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Windows 7: Quick question about HOW Windows installs

19 May 2012   #1
TVeblen

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 
Quick question about HOW Windows installs

When you first boot from a W7 installation DVD, the first thing you see is a black screen with the words "Windows is loading Files" and a progress bar.

The next screen is black with the words "Starting Windows" with the usual Coalescing Squares.

Then you get the
Blue Splash Screen - Language - Time - Country.

During the above processes, is everything being loaded and run from RAM, or is the HDD involved at all?


Thanks: dealing with the issue here:
toshiba hdd errors



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19 May 2012   #2
Arc

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Hi TVeblen, it is right that it loads using the ram drive, but in a few cases I also have experienced that vista like green bar, before the starting windows screen appears.

I have noticed that in the computers with comparatively lower configurations, where the processor and ram is not too modern and powerful.
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19 May 2012   #3
TVeblen

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Thank Arc. That could be a big help and valuable clue. I wanted to be sure before sticking foot-in-mouth!
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19 May 2012   #4
logicearth

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