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Windows 7: Formatting Notebook/Netbook.

01 Oct 2014   #11
thatdoggonegirl

 

I have other questions (it's still related to this one):

1. "Preparing setup for first use". This always appears when I turn on my notebook.

2. "The System Customization in Progress Please Standby" always run.. it keeps on running by itself, and I have no idea what's its use. Should I leave it do its thing? It's just frustrates me because it keeps on doing it all over and over again..

3. Even the Toshiba Archive Extractor, what's its purpose/use?

Thank you, folks, yet again. ^w^v


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01 Oct 2014   #12
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Normally these things should not happen if the netbook has been setup properly the first time Windows booted after the factory restore. It is also assumed that you have not meddled with the BIOS anytime.

From a distance it is impossible to guess what you did and what you didn't during the setup process.

I would advise you to redo the out-of-the box restoration with some knowledgeable friend by your side during the restoration and setup process, scrupulously following the instructions in the User Guide on the first time setup. What happened to your best friend who helped you to resolve the password problem?

If you can't call him to look into it as you do it, it will save a lot of botheration for you if you can get it done by a professional sitting along with them.

If the same problem still repeats, then it is going to be a long process of checking your internal HDD, replacing it if found to be failing with bad sectors and installing the OS from the Recovery DVDs on a new HDD for which you will require an external optical drive.

In any case wait for some more time to see if other experts come out with any possible resolutions from their experience.
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01 Oct 2014   #13
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Ok, as I started my research on this problem I could get on to this thread Stuck in a loop - restoring computer to factory settings View it. It also has a screenshot.

Quote :
"This screen does not show you what is happening in the background, installing stuff and configuring. It seemed to be in a loop as there was no progress bar indicating what was being done. It wasnít until I moved this screen away did I see different icons on the desktop.
Just let the configuration keep doing itís thing, rebooting and it will be done. It took about maybe 15 restarts for mine to be done." Unquote

So just leave it alone for a considerable amount time and see whether these get out finally.
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01 Oct 2014   #14
thatdoggonegirl

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jumanji View Post
Ok, as I started my research on this problem I could get on to this thread Stuck in a loop - restoring computer to factory settings View it. It also has a screenshot.

Quote :
"This screen does not show you what is happening in the background, installing stuff and configuring. It seemed to be in a loop as there was no progress bar indicating what was being done. It wasnít until I moved this screen away did I see different icons on the desktop.
Just let the configuration keep doing itís thing, rebooting and it will be done. It took about maybe 15 restarts for mine to be done." Unquote

So just leave it alone for a considerable amount time and see whether these get out finally.
I did the same thing now it's okay! Thank you. Thank you! It's no longer running! Yay. God bless you! Everything's doing great.
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01 Oct 2014   #15
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Thank you, Thank you for your blessings and blessed I am!

And the fact that I had overlooked and had to relearn from your experience:

Even during a normal Windows Installation, somewhere down the line, perhaps at the final stage, there will be a screen saying that during the process the computer may restart many times.

Normally on fast computers this configuring and restarts may not take much time and so we never feel it.

It now emerges that on slower netbooks, this configuring and restarts may take much much longer that we get jittery.

Thanks to you again We have learnt this lesson.

You may mark this thread as solved.
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01 Oct 2014   #16
gregrocker

 

We have a tutorial here used by over a million consumers to do a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. I'm sorry you weren't given it.

It shows how to download and unlock Starter version in Step 1, in the third bullet point.

Everything is included to get and keep a perfect install just as long as you stick with the steps, tools and methods. There has not been a single complaint for what was once considered a very cumbersome process.
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02 Oct 2014   #17
thatdoggonegirl

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jumanji View Post
Thank you, Thank you for your blessings and blessed I am!

And the fact that I had overlooked and had to relearn from your experience:

Even during a normal Windows Installation, somewhere down the line, perhaps at the final stage, there will be a screen saying that during the process the computer may restart many times.

Normally on fast computers this configuring and restarts may not take much time and so we never feel it.

It now emerges that on slower netbooks, this configuring and restarts may take much much longer that we get jittery.

Thanks to you again We have learnt this lesson.

You may mark this thread as solved.
How about the "Setup is preparing your computer for first use"? That shit is making me nervous like hell.
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02 Oct 2014   #18
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Please explain the sequence when you shut down your netbook and then boot.

Does it happen everytime you boot the netbook?

How long does it last? And what happens next?

The only suggestion I could give you at this moment is redo the restore again as advised in post #12.

Follow the instructions in the user guide and the Windows prompts as it installs scrupulously. Allow sufficient time for the process that goes on during the setup to complete. As I already said have your best friend - who seems knowledgeable - guide you.

It could be that in the tense moment you didn't wait/do something right. So repeat is the first go.

Note: You may remove the solved entry as I understand your problem/s is still not solved fully.You may put it back only after all your problems are solved.
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02 Oct 2014   #19
thatdoggonegirl

 

Does it happen everytime you boot the netbook? Yeah.
How long does it last? And what happens next? It only lasts for 10 seconds, I guess. After that, everything's okay, it'll log in.

We already did it, we just don't know how to get rid of that piece of crap. Lmao.
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02 Oct 2014   #20
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Do you mean you did a factory restore again and still you are getting this? I just want to make sure.

Alongwith your answer please post a screenshot of the startups running after you boot.

Start > In the search field type msconfig , click on msconfig.exe which appears on top in the Programs Window.

That will open the System Configuration Window. In that click on the Startup tab and post a screenshot.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/14...ool-vista.html

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

If for some reason you are unable to post a screenshot just write them down ( there may not be many in your case) and post.

Once you take the screenshot Click on Cancel at the bottom to close the Window.

Let us see whether there is an easy way to kill it.

The screenshot of my startups below just as an example.

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