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Windows 7: Diskpart Clean All Error

07 Jan 2011   #11
NeedHelp99

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
That Bootmgr missing means it is skipping the flash stick installer and trying to boot the wiped HD so make sure USB stick is set to boot first in BIOS setup before HD, all other HD's and peripherals are unplugged.
I have the USB first in BIOS, it still gives me the error.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Next try booting it using one-time BIOS Boot menu key with HD set first to boot.
I'm assuming that's the F12 option. The USB was first there too, I chose it but I still get the BOOTMGR error.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Since you have a DVD drive, suggest you burn ISO to DVD using ImgBurn at 4x speed to try that method. Where did you get ISO?
I think I will have to try that, though I will have to go get some DVD's. I got the ISO from my college's software website, from a VPN connection so I wouldn't think the file is corrupt in any way.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Did you reset the CMOS? Is your HD registering correctly in BIOS?
According to your past link, I can reset the CMOS by putting back BIOS to its default settings. I tried it, but obviously it resets everyting, including the boot order, back to factory settings, with the HD second after floppy. I've set it back to factory and only changed the boot order so USB was first, but it hasn't worked.
Also, my HD shows up fine in BIOS, along with one other drive, and they both are enabled.

Any other suggestions are greatly welcome. I will try the DVD method and see if it will let me boot.


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07 Jan 2011   #12
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

It could well be skipping over the flash stick because it is faulty, which woudl also explain the install fail. So it's a good idea to cross-check with DVD install.

Check the ISO hash against official Hash here: Windows 7 RTM SHA-1 hash / checksums

Burn the DVD using ImgBurn at 4x speed with Verify so there's no question.

Good quality DVD's are 3 for $2 on photo rack at Walgreens.
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07 Jan 2011   #13
NeedHelp99

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

SUCCESS!!!

I burned the iso to a DVD at 4x and it worked just fine, HD came up and everthing. The boot USB was definitely the problem.

Thank you very much for all the help, it was very accomodating!
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07 Jan 2011   #14
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Glad it helped and thanks for reporting back in.

Tips for getting a purrfect install based on hundreds done here: re-install windows 7
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