Windows 10: Hard drive space can't be allocated for windows install

Discus and support Hard drive space can't be allocated for windows install in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; After receiving a BSOD which said critical process terminated, my laptop would not boot up anymore, giving an error that there is no bootable device,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by illyaszviel, May 16, 2020.

  1. Hard drive space can't be allocated for windows install


    After receiving a BSOD which said critical process terminated, my laptop would not boot up anymore, giving an error that there is no bootable device, and to check the cable. Upon doing a diagnostic through Bios, there was no issue found. Therefore I decided to reinstall windows via a USB using the media creation tool.


    1. If i use the Raid mode in the SATA operation menu, the pc does not boot from the USB and gives a PNP watchdog error and restarts, going in a constant loop.


    2. If i use the AHCI option in SATA operation menu, the pc goes through the windows setup, but on the drive to install windows on menu, it shows that the disc space is unalocated, and can not be installed on it. Therefore I tried cleaning the disk through diskpart, which succeeds, but converting it to GPT gives an I/O error and fails. The disk details in this mode also show that it has no volume.

    Any sort of help will be greatly appreciated!

    :)
     
    illyaszviel, May 16, 2020
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  2. Use of drives wrongly allocated.

    Hi,



    I realize the inconvenience you are experiencing with Windows 10. I will certainly help you.



    This issue might occur if Windows 10 is not installed properly.



    I suggest you to follow the steps below to



    To assist you better, please provide us the information below:

    • When you say that "Windows 10 I discover that the 2TB hard drive that I used for photographs only has been allocated for use as the primary root drive C", are you referring that 2TB drive is where Windows 10 is installed? Which drive have you exactly clean
      install Windows 10?
    • What is the drive name where Windows 10 is previously installed?


    Please get back to us with an update on Windows 10, we will be happy to help.



    Thank you.
     
    Nyima Yonten, May 16, 2020
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  3. NNFD Win User
    Windows 10 - Missing hard drive space

    I have a new laptop with only a few programs installed. Now 25GB hard disk space is missing. I have deleted restoring points and reduced the space allocated, deleted windows.old and looked through all files and folders, including hidden. Still can`t find
    the missing 25GB. Any suggestions? Thanks
     
  4. Hard drive space can't be allocated for windows install

    little cat, May 16, 2020
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Hard drive space can't be allocated for windows install

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