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Windows 7: Error - Windows could not configure one or more system components


18 Jun 2011   #1

Windows Xp 32
 
 
Error - Windows could not configure one or more system components

Windows could not configure one or more system components To install Windows, restart the computer and then restart the installation i get this message on clean windows 7 instal i formal my disk and custom instal from boot and on compliting instalation i get that error



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18 Jun 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Milosss, welcome to Seven Forums!


It maybe help to do a complete wipe of the Hard Disk Drive / Solid State Drive and then start the installation process again, have a look at Step One of the Optimize tutorial below; after you have copied out or made back-ups of the data you need to save to external media, then boot the Windows 7 installation media to do the wipe secure erase to the HDD / SSD and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

Whether you use diskpart to run either the clean all command to completely wipe a HDD / SSD or just the clean command to remove the format configuration data and don't use diskpart to create at least a single partition to do the installation to, letting the Windows installer do the format, the new Windows 7 System Reserved partition will be automatically issued, if you want to make your own decision whether this partition is added, study these two (2) options below.
  • If you do not want to create the new Windows 7 "System Reserved" partition use the outline in Step Two #2 to create, format and mark Active a single 100GB partition to do the installation to.
  • If you do want to create the "System Reserved" partition use the outline in Step Two #3 to create, format and mark Active the System Reserved partition and then create and format the 100GB partition to do the installation to.
Either way, running the clean all then creating and formatting the partition(s) using diskpart will get you the best possible space to do a clean install of Windows 7 to; you can always extend the Windows partition to include the remaining unallocated space on the HDD / SSD or create additional Primary partitions or an Extended partition after the installation completes if you choose.

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

DISKPART : At PC Startup
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18 Jun 2011   #3

Windows Xp 32
 
 

I have HDD.....When it boots and setup starts i selectdriver options (advanced) and i sellect format
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18 Jun 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Try doing a wipe of the Hard Disk Drive first to see if it helps, have a look at this tutorial at the link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.



SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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18 Jun 2011   #5

Windows Xp 32
 
 

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\aa>diskpart

Microsoft DiskPart version 5.1.3565

Copyright (C) 1999-2003 Microsoft Corporation.
On computer: AAA-6792E2EAB03

DISKPART> list disk

Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
-------- ---------- ------- ------- --- ---
Disk 0 Online 75 GB 0 B

DISKPART> select disk 0

Disk 0 is now the selected disk.

DISKPART> clean all

The selected disk is neccessary to the operation of your computer, and may not b
e cleaned.

DISKPART>

i cant wipe my HDD
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18 Jun 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Have a look at this one, then boot the Windows 7 installation DVD , it can't be run from the XP desktop.


DISKPART : At PC Startup
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18 Jun 2011   #7

Windows Xp 32
 
 

This didnt help i boot and on stup to select language i press shift and f 10 to open command propt and diskpart select disk clean all and i w8 for 15-20 min and it was clean and i start istalation but i still get same error PLS HELP
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