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Windows 7: Unable to install.

16 Jul 2009   #1
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 
Unable to install.

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my laptop. But I keep getting the following error:

"Windows was unable to create a required installation folder. Error code: 0x80070017"

Does someone perhaps know what this is ?

Thanks!!


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16 Jul 2009   #2
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you doing a fresh install, or a dualboot?
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16 Jul 2009   #3
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uber Philf View Post
Are you doing a fresh install, or a dualboot?
A fresh install.
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16 Jul 2009   #4
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

ok, once uve formatted the HDD with the W7 disc, select the Delete option, and see if that fixes it.
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16 Jul 2009   #5
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

OK guys, my apologies. I also just replaced my dvd drive on the laptop, and I think the driver wasn't right, so that's why I got the error when trying to do the installation via dvd. I made a bootable usb and now everything is going smooth! Thanks for your help Uber Philf. +1
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16 Jul 2009   #6
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

No problem
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