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Windows 7: Windows & upgrade error

26 Jun 2011   #1
spiderdeath

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Windows & upgrade error

Hi, I have an error code 0x80070241 while trying to upgrade from xp pro to 7

My windows 7 upgrade is a cd

Thanks for the help


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29 Jun 2011   #2
MowGreen

Windows 7 Ultimate x86; Windows XP Pro SP3 x86; Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

The most common cause of that specific error is the installation media.
Where did you obtain the Windows 7 installation DVD ... did you download and burn an image, download an upgrade from Microsoft, or was it bought from a retail store ?

The only way to upgrade from XP to Win 7 is to format the Hard Drive and then install Win 7.

Clean Install Windows 7

or

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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29 Jun 2011   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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