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issue installing Windows 2008 R2


braysham
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Hello everyone,

 

Hopefully I have missed something simple.

 

I am looking to install Windows 2008 R2 on to my Gen 8.

 

I have the bootable DVD in the Cd/DVD drive and I am able to start the installation of 2008 R2.

 

However when I come to install on the disc in position 5 (identified as logical disc one), I get the following error message:

 

"Windows can't be installed to this disk Setup does not support configuration of or installation to disks connected through a USB or IEEE 1394 Port"

 

This suggests that Windows cannot see the disc.

 

What step have I left out that will allow me to continue the installation?

 

If I try to use the IP, the system does not recognize my DVD as valid media even though it is the ISO downloaded from Microsoft.

 

Thank you for any help,

 

Patrick

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