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Windows 7: yet another installation problem

06 Oct 2009   #11


so i have now tried three different versions and every time it is the same thing. it hangs at 0% on "expanding windows files". does anyone know what is going on here? maybe it can't write to the hard drive or something?

edit - i've tried everything. i can't even get a copy of xp to install. could there be something wrong with my hard drive? i don't know what else it could be.

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