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Windows 7: Breakdown of Install Issue - Can't read Install CD

20 Nov 2009   #1
kimsko

Vista
 
 
Breakdown of Install Issue - Can't read Install CD

Hello,
Here's the breakdown:

HP Laptop with Vista Home Premium 32 bit
Install Windows 7 Home Premium
Had to remove HP Quick Launch - no issues
During verification the system kept asking me to remove kaspersky anti-virus - I do not have this on my computer - never had.
Just to be sure I downloaded a removal program for Kaspersky and it couldn't find any files.
Restarted my system now when I go to run the install it can't read the cd.
Any thoughts?


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20 Nov 2009   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

If you want a clean install, have you tried booting directly from the Windows 7 install disc--as opposed to starting from within Windows?
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20 Nov 2009   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
If you want a clean install, have you tried booting directly from the Windows 7 install disc--as opposed to starting from within Windows?
Very good suggestion, I would give it a try. The most important part of the suggestion, is the mention of a clean install. Do a clean install regardless of method used.
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20 Nov 2009   #4
kimsko

Vista
 
 

Thanks for the quick response. I'll give that a try and let you know the outcome.
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