- The computer has two or more uninitialized hard disks.
- You started the computer by using Windows Vista installation media.
When you click Next to continue with the Setup program, you receive the following error message:
In versions of Microsoft Windows Setup that are earlier than Windows Vista Setup, hard disks are marked with distinct values to distinguish them. However, this method of distinguishing hard disks is no longer supported because of the potential for data corruption on hard disks.
- Create one or more partitions on all the hard disks that are not initialized.
- Restart the computer.
- Install Windows Vista.
Article ID: 925481 - Last Review: Oct 22, 2008 - Revision: 1