Can't install windows on my new HDD!!

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Can't install windows on my new HDD!!

Post by Divinejames » Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:59 pm

Currently in my second sit down of trying to install windows on my new laptop hdd (old one died) and have no idea why it isn't working. This is my last resort before trying to install ubuntu.

System info: It's an HP envy x360 mx. The hdd is a one TB seagate that I got about a week ago. The hdd is in working order as shows up when connected to my main PC and my laptop.

I am trying to boot from usb for my install with a bootable usb I made in rufus. The first attempt at this got me the farthest to where I actually got to the installation process and was only stopped because it said it couldn't install on the drive. I formatted the drive and since then have been unable to even initiate the install process.

Since the first time one of two things happens when I try to boot. 1 is that I am taken straight to the system diagnostics screen and told no boot media is found. 2 is that the HP logo appears and hangs for a longer than average time, then the screen goes black and nothing happens.

To the best of my knowledge I have tried ev

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