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New board or New HHD - why can't I install Windows?

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I've tried three different disks, and even grabbed two torrent files and tried those and nothing seems to work.

I've also tried two "working" dvd drives, as well as a usb slim drive that works fine as well.

I get two different problems.

The first is "load driver" error when attempting to Install. I with this problem I don't even get to the point where I can see my HHD and partition it. Its requesting a CD/DVD drive device driver - I wasn't aware there was such a thing.

The second error is with a few of the disk images it will get as far as partitioning the HHD and load files start install. However it will not place any information on the HHD and after several minutes at zero percent I get an error.

My board just came back today, and the HHD has never been tested. However all my other devices are known to work correctly.

Edit: I should add all devices are seen in BIOS and the latest version was pre installed.

This is getting so old Please help.
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 5/3/11 at 9:47pm
    
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Check the HDD. I just did a budget build at work and had weird issues trying to install Vista Business SP2, and it would hang up during setup a lot. Swapped with a different HDD, and all was better, no problems with the install.
     
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