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Default Installation of Windows Issue w/ new SSD - 01-16-2011, 06:11 PM

Trying to repair a friend's Mini 9. It appears the SSD died so I purchased a Super Talent FEM32GFDL to replace the Stec 16. I'm using an external DVDRW drive to load. Here is my issue:

1. When I try to use the Dell recovery disk it only sees the on-board cache of my DVDRW (4MB) as a drive.

2. I tried partitioning w/ my Win7 disk, which sees the drive as 28.7GB

Disk 0 Unallocated Space
Total Size 28.7GB
Free Space 28.7GB

I cannot create a new partition. I click apply and it appears not to do anything. I try clicking "Next", and receive this error message:

Windows is unable to install to the selected location. Error: 0x80300024.

The bios does see the disk w/ the correct size.

Does anyone have any suggestions? The bios version is A0. I appreciate any assistance.
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