I'm attempting to install Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit from a USB flash drive on my new PC, but my SSD is not being recognized and the AHCI driver is failing. Whenever I boot into the Windows 7 Installer I'm prompted with
Select the driver to be installed.
- CPU: Intel i5 6600k 3.5 GHz Quad Core
- mobo: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro
- RAM: 16GB DDR4
- SSD: Mushkin Reactor 1TB (MKNSSDRE1TB)
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 530
I downloaded the On-Board SATA AHCI/RAID Drivers from MSI USA, and selected the
Hide drivers that are not compatible with hardware on this computer which left one driver to be installed: Intel( 100 Series/C230 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller or
intel_rst_skl_w10\WIN_ALL_18.104.22.1689\f6flpy-x64\iaAHCIC.inf but it fails with
The device driver could not be installed. Contact your vendor for an updated driver. What's going on here? Do I need to contact MSI or Mushkin for support?