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Windows 7: windows 7 clean install from windows desktop, infinite boot loop


03 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
windows 7 clean install from windows desktop, infinite boot loop

Hi, Im getting infinite bootloops when i trying to do a clean install of windows 7 i did this with no CD just installation files from my old desktop and got no recovery disk or installation disk or what so ever if any could help me pls... thanks

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03 May 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello RJ,

If you like, you could use OPTION ONE to create yourself a Windows 7 installation DVD or USB flash drive that you could boot from to do a clean install of Windows 7 with at boot instead. The TIP section tells you how to get an official Windows 7 ISO to create this from.

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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03 May 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

I think my BIOS doesny support USB.. and got no CD drive.... Is the tried setting the first boot to USB but i cant find it... Is It Removable?
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03 May 2013   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

If this is a store bought computer, then what brand and model number is your PC?

If it's one you built yourself, then what brand and model is the motherboard?

I'll see if I may be able to find out more about it, and what key to press and boot to enter the "Boot Menu" to be able to select to temporarily boot from the USB flash drive.
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03 May 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

I think its not a bought computer... just my brother reassembled parts and make a new computer..... I just looked at my motherboard and found a name.. dont know if this is the brand... "GeForce6100PM -M2 v2.0"
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04 May 2013   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I found the motherboard's manufacturer page below.

ECS Web Site > GeForce6100PM-M2 (V2.0)

English Manual: http://download.ecsusa.com/dlfileecs...2%20(2_0A).pdf


At boot, see if you have an option to press a F (1-10) key to enter the "Boot Menu". If so, do that to select to boot from the USB flash drive for only that one time.


If not, then you would press the Delete (DEL) key at boot to enter BIOS (setup)

Make sure you have all USB options enabled in your BIOS like on page 41 in the manual.
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Select to have the "Removable" (USB flash drive) for "First Boot Device" like on page 32 in the manual.
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Save your BIOS settings and exit.

After you restart the first time during installation, you will need to go back into your BIOS settings and change the "First Boot Device" back to your "Hard Disk". If you don't, it will just boot from the USB again and start the installation over from scratch.


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04 May 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Ok thanks.... another question which has been bugging me.... Can i just make a Repair Disk in my USB? im using a Laptop now... cant use my PC due to condition... i Like to make a repair disk.. so it will repair the installation... im using a windows xp laptop now
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04 May 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

The repair disc isn't for installation its to repair boot issues and such . It won't repair the actual installation . You would need a installation disc for that .

Links to look at

System Repair Disc - Create

Boot Windows 7 System Repair Disc from USB Using Grub4Dos

Repair Install ( you will need Windows already installed )
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04 May 2013   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Ahh Ok thanks for the all the info... I should get another windows 7 ultimate installation files and put it in my USB? if im not mistaken.? and last tiny question.. Can I do a windows XP intallation while i have a windows 7 installation boot loop? thanks
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04 May 2013   #10
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I would recommend fixing the boot loop first.

Since you have Windows 7 Ultimate, you might consider using XP Mode virtual machine with Windows Virtual PC in Windows 7 instead of an actually dual booting with XP. It's a lot easier to use this way.

Windows XP Mode - Install and Setup
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