What size of hard drive are you trying to install Windows 7 on?
Is the Windows 7 disc 64 bit or 32 bit?
Does the Windows 7 disc include Service Pack 1?
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This motherboard is mature now; the compatibility with newer HDDs is limited. Verify if this drive supports IDE sata mode.
In regards to the operating system compatibility; Windows 7 is compatible with limitations. The compatible operating systems are Windows Vista and XP.
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The support available for your motherboard is the following: