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Windows 7: Getting the setup.exe corrupt file install error help!


07 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Build 7077
 
 
Getting the setup.exe corrupt file install error help!

"windows 7 setup.exe corrupt file the file or directory is corrupt"

I'm trying to install 7 32bit OEM Home Premium with the legit bought holographic CD (not a burned image of any kind) onto a Gateway laptop with a brand new hard drive.

I was getting this error installing the OS the regular way booting to the cd and installing from it, so instead I copied the contents of the cd to a freshly quick formatted NTFS partition on the new laptop hard drive, then used bootsect and diskpart to setup the disk. It boots just fine and also gets the same error installing straight from the hard drive.


Is there some kind of update I need to slipstream into this cursed cd? How would I go about doing it? Thanks.

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07 Apr 2010   #2

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Your DVD is probably damaged, return it for a fresh one.
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07 Apr 2010   #3

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

I remember when I bought XP MCE, and the second disk was so bad that it was unusable, and neither the retailer nor MS would do anything about it.
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08 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

At the end of the day, if the store where you purchased Windows 7 does not want to exchange the disk, then remember that you're not paying for the media, but for the license sticker that accompanies it.

If your disc is giving problems, then try to locate a friend or associate with the same version of Windows, and copy that disc. Then install it using your license number.
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08 Apr 2010   #5

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Yes, that is what I had to do.
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08 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Build 7077
 
 

Anybody want to help me out and email me a link to a OEM 7 Premium 32bit edition download? greg (q) ipmcomputers.com Thanks. I dropped the vendor I bought this disk from for being a crap vendor. I also dont keep spare copies of these as I give them to my clients once I'm done with them.
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08 Apr 2010   #7

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Sorry, but forum rules prohibit this ... use google instead...
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08 Apr 2010   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

It might be wise to remove your email address or you will get much more spam than you can handle. If any member wants to contact you they can just PM you.
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12 Apr 2010   #9

Windows 7 Build 7077
 
 

So um there no way to get the update that some setups download, but manually?
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12 Apr 2010   #10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Nope, find a friend with the version you want, or call Microsoft and have them ship you a DVD for a small fee.
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