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Windows won't install because of Unrecognized type.


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Lutharin

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Right so I've just built this computer and I try install Windows 7 Professional on my hard drive,
an error occurs and for some reason it wouldn't get past a BOOTMNGR error.
So I install Ubuntu on
the hard drive so as to format it or similar. It installed Ubuntu fine but when I tried to install
windows it loaded up the install window but wouldn't let me install it because Ubuntu changed my
hard drive type to an unrecognized type...

How do I change it to NTFS without any operating system?

Also when I go into CMD of windows recovery I can't find the said HDD...

Edited by Lutharin, 17 February 2012 - 03:15 PM.

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Ztruker

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Try following the directions here, see if that makes a difference: How to Do a Clean Installation with Windows 7
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