Error installing

#1
When installing I get this!

setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition. See the setup log files for more information.

so where are the setup files????? lol

If I could see them then maybe I could figure it out!
 


iroken22

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#2
Did you burn the iso to a dvd? USB? Did you extract the files in another os and run it from there?
 


#3
From DVD

Actully got Three Win7 DVD's

First one worked on an older PC just fine!

the other two (one is a All In One edition) and other is straight 64-bit edition

all three don't work on my newer machine.

I found the log file by loading the System Recovery Options and using the command prompt with these commands

cd \
dir/s *.log
cd X:\Windows\panther\
type setuperr.log

(nice to use dos commands on a 2010 OS!)

The error says

[0x06069e] IBS GetMachineInfo:Couldn't find boot disk on the BIOS-based computer

so will google that, let me know if you get the msg!

OK I am using a Gigabyte GA-965G-DS3 R1 board and have found that by enabling SATA-AHCI and SATA ports as Native (Not IDE emulation) that Win7 iscurrently installing!! Will let you know progress!

Win7 installed and is okay now! Even on an old P4-3.0 (i865, DDR1) it was quite, so some older machines will be suitable for Win7!
 


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