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Error installing Windows 7 #

While attempting to install Windows 7 from a USB-connected Zalman ZM-VE200 (formerly iodd 2501), the following error appeared:
Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition. See the Setup log files for more information.
The error would not appear when booting from a Windows 7 install DVD.

Resolved by making two changes in the BIOS:
  1. set target disk to be first in the hard drive boot order
  2. set target disk as the primary boot device
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/windows | Mar 24, 2013


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