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Windows 7: Problems getting past Compatibility part of the install

25 Oct 2009   #1

vista 32 bit
 
 
Problems getting past Compatibility part of the install

I am running Vista SP1 32 bit version on my computer now. I have a Windows 7 X86 version I am trying to install. When I go to install it gets to the Compatibility part of the install, put up a blank box with the message that the info has been saved to my desktop. The only button to click is close. If i do that 7 starts over. The info saved on my desktop it blank also. Nothing. I also can't run the windows 7 Compatibility advisor from Microsoft when you download it. Any ideas??

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25 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium [64-Bit]
 
 

Are you making a clean install or an update one? Updates are usually a problem. Try making a clean install...
About the advisor - are you running this from and admin user? Have you tried running it with admin rights? Does the advisor install correctly? I have tried the advisor on several rigs and it seems to work just fine...
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25 Oct 2009   #3

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

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