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Windows 7: Win 7 Installation wont complete

07 Dec 2012   #11
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

You most often need to sysprep Win7 on original hardware before moving it to new hardware: SysPrep to move HD to another computer

What was the SATA controller setting and was there EFI BIOS on the problem PC?

What are the results of HD diagnostics and Disk Check run from installer's Command Line?


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08 Dec 2012   #12
greganka

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Seems like there is no problem with the hard drive. However i did a mem check in hiren's boot cd and several of them failed. The thing is i switched the RAM from my friend's sony vaio laptop and it still didn't work. Any ideas?
Manufacture warranty expired about a month ago and i dont wanna throw this out it was way too expensive to be a 1 year thing.

Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.


A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
103424 file records processed. File verification completed.
125 large file records processed. 0 bad file records processed. 2 EA records processed. 44 reparse records processed. CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
143142 index entries processed. Index verification completed.
0 unindexed files scanned. 0 unindexed files recovered. CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 3)...
103424 file SDs/SIDs processed. Cleaning up 3089 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 3089 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 3089 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
19860 data files processed. CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
37239008 USN bytes processed. Usn Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the
master file table (MFT) bitmap.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the volume bitmap.
Windows has made corrections to the file system.

488282111 KB total disk space.
24737408 KB in 80207 files.
62712 KB in 19861 indexes.
0 KB in bad sectors.
222471 KB in use by the system.
65536 KB occupied by the log file.
463259520 KB available on disk.

4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
122070527 total allocation units on disk.
115814880 allocation units available on disk.

Internal Info:
00 94 01 00 ef 86 01 00 c1 26 03 00 00 00 00 00 .........&......
90 00 00 00 2c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ....,...........
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................

Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
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08 Dec 2012   #13
greganka

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

"A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine"
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08 Dec 2012   #14
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

You need RAM precisely spec'd for your specific PC before using it. To do this google the PC make/model + memory upgrade to see what choices are presented, compare them by running Crucial System Scanner software to find out what type of memory is in your computer.

Then change to the Google Shopping view to compare prices and availability for ordering your exact specified RAM, or go to the parts counter at a store like Tiger Direct, CompUSA or MicroCenter where they will spec it for you, sell it for a decent price, then be able to replace easier it if it doesn't work.

Until then remove the RAM you moved from another PC without spec'ing it first.

If there is any question about the exact specs, post back here for help.
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08 Dec 2012   #15
greganka

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

the other laptop is exactly the same type and model.
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08 Dec 2012   #16
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Then do extended 6-8 passes or overnight tests of RAM - Test with Memtest86+ testing sticks and slots to isolate the problem RAM or slot.

Is this the same exact model mobo for both?
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