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yh

Did you log out and then log into the admin account and see if it showed up in disc management in admin tools? and maybe try list disc again? 

 

The next thing I am going to suggest requires either a blank RW dvd or a usb drive, do you have one of those? 


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Did you log out and then log into the admin account and see if it showed up in disc management in admin tools? and maybe try list disc again? 

 

The next thing I am going to suggest requires either a blank RW dvd or a usb drive, do you have one of those? 

im just gonna take out ssd and leave only hdd and see what happens unistall sta drivers and reinstall 

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yh

Ok I'm going to go to sleep, but reply to this thread and I will check it tomorrow.

 

If the admin thing does not work.

 

Basically what I'm going to try to get you to do is initialize the hard drive outside of windows, which means you got to download  Windows ISO's and burn them. 

 

Basically I was going to get you to download this:

 

http://www.techverse.net/download-windows-7-iso-x86-x64-microsofts-official-servers/

 

or maybe did you buy your windows 8 online? Maybe download that again, make a usb. 

 

We are not reinstalling windows, but when you use the bootable installation, it comes with it's own command prompt, that is disconnected from windows on your ssd. 

 

So it starts with X: rather than C: 

 

Hopefully this means, whatever is stopping it in windows in your actual installation, we can get past it using the cmd from the installation media. 

 

Then hopefully find it, format it, essentially gift wrap it, so when you boot back into windows it's there all sorted out. 


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Ok I'm going to go to sleep, but reply to this thread and I will check it tomorrow.

 

If the admin thing does not work.

 

Basically what I'm going to try to get you to do is initialize the hard drive outside of windows, which means you got to download  Windows ISO's and burn them. 

 

Basically I was going to get you to download this:

 

http://www.techverse.net/download-windows-7-iso-x86-x64-microsofts-official-servers/

 

or maybe did you buy your windows 8 online? Maybe download that again, make a usb. 

 

We are not reinstalling windows, but when you use the bootable installation, it comes with it's own command prompt, that is disconnected from windows on your ssd. 

 

So it starts with X: rather than C: 

 

Hopefully this means, whatever is stopping it in windows in your actual installation, we can get past it using the cmd from the installation media. 

 

Then hopefully find it, format it, essentially gift wrap it, so when you boot back into windows it's there all sorted out. 

wow ok thanks 

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Ok I'm going to go to sleep, but reply to this thread and I will check it tomorrow.

 

If the admin thing does not work.

 

Basically what I'm going to try to get you to do is initialize the hard drive outside of windows, which means you got to download  Windows ISO's and burn them. 

 

Basically I was going to get you to download this:

 

http://www.techverse.net/download-windows-7-iso-x86-x64-microsofts-official-servers/

 

or maybe did you buy your windows 8 online? Maybe download that again, make a usb. 

 

We are not reinstalling windows, but when you use the bootable installation, it comes with it's own command prompt, that is disconnected from windows on your ssd. 

 

So it starts with X: rather than C: 

 

Hopefully this means, whatever is stopping it in windows in your actual installation, we can get past it using the cmd from the installation media. 

 

Then hopefully find it, format it, essentially gift wrap it, so when you boot back into windows it's there all sorted out. 

This. +1

It should fix your problem, that is if it's OS related. :)


Humpty Dumpty was pushed.

 

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This. +1

It should fix your problem, that is if it's OS related. :)

Fingers crossed that it solve's it because after that I'm out of ideas! 


"Use the force Harry" 

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i got windows 8.1 pro from a friend installed onto a usb 

Any chance of getting that usb? Is it a legit key? 


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so set usb to boot order 1 and boot off usb, then what ?

Ok 

 

When you boot to the the installation, let it and then you get to the screen where it says, install windows 8, 

 

Click Shift + F10 

 

This should bring to the command prompt 

 

Should say 

 

X: 

 

Type: 

 

diskpart  then press enter 

 

then type list disk with the space

 

and then click enter and take a picture of what shows up


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Ok 

 

When you boot to the the installation, let it and then you get to the screen where it says, install windows 8, 

 

Click Shift + F10 

 

This should bring to the command prompt 

 

Should say 

 

X: 

 

Type: 

 

diskpart  then press enter 

 

then type list disk with the space

 

and then click enter and take a picture of what shows up

http://prntscr.com/4zbwq0  This doesn't list it, only my usb shows up 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Is that the USB or the SSD? 

 

Even the SSD is not showing up for some strange reason, try list volume  when your in diskpart and take a picture. 

that's just the usb, the ssd didn't show up because i unplugged it 

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