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Windows 7: Cannot complete installation set up on windows 7 professional


03 Feb 2012   #1

Window 7 professional
 
 
Cannot complete installation set up on windows 7 professional

Trying to complete installation set up on my laptop for windows 7 professional. Accidentally turned off and wont complete installation even after restarting. The same message keeps coming back again and again.

I do have the CD but I am unable to go past that message to attempt to reinstall.

Any help please? I am desperate.


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03 Feb 2012   #2

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Are you using the Toshiba Recovery Disks?

information   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?


How to use Toshiba Recovery.
How to use the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility

You can order Toshiba Recovery disks from here:
https://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/...rification.jsp
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03 Feb 2012   #3

Window 7 professional
 
 

May be I dont understand your question but I have the Windows 7 CD at the moment
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03 Feb 2012   #4

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The Toshiba DVD or the MS DVD?
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03 Feb 2012   #5

Window 7 professional
 
 

MS DVD please
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03 Feb 2012   #6

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Try Cleaning the HD Drive, using the CLEAN command (no need to use CLEAN ALL) in Step One in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
Than clean install
Clean Install Windows 7
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03 Feb 2012   #7

Window 7 professional
 
 

I think I need to explain a bit further after reading your links. I actually bought this refurbished toshiba portege m700 and I needed to set-up and activate the pre-installed windows 7 professional using the product key I was provided with together with the MS CD. The system was accidentally shut down during the process and as such could not complete the installation.

The error message keeps coming up and I am unable to complete it. I ahve contacted the US seller and has offered some tips but they are not working and due to the time difference I am not getting any prompt responses hence joining this forum for help.
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03 Feb 2012   #8

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You have two ways of reinstalling.
Try Cleaning the HD Drive, using the CLEAN command (no need to use CLEAN ALL) in Step One in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Way one:
Than clean install
Clean Install Windows 7
Clean Install : Factory COA Activation Key

Way two:
Than clean install with the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks.
How to use Toshiba Recovery.
How to use the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility
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03 Feb 2012   #9

Window 7 professional
 
 

Thanks I have read through all the links but sorry its not working. All I need is how do I get past the loop of error message of "cant complete installation and set up, system need to restart to complete".

Can someone please help given my specific circumstances from the thread?
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04 Feb 2012   #10

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Have you cleaned the HD Drive?

Where did you buy your Windows 7 Pro from?
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