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Windows 7: Upgrading From Windows 7 To Windows 8 install error

22 Mar 2014   #1
Beelo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Upgrading From Windows 7 To Windows 8 install error

i got a windows 8 and i did burn the files on a DVD ( booted ) so when the installation started after the "Copying windows files" action appears the "getting files ready for installation" it stops at 72% everytime i do it again. I tried to remove 1 of the ram stacks that i have ( i had 2 gb ram with 2 sticks so i removed one of those two ) and it didnt work so i tried to retry the installation many times like 4 or 5 times and it always stops at 72% and shows me the error "windows cannot install required files. the file may be corrupt or missing make sure all files required for installation are available" i dont remember the error code. i stayed all the day trying to resolve this problem like 6 - 7 hours but still got no working solution... please can you help me?



Regards, Beelo


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22 Mar 2014   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote:
i got a windows 8 and i did burn the files on a DVD
Re-burn the DVD.

To clean install:
1) Clean the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
than
2a) Clean install with the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk.
2b) Clean Install - Windows 8
2c) UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
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22 Mar 2014   #3
Beelo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i didnt really understand, do i have to burn the files to another DVD? ( this windows 8 isnt a retail )
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22 Mar 2014   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Beelo View Post
i didnt really understand, do i have to burn the files to another DVD? ( this windows 8 isnt a retail )
You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from the OEM manufacturer's website.
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