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Windows 7: Never reaches step 10 of installation

05 Apr 2010   #1
Epic

Windows 7
 
 
Never reaches step 10 of installation

Following this tutorial Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version i installed it went through all the other things like setting the right resolution and completing installation but after that it restarts and then just hangs on a black screen if i push ctrl+alt+del the computer reboots, i formatted the partitions in ubuntu so it didnt make the 100mb system reserve partition, i cant think anymore what to do help will be appreciated


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05 Apr 2010   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Use Windows to format the Hard Drive.

1) Boot DVD.
2) Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)

Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK 0 (win 7 HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT


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05 Apr 2010   #3
Epic

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Use Windows to format the Hard Drive.

1) Boot DVD.
2) Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)

Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK 0 (win 7 HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT
Then i do a clean install? or when it restarts again?
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05 Apr 2010   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Epic View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Use Windows to format the Hard Drive.

1) Boot DVD.
2) Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)

Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK 0 (win 7 HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT
Then i do a clean install? or when it restarts again?
After hitting that 2nd exit, you will be returned to the Win 7 install and you can continue with the install procedure.
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05 Apr 2010   #5
Epic

Windows 7
 
 

How long does the CLEAN ALL take ive let it run for about 10 minutes already the activity light is on, not frozen but shows activity
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05 Apr 2010   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Erik,
How long clean all takes depends upon the size of the disk, the speed of your system,etc.

Clean All is writing zeroes to each and every byte on your hard disk.

For a 1.5 or was it 2.0 Terabyte disk, this took 5 hours and 15 minutes.

Normally, you'll finish up in about 30 minutes.

Lean back in your favorite chair with a cup of coffee and the newspaper.

Smell the coffee, enjoy life.
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