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Windows 8 Installer won't read drivers

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    Windows 7

    Windows 8 Installer won't read drivers


    I'm trying to Install windows 8 from a .iso file thats been written onto a DVD. I'm getting to the Windows 8 Set Up menu and I have 2 options. Keep all my files or do a Clean installation.

    If I try to keep all the files it tells me to remove the media item and restart the computer (does nothing).

    If I try to clean install a box comes up saying Where do you want to install windows? In the square there is nothing to choose from! When I try to load drivers for my GIGABYTE Mother Board none of them work except one which is the 64 bit xraid_f.inf - When I load this it sits there loading it, but after the load is finished nothing happens and it does not let me select either one of DELETE, FORMAT, NEW, EXTEND.

    Please help I am going mad over here

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Try untick HIDE. (STEP 7.)
    SATA Driver - Load in Windows 8 Setup
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    Windows 7


    Tried to do that.. But I think the file I'm selecting is incorrect or something!
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5
    Windows 7


    Anybody????
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