Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 setup hangs at start


12 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 setup hangs at start

Hi there,

I'm trying to install Windows 7 on a brand new system I just bought and build.
When booting the pc with the Windows 7 RC 7100 build I get the windows is copying files screen, the loading screen and after that i get the background with the cursor but it hangs there.

I can move the cursor in the screen and also can use shift-f10 to get to the command prompt. When I typ in setup.exe it starts loading but it also hangs there.

After waiting for a couple of hours I finally got the screen to install but than it said it could't find the cd/dvd drive. How can it not find the cd/dvd drive if it's already in the setup that is located on the dvd?

The HDD in the new system is not formatted. Might that cause the problem?

Please help.

Thanks beforehand,

Harmen

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

12 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 (Build 7600)
 
 

This really sounds weird. What O/S have you used before? Maybe some Bios Settings were wrong?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

I don't think so. The HDD is on SATA1 and the CD/DVD is on SATA2. All SATA bios settings are on auto...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Windows 7 setup hangs at start




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Windows 7 setup hangs at start
Thread Forum
Solved Windows 7 hangs at Start logo Installation & Setup
Installation of WINDOWS XP PRO fails and hangs on setup. Installation & Setup
Solved windows 7 fresh installation: hangs at setup is starting window Installation & Setup
Windows 7-Setup hangs after windows is loading files with black screen Installation & Setup
Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Setup hangs Installation & Setup
Windows Hangs on start up BSOD Help and Support
Install hangs at 'Setup loading windows files' Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:37 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33