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Windows 7: windows 7 home premium cannot complete installation, ???? help please

15 Oct 2013   #1
k turner

windows home premium 32-bit
 
 
windows 7 home premium cannot complete installation, ???? help please

hi, i have an hp desktop. had a system crash and tried to reload windows home premium. installation comes up ok, and i have chosen custom. done this at least 20 times over 3 days, changing bios for booting order and everything i have been able to find in the forums.

i still cant get it to complete.

32-bit, original disk

please help


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15 Oct 2013   #2
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by k turner View Post
hi, i have an hp desktop. had a system crash and tried to reload windows home premium. installation comes up ok, and i have chosen custom. done this at least 20 times over 3 days, changing bios for booting order and everything i have been able to find in the forums.

i still cant get it to complete.

32-bit, original disk

please help
Clean Install Windows 7
In which step of tutorial you get stuck? What happens exactly then?
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15 Oct 2013   #3
k turner

windows home premium 32-bit
 
 

hi, it is an hp and i just installed again and on advanced driver thingy said to format the d:recovery drive, installation did the registery update,some file thingys, and then rebooted itself and now is hanging again. it was all just after that completing and three dots ... according to some things i have read on here having an hp with a d:recovery, is a problem so i was trying to get rid of it by formating that partition to get a clean install ????????????
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15 Oct 2013   #4
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by k turner View Post
hi, it is an hp and i just installed again and on advanced driver thingy said to format the d:recovery drive, installation did the registery update,some file thingys, and then rebooted itself and now is hanging again. it was all just after that completing and three dots ... according to some things i have read on here having an hp with a d:recovery, is a problem so i was trying to get rid of it by formating that partition to get a clean install ????????????
Please tell me exact in which step of tutorial it fails
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15 Oct 2013   #5
k turner

windows home premium 32-bit
 
 

it keeps going to black and white screen that says windows failed to start, .............restart your computer .
cant carry on installation in safe mode, wont even go into safe mode, and wont start or repair when starting windows normally
just keeps looping and hanging
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15 Oct 2013   #6
k turner

windows home premium 32-bit
 
 

i am starting installation again from scratch, i will ask u what to do on the screen that shows the partitions......just hold on a bit
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15 Oct 2013   #7
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Boot from win7 install dvd and do the shift+f10 trick Command Prompt at Startup

Code:
diskpart
list  disk
exit
how many disks do you see. What is disknumber of physical disk you want to install win7 on?
You want to get rid of all partitions on that disk?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Oct 2013   #8
k turner

windows home premium 32-bit
 
 

ok, have gone past language screen and said start installation
clicked accept terms
gone to custom advanced screen, now i have partition 1 and 2, .............1 is system 21.8 gb, and 2 is primary 5.8gb
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15 Oct 2013   #9
k turner

windows home premium 32-bit
 
 

ah hah, i deleted those partitions in the install screen now i have Disk 0 unallocated space, it may for now
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15 Oct 2013   #10
k turner

windows home premium 32-bit
 
 

it is now installing again, will see if it hangs at end again after that completing installation and three dots place
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