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Windows 7: install probs. 32bit -> 64bit

24 Oct 2009   #1
scott0999

xp sp3 32bit
 
 
install probs. 32bit -> 64bit

I have XP SP3 32bit right now. tried installing win7 64 and got the "setup is not a valid win32 application" thing

which is understandable.. so I burned it onto a DVD and the DVD doesnt boot. yes I have the drive set to boot before the HD

so my question is, the setup.exe is supposed to be in the root directory of the DVD right? asking because mine came in a "expandedsetup" folder. and I didnt burn that folder on, just the contents within (all 3gb)


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24 Oct 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

it sounds like you didn't make the DVD correctly.

See this:
Make bootable iso from student d/l
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24 Oct 2009   #3
scott0999

xp sp3 32bit
 
 

is the file "win7-hp-retail-en-us-x64" supposed to be on the dvd?

I burned it with the iso like that link said to do. when I reboot and its reading the DVD the system locks up. I cant think of anything I did wrong besides if that file should be there
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24 Oct 2009   #4
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scott0999 View Post
is the file "win7-hp-retail-en-us-x64" supposed to be on the dvd?
No I don't believe so.

Try the tutorial again from scratch. SIW2's guide should work for you so long as you follow it closely.
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24 Oct 2009   #5
scott0999

xp sp3 32bit
 
 

I made another DVD without that file it does the exact same thing
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