W10 install fails on samsung 700ZA3 Solved

  1.    10 Apr 2016 #1

    W10 install fails on samsung 700ZA3

    Hi all,

    I'm coming to you with my problem.
    I had W8.1 on my laptop. I finally decided few days ago to upgrade to W10.
    Upgrade went "well" matter of speaking, because everything was very slow and buggy.
    So i've decided to reinstall on clean hard drive.
    This is when all went wrong.
    I have downloaded on usb stick w10 install, hdd is displayed as clean and unallocated. But when i push the install, at the end the laptop loop on the boot and does nothing.
    In fact, on this laptop, i've got a msata 7.5 Go ssd. The purpose of this one is for expresscache.
    But during the w10 installation, Windows create mbr on ssd and put data on the hdd.
    It seems like this is the issue. But i don't know how to use only the hdd to have all the differents partitions (mbr etc)

    PS: i'm able to install ubuntu instead, but it is not what i want with this laptop.
    Does anyone have an idea for me to deal with this?
    I hope my problem is clear. If not, don't hesitate to ask more info.
    Thanks a lot in advance.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    10 Apr 2016 #2

    Remove the SSD for the install.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    11 Apr 2016 #3

    Thank you for your response.
    I've tried to deactivate, create a partition in it but nothing works.
    I haven't been able to find it (ssd). It seems that it is welded to the motherboard. (Anyone, correct me if i'm wrong).
    This is why i'm stuck. :/

    Edit: For those who are facing the same issue as me. There is the solution that solved my problems.
    Last edited by LWS; 17 Apr 2016 at 02:35.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
Trying to install Samsung SmarThru office V2 for my printer/scanner, but Windows 10 reports the signer of the executable is not trusted, I downloaded from the Samsung website and the signer is shown as Samsung. There seems to be no way to bypass...
Hi all, I'm new to the tenforums (nice to meet you all) and need some guidance on getting Windows 10 working on a 950 pro using an MSI Z170a gaming M7 motherboard. I want to remap the disk controller from SATA to PCI-E which the motherboard...
This is just what is says. A fresh win 10 install on a new SSD. Do not explain to me about cloning. To date I've upgraded the BIOS (UEFI) on a ASUS P67 Performance Gen3 motherboard. I've changed the SATA Mode to AHCI. I can see the drive in...
Not cause by virus .. this just started today. I tried a restore point of yesterday .. nothing. I have tried several suggestions from the web but nothing seems to do it? I know it would be better if i could name them but can't remember the exact...
I upgrades to Win 10 the the above network/wireless printer worked fine. I've now done a fresh install and it doesn't! The scanning function works but trying to print produces an error. I've been advised by Samsung support that their driver...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:49.
Find Us