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Windows 7: Windows 7 RC Wont Install Properly...PLEASE HELP!!!

20 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 RC Wont Install Properly...PLEASE HELP!!!

Ok so I just got a new computer, put in the 64-bit RC, it told me what to do, I followed it all and then it said something like "that's all the info we need for now, will start installation and computer will restart serveral times". So it did what it did and then after a couple restarts it stayed off and my monitors power button then just kept flashing and so did my computer, it stayed off for about 20 minutes. Then I pushed the power button and turned it back on and then it loaded up and went to a black screen where it said in the bottom right corner "Windows 7 Evaluation copy. Build 7100" and it stayed on the screen for about 2 minutes and the computer then shut down on its own. Then I reboored it again and it went back to the same screen accept its been on there ever since, about 30 minutes now. What is going on? Even when I take the disk out it shows the same screen when booted up. Somebody please help, thanks!!!


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20 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Sounds like a corrupt install to me.

Try reinstalling, if that doesn't do the trick try making another copy of the disc as it may be a corrupt disc image.

It would also help if you filled out your system specs a bit more. =)
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20 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Specs are AMD Phenom II X3 720BE, M3A78-EM Motherboard, 4GB G-Skill Ram, Hitachi Deskstar 500GB 7200RPM and Samsung DVD Writer!!!

How can I install again? I can't do anything right now it just boots up and takes me to that black screen. I van go into safe mode, it gives me an option but I can't cause it says Windows isn't finished installing.
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20 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnny1000 View Post
Specs are AMD Phenom II X3 720BE, M3A78-EM Motherboard, 4GB G-Skill Ram, Hitachi Deskstar 500GB 7200RPM and Samsung DVD Writer!!!

How can I install again? I can't do anything right now it just boots up and takes me to that black screen. I van go into safe mode, it gives me an option but I can't cause it says Windows isn't finished installing.
Hmm..

So what happens exactly when you boot your computer with the Install DVD in the DVD Drive?
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20 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Ok, I turn on the computer with the disk in, it turns on and shows the motherboard page quickly, then shows the windows colour logo floating thiny and then goes to that black page and says "Windows 7 Evaluation copy. Build 7100" in the bottom right corner and stays there forever. I swear stuff like this only happens to me lol. I didn't burn the disc myself either, my uncle did and he works with compurers and he's burned it for himself aswell already and it went smooth!!!
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20 Jun 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnny1000 View Post
Ok, I turn on the computer with the disk in, it turns on and shows the motherboard page quickly, then shows the windows colour logo floating thiny and then goes to that black page and says "Windows 7 Evaluation copy. Build 7100" in the bottom right corner and stays there forever. I swear stuff like this only happens to me lol. I didn't burn the disc myself either, my uncle did and he works with compurers and he's burned it for himself aswell already and it went smooth!!!
Not just you, anyways.. Can you get into your bios settings?
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20 Jun 2009   #7

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi, when you boot your computer keep pressing F8 until you get a screen with options on it, I think you are looking for repair option or something like that, I am not turning off mine at the moment to see exactly what it says, I am doing something so I can't, sorry.
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20 Jun 2009   #8

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
Not just you, anyways.. Can you get into your bios settings?
What's that?
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20 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jfar View Post
Hi, when you boot your computer keep pressing F8 until you get a screen with options on it, I think you are looking for repair option or something like that, I am not turning off mine at the moment to see exactly what it says, I am doing something so I can't, sorry.
If F8 does not work, then try ESC, F11 or F12. Varies on the Motherboard/Bios.

BIOS is Basic Input Output System (something like that) I want you to check a setting in there, first you need to get into it.
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20 Jun 2009   #10

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi here is what you are looking for when you press F8 before the splash screen.
Use the repair mode and see if it helps.

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