Clean Windows Install issue
M.2 SSD 1TB
16 GB Ram (2x8)
Ryzen 5 3600
GTX 1660 Super
Tomahawk Max Motherboard
I built this computer and had Linux running on it for several months, suggesting no hardware issues exist on the RAM/SSD/Motherboard; I wanted to install Windows 10.
Created a bootable USB using Microsoft's Media Creation tool.
USB disk is recognized and the Windows installation kicks off fine.
I reformatted the hard drive with 1 large partition 950GB to be my primary drive.
During the install I ran into an error, "Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation. Error Code: 0x8007025D".
After some google searches I tried the following so far:
-Tried using a different USB port (3.0 vs 2.0 ports)
-Tried taking 1 RAM disk out, and switching RAM disks
-Tried partitioning the hard drive to install Windows on a smaller partition (130GB and 155GB)
Nothing seemed to have worked and the same error code is given every time at 76% of installing files.
The only other thing I haven't tried yet is trying a different USB disk in case the USB disk is corrupt, or the media creation process produced a corrupt file. This seems rather unlikely but something I could try out.