SSD isn't showing up on install of W7 nor diskpart but is in bios

I'm at my wits end with a new ssd. It's seen in bios. When I go to install windows no drive is seen. I'm using a USB stick to install. I've tried raid IDE and achi. It happens when I tried and old vista disk too.
Please help!
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  1. Check in your bios boot order that your optical drive and SSD are not listed as a UEFI devices (like UEFI xxxx Optical), change it to just the optical drive.

    Also, some folks find that disabling EFI works on some boards to get the install done.
  2. anonymous1 said:
    sounds like you will need to hit "F6" at startup and provide the SATA Controler's driver from your motherboards manufactuer website.

    When in the startup?
  3. mm2222 said:
    When in the startup?
    After Windows starts installing, which you are not getting to. :(
  4. RealBeast said:
    After Windows starts installing, which you are not getting to. :(

    I'm confused now, so when I'm in the select a drive/partition phase?
  5. No, after that; drivers installed with F6 are at the beginning of the Windows files install when the bar along the bottom of the screen says press F6 to install drivers.
  6. RealBeast said:
    No, after that; drivers installed with F6 are at the beginning of the Windows files install when the bar along the bottom of the screen says press F6 to install drivers.

    I can't get to the install.
  7. What is the SSD model?
  8. JamesSneed said:
    What is the SSD model?

    Silicon Power 60gb SSD
  9. Did you check the bios boot order from my first post?

    What motherboard?
  10. RealBeast said:
    Did you check the bios boot order from my first post?

    What motherboard?

    It's set to HDD and the CDROM
    It's PEgatron M2N78-LA
  11. So an HP? That particular motherboard has a lot of issues with drives as you see HERE.

    Check for a bios update, some folks seemed to have luck with that, but the general consensus is that it was a very bad board.
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