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Windows 7: Installing windows 7 error when expanding files

06 Nov 2009   #1
Jason H

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Installing windows 7 error when expanding files

Okay i can get the windows installion all the way to part 2 installing windows where it says expanding files it will get to around the high 80% or 90% complete then i will get an error that says windows cannot access the installion sources verify that the installation sources are accessible, and restart the installation. And i restart and try again and it gives me the same thing. So any help would be apprecaited.

Thank you,


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06 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 8 Professional x64

I had similar problems when I first downloaded the W7 x64 Pro ISO image from MSDNAA...when I burned the ISO to DVD the burn speed was set too high and some files didn't burn correctly and this caused errors during installation...the problem was easily fixed by burning the DVD on the lowest burn speed...if you are using a retail disc and are getting these errors the disc may be defective
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06 Nov 2009   #3


Good advice on the burn speed.

I have also experienced "issues" during the install process that were resolved by simply unplugging all USB devices except keyboard and mouse (including card readers).
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