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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ultimate intall issue

22 Sep 2009   #1

Vista Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate intall issue

I have an IMAC and am running a dual boot with Vista Ultimate 32bit. IMAC, however, is 64bit, I recently purchased my student copy of Windows 7 Ultimate upgrade from my school's software provider. When I try to do the clean install because my Vista is 32bit I get the following when system boots up:

Which cd boot option would like to use: _

However, as you can see there are no visable options and none of the keys will respond when pressed. Please help!

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22 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium [64-Bit]

Hi kp1erce! Welcome to SF! One of the options (1 or 2) should be an upgrade, the other a clean install. Did you try pressing a number followed by enter? Also, make sure you begin the install correctly. Did you try using Vista to autorun the CD instead of a boot-up?
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22 Sep 2009   #3

Vista Ultimate

I get the following message:

This installation disc isn't compatible with your version of Windows. To upgrade, you need the correct installation disc. For inofrmation, check you computer's system information. To install a new copy of Windows, restart (boot) your computer using the installation disc, and then select custom.

However, when I try to boot from the disc, I get the command prompt.
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22 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium [64-Bit]

Try typing "D:\setup.exe" (no quotation marks) (where D: is the letter of the DVD Drive).
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22 Sep 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Please fill out your system specs in your profile.
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