Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit Setup freeze.

20 Mar 2012   #1
Heavenzeyez1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.
 
 
Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit Setup freeze.

Hello!

So, my brother brought me his emachine G730G laptop.
Specs:
*Intel i3-370M
*Ati 5650
*4+2gb RAM
*320gb HDD

The problem was when he brought it to me that the computer didn't start up normally.
It gave no errors or such, it just "Starting windows" forever, the colored things kept moving all the time and the blue light(which shows if PC is thinking) kept blinking all the time as normal - but all in all, it never went on from there.

So I decided to install new windows on it. I didn't want to format or anything.
Anyway, now when I boot from my win 7 CD, it hangs absolutely everywhere.
First it took 15 min to load the "Setup is preparing", then I got to the partition part, this took another 15 min, and finally installing itself took forever. It actually seemed to successfully install, but in the end when starting up services it game me BSOD(sorry, couldn't read the error) and said that I have to reinstall. -.- Then I gave up. Could anyone help me or tell me what is causing the problem? Btw, I've installed win 7 several times from the CD with no problems.

Thanks in advance,
~Eerik Muuli.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 Mar 2012   #2
gregrocker

 

Reset BIOS to defaults: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

While in BIOS setup set SATA controller (if one) to AHCI to try install. Set your DVD drive to boot first, then HD. Physically unplug any Floppy drive. Then unlug any other HD's or peripherals to try install.

If it fails again, test the HD with maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan. You can find out the HD make by looking on it. If full test finds errors run it again until clean. Then wipe the HD using that option on CD.

If install still fails, remove all but 2gb RAM to try install. Then swap RAM sticks. Examine slots closely for debris and blow it out. Test your RAM thoroughly using this tutorial to test both RAM and slots: RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Next try a new installer for your version from the Forums's tutorial to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. To eliminate the installer as problem, if DVD fails again then write ISO to flash stick using tool given. Boot stick under USB, Removable or HD's using eMachine F10 one-time Boot Menu key, this time with HD set first to boot in BIOS.

Report back results on each step as you should know by now if it will install or have a clearer reason why not.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Mar 2012   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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


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?

-acer001.png

You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:
https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

22 Mar 2012   #4
Heavenzeyez1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.
 
 

Hey guys!
Good news, I got it all working.
I ran SpinRite v 6.1 (took 50h), but now it's running good again!

~Eerik.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit Setup freeze.




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Installation freeze on Setup is Starting... screen
This started with first being unable to boot Windows at all. Booting led windows to start with no interface. I could move the mouse pointer on a blank screen and that was it. Same thing happened while attempting to use my set of recovery disks. Finally I downloaded an .iso and attempted a fresh...
Installation & Setup
windows 7 setup is preparing your computer for first use freeze
acer aspire laptop project stuck at windows setup. iv switched out the hard drive to 3 different ones and still same problem also tried xp and vista and still no luck. iv ran every test there is and nothing its fine but iv let the laptop sit at setup is preparing your computer for first use and...
Installation & Setup
Virtual pc setup freeze
Hi, i am trying to load XP onto a virtual machine. It seems to instal fine and boots into set up. Then freezes on the screen 'Please wait while setup detects and instals devices such as your keyboard and mouse..' Any ideas?
Virtualization
Win 7 ultimate 64bit freeze
Hello everyone.One week now as i play a game (like cod or bfh)my computer freezes and needs restart when it opens again i get this log: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1 Locale ID: 1033 ...
BSOD Help and Support
Installation freeze after setup files are loaded
So I just built my new computer and fired up my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit disc. The setup files load, the Windows logo video plays, the pretty blue screen with the flowers in the corner appears and my cursor has the rotating green circle indicating something is happening. Then the circle stops...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 Ultimate freeze
I don't even how to start .. About 5 or 6 days ago I've installed Windows 7 Ultimate x32 and in the first day, it all went smooth. The next day, however, hell broke loose. At random points, windows freezes and I have to force shutdown it. Or the taskbar/explorer/my computer/etc. simply stops...
BSOD Help and Support


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:00.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App