clean install, Hard drive shows up,
MSI NF980-G65 Motherboard
AMD AM3 Athlon II Processor
G.SKILL Ripjaw DDR3-1600 4GB RAM
EVGA Geforce 9500 GT Video Card
Lite-On DVD r/rw
Western Digital 160 GB Hard Drive
Ive let the install sit all night and it never went farther than the "starting Windows" Screen. I shall try again, Thanks!