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Windows 7: Win7 clean install won't complete

02 Apr 2010   #61
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ibex View Post
Just an update to thank everyone for their help and let you know were I got to.

PC now boots Win7 from the 1.5 TB drive and all options on motherboard that were switched off are back on and 8GB RAM is in.

The way I got the 1.5TB drive going was to create a backup image of the working install from the 80GB drive and then restore it to the 1.5TB drive. From there I extended the C: drive to 256GB and created the other two partitions.

Only outstanding issue now is the audio driver - I will start a separate post for that at some stage.

Congrats




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02 Apr 2010   #62
ibex

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Ibex,
Great. Glad to hear that the problem is solved.

Thanks for letting us know how you solved the problem.

Which software did you use to create the image?
Which software did you use to restore the image to the 1.5T disk?

Karl
Once I had a working install on the 80GB drive I used win7 backup to create the image on a 3rd disk and to also create a system restore CD. I swapped the 80GB and 1.5TB drives over and then booted from the system restore CD and restored the backup image using the restore CD.
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03 Apr 2010   #63
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Ibex,
Great. Glad to hear that the problem is solved.

Thanks for letting us know how you solved the problem.

Which software did you use to create the image?
Which software did you use to restore the image to the 1.5T disk?

Karl
Once I had a working install on the 80GB drive I used win7 backup to create the image on a 3rd disk and to also create a system restore CD. I swapped the 80GB and 1.5TB drives over and then booted from the system restore CD and restored the backup image using the restore CD.
Fantastic. Thanks much for the feedback. That is precisely the procedure which I would use. Give us a yell if you need assistance again.
Thanks, Karl
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