Trying to Install Windows 7, setup can not find harddrive. Tags: Drivers Laptops Windows 7 Hard Drives Dell Last response: August 14, 2012 2:08 PM in Windows 7 Share sukat2002 August 14, 2012 9:24:34 AM Hello, i tried to install win7 in dell laptop, setup can not find harddrive, took out format it with pc, now ntldll missing More about : install windows setup find harddrive ksiemb a b \ Driver a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 August 14, 2012 12:38:06 PM sukat2002 said:Hello, i tried to install win7 in dell laptop, setup can not find harddrive, took out format it with pc, now ntldll missing Sounds like the CD is not in boot sequence, and it is trying to boot from the HDD, which now, has no OS, as you formatted it. Use F2 at startup and make CD 1st boot device. m 0 l crisan_tiberiu August 14, 2012 1:52:36 PM If windows startup has started and there was no HDD detected to install on then you might need to install sata drivers from a CD. You should find these drivers on the manufacturers website of your motherboard m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer robey August 14, 2012 2:08:50 PM sukat2002 said:Hello, i tried to install win7 in dell laptop, setup can not find harddrive, took out format it with pc, now ntldll missing Enter into BIOS using F2/Del (depending of model of laptop) and change the Hard Drive mode to AHCI, set the CD Drive as first boot device, then restart and do your Win7 install again. Robey m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Trying to Install Windows 7, setup can not find harddrive. Forum SolvedAfter trying to install windows 7 on a new system it keeps saying select a hard drive or install support for said hard-drive Forum Computer doesn't find hard drive when trying to install windows 7t Forum Solvedhow to install online some drivers in windows 7 that are not installed, I tried it but did not find any solution ? Forum SolvedUpon installing Windows 7, setup cannot find my HDD. Forum SolvedHow to make factory reset a hard drive on Windows 7 and make it install on a seperate Harddrive? Forum SolvedI have windows 7 installed and I decided to try out vista so I made another partition for vista but vista setup restarted and Forum SolvedCan't find my extra harddrive space (Windows 7 32 bit) Forum Solvedtrying to re-install windows 7 on my laptop Forum Windows 7 says it can't find any drivers when I try to install. Forum SolvedCan i install windows 7 on one computer then transfer the harddrive to another c Forum I have just replaced the harddrive in my laptop and need to re-install windows 7 (no CD) Forum SolvedReformatted entire harddrive of recently purchased Acre laptop, installed Windows 7 Ultimate. Having trouble with some drivers Forum Solvedtrying to do a fresh install of windows 7 on a new SSD Forum Solvedin windows 7 64 bit, can't find rundll32. please help. My hp plotter won't install without it. Forum Reinstalled Windows 7. No internet, no drivers, and won't recognise USB or external harddrive to install drivers. Help! Forum SolvedNeed Windows 7 64-bit Drivers for Clean Install - Cannot Find Them Forum SolvedI'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 Forum SolvedTrying to install windows 7 Forum Solvedinstalling windows 7 on new harddrive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !