Installation :: Windows Couldn't Create A Partition Or Locate Existing One

Oct 31, 2015

I had a kali linux installed in my computer. Then I tried to install Windows 10 using a bootable USB drive. (I created it by downloading the windows 10 ISO and then creating USB drive using Rufus.) But when I was trying to install windows 10, it shows my hard drive, but it doesn't installing to it. Error message is the following:

We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files.
Then I checked for the log file (X:Windowspanthersetupact.log) It has this message:

LogReasons: [BLOCKING reason for disk 0: CanBeSystemVolume] The selected disk is not the computer's boot disk
I know that right ? USB disk is the boot disk here. Then I searched in the internet for a solution.

I came up with this: [URL]...

I followed all the instructions there. Cleaned my hard disk using DISKPART and formatting and stuff. Then I rebooted my machine. But, still it shows the same error.

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