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Problem during Windows 8.1 Installation. No HDD found.

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    Problem during Windows 8.1 Installation. No HDD found.

    Hello guys,
    I've just assembled my PC and everything works perfectly. I've plugged my Win8.1 burned USB Stick and started the installation process. When I had to choose a partition where to install the OS, the system cannot find my HDD and says that there are no drivers. I have a ASUS B85 Plus MotherBoard and I did NOT install its drivers, is that the problem? I cannot use CDs as I didn't install a CD-Reader. Thanks in advance.
    Kind Regards

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

    Try installing the SATA Controller drivers:
    SATA Driver - Load in Windows 8 Setup

    As the new MOBO's now have a uEFI/BIOS firmware.
    How to install Windows 64 bit on a uEFI/BIOS firmware:
    UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
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Problem during Windows 8.1 Installation. No HDD found.
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