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Windows 7: Windows 7 Cannot complete installation.

23 Feb 2011   #11

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
It's pretty clear it is the video card/chip, now we need to apply that information:

Can you reinstall your video card?

Even better would be to default in BIOS to onboard video chip if you have it.

As a last resort, borrow or buy a new video card to do the install.
Would love to do that but its a laptop. So i guess I better geta hold of Dell so they can replace the mobo.

I still think its odd that I can run Ubuntu 10.10 and install the ATI drives just fine, and the laptop works fine as well (for basic functions that is)

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23 Feb 2011   #12
Microsoft MVP

 

Were you able to enter Device Manager following the tutorial I posted to uninstall the Display driver, try completing install?
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24 Feb 2011   #13
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello NeoArod, welcome to Seven Forums!



If you are saying that Linux will install and run from the lappy but Windows 7 will not, then you may have a bad Windows installation disk/download, if the Windows 7 install disk is one you burned yourself it may be a bad burn and needs to be done again, if so this would be the first thing to try.

Use the free ISO burner at the link below to burn another at a speed of no more than 4x and select to let the program to verify the disk before it finishes.


ImgBurn Free ISO Burning Software
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02 Mar 2011   #14

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Were you able to enter Device Manager following the tutorial I posted to uninstall the Display driver, try completing install?
Sorry for the late response but it's been a very busy week. Yeah i tried it out and im seeing a lot of different devices that have warnings on them, im going one by one disabling them and i think eventually im going to disable all of them.

Heres what im looking at right now.

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02 Mar 2011   #15
Microsoft MVP

 

Have you unplugged all peripherals and other drives?
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02 Mar 2011   #16

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Have you unplugged all peripherals and other drives?
Yes I have, there is nothing plugged into the laptop
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02 Mar 2011   #17

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

OMG wow ok so i reformated the hole drive and did a fresh install, on the 1st reboot i tried doing the device manager option again isabled the Video Card and it worked and installed just fine im desktop screen right now. I kinda feel stupid i didnt try this a week ago XD, but thanks a lot, now im going to do some trial runs and see what happens. I want to make sure the video card inst bad so i can have dell replace the mobo.
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02 Mar 2011   #18
Microsoft MVP

 

The fact that your video card was hanging the install doesn't necessarily mean it's bad, nor does it point at all to the mobo. This is just an anomaly seen in a tiny percent of installs.
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02 Mar 2011   #19

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Well that anomaly kicked my ass for 2 hole weeks
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02 Mar 2011   #20
Microsoft MVP

 

We only were consulted a week ago, and the workaround given then to enter Device Manager during install apparently wasn't tried until now.

Glad it helped, though, and you're most welcome.
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