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Windows 10 Installation Issue

Q: Windows 10 Installation Issue

Hi all. I just recently ran into an issue with a new build of mine where I try to install Windows 10 from a brand new disc and I keep getting past the press any key prompt and then it freezes when it gets to the blue Windows 10 logo with the white loading dots.
I have unplugged every USB device, but I have no idea what else could be the issue.
Here?s bits of info that might be helpful.
1) I have also run into this exact problem with a Windows 7 installation disc in this same machine.
2) I?m using a PS/2 keyboard (My USB is not detected by the install discs)
3) My build has an Intel 9700k, an MSI z390 GamingPlus motherboard, an Intel SSD, a Liquid Cooler, 16 Gb of Corsair Vengeance DDR4 RAM, a GTX 970, and a Cooler Master 700 W power supply.
4) The 970, my Optical Drive, and my Power Supply are all carryovers from my previous build (if it ain?t broke don?t fix it)
5) The computer every other time it freezes will shut itself off
6) I have set boot priority to the disc
7) I have tried turning it on and off again
8) This is a NEW BUILD, so I can not access any Windows settings, but I am able to go into the BIOS
9) I have a Media Reader plugged into the motherboard

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Preferred Solution: Windows 10 Installation Issue

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I have an issue with Windows 7 installation !!!
I installed win 7 on my lenovo laptop today and am getting to see the win 7 logo. but after that i get a NDIS.SYS error. i try to do a system restore and start up repair and non of them work. after that i also tried to install vista on it, but it also had a same no boot error and showed that it might be caused due to a hardware. i installed them both using a USB DVD ROM. when i searched in Google for the answers it showed that this occurs due to hardware not being properly detected and installed. Please help me with it.

My PC specs.
Intel Centrino Mobile, 1.70 Ghz
Intel 885 Motherboard
DDR1 1.25 GB RAM
Transcend USB DVD-RAM Drive
SoundMax High Definition Audio
Hitachi 500GB USB HDD, 40 GB Internal

A:issue with Windows 7 installation

  
Quote: Originally Posted by satyaki


I have an issue with Windows 7 installation !!!
I installed win 7 on my lenovo laptop today and am getting to see the win 7 logo. but after that i get a NDIS.SYS error. i try to do a system restore and start up repair and non of them work. after that i also tried to install vista on it, but it also had a same no boot error and showed that it might be caused due to a hardware. i installed them both using a USB DVD ROM. when i searched in Google for the answers it showed that this occurs due to hardware not being properly detected and installed. Please help me with it.

My PC specs.
Intel Centrino Mobile, 1.70 Ghz
Intel 885 Motherboard
DDR1 1.25 GB RAM
Transcend USB DVD-RAM Drive
SoundMax High Definition Audio
Hitachi 500GB USB HDD, 40 GB Internal


Hello,

ndis.sys is a Windows networking driver. An error of that might indicate a problem with your network adapter. Look on the front of side of your laptop; see if there is a switch to disable the wireless card. If there is, try turning it off, and see what happens.

If the problem persists after that, try testing the RAM and hard drive.

For RAM, see this guide: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

For hard drive, use the DOS version of SeaTools.

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Hi

My PC got strucked while running windows 7.
I re-installed the Windows7 again and now working fine.
The only problem now is that, when I start, it is showing 2 Windows 7 and I have to choose 1. Can you pls help me to delete/remove the old windows 7 from the system????

thank you,


Ibrahim

A:Windows 7 installation issue

Try easybcd..

Download EasyBCD 2.1 - NeoSmart Technologies

It allows you to remove an entry, rename an entry etc etc.. Very easy to use. Make sure u delete the correct entry.

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I had windows 8.1 installed on my samsung evo 120 gb ssd.A faulty shutdown caused my windows to corrupt.As a result,when I start my system it shows me "windows automatic repair".However,it stays like that forever.I tried re installing my windows but after clicking "install now" option it shows me "setup is starting" and it remains there i.e i windows installer does not shows my ssd partition screen.

I connected the ssd to a laptop via sata to usb connector and can easily see the partitions in my computer but when i try to access it,the system hangs.Also,the windows disk management on the laptop wont display anything once the ssd is connected.

using asus z97 sabertooth mobo
core i7
2*4 gb corsair ram

Please help.

A:Windows 8.1 re installation issue

Boot a Windows 8.1 installation disc or flash drive. Select Repair then run Startup Repair up to 3 times, see if thta fixes it.

If you don't have one, see here: Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create

Sounds like a corrupted file system.

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Hey, i have a problem with my computer..
What i know is that it dont want to create a System reserved Partition... when i press "New" in the installation setup window.
And im booting for a Usb, i?ve installed before with an usb and it worked perfect.. but not my main computer
___When i try to install windows7 on it i get the following message.

"Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computer?s hardware may not support booting to this disk.
Ensure that the disk?s controller is enabled in the compuer?s BIOS menu
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Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition.
see the setup log files for more info
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I tryed to change the hard drive on the computer but that dont work i still get the same message.
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I dont know what to do, and i have been up for more that 25hours straight trying to find a solution, i would be glad if anyone have a solution.




Best regards Matt ^^

A:Windows 7 installation issue

Unplug all other HD's and peripherals,

Boot into BIOS setup, reset to defaults, save changes. Next if an EFI BIOS, enable Legacy BIOS, set DVD drive first to boot, HD second. Then set SATA controller to AHCI. Save changes and Exit.

Then boot into installer DVD or flash stick burned or written using tool and latest ISO for your licensed OS version here. Your flash stick may be bad so if it fails download another iSO and write with tool to stick.

At first installer screen Press Shift + F10 to open a Command Box, type:

DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)
CLEAN
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SIZE=102400 (for 100gb partition, adjust as desired)
FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="WINDOWS 7"
ACTIVE
EXIT
EXIT

Next click Install Now, then Custom install to Clean Install Windows 7 to the partition you created. If it fails then report back at which step and the verbatim error message.

In addition read over these steps to understand the tools and methods which work best to get and maintain a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps are the same for retail.

After install you can adjust partition size or Create new partitions for data, etc. in Disk Mgmt. We are creating the partition here to mark it Active which overcomes certain install failures.

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When trying to install with my Windows XP Ultimate DVD I get the
'can't find Hard Drive' error at the end of setup.

I find it strange, because its worked fine on all 3 of my other computers. When I tried putting in a regular XP CD, that worked fine as well.

Whats the problem here???? Its going to drive me nuts!

Thanks in advance

A:Windows XP Installation Issue

Windows XP Ultimate does not compute . . are you installing Windows XP or Vista Ultimate?

If you are installing on SATA drive, there is an additional step:

http://xphelpandsupport.mvps.org/how...ws_xp_on_a.htm

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Hi,

I have windows XP SP3 and trying to install windows 7 on my computer, i have genuine software and product key from MSDN, however when am trying to install, am getting a message which almost resembles - file missing , use other media and try again, error code ""0x80070011". Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated.

A:windows 7 installation issue

are you doing a clean install or an upgrade

try reburning the disk at a slower speed

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Hi, my desktop is running with windows 7.  I have purchased new windows 8 pro dvd and tried to install in my desktop.  during installation, preparing files complete 100% and when the system restart to continue the installation, "getting device
ready" message and the installation stop at 60% and I am getting the error message as "system threats exception not handled" and not able to proceed further.  Pls find my desktop configuration and advise to complete the windows 8 installation.
Processor : Intel (R) Core i3 CPU,
RAM - 4 GB(2.68 usable)
System type : 32 bit operating system.
I tried to install windows 8 pro using 32 bit version.

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Currently, I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. I want to upgrade to Windows 8 then I got an error when booting Windows 8 from USB. It say something like this:

"Your PC needs to be repaired
.........
.........
Error code: 0xc0000001
.......

Press Enter to retry
.......
....."

It show that after the MSI logo.

Motherboard: MSI Z87 G45 Gaming

A:Windows 8 Installation Issue

I had the exact same error on one of my upgrades... after various attempts, only option was to replace the HDD.

- BTW. Even Paragon running in WinPE couldn't read the disk properly (the crunching noise was audible so that was conclusive enough to not bother trying anything else)

Hope you have better luck, however.

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I tried to install the Windows 7 RC today (version 7100) and I was stopped by an error message. It said:

CD/DVD device driver missing!


I don't get why I'm getting this error message. I installed Windows 7 beta 7000 using the same CD drive.

The drive is read only, it doesn't write. I HIGHLY doubt that that could be causing an issue though.



I'm gonna try to use my step dad's CD/DVD drive instead, for the SECOND time installing a MSFT OS. Hopefully it works.


If anyone knows why I am getting this error and can help me with it before I have to take apart my step dad's computer, it would be much appreciated!

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I am having trouble downloading windows 10 due to what I believe is a hard drive issue. I downloaded a tool onto a USB thumb drive from Microsoft.com. I then attatched the thumb drive into my PC, which I built from scratch and it doesn't even have an OS installed yet. I plugged in the USB accepted the terms then hit install. In the pre install steps, I first type in my key that I received from purchasing windows 10 online. I accepted more terms then hit custom install windows 10,not upgrade. The next step is where the issue is. It needs a hard drive to install windows 10 to. The drive appears to be read by the system, but it says "drive 0 unallocated space" and next to it it says 0mb. The drive is a brand new 2 trilabyte HDD, so my question is why does it say 0mb next to it leaving it no available space to download windows 10?
 

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I have on numerous occasions attempted to install a version of 7 on my Amd machine.

Processor Amd 5000x2
Motherboard Asus M2N-VM Hdmi
Ram 4GB
Hard Drives 4 x 1tb ( Now removed)
1 x 500gb (System Drive)

The motherboard has inbuilt graphics of the Geforce 7050PV variety. The motherboard chipset is Nforce 630a.

The installation gets past the stage where you enter your user details. This installation either hangs or it blue screens. Using Windows 7 RC and one of the previous builds had the same issue.

I was wondering if any users of this forum have managed to get this or a similar bunch of components working with Windows 7.

I also have a Intel Quad Core system which has no installation issues whatsoever.

Any possible solutions would be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows 7 Installation Issue

Gosties

Hey welcome to SF. Are you installing from the same image on both machines? Did you do a clean install on both? More info please.

Ken

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Hello,
Thanks in advance for viewing this post. I've tried everything that I can find to solve this issue but nothing I tried so far works. I'm not great at computers so this is all new to me which is why I suspect I'm having no luck so far.

If I choose to set up Windows XP, I get the following error after the files are copied and I agree to the user agreement:

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
*** STOP: 0x00000050 (0xE1119F55, 0x00000001, Ox8081AECA, 0x00000001)

If I choose to run the Recovery Console, I get the following error once I choose which Windows installation I would like to log onto:

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
*** STOP: 0x0000000A (0xF000E987, 0X00000002, 0x00000001, 0x808247A4)

I don't know what to do from here. Windows XP wont start up normally and I can't run in Safe Mode anymore. I ran a Memtest program and my computer passed with no issues.

Also, this is a Dell Inspiron 2200 running off of Windows XP Professional SP2.

Any suggestions?

A:Windows XP Installation Issue

Sounds like faulty RAM to me.
You will need to replace whatever is installed presently in your laptop.
If you have upgraded the RAM at all, try removing the new module.
From what specifications I can pull from other websites, you should have 512Mb PC2700 as standard.
If you would like to source and install this part yourself, you can ask for further advice in the hardware (RAM and Power supply) section of the forum.

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Hello, I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a blank new computer I purchased at an auction. I get to the installing Windows part and I get this message. How should I resolve this?

A:Windows 7 Installation issue. Please Help.

Welcome hins75

This hard disk was probably wiped clean since you got it at an auction. You need to follow the installation steps to format the HD.

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Hi guys,

I am trying to install windows 7 onto my dell laptop it starts up and loads windows file and then i select language and install but after that it goes into set up is starting an stays like that for hours.
Can anyone shine any light on this.

Thanks

A:Windows 7 installation issue

Hi Adam1989,

Please run 'Hardware Diagnostics' to confirm 'Hardware functionality': http://dell.to/OUGnqT
- Make a note of error(s), if any

If the 'diagnostics' pass, please share details of 'Windows 7' copy that you are using for installation. Is it a retail version? Or is it the 'Windows Re-installation DVD - OEM version' that you may have received with your Dell? Have you used that media to 'Re-install Windows' before?

Would like to know if you were facing any issues with the computer before you attempted 'Windows Re-install'. Also mention the model of the computer.

Do reply with the information; will take it forward from there.

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Hi,

My current laptop (AMD 64 Turin) is running Win 7 RC 32-bit. I am trying to install the RTM version of Win7 but this time trying to install the 64-bit version. I am not trying to upgrade it but clean install. But as soon as I launch setup.exe I am getting the following error:

"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64(64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher."

Any idea how to get around this? Thanks much!

A:Having an installation issue with Windows 7 64 bit RTM

You need to get an ISO and boot from CD.

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Hello,
Thanks in advance for viewing this post. I've tried everything that I can find to solve this issue but nothing I tried so far works. I'm not great at computers so this is all new to me which is why I suspect I'm having no luck so far.

If I choose to set up Windows XP, I get the following error after the files are copied and I agree to the user agreement:

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
*** STOP: 0x00000050 (0xE1119F55, 0x00000001, Ox8081AECA, 0x00000001)

If I choose to run the Recovery Console, I get the following error once I choose which Windows installation I would like to log onto:

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
*** STOP: 0x0000000A (0xF000E987, 0X00000002, 0x00000001, 0x808247A4)

I don't know what to do from here. Windows XP wont start up normally and I can't run in Safe Mode anymore. I ran a Memtest program and my computer passed with no issues.

Also, this is a Dell Inspiron 2200 running off of Windows XP Professional SP2.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Windows XP Installation Issue

Hmm... could be a hard drive issue, but I'm not that sure. Have you recently done a backup of your files? If no, you might first want to take the hard drive out and plug it in to another via a USB hard drive enclosure (probably best to be done by a professional), and copy your files to CD/DVD.

You might want to run a test on the hard drive itself, as well. Provided the drive is the original one from Dell, you should have a Western Digital hard drive (as per this:

http://supportapj.dell.com/support/...mID=INSPIRON 2200&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=)

Here is a link to Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostics:

http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?groupid=701&sid=30&lang=en.

This will allow you to test your hard drive for errors, and if possible fix them. I would probably use the Extended Test for a more thorough result. But as it says, you should really have a backup of your important files before you start.
 

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I'm installing windows 7 64 bit on a custom built machine, specs below. The setup process gets through the initial file load and windows 7 logo screen but then instead of getting to the screen that asks me for language and keyboard layout I only get the blueish background.

gigabyte ga-g31m-es2l
intel dual core cpu
4 gb gskill pc2-800 ram
wd black 500 gb

A:Windows 7 installation issue

Hey dallascisco,


Have you had a chance to read our install help questions thread ?

Questions to use for help with Installation Issues

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Apologies if this has already been posted but I have searched for the most relevant posts I could find. I am attempting to install Windows 7 on this device however it stops detecing the external CD drive & USB drive once I boot this from the BIOS. Is there any kind of workaround available for this?  I only have one external CD device available. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. 

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Hi,

I grabbed Windows 7 RC a few days ago when it was released and set about installing it onto a seperate Hard Drive, the installation completed without problems but rendered my original OS(XP) in-accessible, during the installation I used the "Custom Install" method and stored Windows 7 on a new HDD thinking that as I have an option at POST to run whichever HDD via a disk selection screen, so now the situation is that Windows 7 runs brilliantly and on startup I can select either "Earlier version of Windows" or "Windows 7" but If I try to launch the earlier version I get a BSOD with the following error code.

*** STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF789E528, 0x00000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

If I try to launch the HDD with XP on it from the POST screen, I get the error NTLDR is missing so presumeably during the 7 install it moved NTLDR to the HDD with Windows 7 on it.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated as to how to remove and reinstall 7 correctly but still allow me to access my XP install on the other HDD
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 Installation issue

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I have a Z-575 t hat came with Windows 7. I am upgrading to a Windows 7 Ultimate License along with a Crucial MX500 SSD. I have no problem loading the software and taking all of the Microsoft updates.. But at some point, the screen goes blank and I cannot get Windows back other than to restart the computer. I've thought maybe it won't come out of sleep mode so disabled screen shutdown and harddrive shut down. But it still appears to be a problem.I've reformatted the SSD (C partition) several times now and still have the eventual blank screen that seems to be associated with the computer not waking up. Of course, I am not even remotely sure why the Z575 will not wake up. Eventually, in a restart, it will not hand over to the SSD and so I reformat and try it again.Anyone have any thoughts?Thanks.. Computer is 6 or 7 years old. I also updated the memory to 16gb which Ultimate recognizes though original Win7 would only recognize 8gbAppreciate any help or thoughts

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Hi, everyone! I've recently built a PC and intend to run win 7 x64 on it which I got free as a student. I downloaded it and burned the iso onto a dvd at the lowest speed available. When I run my brand new PC (no previous data on the drives, everything is straight from the store)I choose my language and time zone, after when I install I get the following message:

"A required CD/DVD drive device is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD or USB flashdrive, please insert now. Note if the Windows installation media is in the CD/DVD drive, you can safely remove it for this step" I get the options "Browse" "OK" and "Cancel" If I hit browse I get to browse my drivers(?) I note that my Wester Digital caviar is not displayed unless it marked as "X/Boot" I can see my USB stick and DVD player, though.

When I then try to continue it scans for a couple of seconds and then I get the message: "No device drivers were found. Make sure that the installation media contains the correct drivers, and then click OK" And then I cant continue, ive searched and read similar threads but I can not get it to work. Any thoughts or opinions would be highly appreciated

Regards Jonatan

A:Windows 7 x64 driver installation issue

Try booting the DVD in another computer to see that it loads correctly and discovers the HD. If not, burn another at 4x speed using ImgBurn.

Unplug all peripherals and other HD"s.

Can you try install from USB flash stick? The easiest method is to install UltraISO trial version, Open ISO on File tab, Write Image on Bootable tab, Format, Write. Boot stick by setting it as first to boot in BIOS setup, or using one-time BIOS boot menu.

Try another DVD drive.

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I bought a Dell Optiplex GX260 for mother's day gift.
It came without an OS, can't figure out if hard drive or cd is to blame...

For awhile I struggled with "Media Test Failure Check Cable" issue, until I went into system settings and disabled NIC Integrated from boot menu. And I inserted my Windows XP home edition cd and booted from cd and started installation - all good.

My problem is once it finishes the first part of setup, it says it needs to reboot in order to finish installation. However, I'm back to where I started after this. If I boot from CD I'm back to the beginning of Windows installation. If I boot from hard drive, it goes to a black screen and then reboots. THanks in advance, I'm pretty upset because my mom was looking forward to using this computer and I can't even get it set up
 

A:No OS computer, Windows XP installation issue

Whenever I have that happen, I open the CD drawer and slide it back in. Usually takes off where it left off,.
 

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I have Ubuntu as my native OS, and it originally took up all of my hard drive space, which was about 200GB, but I booted Ubuntu from a Live CD and partitioned about 70 GB out of the original 200, and had planned on installing my Windows Vista back into my computer. When I select the unused 70 GB partition, it gives me a message kind of like "Windows was unable to find a partition with the appropriate volume." I took this like I didn't have enough space. It's Windows Vista Home Premium, and I looked around and everywhere I look it says it should take 40 GB of space and need about 15 GB of free space. I have enough, don't I? The entire 70 GB partition is completely blank. I don't know how to fix this problem. Help?

A:Windows Vista Installation Issue

When you shrink the volume, how many partitions are on the disk at the time? An MBR disk can only have a maximum of 4 partitions, so if your Ubuntu installation created 4 partitions, you won't be able to create any more (regardless of how much space is free).

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Hello All,

Can anyone help me with my problem...PLEASE!!!

I installed Win2k and now I have yellow question marks to these items.

Ethernet Controller?
Video Controller (VGA Compatible) ?
PCI Serial Port?
Unknown?

I have a IBM Thinkpad T21 Product # 2647
Ibm website is somewhat confusing!!!

My area is UNIX SUN workstations/Servers....this is not my field! But trying to learn new things......I've had this issue for two days straight w/no luck.

 

A:Windows 2000 installation issue's

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When I tried to install a software on Windows Vista 64 bit, I received an error 1603 during installation and installation failed.
It was installed sucessfully on Windows Xp and other versions. Could anyone tell me the reason and solution to this problem?
Do we need some changes in Install Shield?

A:Installation issue on Windows Vista 64 bit

What software package?
look in your error logs;
Start --> right click on computer, select manage
Click on event viewer
Look at errors and warning.
This will give you an idea what happened.
List your system specs.

With this info we will be able to give you more of an idea whatis happening.

Full instructions from microsoft on how to get around this are found here;

You receive an "error 1603: A fatal error occurred during installation" error message when you try to install a Windows Installer package

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Hi guys, this is a strange problem...
A friend's computer, running Vista Home Premium, is having issues installing MSI packages. If you try to open the file graphically, it processes a little, then does nothing, and then it proceed to slowly lock up if you try to click on anything else.

I checked the Windows Installer service, and turned it on, and it made no difference. It still locks up.

The interesting thing is that if you use the command line, and manually run the MSI file (using "msiexec /i SomeFile.msi"), it starts up fine, goes though the graphical install fine, and works just fine.

But if you try just double-clicking the MSI, no dice. What could this be?

A:Windows Vista MSI installation issue

No ideas?

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Dear Experts, I would like to ask for your help in order to solve a problem with my recently bought HP G4 250. The specifications are the following:HP 250 G4 notebookCPU: Intel Celeron N3050 Memory: 4 Gb.HDD: 500 Gb.Came out with FreeDos. I have have the following issue, when I'm trying to install Windows 7 (Professional 64 bit) onto that machine: "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now. Note: If the Windows installation is in the CD/DVD drive, you can safety remove it for this step." Windows 10 is running currently on that notebook, but I have found it very slow with that operation system. I have done a numerous Windows installation before, but never seen an error like that. Currently owning an another HP Pavilion 15-ab203nh. Had no problem with installation.  Regarding to similar topics, it might have a problem with USB 3.0 drives. I have tried to install it from USB 2.0 ports already. Experienced the same problem. May you please suggest me a solution or a driver? That computer is compatible with Windows 7 64 bit. I got all of the drivers via HP Support. I have tried to unpack (with 7z) and browse for all of the possible drivers (e.g. USB 3.0 driver, Intel Rapid Storage driver) but didn't work out for me. Being really thankful for your help,John.

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I tryed to run the windows vista ultimate installation disk and it came up with an error code and a message saying there was not enough space for the temp files what do I need to do to install the disk? I have tryed erasing my browsing history,deleting cookies, getting rid of unnecessary problems and rebooting the computer none of this has worked and when I called tech support on the phone they told me to call my IT friend someone please help me Thanks, David

A:Windows Vista installation issue

Wipe the HDD completely with KillDisk, then try Vista installation again.

http://jcgriff2.com/0x1/killdisk_imgburn.html

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I have  bought Lenovo T430s laptop recently. The main problem is that it came win Ubuntu OS. I formated all the partition data and tried to install Windows 7. There was a "A required CD/DVD drive driver is missing" issue, where a windows prompts asking me to point the directory where to load that driver. It's on that step, where I should select where to install the drive, so I tought it was the HDD drivers. I tried with UEFI/Legacy tricks such as forcing my BIOS to use UEFI only or LEGACY only. I also tried to change the HDD options from AHCI to Compatability and many variations. Well at first time, i tried with putting the chipset drivers to usb disk and point the driver then uncheck the "Hide drivers that are not compatible with my computer" and tried to force it use my drivers. Tried with different drivers and every time I got stuck to the same problem. Then I tried with Windows 8 and Windows 10, It just installed without problem. Later I had issue with my Cooling Fan. It stoped working, So i returned my laptop to the shop, where I bought the laptop. They said that they sent it to a service and the service changed the HDD and the motherboard. The HDD was Seagate 320GB, now it is HITACHI 320GB. The motherboard is changed, because previous motherboard had Compatibility options, that was suited for windows 8, now it's gone (may be old BIOS chip/software or newer, I dont' know, my BIOS version is 2.7). So after I got my laptop back (repaired) I got it with new H... Read more

A:T430s Windows 7 Installation Issue

Hi,
 
You need to add the USB 3.0 drivers to the WIndows 7 installation media.  There are several threads on this topic here on the forums.  It can be done manually (a real pain...) or with one of several OEM tools.
 
Here's the Intel one:  https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25476/Windows-7-USB-3-0-Creator-Utility
 
You may also need to make the flash drive UEFI-bootable if that's you preferred installation mode.  That involves some file manipulation, but not a complete rebuild of the media.
 
Z.

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im new to this website, and i come out of desperation. i doubt there is a solution to my problem, but ill try. i had windows xp installed, and i put a new password and forgot it. i didnt know the admin password either. so, what i did was research a little and found that if you proceed to repair windows, and during reparation, if you press shift+F10 you can get a command prompt, type a command and change the password. well i screwed it all up by deleting part of my hard drive by trying to get there. after this i installed a fresh copy of windows on a different partition, or folder, and now i can see my file i need to share, but cant get to it!!! im so scared ive lost everything, i had some priceless pictures on there that my mom would be very upset without. if anyone has an answer to this, PLEASE PLEASE help me.
 

A:multiple windows installation issue

prlaserbean said:

im new to this website, and i come out of desperation. i doubt there is a solution to my problem, but ill try. i had windows xp installed, and i put a new password and forgot it. i didnt know the admin password either. so, what i did was research a little and found that if you proceed to repair windows, and during reparation, if you press shift+F10 you can get a command prompt, type a command and change the password. well i screwed it all up by deleting part of my hard drive by trying to get there. after this i installed a fresh copy of windows on a different partition, or folder, and now i can see my file i need to share, but cant get to it!!! im so scared ive lost everything, i had some priceless pictures on there that my mom would be very upset without. if anyone has an answer to this, PLEASE PLEASE help me.Click to expand...

have you tried in safe mode
 

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I've downloaded the Windows Live installer both as an exe and by the windows updater. When it installs i get the "unknown error" of

OnCatalogResult: 0x80072ee6

i've been on the windows website but it is not helpful at all. any help is appreciated.

A:Windows Live installation issue

Have you tried unistalling Windows Live from Programs and Features, reboot, download it again, right click on it and unblock it from properties and tried again?

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Hello all, im really hoping you can help because none of the tech's in my town are even trying to, since windows 7 is so new i guess. I bought a velociraptor 150g harddrive off ebay, and tried to hook it up yesterday with a new full copy of windows 7.


My system specs atm are: Corsair 1000 watt psu, 4 gigs of corsair ram, an asus p5q deluxe motherboard, E8500 cpu and a 4870 video card.

Now, originally what was happening was i would install it, it would go through all 5 of the check marks, restart itself.. then bring up an error (something along the lines of x8005057) and say i needed to run windows repair.. well when i did that windows repair said it was unable to automatically fix the problem. Then i removed one of my video cards because i had them in crossfire, and the installation made it a bit further, it got passed updating registry and to "setup is now installing starting services" (or something) but then it just hangs there... indefinatly.

Also, like i said this is a new HDD off ebay and it didnt come with any discs or cords (im using the cords from my seagate barracuda that crapped out), would that be a problem? After my motherboard posts a message flickers really fast in the top left of my screen that says something like "Looking for storage device... No hard disk found!" which doesnt make sense because it shows that i have a 150g HDD hooked up when i have to choose a partition

Im pullin my hair out here so im hoping someone here ... Read more

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So i have seen many pages with the issue of mouse and keyboard not being detected at the language selection page during the windows 7 enterprise installation, so i was bale to find a work around for that issue by patching the ISO file with the USB 3.0 drivers,
I was able to move past the language selection page and install the OS, when installation completed and the system rebooted, it wont detect the mouse or keyboard at the "set up windows - Type a name for our PC" page.

Please help!!!
  

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So i have seen many pages with the issue of mouse and keyboard not being detected at the language selection page during the windows 7 enterprise installation, so i was bale to find a work around for that issue by patching the ISO file with the USB 3.0 drivers,
I was able to move past the language selection page and install the OS, when installation completed and the system rebooted, it wont detect the mouse or keyboard at the "set up windows - Type a name for our PC" page.

Please help!!!
  

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Hello, so recently, something strange has been occurring when installing a batch of Windows 8 updates; It seems as though when I install these updates and it sits at the screen which says "Configuring windows updates **%". The system then restarts. But after the windows boot logo dissapears, the screen displays no signal then the screen turns and it is blank (with no cursor) and then it displays no signal once again, then the screen turns on and it is blank. This process seems to repeat itself infinitely, whilst the HDD is working hard; doing something in the background, I left the computer alone for a few hours and it did not show any sign of working again. Has anyone else had this issue and has solved it somehow. I would like to install these updates, but unfortunately I don't know which update(s) is causing this. Can anyone tell me which update it may be so I can disregard that update and install the rest? I had managed to recover everything by doing a system restore. But I am afraid of installing these updates again. Please note that this cannot be a Graphics driver issue as after I recovered from a system restore I reviewed all of the updates that are meant to be installed and there are no Nvidia updates

Kind regards~

Intel.

A:Windows 8 Boot issue after update installation

Welcome to EightForums.

Try installing the updates one at a time.

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Good day.
Running win 8, I d/led Windows essentail live from this link : http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/essentials
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After installation I got error messages for missing files like attached file for messenger.
I tried to uninstall the package but could not find it on uninstall program or windows features.
I need help to install one correctly or to removed it from system.
I mainly need this package for movie maker, I will be much happy if I get alternative freeware.
Thanks and regards.

A:Windows essentail live installation issue

 This solution is from ..    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-system/how-do-i-reinstall-wldcoredll/2075e9bf-2e5a-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5?page=3
 
 
Please....make a RESTORE POINT before you attempt this
 
How to set a system restore point
 
 
 
 
 
 
. It seems the new Windows Live has grouped the wldcore.dll and wldlog.dll (used by Messenger, Contacts and Mail) to a folder c:\Program Files\Windows Live\Shared

Maybe because I did upgrade install it screwed up things.
The solution was simply copy paste those 2 files wldcore.dll and wldlog.dll from c:\Program Files\Windows Live\Shared to
c:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger
c:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts
c:\Program Files\Windows Live\Mail
 
 
                   OR
 
if all of that is a bit too much.....
 
Uninstall using Revo......
 
Please download and install Revo Uninstaller Free
    Double click Revo Uninstaller to run it.
    From the list of programs double click on The Program to remove
    When prompted if you want to uninstall this program, click Yes.
    Be sure the Moderate option is selected then click Next.
    The program will run, If prompted again click Yes
    when the built-in uninstaller is finished click on... Read more

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I got an old computer from a friend that wasn't using it anymore. Right now it has Windows XP, and I want to install Ubuntu on it, but pushing any of the listed buttons on start up results in the screen going black and not responding to anything for at least a whole day (at which point I gave up and turned it off). It's an HP Compaq d220 MT and comes up and says <[TAB] to post screen> <F9 = Boot Menu> <F10 = Setup> <F12 = Network Service Boot>. My friend already got all the info off the computer he needs, I got new RAM for it as he wanted to keep what was in it, and almost everything works fine. Unfortunately, he has nothing that came with the computer, no cds, manuals, or anything, and he can't even remember the administrator password. I have a boot cd for the Ubuntu version I've read will work on this computer, but I can't for the life of me figure out what to try next.

A:Old used computer, Windows XP to Ubuntu installation issue

Two questions; is there a HDD in it ?, if yes did he format the drive ?

Did you try to put the CD in the drive first > then start the machine ?

You can look here for spec's and manuals for it: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/sit...4892.199480143

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Hi im having some issues installing a win seven x64 version onuefi mode. I create a usb gpt and i set everything on uefi in the bios and i can see correcly the raid volume active.ok
I begin the windows instalation and when it cames the part to chosse the partition to install there is empty twher any harddrive to select.
I delete and create a new raid cero volume an still nothing.
Help please

A:windows seve x64 uefi installation issue

Why are you using RAID which greatly complicates things and offers no advantages since Win7 doesn't like it?

Did you create the UEFI installation media using only Option One from UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows ?

Then did you boot the stick as a UEFI device only, delete all partitions during the booted install so that the installer can reformat the hard drive as GPT? UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with

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Hi folks. I am trying to install a piece of software but it wont let me due to an issue with WiXinstaller.msi and it pops up with the error 2753. I have tried using an online suggestion to cure it with regsvr32 vbscript.dll but it makes no difference. Does anyone know how to solve this issue?

Many thanks.
 

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Hi,

I have bit of a problem , I have the following pc which I bought 3 yrs ago , so I suppose relatively old Compaq Presario SR2125UK Desktop PC - HP technical support (United Kingdom - English)

Its running 2gb of mem , 140 GB , duo core intel proscessor ( I cant remember the exact speed - i suffer dyscalculia but I bought this when duo core pretty much just came out ( if that helps )back in march 07 here in the uk from pcworld with Windows preinstalled.

To recall how this happened aint easy and TBH has been recurring issues for some time that I managed to sort with antivirus software , but never truly sorted until i suppose it got out of hand ( fan whirling all the time ) and myself resorting to using the netbook i am on now.

At the time I thought it was just a bad virus that had somehow got in there ,so I tired various antivirus software like kapersky , spybot which helped up to point ( at least got rid of some viruses ) but for somer reason it never truly fixed and whatefer the issue was.

This actually started to happen if I recall by doing a Microsoft update so as result I just ignored it , as it just seemed to cause more problems too.

Tonight then I attempted to sort this ,using software I bought called Paragon disc manager . My idea was to just formart it ( thinking it would delete / replace anything else in there ) and then restore disc, but unfortunatley this did not work out as planned.

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A:Windows Home Premium Installation Issue

HeyAll,

I have bit of a problem , I have the following pc which I bought 3 yrs ago , so I suppose relatively old Compaq Presario SR2125UK Desktop PC - HP technical support (United Kingdom - English)

Its running 2gb of mem as opposed to the 1 originally in there but other than and upgraded graphics card the same machine , duo core intel proscessor ( I cant remember the exact speed - i suffer dyscalculia ) and of course I cant boot up the pc to check and 140 gb if i recall .

To recall how this happened aint easy and tbh has been recurring issues for some time that I managed to sort with antivirus software , but never truly sorted until i suppose it got out of hand ( fan whirling all the time ) and myself resorting to using the netbook i am on now.

I tired various antivirus like kapersky , spybot but for somer reason it never truly fixed and whats worse was its was also not doing a system restore - which I dont think has ever happened to me before.

Tonight then I attempted to sort this , though I must confess I wasnt in the best frame of mind ( ill health plus 6 weeks of being stuck indoors thanks to weather you see )

Any how I got hold of this program called Paragon hard disc manager because i wanted a fail safe way to format the partition on my hard drive ( thinking it would help resolve whatever the funk was going on once and for all )

I also should not note i tried checking the intergrity or something like that , of the system files itself which of course I kne... Read more

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Hi all, Trying to install Windows 10 from scratch after formatting SSD. Are the following screenshots something typical for you? The form size is about 1/10 the usual size which makes you unable to see anything unless you squeeze your eyes into the screen. The boot USB usb is working well on all my other machines.Also after installation the display is OK.  ???

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Hello, I buy and resale laptops, and recently I've been running into this issue much more often. When I'm installing windows 7, the laptop will request a driver for the hard-drive.
What's frustrating is I'm sitting on 5 laptops right now that are all saying the same thing. I can take these hd's out, slap them into another laptop and install windows 7 to them, and put them back into the first computer I needed them in... But I don't like doing that because of all the compatibility issues I have to go through when/If the machine will boot.

For example, I just securely erased all the previous owners data on a Fujitsu A series: AH530 laptop, I did it because I noticed the user had left stored passwords from their facebook to their bank account, and I figured it was best to make sure no one was able to recover the data. -- Anyway, securely erased all the data, wiped the free space afterwards, reformated, made an partition, and made it active, made sure that the disk would read in disk manager via my desktop (I have a port on my case to connect 2.5 inch laptop drives to LOVE IT.)

When I get the install loaded up on the laptop, and it gets to the screen where you select where you want the install to be put, it requests for the driver. NOW when I click browse, my HD actually shows up for me to browse for drivers.. It shows up as my C: drive, which completely baffles me.. (haven't seen it do this to any of the other laptops I have this issue with) But, it will not give me t... Read more

A:Windows 7 Installation Issue across multiple laptops

- To post an update - Solved the problem with the CD/DVD device driver error, still have the problem with a select (Very select few) hard drives not being detected in the windows 7 install, though I can access them through my desktop, file browse, format, whatever else.
- Come to find out, my USB drive installation of Windows 7 was corrupt - but this fix still worked for 4 different laptops giving me the "A Cd/DVD device drive could not be found" And giving you an option to browse the removable media for the driver...

I'm sure it's been posted but here it is again, I can't remember the exact link for the fix/walkthrough I found; sorry for no sources.

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Start your installation normally with your USB drive
Continue as you normally would, until you hit the error "A required CD/DVD device driver is missing."
Leave this error screen up SIMPLY Remove your USB drive, and plug it into a _DIFFERENT_ usb port.
Click the CANCEL button on the error message.
Then click the X at the top right of the installation
Doing so correctly should lead you back to the initial screen of the Windows 7 Installation without a reboot.
Begin going through the steps to install windows,
instead of giving you the error, the install should then proceed as normal.
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- AGAIN this worked for 4 of my laptops, with my usb drive installation that wasn't even made entirely correctly.
(Not sure what the CD/... Read more

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I am using HP Pavilion dv6-6047cl with free installed Window 7 operating System . I change my HD and not able to recover my Windows 7. The windows product key is not readable. i want to reinstall windows 7 and want to activate on said key.kindly help me.Windows label picture is attached.

A:Windows 7 Product Key & OEM copy Installation Issue

Hi Naseer_Din,Do you have the old drive and does it work? If it is still working you can attach the hard drive externally and with a program like Nirsoft Produkey get the key from the drive.http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html Click on file and select sourceChoose load the product keys from externa Software Registry hive and Browse to:(drive letter): Windows\system32\config\software and click OK Now you should get the product key. Hope it helps,David

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I just finished installing a Windows 7 Pro upgrade from Vista. I now have almost no room left on my hard drive, which used to have about 100+ GBs free. What can I safely delete?

A:Windows 7 Post-Installation Space Issue

Welcome to SF!

See this tutorial: Disk Cleanup : Extended

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Good day.

Running win 8, I d/led Windows essentail live from this link : Windows Essentials - Download Windows Live Essentials

After installation I got error messages for missing files like attached file for messenger.
I tried to uninstall the package but could not find it on uninstall program or windows features.

I need help to install one correctly or to removed it from system.

I mainly need this package for movie maker, I will be much happy if I get alternative freeware.

Thanks and regards.

A:Windows Live Essentials installation issue

Just installed Windows Essentials 2012, so far so good (tnx for the link)

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