I can create the partitions just fine using the installer tool, it's when I
select the partition to install to (I guess this is supposed to begin the
install) it freezes with the error message above.
I'm pretty sure that it's the RAID card, but the card DOES NOT apparently
have Vista drivers. Is there any way to override the "validation" or disable
detection of the RAID card. I really don't want to have to pull it out of the
> Have you created the partitions? You have to create partitions, and then
> format before you can install.
> Nancy Ward
> Beta Butterfly
> MSN Messenger MVP
> "rtechie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > I've been trying to install the Feb CTP 5308 release on my home rig, onto
> > a
> > clean 120GB hard drive, and I keep getting the same response to the
> > install.
> > Whether I try the x86 or the x86_64 version I get the same error right
> > after
> > I select the partition to install.
> > "an error occurred while validating the system for installation"
> > and the installer quits.
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > Athlon 64 3200+
> > Abit KV8-Pro Motherboard (VIA KT400Pro Chipset, socket 754)
> > PNY Nvidia GeForce 6600GT AGP
> > "Emprex" 16X DVD Burner
> > Promise Fasttrack SX4000 Lite Raid Card
> > Turtle Beach Montego DDL Sound Card (CMI chipset)
> > VIA Firewire card
> > installing onto Hitachi ATA 120GB hard drive