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How can I install Windows 7 on brand new motherboard (ASUS P8Z68-V Pro)?

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January 1, 2012 11:36:26 PM

I have just built a computer with the ASUS P8Z68-V & I am having trouble loading the OS. I have installed both a Seagate 2TB HD and an ASUS BD Drive but when installing the software from a Windows 7 disk as well as the the motherboard's support disk into the BD...the green LED blinks for a few times then turns off and the disk cannot be read.

Any ideas of what I can do to get Windows loaded onto the HD or of why the Disk Drive is not responding, and yes the BIOS is recognizing both components and both are enabled.
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January 2, 2012 1:24:44 AM

If the drive is not reading the disc, the drive is probably faulty. Is the bios/uefi configured to boot from the Asus BD drive? Is the disc in the drive prior to the computer trying to boot from it?
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January 2, 2012 1:37:34 AM

Try a USB Installation, but you must use the Native USB 2.0 ports from the I/O ports. Some DVD drives simply won't work.
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