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Old 08-22-2007, 10:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi there, i am trying to install vista on my friends new computer, but when it asks what partition to install it on (he has 2 hard disks and they both show up in the list) a message appears along the bottom ob the window saying:

"this computer's hardware ma not support booting to this disk. Ensure that the disk's controller is enabled in the computer's BIOS menu."

i have gone into the bios, and i cannot see anything there to do with this, but that doesn't mean to say its not :P. could this be brought on by anything else? it says the same message for both hard disks and wont let vista be installed because of it. cheers

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ok, just got it installing... i disconected the 2nd hard disk and the error has gone. just gona re-connect it once iv installed vista.

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