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Help with building a new computer? :(

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August 24, 2011 1:49:29 AM

hi i built a computer recently cuz i thought hec why not save myself some money and i need a new computer anyway... pretty much taught myself how to do it with some help from the internet ;)  got all the parts hooked them all together .. it all works but when i turn it on and try to install winodws 7 it is extremely abnormaly slow and then it will just freeze while installing windows 7have tried many times it keeps doing it .....
anyone have any idea why? this is what i have all of its connected i checked cables and cords and stuff

600W PSU
GIGABYTE GA-8I915P-D motherboard
XFX Radeon 1GB DDR2 PCI Express grahpics card
4 x 1GB PC2-4200 533MHZ RAM (to clarify i have 4 gig in total)
Intel Pentium 4 processor
Dell DR972 SATA 16x DVD-ROM
Sound Blaster 5.1 PCI sound card
HARD DRIVE 160GB Western Digital SATA

why dosent it load windows 7? i meet all requirements?

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August 24, 2011 3:11:34 AM

There is a flaw in the Windows 7 installer. If your bios thinks there is a floppy drive then it really slows down the install. Go into your BIOS and tell it that there is no floppy drive, and it will install much faster.
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August 24, 2011 11:30:36 PM

ok thanks but i have a problem, when i try to go into BIOS i press the button for BIOS at startup then it says

Scanning for devices please wait,
no disc attached

what does this mean and what do i do to fix it?
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