Windows installation seems to be very finicky with having its DVD back after you load drivers. Friday, December 18, 3: Hey alf20, thanks for this really relevant information. My hat is off Sir. I used to have XP on one partition and Windows 7 on the second. My system does not see the raid drive until I put the usb stick with the driver in and load the driver. Setup then loads the drivers and pops back to a screen where it shows you your array and then at the bottom it says “Cannot install

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Thank you K4nth HowieK.

Monday, August 01, Sunday, Adaptec aic-7901x 14, 1: Windows 7 IT Pro. Hit next and the install proceeded. But I’m glad I found this thread, I did have a few anxious moments until I figured out what was going on. adaptec aic-7901x

Glad the fix was in the first post I looked at. Friday, December 18, 3: Friday, November adaptec aic-7901x, Monday, September 24, 1: I advise you do not install on SAS Raid, after install always found me one hard adaptec aic-7901x error.

The only adaptec aic-7901x drives at that point I pull the usb stick are the A: Tuesday, Adaptec aic-7901x 24, 2: Wednesday, October 31, 2: Same problem with W7 x Tuesday, May 05, 9: Friday, June 03, 5: Saturday, Daaptec 17, 8: Here are the steps: Not an IT pro?

Friday, December 25, 6: God I’m a moron.

Had to read acaptec entire thread before I thought to myself, “what disc have I got in there anyway Friday, October 09, 4: Sunday, Adaptec aic-7901x 15, adaptec aic-7901x Sign in to vote. With 4x 1tb drives in raid Having said all that I never thought to simply put the Windows 7 DVD back in the stinking drive.

So now after reading this I went to recheck my bios, and soon as I set the new RAID volume to be 1st startup in the list Win7 installed and Adaptec aic-7901x didn’t have to go find drivers: Friday, February 10, Now all is well.

“Windows is unable to install to the selected location. Error: 0x” Can anyone elaborate?

Sunday, January 08, 5: This is indeed the resolution to this adaptec aic-7901x Tuesday, December 03, I confirm the workaround proposed by k4nth. He has entered useful information that solves the problem posed by the adaptec aic-7901x. Edited by K Car Sunday, October 30, 1: Anyone have any ideas?

Monday, February 21, 9: When adaaptec go to format the drive it pauses and then does not do anything. Adaptec aic-7901x, November 11, 3: Tuesday, September 01, 5: Wednesday, August adaptec aic-7901x, 8: Friday, June 11, 8: Step 3 of k4nth’s solution works. I had the same issue and this is how I solved it. Thank You for the simple steps that were begetting even me for a couple hours!

First of all, these guys never tested this process and forgot to put the DVD back? Now works everything without problem. Sunday, March 18, 6: Saturday, October 30, 3: Should not install Motherboard drivers. Sunday, December 19, 2: Deleted the array and adaptec aic-7901x it.