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Windows 7: W7 Hang at completing installation 2nd stage - cdrom has bad block

01 May 2012   #1
AHG1011

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
W7 Hang at completing installation 2nd stage - cdrom has bad block

Hello,

I am stuck at the completing installation stage after reboot. Heres what I've tried:

Removing all but 1 stick of ram
Only have the HDD im installing to plugged in
Using the mobo vga with video card undone
Have all USB devices unplugged ( except keyboard )
Disabling everything in "Other" in device manager
Disabled display driver in device manager

I received this error in the event log: Cd rom has bad block under the administrative tab

ASUS Sabertooth Z77
Intel Sandy Bridge i5-2500k
GSkill 8gig Ares series

Thanks


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01 May 2012   #2
gregrocker

 

Download your licensed version from the tutorial here and burn a new DVD or write the ISO to flash stick using the MS tool provided: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

The steps in the tutorial can also be adapted to get a perfect retail Clean Install.
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01 May 2012   #3
AHG1011

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Just tried this, still no luck and the same error.

Any other thoughts?
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01 May 2012   #4
gregrocker

 

Are you booting the DVD? Where did you get Win7?

How about booting a flash stick installer to get around possible DVD problems?

Try wiping the HD first with Diskpart Clean Command using the installer's Command Line by accessing DISKPART At PC Startup
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02 May 2012   #5
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AHG1011 View Post
Just tried this, still no luck and the same error.

Any other thoughts?
Could you clarify the word "this"?
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02 May 2012   #6
AHG1011

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

"This" being what Gregroker suggested. However, I managed to get W7 installed. I now have a new problem. I cannot get W7 to boot. I think it is a problem with the ram. After getting W7 installed I replaced the 3 remaining sticks that I took out and the video card. Tried to boot up, but got the black screen saying I need to repair the windows installation. Took the video card out again and revieved the same error. Going to try now without the other 3 sticks and see if that is the issue.

Thanks for everyones input
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02 May 2012   #7
gregrocker

 

Replace the sticks one at a time to see which is causing the problem.

You can also test your RAM - Test with Memtest86+ CD for 5-6 passes. Follow the steps to test mobo slots as well.
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