Windows 10: We couldn't install Windows in the location you chose: 0x80300024

  1.    06 Jan 2018 #1

    We couldn't install Windows in the location you chose: 0x80300024

    After many (I mean many) failed attempts to install 1709 over the last week, I decided to do a clean install.

    Bad luck... also that failed.

    Can't do a clean install - tried various times.

    My last attempt was to (again) boot from USB (with 1709),
    then do : diskpart clean
    select drive
    then [next]

    "We couldn't install Windows in the location you chose. Please check your media drive. Here's moreinfo about what happened: 0x80300024"

    Is there another solution rather than having to detach all the drives (many), being a complex job as the connectors are difficult to be reached. Microsoft can't expect users to detach the hardware...

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    the drive is a SSD

    Any suggestions?

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    06 Jan 2018 #2

    Delete the partition on drive 1, then highlight the unallocated space that will be on drive, then click next.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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