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Windows 7: Can't install Windows 7 Ultimate x64

28 Dec 2011   #1
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 
Can't install Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hi Guys,

I have a computer 3 days old, I tried to install Windows 7 Ultimate x64, but it wouldn't let me, however I could install Windows 7 Ultimate x86.

I have 8GB RAM, and want to use it all instead of 3

What happens if I try installing from the computer logged in is it says "This version of windows is incompatible with your operating system" or something along the lines of that.

If I try booting from Startup, it glues on Expanding Files - 0% and 5 minutes later, I get this error:

"Windows cannot install the required files. The file may be corrupt or missing. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation.
Error Code: 0x80070017"

I downloaded and burned the ISO Three times to different CD's, none worked.

I also tried installing a couple of times.




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28 Dec 2011   #2
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Infinite, x64 requires the x64 Windows DVD. Sounds like you only have the x86 one.
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28 Dec 2011   #3
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DustSailor View Post
Infinite, x64 requires the x64 Windows DVD. Sounds like you only have the x86 one.
I have both x64, and x86, three x64 disks (none worked), and the x86 worked straight away

I am running 32 Bit but can't install through any 3 64 Bit disks.
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28 Dec 2011   #4
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Where did you get Win7? Confirm the ISO Hash, then burn to DVD using ImgBurn at 4x speed, always boot the DVD to install: Clean Install Windows 7

Next try writing ISO to flash stick using Universal USB Installer with Win7 in dropdown menu, boot under USB, Removable or HD's using one-time BIOS BootMenu key. Set HD first to boot in BIOS.
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28 Dec 2011   #5
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

http://www.mydigitallife.info/offici...digital-river/

I downloaded 2 from IMGBurn and one from built in ISO Burner.
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28 Dec 2011   #6
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
I do not know what ISO Hash means

It's called X17-59465, and 7601.... SP1:
Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River My Digital Life
A hash is a means of verifying that the file you downloaded was complete and uncorrupted.

There is a chance it is corrupt--although it's only a slight chance.

Have you downloaded it more than once and burned a disk from more than one download?
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28 Dec 2011   #7
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

I downloaded it 3 different times for each disk though each disk did have some scratches....
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28 Dec 2011   #8
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

I think you can count on that download source as long as it completed and is the exact size.

Try burning to DVD using ImgBurn or Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.

Check also if you have a UEFI BIOS as it requires a different install method.
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28 Dec 2011   #9
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
ICheck also if you have a UEFI BIOS as it requires a different install method.
How can I check?
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28 Dec 2011   #10
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Google your mobo, read Specs and Manual.

Enter BIOS setup and see if it has enabled GPT disk instead of MBR, also whether EFI or UEFI is enabled. If not I would not enable it but continue troubleshooting install to MBR disk.
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