sorry for the misspelling
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