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Windows 7: How can i make/install windows 7 using my external hard drive ?

09 Jan 2012   #11
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noelian13 View Post
well i dont have a usb flash drive...my one usb drive was lost by my classmate..... so i ended up using my external hard drive... okay i will try it after 7hrs need to sleep i'll update again soon
USB flash drives are very cheap these days. I recently bought a 16GB one from Maplins for 24 ($36).


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10 Jan 2012   #12
noelian13

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
unplug the usb disk and start your pc. Still STOP 7B?
yep....even if i remove the usb containing my windows 7 installer
its still 7B...also the "completing installation was nvr completed
so i guess its the one causing to bsod?
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10 Jan 2012   #13
Kaktussoft

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From recovery environment then enter command prompt:
DIR C: (is this your windows system drive?)

Bootsect /nt60 C: /mbr
Bootsect /nt60 C:
Bcdedit /store c:\boot\bcd /enum all

do you see info on "device" and "osdevice" lines that it's refering to C-drive?

Most likely your bcd store is located on wrong disk. I think external usb drive
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10 Jan 2012   #14
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noelian13 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
unplug the usb disk and start your pc. Still STOP 7B?
yep....even if i remove the usb containing my windows 7 installer
its still 7B...also the "completing installation was nvr completed
so i guess its the one causing to bsod?
I would Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Also Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

Why are you reinstalling in the first place?
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10 Jan 2012   #15
noelian13

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
From recovery environment then enter command prompt:
DIR C: (is this your windows system drive?)

Bootsect /nt60 C: /mbr
Bootsect /nt60 C:
Bcdedit /store c:\boot\bcd /enum all

do you see info on "device" and "osdevice" lines that it's refering to C-drive?

Most likely your bcd store is located on wrong disk. I think external usb drive
k...i will try it after i finish my work
thanks for the help
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10 Jan 2012   #16
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noelian13 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
unplug the usb disk and start your pc. Still STOP 7B?
yep....even if i remove the usb containing my windows 7 installer
its still 7B...also the "completing installation was nvr completed
so i guess its the one causing to bsod?
I would Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Also Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

Why are you reinstalling in the first place?
There is no reason yet to assume he's got memory errors.
He should enter recover environment and check if C-drive has files on it and no errors.
DIR C:
chkdsk/f c:
is enough for now. All done from recovery envirnonment
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10 Jan 2012   #17
noelian13

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noelian13 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
unplug the usb disk and start your pc. Still STOP 7B?
yep....even if i remove the usb containing my windows 7 installer
its still 7B...also the "completing installation was nvr completed
so i guess its the one causing to bsod?
I would Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Also Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

Why are you reinstalling in the first place?
okay i will
im re installing cause my windows got corrupt that it got unrecoverable i mean...cant do anything unless i fresh install
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10 Jan 2012   #18
noelian13

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noelian13 View Post

yep....even if i remove the usb containing my windows 7 installer
its still 7B...also the "completing installation was nvr completed
so i guess its the one causing to bsod?
I would Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Also Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

Why are you reinstalling in the first place?
There is no reason yet to assume he's got memory errors.
He should enter recover environment and check if C-drive has files on it and no errors.
DIR C:
chkdsk/f c:
is enough for now. All done from recovery envirnonment
No errors
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2012   #19
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

did you do this as well?
Bootsect /nt60 C: /mbr
Bootsect /nt60 C:
Bcdedit /store c:\boot\bcd /enum all


do you see info on "device" and "osdevice" lines that it's refering to C-drive?

Most likely your bcd store is located on wrong disk. I think external usb drive
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2012   #20
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

in recovery environment (command prompt):
diskpart
list disk (I assume disk 0 is you harddsik?)
sel disk 0
list part (how many partitions?)
sel part 1
det part
sel part 2
det part
sel part 3
det part

which partition is active and what is its size and driveletter?
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