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Boot Camp: "We couldn’t create a new partition or locate an existing one" alert during Windows 8 install

“We couldn’t create a new partition or locate an existing one” alert appears during a Microsoft Windows 8 installation. This can happen if any Thunderbolt or USB storage devices–other than the USB?media that contains a Windows ISO?installer–are connected to the computer during the install process.

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Boot Camp: "We couldn’t create a new partition or locate an existing one" alert during Windows 8 install
May 6, 2013 — Category: Knowledge Base