Windows 10: We couldn't find any drives.

  1.    28 Dec 2016 #1

    We couldn't find any drives.

    So i just built a brand new pc. However, when trying to install windows 10 i ran into an error where it could not detect any drives. I tried using opening command prompt and using diskpart and then list disk to see if it can detect it at all. I noticed that it found it but it said storage was 14mb and it had 0 B of remaining space even though my hard disk has 1 Tb and nothing on it. Help would be very much appreciated. Also, I've just noticed that it is not detecting my hard disk at all. When i press F12 and go into Boot Menu when i try to launch the hard disk it launches the usb i have plugged in (I am trying to install windows from the usb).

    Thanks in advance.
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       28 Dec 2016 #2

    WeiQu said: View Post
    ...when trying to install windows 10 i ran into an error where it could not detect any drives...
    You may need to provide Setup with a suitable driver, as was the case here...
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  3.    08 Apr 2017 #3

    If you have a UEFI boot system, here's what worked for me.

    In boot setup (press F2 at boot screen) I disabled Secure Boot and I turned SATA mode from RAID to AHCI.

    Exit boot setup and save changes. Reboot to win 10 install USB and this time all drive and partitions are now available.

    Hope this helps
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