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    Windows 10 install. How things have changed...not!

    Michael Brown  July 30 2015 02:50:19 AM
    I'm attempting to install Windows 10, more fool me.  Sadly, I downloaded a game from Steam recently - Wolfenstein The New Order since you ask - that only works on Windows 64-bit!  It seems that there's a number of games with this requirement, and they're only going to grow more prevalent.  So I thought, if I'm going to have to install a new version, I may as well get the latest.

    I was hoping against hope that Microsoft might have improved its installer since Windows 7.  (I skipped 8 and 8.1 for obvious reasons.)  But no.  I soon ran into this error from the Windows 10 install CD's partioner:

    "We couldn’t create a new partition or locate an existing one."

    I should have known what the problem was, since I wrote about it only a couple of years ago.

    Yep, Windows still won't play with other operating systems and installs.  Once again, I had to disconnect every internal drive from my system except for the one on which I wanted to install Windows 10.   Only then could I get past this error.


    On the plus side though, Windows 10 doesn't need an install CD just so I can get the the internet over my wired Ethernet connection, like Windows 7 did!