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Windows 7: Installation crashes/restarts after...

08 Dec 2009   #11
tmas3

Windows XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myzr7 View Post
Take out some ram. You got 4g try to install with just 1g or 2g depending on your stick capacity. I know you think its not hardware, however this ram thing has been a known problem for awhile. Hope it helps you. And welcome to SevenForums tmas3
already tried that. I have 2x2gig sticks I tried each separately in slot 1 and it has the same result.


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08 Dec 2009   #12
gregrocker

 

Where did you get the DVD?

Will it boot and run on another computer?
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09 Dec 2009   #13
tmas3

Windows XP
 
 

Its not the DVD. The way it restarts makes me think its something to do with the hard drive.
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09 Dec 2009   #14
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Try some of the things mentioned in this thread. Maybe you already have done this,as you seem to be knowledgeable about the ram trick. Good luck to you.
Other
• Any Over Clocking of the RAM, CPU or GPU?
Suggestions
• Remove everything not essential to loading Windows 7, from the system. No printers, gamepads, second monitors, scanners, external devices, flash drives etc., keep only the monitor, keyboard and mouse.
• A standard VGA cable connection between Video card & Monitor is sometimes required for a Windows 7 installation.
Questions to use for help with Installation Issues
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09 Dec 2009   #15
izzdihar

Windows 7 Build 7600 64 bit
 
 

ITS A DVD PROBLEM..i had this problem 4 days ago..im burn a iso win7(a x64 retail) on DVD when im boot with DVD its stuck at the windows is loading file im try to install with flashdisk and its still like that and then at the last im buy new DVD disc ,burn it and its working...try out!(but the last im burn a oem win 7)..
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09 Dec 2009   #16
tmas3

Windows XP
 
 

I dont think its a DVD problem (burned twice @ 4x with 2 brands) and the same thing happens. Also the loading files screen dosent freeze for me it loads completely then restarts trying to load the next screen(when it trys to access the hdd or other hardware for the first time).
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09 Dec 2009   #17
gregrocker

 

Set BIOS back to defaults. Make sure DVD drive is then set to boot first.

I know you "don't think" it's DVD, but let's check the ISO and DVD both to be sure. Install ImgBurn, select Verify Disk, then load ISO using file tab icon. Make sure it says "Bootable" as shown in screenshot below. Now insert DVD and run the Verify Button. Attachment 41258

Bootable flash stick alternative: format flash stick Primary in Disk Management and load the files into root. Tap F-key given on first bootup screen for Boot Menu and select flash under Hard Drives.

Or load ISO into UltraISO trial version and Write to flash stick using Bootable tab. Boot as above.

If you don't want to risk your XP, then use free Macrium Reflect to save a backup image, zero out your HD which will force the verified DVD to work without interferene by XP. Be sure to choose Custom install, then use Advanced drive tools to create New Partition(s) and Format before installing.

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