Acer a315-56 can't install windows 10 - no hdd found

shaygeffenshaygeffen Member Posts: 4 New User
Hi 

Just bought a new a315-56 laptop, no windows installed.

Trying to install windows 10 from USB. 
when installation HDD need to be selected there is no HDD in the list.

In the bios, the ssd 512gb is shown.

Please help.

Thread was edited to add model name to the title and to edit the personal information

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  • JackEJackE ACE Posts: 27,767 Trailblazer
    Please post a phoneshot of the BIOS Information tab if possible. Jack E/NJ
    Jack E/NJ
  • shaygeffenshaygeffen Member Posts: 4 New User
    edited September 2020
    This is the bios information tab


    Edited the content to hide sensitive information
  • JackEJackE ACE Posts: 27,767 Trailblazer
    Go to the BIOS Main tab. Then press Ctrl+S. Change SATA mode to AHCI. Then try it again. Jack E/NJ
    Jack E/NJ
  • shaygeffenshaygeffen Member Posts: 4 New User
    Now the installation worked but now it fails after first restart saying that and \windows'\system32\winload.efi file is missing and that a recovery is needed.....
  • JackEJackE ACE Posts: 27,767 Trailblazer
    Boot from the USB again. And start over. Jack E/NJ
    Jack E/NJ
  • shaygeffenshaygeffen Member Posts: 4 New User
    did it again and again, same error every time.
  • JackEJackE ACE Posts: 27,767 Trailblazer
    Post another phoneshot of the BIOS Information tab. Jack E/NJ
    Jack E/NJ
  • ashrafalif91ashrafalif91 Member Posts: 3 New User
    already follow the step but unable to delete partition. nothing change on partition size.
  • ashrafalif91ashrafalif91 Member Posts: 3 New User

    unable to delete partition
  • ashrafalif91ashrafalif91 Member Posts: 3 New User
    and some alert here
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