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Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for installation

Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for installation

Im trying to install Vista business. At the screen where you select what drive/partition you would like to install vista to, I keep getting "Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for installation." I formatted two different disks, and created (with the vista install dvd) brand new partitions and neither one will work. I followed the instructions in the support article to clean the partition and ensure that it is active... no go.

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Guest [Entry]

Turns out removing an unrelated third drive made everything install smoothly. After the install completed I added the third drive back in and I was good to go.
Guest [Entry]

Turns out removing an unrelated third drive made everything install smoothly. After the install completed I added the third drive back in and I was good to go.
Guest [Entry]

"Erase completely all Disk partitions till you get unallocated space only left, then open Advanced options. Create a new partition from scratch and only one.
Give format to it.
Presto!!

Probably native or recertified Disk partitions are not compatible with win vista. Thats it!"