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Ok, the first thing is there are no drivers for that system for win 7, so you need the generic ones, or the ones that win7 will find, so you are going to have to do bny fresh installing.
The first thign to do it test install vista or XP on the acer F5, to see if they will install.
Also what BIOS setting do you have sata as? or is it an IDE HDD?
I will have a look at the BIOS tonight, what should it be set at? Where do I find the generic drivers? When installing widows 7 does it have to be connected to the internet to find the drivers? As I say I'm not up to speed on this sort of thing.
whehn you install win 7 from scratch , it has it's own generic drivers already, so it should be able to install without an issue , i don't know why it isn't working when repairing, my thought was that if the HDD is sata, then maybe it was set as AHCI and couldn't find a driver for it . on teh acer p[age, for vista it has a few drivers that you imght need to use, but lets try and get the OS installed first, which if you are installing it in IDE mode there definately should not be any issue.