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Windows 7: Windows 7 clean install error 0x80070057

07 Aug 2012   #1
katak47

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Windows 7 clean install error 0x80070057

Hi, i tried to do a clean install acording to your suggestion , but this error kept coming up windows error 0x80070057... I'm using asus P6T mobo (no on board gfx option) nvidia gtx285 gfx, 2mb ram, and that's all... The hdd is newly formated... Please help...


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07 Aug 2012   #2
OldMX

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional
 
 

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07 Aug 2012   #3
Kaktussoft

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by katak47 View Post
Hi, i tried to do a clean install acording to your suggestion , but this error kept coming up windows error 0x80070057... I'm using asus P6T mobo (no on board gfx option) nvidia gtx285 gfx, 2mb ram, and that's all... The hdd is newly formated... Please help...
When do you get that error? In install step os is it installed already?
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08 Aug 2012   #4
katak47

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i get the error in install step. after selecting the drive, and pressing next. and yes, i did just format the hard drive.
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08 Aug 2012   #5
Kaktussoft

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by katak47 View Post
i get the error in install step. after selecting the drive, and pressing next. and yes, i did just format the hard drive.
So you want to start with a total empty physical drive? Really nothing on it?
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08 Aug 2012   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Katak,

Use your Win 7 DVD to "clean" your hard drive.

GO TO A COMMAND PROMPT
USING YOUR WIN 7 DVD/UFD




BOOT TO A COMMAND PROMPT USING A WIN 7 DVD/USB STICK
Insert your Win 7 DVD or Win 7 USB
Power down your computer.
Power up your computer.
Boot up your computer from the Win 7 DVD/USB stick.
When a screen is displayed asking for the Language to Install,
press the key combo of SHIFT + F10.
Do NOT click on Next.
Press the SHIFT + F10 key combo.

You will have a X:\Sources> command prompt.
X: is a ram drive created by Windows 7.
X: contains a mini-version of Windows 7 called a PE (pre-execution environment).

If you do not plan on installing windows at this time, you may now remove the DVD/USB stick.

If you plan on continuing with an install, then do not remove.

Execute the desired commands.
Use the EXIT command to return to the Win 7 installation procedure.
NOTE: UFD = Usb Flash Device = usb stick = pendrive = thumb drive
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That showed you how to get to a command prompt.

Here is how to prepare the hard disk once you are at the command prompt:

type these commands,following each by hitting the ENTER key:

DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK 0
DETAIL DISK (to make sure you got the hard disk)
CLEAN
EXIT
EXIT (this one gets you back into the install program.
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09 Aug 2012   #7
katak47

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by katak47 View Post
i get the error in install step. after selecting the drive, and pressing next. and yes, i did just format the hard drive.
So you want to start with a total empty physical drive? Really nothing on it?
Yes, that's the plan...
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09 Aug 2012   #8
katak47

clean
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Katak,

Use your Win 7 DVD to "clean" your hard drive.

GO TO A COMMAND PROMPT
USING YOUR WIN 7 DVD/UFD




BOOT TO A COMMAND PROMPT USING A WIN 7 DVD/USB STICK
Insert your Win 7 DVD or Win 7 USB
Power down your computer.
Power up your computer.
Boot up your computer from the Win 7 DVD/USB stick.
When a screen is displayed asking for the Language to Install,
press the key combo of SHIFT + F10.
Do NOT click on Next.
Press the SHIFT + F10 key combo.

You will have a X:\Sources> command prompt.
X: is a ram drive created by Windows 7.
X: contains a mini-version of Windows 7 called a PE (pre-execution environment).

If you do not plan on installing windows at this time, you may now remove the DVD/USB stick.

If you plan on continuing with an install, then do not remove.

Execute the desired commands.
Use the EXIT command to return to the Win 7 installation procedure.
NOTE: UFD = Usb Flash Device = usb stick = pendrive = thumb drive
==================================================

That showed you how to get to a command prompt.

Here is how to prepare the hard disk once you are at the command prompt:

type these commands,following each by hitting the ENTER key:

DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK 0
DETAIL DISK (to make sure you got the hard disk)
CLEAN
EXIT
EXIT (this one gets you back into the install program.
karlsnooks,
i'm currently installing my windows 7 (finally), using you suggestion... Thank you so much for you guide...

and it's a success, thank a lot for your guide...
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13 Dec 2014   #9
Nabster

(PC1 Windows 7 Professional 64 bit)/(PC2 Windows 7 Professional 32 bit)
 
 
After using the Command Promt

Hi i have been having the same problem and have followed the command prompt steps.

After using the command prompt I deleted and created a new partition, when selecting where to select where to install windows I receive the following error: " Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition. See the setup log files for more information."

Unfortunately I am not sure where to find the setup log files.
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13 Dec 2014   #10
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

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