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Windows 7 Installation Won't Use Hard Drive

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I am trying to install Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit on a Samsung laptop but I keep getting a message saying "Windows cannot be installed to this disk".

The disk is appearing ok and I know it worked previously with XP before it was formatted.

I have tried all option such as formatting it, deleting it, clicking "New" to create a new partition. I have removed the drive and formatted it in another pc and have also used DISKPART to create and format the disk but nothing works.

I have also used different Windows 7 DVD's without effect.

Is there a simple way of getting this sorted?

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