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Cannot install windows 7 on ssd drive

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  • Windows 7
  • Hard Drives
  • SSD
Last response: in Windows 7
October 24, 2012 11:02:41 PM

when i install windows 7 on my regular hard drive it is fine. when i try to install it on my ssd drive it says that windows setup could not configure windows to run on the computers hardware, why???

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a b $ Windows 7
October 24, 2012 11:16:10 PM

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a b $ Windows 7
October 25, 2012 12:26:25 AM

Before you try to install Windows on the SSD make sure that in the bios the sata mode is set to AHCI and that the SSD is connected to the Intel supported sata port and that the sata port is sata3 rated so you get the maximum speed of the SSD.
Then also in the bios make sure to set the dvd as the first boot device in the second option and the SSD as the first device in the first option.