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Windows 7: MSDNAA Windows 7 Professional Installation problem

12 Sep 2010   #1

Windows Vista 32-bit
 
 
MSDNAA Windows 7 Professional Installation problem

I downloaded and installed Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and burned the ISO on a DVD. I then proceed to double click on the program which is named GRMCPRXFRER_EN_DVD.

After, the permission windows pops out and tells me if I want to allow the program named "sperr32.exe" run and and I click Allow.

A window with an "X" appears and say
"This installation disc isn't compatible with your version of Windows. To upgrade, you need the correct installation disc. For more information, check your computer's system information. To install a new copy of Windows, restart (boot) your computer using the installation disc, and then select Custom (advanced)."

I already did the "Windows Upgrade Advisor" and it says Windows 7 will work fine but that I must do a custom installation.

I have searched everywhere and the answer I find most is to do a clean installation, which I don't really understand.

So if you can please help with this problem. Either tell me if there's a solution or give me detailed steps as to a clean installation using the ISO on DVD please and Thank you.

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12 Sep 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I think this will do
Ask questions, if necessary
Clean Install Windows 7
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12 Sep 2010   #3

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

Your specs say Vista 32 bit, & you have Windows 7 64 bit install. You cannot upgrade 32 to 64, It must be a clean install. See our tutorials section for clean install.


Oh, & Welcome
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12 Sep 2010   #4

Windows Vista 32-bit
 
 

I apologize, I just downloaded it but not installed yet, I'm in the process lol.

I looked at the following tutorial - Clean Install Windows 7

but none of the steps that I saw seem to occur to me.

Step 2: When prompted, press any key to boot from the installation DVD - That never happens.

The only thing that shows up is the F2 or F12, I press F2 and then go to boot and choose the DVD drive, save and exit, and yet still nothing happens.

Note: What is on the DVD is - en_windows_7_professional_x64_dvd_X15-65805 Type: Disc Image File
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12 Sep 2010   #5

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

Since yours is an older 1.6ghz computer it might be better to download the 32 bit & install it. Did you do the Microsoft compatability test for your computer?
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12 Sep 2010   #6

Windows Vista 32-bit
 
 

Maybe so, I will download Windows 7 32-bit and see what happens, I'll let you know what happens. Thanks.
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12 Sep 2010   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I agree with Doc, 32 might be the way to go
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13 Sep 2010   #8

Windows Vista 32-bit
 
 

yes it worked, I am currently using Windows 7

Now my question is what is the easiest way or steps to retrieve everything from Windows.old into the new windows 7?
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13 Sep 2010   #9

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

You have to go to windows.old. Look for the file or documents that are needed and treat them just as any other file; copy and paste or send to etc.
I am sure that you are not talking about restoring the old operating system
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13 Sep 2010   #10

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DonJ View Post
yes it worked, I am currently using Windows 7

Now my question is what is the easiest way or steps to retrieve everything from Windows.old into the new windows 7?
Glad we got you to the right Windows
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