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Windows 7: Windows 7 Install Freeze on Expanding Windows files X%


07 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 Install Freeze on Expanding Windows files X%

I have been getting this issue over and over, I have been reading tons of different posts for several days but the only one I haven't been able to try is ahci mode in bios? i cant find the option in there

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07 Aug 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello.


Where did you get the installer from as that is the primary suspect, you are attempting a clean install, correct? where did the installer come from?
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07 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Its a brand new windows 7 32 bit cd. I also tried a different copy that my friend has and i was just going to use my cd KEY and same exact issue. Someone was saying i might need to update the bios but I dont know how... and I cant find the latest update and there is no floppy drive just usb. I have a Music XPC (Shuttle) FB77 which I believe is SB77G5.
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07 Aug 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

 

Try wiping the HD before install using Diskpart Clean Command by accessing DISKPART At PC Startup.

If that fails, then wipe it again, create, format and mark Active an NTFS Primary partition as shown in Step 2.2 here: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

If that fails, write the latest official ISO to flash stick using Step 1 + 2 in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which also has the best practices for installing Windows 7 for you to study.

If that fails, unplug the DVD drive and try again.
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07 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I managed to use How To Flash Your Bios From USB - Made Easy (remade) and found my latest bios flash update here: Shuttle Global - SD32G2

Lets give it a shit. wish me luck
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07 Aug 2012   #6

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Try wiping the HD before install using Diskpart Clean Command by accessing DISKPART At PC Startup.

If that fails, then wipe it again, create, format and mark Active an NTFS Primary partition as shown in Step 2.2 here: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

If that fails, write the latest official ISO to flash stick using Step 1 + 2 in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which also has the best practices for installing Windows 7 for you to study.

If that fails, unplug the DVD drive and try again.

Ill try all this in a few. I actually had already did the diskpart clean stuff, managed to find all that in a dif forum thread but I havent tried the make active part.
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07 Aug 2012   #7

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

As far as unplugging the cd/dvd drive... how would I do that and still install the os?
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07 Aug 2012   #8

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

oh nm i see what u mean
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07 Aug 2012   #9

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

After flashing the bios I am now past all of that!~!! woohoo!! omfg... 3 days of this!! <3
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07 Aug 2012   #10
Microsoft MVP

 

Good news. Let us know how it goes.
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