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Windows 7: Problem installing windows 7

10 Oct 2009   #21
Ryan2320

Windows Seven x64
 
 

Try This.. instead of Running it from boot..

Try running it while Windows Xp is on the desktop..
Just Run setup.exe (It should AutoPlay and say Install Windows 7)


See if that Works..


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10 Oct 2009   #22
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Nate, please fill in your system specs so we might be able to help you
The compatibility test, although useful to tell you when you have a problem, is not absolute. In my situaiton with the 4200+, it passed the test. Actually, the CPU does work with 64 bits, just not Win7 x64. I could never find out why, I tried the AMD forum, the Microsoft forum, nobody had any idea. I might just have a red herring, or it might be something between that processor and Win7x64.
It is the first time I see someone with the same processor and the same problem, so I am very curious to know if x86 will work for Spawn.

Now, Nate, coming back to your problem, please read this post first. Maybe you already have the solution there. If not, you will know what we will need to help you

tks
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11 Oct 2009   #23
spawn786

XP
 
 

guys i tried 32-bit version but its getting nowhere again...this time on the screen after the classic "Installing windows", appeared a bar(like the one in vista)that was going and going and no result again...I m pretty sure that's either dvd drive nor bios but i don't know which one for sure
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11 Oct 2009   #24
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Spawn, the progress bar is a bit of garbage left over from VISTA from trying to do an upgrade... this is one reason that a clean install on a freshly formated drive/partition is always recommended...
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11 Oct 2009   #25
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by spawn786 View Post
guys i tried 32-bit version but its getting nowhere again...this time on the screen after the classic "Installing windows", appeared a bar(like the one in vista)that was going and going and no result again...I m pretty sure that's either dvd drive nor bios but i don't know which one for sure
Have you tried to remove or disable your graphics card and force the install to use the onboard graphics?
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11 Oct 2009   #26
spawn786

XP
 
 

myzr7 i haven't had that yet...but i ll try another dvd drive today and if that goes wrong i suppose i could remove the graphics card. Tews i have xp not vista so i don't think that is trying to update.I have 2 partitions and i want to make them one ,then format and install Win7..how could i do that?
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11 Oct 2009   #27
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Spawn, this is done quite easily .. see Brinks tutorial -=> Here
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12 Oct 2009   #28
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by spawn786 View Post
guys i tried 32-bit version but its getting nowhere again...this time on the screen after the classic "Installing windows", appeared a bar(like the one in vista)that was going and going and no result again...I m pretty sure that's either dvd drive nor bios but i don't know which one for sure
Spwan, I think it is good news, the bar might be because something got installed and it is trying to do an upgrade now.
I would start over with the 32 bit version (format then install) and leave it for some time. I suspect it will start moving after a while
Also, remove the graphics card as myzr7 suggested
Let us know how you progress
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21 Nov 2009   #29
NateDawgK2

Windows 7 & XP
 
 

Hey guys - sorry I didnt post an update or respond - havent time to mess witih that machine in awhile
but I was able to get to it today - read through a lot of the info on throughout the forums and found my solution - i had 4.5 gigs of Ram which maxed it out - pulled out 2 of the 4 cards left it with two 256 cards and it installation is now completing
just thought I would post an update and share my info
thanks for the great site and all the great info
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21 Nov 2009   #30
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Tks for the feedback Nate
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