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Windows 7: Windows not installing on 64 bit

08 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Windows not installing on 64 bit


I'm trying to do a clean install of windows 7 and it installs all the way up to 90% and then just stops. its a copied CD the windows 32bit version installs fine but the 64 bit just wont go any further.

Does anyone know why?


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08 Sep 2010   #2

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
I assume that there IS sufficient disc space and your computer is genuinely a 64 bit machine.

Ensure that you have a LARGE enough partition to install the OS in -- 60 GB should be more than enough.

Now just let it run --it might take a long time but it should work.

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08 Sep 2010   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello Stuart29, welcome to Seven Forums!

As you say it's a "copied CD", first Windows 7 won't fit on a CD it must be a DVD for it to fit.

You probably got a bad burn and doing it again will sort it, use the ISO burner at the link below to do a second burn at no greater than 4x speed and click the 'verify' box so the program will check the quality of the burn before it finishes.
Do remember to post back with the outcome.

ImgBurn Free ISO Burner
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08 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

Hi guys, thanks for your replies, sorry it is on a DVD disc yes, i have a 1 terrorbite HDD, quadcore processor and 4gig ram. i will burn a new cd with your advice and i will let you know how it goes

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