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Windows 7: windows 7 giving error mscd001

21 Mar 2011   #1

Windows vista 32
windows 7 giving error mscd001

Please help Windows 7 crash
If someone could please try and help me fix this or just start over.

Ok I have a emachine e725 running windows 7 32bit and a acer running on windows vista. My emachine recently crashed in the blue screen and I tried to complete a system restore. I was able to get through the advanced boot menu and use the repair your computer option to restore windows. During the windows setup process I got another blue screen and the computer restarting. It then started the process over and once it got to the step that says windows is preparing setup, it gives an error msg saying something along the lines of windows was interupted and needs to restart to complete installation, and it has an option to press ok. This cycle continues and I can not open in safe mode because it says "windows can not complete the installation in safemode. Also the option to repair your computer in the advanced menu options is no longer available. So after wrestling with windows starting up I decided to create a back up and restore disc on my acer for my windows 7 computer. I tried putting it on a disc but it would not boot. So I tried creating a installation disc of windows 7 and tried booting from the cdrom drive. Once I did that I got a error msg saying "device driver not found: MSCD001 No valid cdrom device drivers selected. It then gives me the A:\>. Im not sure if I created the disc wrong since I cant unzip the entire file I downloaded with needing an encryption password. I hope someone can help me with this. I am willing to start over fresh if needed. Please help me!!

My System SpecsSystem Spec

21 Mar 2011   #2

Windows vista 32
system specs

  • Intel® Pentium® mobile processor T3400/T4200 (1 MB L2 cache, 2.16/2 GHz, 667/800 MHz FSB, 35 W), supporting Intel® 64 architecture
  • Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset
  • 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection
System memory
  • Dual-channel DDR2 SDRAM support
  • Up to 2 GB of DDR2 667 MHz memory, upgradeable to 4 GB using two soDIMM modules
  • 15.6" HD 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, high-brightness (220-nit), TFT LCD
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset with integrated 3D graphics, featuring Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M (Intel® GMA 4500M with up to 1759 MB of Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0 (64 MB of dedicated video memory, up to 1695 MB of shared system memory), supporting Microsoft® DirectX® 10
  • Dual independent display support
  • 16.7 million colors
  • MPEG-2/DVD decoding
  • WMV9 (VC-1) decoding
  • High-definition audio support with two built-in stereo speakers
  • MS-Sound compatible
  • 160/250/320/500 GB or larger hard disk drive
  • 5-in-1 card reader, supporting Secure Digital™ (SD), MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick™ (MS), Memory Stick PRO™ (MS PRO), xD-Picture Card™ (xD)
Optical media drive
  • 8X DVD-Super Multi double-layer drive
  • DVD/CD-RW combo drive
  • Video conference: Integrated webcam, 0.3-megapixel resolution, featuring enhanced technology for low-light environments
  • WLAN: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi CERTIFIED® network connection
  • LAN: 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready
Dimensions and weight
  • 372.3 (W) x 246.5 (D) x 26.8/39.6 (H) mm (14.4 x 10.8 x 1.1/1.5 inches)
  • 2.7 kg (6.0 lbs.) with 6-cell battery pack
  • ACPI 3.0 CPU power management standard: supports Standby and Hibernation power-saving modes
  • 48.8 W 4400 mAh 6-cell Li-ion battery pack: 3.0-hour battery life
  • 2.5-hour rapid charge system-off, 3.5-hour charge-in-use
  • 3-pin 65W AC adapter
  • ENERGY STAR® 4.0
Special keys and controls
  • 99-/100-/103-key keyboard with inverted "T" cursor layout
  • Touchpad pointing device
  • Eight function keys, four cursor keys, two Windows® keys, independent numeric keypad, international language support
  • Media control keys (printed on keyboard): play/pause, stop, previous, next
  • Easy-launch button: WLAN
I/O ports
  • Two USB 2.0 ports
  • External display (VGA) port
  • Headphone/speaker/line-out jack
  • Microphone-in jack
  • Ethernet (RJ-45) port
  • 5-in-1 card reader (SD™, MMC, MS, MS PRO, xD)
  • DC-in jack for AC adapter
  • Adobe® Reader®
  • Corel® WinDVD
  • Launch Manager
  • NTI CD/DVD Maker™
  • Norton Internet Security™
  • Microsoft® Works 8.5 with Office Home and Student 2007 Trial
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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