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I have HP notebook that has a SSD. I cannot format the disk because the disk can not be seen.

I've tried to use the steps from Col's answer to Can't install windows 7 on SSD drive, but in once of the steps it tell me:

When the welcome screen comes up on Windows Setup, press Shift + F10, which will display a command prompt.

When exactly do I have to press Shift + F10?

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You probably need drivers for your SATA or RAID controller, check out this answer… – Xandy Oct 31 '12 at 21:52

Press Shift + F10 once you see this:


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Shift+F10 can be pressed from there on, I think it's more useful to use the console right at the partitioning stage than already at the beginning. It may not be needed in the end. – Xandy Oct 31 '12 at 21:56

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