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Windows 7: Confused and Disgruntled Help Please


30 Oct 2009   #1

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Confused and Disgruntled Help Please

Hi All

Right, got a new 1tb disk in the post today, and couldnt wait to have a play on windows 7 (im doing a clean install by the way)

being a student in the uk I downloaded the x64 bit proffesional edition through the digital river app and ended up with these 3 files....

setup1.box
setup2.box
Windows 7-p-retail-en-us-x64.exe

to be honest I was expecting an .iso, looking on the internet for solutions I downloaded the x15-65733.iso and the usb/dvd booting tool (from toms hardware)

this is where the problems started

I burnt the .iso and the first and second win 7 install attempts crashed but then the 3rd worked. So i though everything was ok but it wasnt

I checked in win 7 i had the 64bit version but it was the premium not the professional edition which I downloaded (i didnt register the key by the way)

the 2nd problem is that it crashed every 5 mins surfing the net


does anyone know the correct install procedure for me or which .iso is the right one to download, im a bit miffed cos I have spent 30 and have no windows 7 to show for it.


Thanks in advance


mark


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30 Oct 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

 

Make bootable iso from student d/l

If anything doesn't work right, post back here.
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01 Nov 2009   #3

vista / win 7
 
 
thanks

read the guide made the .iso just incase anyone else is burning it i recommend using poweriso because nero 7 ultra didnt burn it as a boot disk


this forum is great


mark
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02 Nov 2009   #4
Microsoft MVP

 

Imgburn works best of all. Has never failed me, while all others have. Burn at 4x with verify to be sure.
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