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Windows 7: Installation time of Windows 7

11 Mar 2009   #31

Vista Enterprise x64 SP1

For me install started when laptop started to boot from the stick and it ended when I saw my desktop.

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11 Mar 2009   #32

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
At what point is everybody actually starting and stopping the timing of the installation?
Tossing the CD in and booting the computer, until I see the desktop, install updates and reboot again.
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29 Aug 2009   #33

vista 32 bit and 64 bit

I made a mistake and changed the value of cversion.ini [HostBuild] MinClient=7233.0 MinServer=7100.0 I changed minClient to 7000 thinking it would give me more renewals for the trial... install on my p5k-e (4gb ram) now at 6 hours. What should I do?
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04 Jan 2010   #34

Windows 7 Ultimate

Depends on the system.
Fresh install on the following 4-5 Mins for the complete install start to finish.

Core i7 8 core 64 bit 2.66 Ghz (overclocked to 3.9 Ghz)

12GB or Ram (overclocked)

Intel X25 Extreme Solid State Drive

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04 Jan 2010   #35

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

12 minutes from start to desktop, installing from a Kingston 4GB USB stick.
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19 Jan 2010   #36

Windows 7 pro
Variable W7pro install times on HP Compaq 6000 pcs

Hi Guys,
Has anyone else seen these so far unaccountable long install times for W7pro.
I am rolling out 5 HP Compaq 6000 pcs, 3 installed in about 90mins while 1 required an overnight session (I left the install running) When I approached HP about the problem (on the last machine) they told me to interrupt the install and start again - long story but the machine was replaced. The new one has been installing now for about 6 or 7 hours.

The install method is using the HP recovery disk which (once booted) wipes the supplied Vista downgrade to XP install and then starts the W7 pro install. You spend a short time feeding disks into the machine then the install happens for real. There seams to be no reason why it can vary so much.

Anyone got any news ???? (I've used the same disk set through out apart from when attempting further installs during my sessions with HP - made no difference)

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17 Sep 2012   #37

Windows 7 x64

I installed W7 x64 twice because I couldn't believe it - 12 minutes to using desktop.
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17 Sep 2012   #38

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601

Here's my installation time of Windows 7:
  • Copying Files - 5 seconds
  • Expanding Files - 18 minutes
  • Installing features - 15 seconds
  • Installing updates - 43 seconds
  • Completing installation - 6 minutes
  • Preparing Windows 7 for the first time - 3 minutes
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18 Sep 2012   #39

Windows 7 x64

My BIOS takes 1 full minute so:
BIOS - 1 minute
USB boot of W7 install media to 1st prompt - 2 minutes
1st prompt to 1st reboot - 3 minutes
BIOS - 1 minute
Install continues - 2 minutes
BIOS - 1 minute
To Logon Screen - 1 minute
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