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Windows 7: Windows 7 restarts repeadly


31 Jan 2009   #1

Vista 64 HP-win7
 
 
Windows 7 restarts repeadly

So i installed Windows 7 64bit to my laptop and it worked with out a hich.

Then I installed Windows 7 to my desktop and its went threw the 4 steps.

when it got to the last step (install compleating) it resat the computer as normal.

but when it starts up after the reset it gose

1. windows system rollback (its the same look of menu like when it asks you if you wan't to start in safe mod)

2. says starting windows (i get the 4 colors merging to make the windows logo)

3. it says "The upgrade was not succesful. installing previous version of windose"

Its been doing this loop for awhile now i tried powering down but when i turn it on its just repeats. The version is 7000

Fixed

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31 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi viste and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

Are you upgrading a copy of Vista or are you installing Windows 7 in its own partition? I suggest a clean install in its own partition, especially with a Beta OS. In fact, I recommend a clean install for all OS installations. This avoids problems with incompatible drivers, which I suspect could be the cause of your problem.
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31 Jan 2009   #3

Vista 64 HP-win7
 
 

dang i choose upgrade

but i did back it up before the install to an external hd
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31 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi viste,

Thanks for the reply. Providing that your Vista installation is functioning normally then follow this Tutorial to shrink Vista's partition and create a new partition on which you can clean install Windows 7: Disk Management - Shrink Partition - Vista Forums
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31 Jan 2009   #5

Vista 64 HP-win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Hi viste,

Thanks for the reply. Providing that your Vista installation is functioning normally then follow this Tutorial to shrink Vista's partition and create a new partition on which you can clean install Windows 7: Disk Management - Shrink Partition - Vista Forums
Its not

Its stuck in the secend process of installing Windows 7 after it re-starts so i'm past the point of return.

I can get to Bios thow
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01 Feb 2009   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi viste,

Oh dear. This happened to me the first time I tried to install Windows 7 (to a separate partition - I never actually upgrade over an existing OS). Fortunately for me, I was able to force the system to boot into Vista, delete the Windows 7 partition and start again. In your case, it seems as though your Vista partition has become corrupt. What I suggest is that you start again. Reinstall Vista and at the appropriate point in setup, create your partitions. Install Vista as normal in the first partition. Repeat the procedure with Windows 7, only this time select the second partition. This is what I did with my system - as you can see I am triple-booting, so I created 3 partitions. You should find that the installation routine goes more smoothly when the OS has its own partition. The problem with upgrading over an existing OS is that various files are overwritten, but the existing OS is still running. In some systems and hardware configurations there is no problem, but in others this can cause problems of varying severity. Note that there is a big difference between this and using an upgrade version to clean install by upgrading over itself - here the files are the same, and so there isn't any problem if individual files are overwritten.
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01 Feb 2009   #7

Vista 64 HP-win7
 
 

Hey thanks for the help I dug up my old vista CD and booted from it and now its installing!

So it all worked out

Thanks for all the help
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01 Feb 2009   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi viste,

Glad to hear that you have solved the problem and are making progress.
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02 Nov 2009   #9

windows vista
 
 

im having the same problem.. :/ except that i dont have the windows vista disk...
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02 Nov 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Do a clean install, and fresh partition everything.
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