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Windows 7: Problem installing windows 7

10 Oct 2009   #11
spawn786

XP
 
 

ok i m going to try that but if anything comes to your mind please let me know.
Thank you all! myzr7 everything of course!



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10 Oct 2009   #12
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Good .... one less problem to deal with.. Ok.. try making a 10gb partition on your drive and extract/copy the files from the installation DVD to the partition... run setup.exe from there, bypassing the need for the installation media altogether... Personally, I prefer this method and have been doing it this way for years and have never had a probelm.. let us know how it comes out..
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10 Oct 2009   #13
spawn786

XP
 
 

i ve tried that also Tews!I ve run the setup.exe and when in the screen appeared installing windows or something like that with the microsoft logo on it the dvd drive stoped working and i ve waited and waited and then took the dvd out and back inside the dvd drive and waited...i ve tried everything thats why i m so desperate...(excuse me for my english thank tou all for supporting me!)
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10 Oct 2009   #14
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

spawn786 you still haven't answered whether or not you are using the 64-bit version.
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10 Oct 2009   #15
spawn786

XP
 
 

I am using the 64-bit version and i said before that i m gonna try the other (32-bit) and i 'll let you know
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10 Oct 2009   #16
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Good catch Sup3rsprt ... that could eliminate a lot of heartache...
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10 Oct 2009   #17
spawn786

XP
 
 

Guys look at the top of the second page.i ve said that i m going to try that
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10 Oct 2009   #18
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Then let us know when you have that done and we'll get back to you...
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10 Oct 2009   #19
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

yeah that's all I saw was "ok i m going to try that". I didn't know what that was referring to.

I think maybe we are continuing to try and solve a problem that was already solved by wally on page 1.
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10 Oct 2009   #20
NateDawgK2

Windows 7 & XP
 
 

hey guys...I am hvaing the exact same issue
windows 7 installed fine on my laptop
and I am trying to install now on dell dimension 5100
the machine passed the installation compatability test with no issues
it installs normally then when it restarts to complete installation I get the Windows Starting screen - but it never changes and the windows logo does not appear either
I have tried both 32 & 64 bit versions - same result with both versions

I did upgrade the dvd drive so it is not the machine's default hardware - but it works fine with everything else
is this a drive issue? - I am planning on trying the partition installation as suggested earlier in this post and I will reply with my results
any other suggestions though would be appreciated
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