“Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition. See the Setup log files for more information.”

Today I encountered this error while trying to install Windows 7 into hard disk drive.  I can see the hard disk, create and delete partition however when try to click on Next, an error message appears.  Then realised I’ve plug in a USB flash drive. Solution: Remove any unused physical drive: e.g. external portable hard…