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Windows 7: Why can't I do a clean install?

12 Sep 2010   #51
Steezy

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Problem-
i set the bios to use usb first and now it says
"no bootable partitiom in table"


:l


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12 Sep 2010   #52
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

When you burned the DVD's again, what did you burn them from? What was the source of the ISO?

You may need to try another method to boot USB flash stick. I use UltraISO trial, load in ISO then Write Image to stick on Bootable tab, format first.

Boot stick from BIOS Boot Menu, often under Hard Drives.
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12 Sep 2010   #53
Steezy

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Yeah i have that selected hmmm.

The source of the ISO was the retail copy. I put the retail in, the comp extracted the image/files then used imgburn to write that data onto a blank dvd with 4.7gb

just like the tutorials say. Same with the usb.
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12 Sep 2010   #54
DocBrown

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

The USB stick needs to be written to as a bootable USB drive.

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
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12 Sep 2010   #55
Steezy

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Lol. The usb is going the same speed as the discs.
This is insane o.O how do you
guys put up with this?
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12 Sep 2010   #56
Steezy

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Omg i think its finally workingggg
the mouse icon is smaller than usual and so is the text!
I haven't had this before yet! But i am at the "completing installation" part...
I make it here every time after 4 houra of "expanding files" then the computer turns off. Hmmm this step will probably take 15-20 mins to show any signs of failure :/
but let's pray >.<
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12 Sep 2010   #57
DocBrown

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

We are all waiting in anticipation


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12 Sep 2010   #58
Steezy

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Lol.
I love back to the future ^^
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12 Sep 2010   #59
Steezy

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Alright well..
after 30 minutes of waiting, the screen goes black but is still lit up. There is a flashing underscore symbol at thw very top left corner

did i luck out again?
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12 Sep 2010   #60
Steezy

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Now the monitor turned off :/
damn. Do i leave it (the computer is still on, the lights are acting weird) or do i just turn off the computer..
If i turn it off, what should i do next?
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