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I've been using Ubuntu on a desktop computer I have in my house and I'd like to try to install Windows 8 and replace the Ubuntu system.

In the installation wizard of Windows 8 I get stuck in the point where I have to specify the HDD to install the OS to. The problem is that I cannot see any hard disk drive to select. I believe this may be related to drivers but I don't know where to get them.

Can anyone help me with this?

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The drivers you need depend on the AHCI/RAID controller your computer has. If you can still access the Linux system running lspci in a terminal should output its name, look for the drivers then (if it's Intel look for Intel RST maybe). Then load the drivers during installation, look some here for details: – Xandy Nov 18 '12 at 18:09
Thank you. I will look into that! – dosaki Nov 18 '12 at 18:32

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