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If I was in your position, I would try disabling the AHCI mode of the Hard Disk Drive from the BIOS. That option is can be found according to the type of BIOS you have.
Of course the other-way around stands as well. This means that if you notice that the AHCI option of the Hard Disk Drive is disabled or not on, please try and enable it and try the Windows7 installation again.
This problem is mostly noticed in Windows 7 (64-bit) here but as I mentioned before, it might not be exactly the same. Try disabling/enabling that specific option I've told you and see what happens.
Also: You didn't mention intially if you have more than one Hard Disks or if you are running RAID. That might also cause some issues or needs specific configuration.
Let me know how that went.
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Posted on Apr 07, 2011
At this point i would ask what model is the hard drive and is it internal or external..?
Posted on Apr 07, 2011
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