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Installing Windows 7 x64, ASUS P5G41T-M LX Plus, Mass Storage Driver

I have a ASUS P5G41T-M LX PLUS motherboard. When installing (from either USB or DVD) Windows 7 Pro x64, my harddrive doesn't show to install onto. The Hard Drive is recognized in the BIOS. I try ...
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Setup for NEW HDD?

Building my FIRST computer. Will start with at least - one HDD, I purchased a WD SATA HDD a 10,000RPM VelociRaptor 500GB. I have read that if you use one of the settings, can't remember what it's ...
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Setup for two SSDs and one HDD?

I currently have one 2TB HDD. In about a week, I'll have 2 SSDs; one that is 60GB and the other that is 128GB. I would like to setup Windows 7 and some Linux operating system. I am also a pretty big ...
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Windows xp install says hard disk is corrupted. It's not

I'm attempting to install Windows XP onto a netbook from a usb stick. I get to the stage in the install where it asks if I want to format the drive to NFTS, I select yes, and it then fails. An error ...
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Windows 7: Moving Program Files location during install using unattend.xml

I am planning on using an unattend.xml to create a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit setup with Users and ProgramData on a 2nd drive. I have found many samples of how to do this (see below). However I would ...
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2nd HDD not showing up in “My Computer”. Using SSD as main drive

I just set up my new computer. Built it from scratch. This is my second machine I built so it's not a hobby I'm very proficient at yet. I have a 60gb SSD and a 1.5 TB HD In bios I set up my SSD ...
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Setting up an SSD drive as my main boot device

I recently gutted my old system and I am replacing it with all new guts. I have a 60gb SSD I will be using as my boot device and I have an internal 1.5 TB HD for storage. My internal HD is a Samsung ...
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What is the difference between a 'custom' install and a 'clean' install?

I'm currently running Vista 32-bit and want to do a clean install to Windows 7 32-bit. Would it be better to perform a custom install with the upgrade disc or format the drive first, and then do it? ...