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Windows 7: Vista to windows 7 installation problems


02 Apr 2010   #1

VISTA
 
 
Vista to windows 7 installation problems

FIRST TIME FORUM USER

I am upgrading from VISTA 64bit to a Windows 7 64bit OS. I downloaded
"Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor" and ran the program. The report returns a
problem highlighted with a red X, "We had a problem checking your
system for compatibility with Windows" with no further details given.
What action is needed or should it be ignored?

I ran the Windows 7 installaion but it terminates with a message that "Nero Burning Rom" should be unistalled. I was unable to uninstall. I then searched the registry and removed any direct or indirect reference to Nero Burning ROM but I still have get the same message when I attempt to install Windows

Help/advice would be appreciated. Thanks




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02 Apr 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Download and try this ccleaner

http://www.ccleaner.com/

It should get rid of all traces of the problem program. But a clean install is best.
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02 Apr 2010   #3

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jameshk View Post
FIRST TIME FORUM USER

I am upgrading from VISTA 64bit to a Windows 7 64bit OS. I downloaded
"Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor" and ran the program. The report returns a
problem highlighted with a red X, "We had a problem checking your
system for compatibility with Windows" with no further details given.
What action is needed or should it be ignored?

I ran the Windows 7 installaion but it terminates with a message that "Nero Burning Rom" should be unistalled. I was unable to uninstall. I then searched the registry and removed any direct or indirect reference to Nero Burning ROM but I still have get the same message when I attempt to install Windows

Help/advice would be appreciated. Thanks

Frankly, I would not spend much time on this. The upgrade can take an hour or more. You could make a backup, or should be doing that already, and then do a clean install of the upgrade by following this thread.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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02 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by motc7 View Post
Frankly, I would not spend much time on this. The upgrade can take an hour or more. You could make a backup, or should be doing that already, and then do a clean install of the upgrade by following this thread.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
+1.
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02 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Download the Nero cleanup tool from http://www.nero.com/redir.php?id=4558.
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02 Apr 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

 

When you boot the DVD to Clean install, select Custom install, then use Drive Tools to delete all partitions, create new one(s) as you wish, then format before installing Windows 7 to first partition.

I personally would zero the HD to get the deepest clean due to the Nero corruption - nearly as bad as Norton.
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02 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

As everyone has stated you should really do a clean install. It will give you an option to format or delete. Do both if it will let you. I have a disc wiper that I use 2 or 3 times b4 I install and I have NEVER had an operating system issue after a clean install.
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02 Apr 2010   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Using an upgrade DVD you can do a clean install very easily. You just boot from the DVD and choose advanced options when asked, assuming that you have the supporting OS to upgrade from.
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04 Apr 2010   #9

VISTA
 
 
Vista to Windows 7

I have decided to stick with VISTA for the time being. I think I have some system/hardware problems that need to be resolved. I will do a clean install when I decide to change OS. Thanks to everyone who responded.
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04 Apr 2010   #10

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Wish you the best. When you decide, we will be here.
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