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Windows 7: New install of w7 64b onto new HD not working

24 Sep 2014   #1
HPmom

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 7601 Multi processor service pack 1
 
 
New install of w7 64b onto new HD not working

I put a new hard drive into my HP dv7 laptop. I downloaded the ISO file [I do have a key]. I started the computer and when I put the dvd into the drive, I get an error, " no bootable device" I went to the BIOS and made sure that the order was correct. I tried it with two different cd's and a usb and nothing,

W7 Home premium SP1

Any ideas?
thanks alot


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24 Sep 2014   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

How did you burn the DVD? I'd suggest doing it again but use ImgBurn at 4X speed (or the slowest speed available).

You could also create a bootable USB flash drive and install from there using Rufus.
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24 Sep 2014   #3
HPmom

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 7601 Multi processor service pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
How did you burn the DVD? I'd suggest doing it again but use ImgBurn at 4X speed (or the slowest speed available).

You could also create a bootable USB flash drive and install from there using Rufus.
Thanks for the reply,

I download the ISO from my PC onto the dvd, I did the same with a usb drive.

I will try your suggestion
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24 Sep 2014   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You have to burn the iso to dvd with a burning program, as suggested.

Here`s another program you can use.

Free ISO Burner
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25 Sep 2014   #5
HPmom

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 7601 Multi processor service pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
You have to burn the iso to dvd with a burning program, as suggested.

Here`s another program you can use.

Free ISO Burner


Failed to write ISO image, Error: Hardware Error 8448.

Tried Rufus, no go , no error, just No bootable device
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25 Sep 2014   #6
gregrocker

 

The error means the HD cannot boot, which we already know.

Reboot and tap the HP ESC key to get a boot menu, select DVD drive to boot. Do you get a prompt to Press Any Key to Boot disk? If not then the disk is not burned correctly or the ISO is bad.

Start with a fresh ISO and burn it to fresh, new DVD with the tool also provided in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

If this fails then work through the steps for Overcoming Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums.
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25 Sep 2014   #7
HPmom

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 7601 Multi processor service pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
The error means the HD cannot boot, which we already know.

Reboot and tap the HP ESC key to get a boot menu, select DVD drive to boot. Do you get a prompt to Press Any Key to Boot disk? If not then the disk is not burned correctly or the ISO is bad.

Start with a fresh ISO and burn it to fresh, new DVD with the tool also provided in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

If this fails then work through the steps for Overcoming Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums.

I set it in the BIOS to have the DVD drive to boot. No, I never got a " press any key to boot"

I downloaded the ISO file from the link above. there are a few different choices so I downloaded another one.
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25 Sep 2014   #8
gregrocker

 

You should be using http://msft.digitalrivercontent.net/win/X17-58997.iso for 64 bit,
or since you only have 4gb RAM you might get better performance from 32 bit at http://msft.digitalrivercontent.net/win/X17-58996.iso
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25 Sep 2014   #9
HPmom

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit 7601 Multi processor service pack 1
 
 

ITs Working !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Windows is loading files !!!
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25 Sep 2014   #10
gregrocker

 

Good news!

Stick with the steps, tools and methods in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 and you'll have a perfect install for as long as you do.

Let us know how it goes.
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