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Windows 7: Code 5 error message

16 Jun 2009   #1

Windows XP
Code 5 error message

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my computer but I get is this error message:

CDBOOT: Cannot boot from CD - Code: 5

The hard drive is totally clean, formatted and ready. I been able to install the program in other machines without problem. Even, it boots in an old Pentium III, 380Mb old computer that I have for testings.

I tried the installatio connecting the hard drive on other computer capable to run Windows 7 very well, but when I put the hard drive back it does not work neither.

Can somebody have a solution for this?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

Hello Welcome to SevenForums,

Hope that you have a good stay here on SF. Did a google search on your problem and found this
I have solution.

You need Vista install DVD. Boot Vista Installation, choose Language press next and than press "Repair my computer". On next window u will have few options, choose "command promt". Remove Vista DVD and insert Windows 7 Install DVD. Navigate to DVD (for example d: or e:, depends on your drives setting, than go to folder sources (type "cd sources" ), and type "setup". Installation will start shortly. Now just follow instructions

the rest of the story is this link. good luck with your install hope this helps, lm
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