Error Message: Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your system

By trigger753
Dec 22, 2004
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  1. Ronald025

    Ronald025 TS Rookie

    Thanks very much tyler
    this worked for me perfectly
  2. Ati Mob

    Ati Mob TS Rookie

    I wanted to install Windows 8 in My Dell Inspiron N5010 Laptop. When I started Windows 8 Setup, Hard Disk Drives were shown and I formatted the C Drive and selected the same for that Windows 8 to install in but I don't know for which reason Windows 8 didnot installed completely. Windows 8 setup copied the files but after restarting an error appeared that Your Computer sidnot started Properly. Now when I try to install the Windows again then at the time of selection of Drive, it shows that "No Disk Drives Found".
    While I have checked My Hard Drive with "Paragon Partition Manager", Disk Drives are visible there and I can format the Drives as well as browse the Data of my Drives But in that Software all my Disk Drives are visible as INACTIVE. Now, when I insert Windows 7 DVD an error appears which shows that WINDOWS CANNOT COMMUNICATE WITH DEVICE CONNECTED TO UR PC. I m unable to Install the Operating System in My Laptop.
    AnyBody can Help me???
  3. prisgwilt

    prisgwilt TS Rookie

    Just had to say thank you as it saved an old laptop, so that my niece can have something for school. I had given up on till I found this forum.. what a simple fix.
  4. Rocky Hamilton

    Rocky Hamilton TS Rookie

    Thank you, Tyler, from the bottom of my heart! You're a genius!!

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