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Windows 7: 0x80070241 (w/ mailed DVD)

08 Nov 2009   #21
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

You should be able to install to the 1tb Sata Segate if it is the only drive connected. and the bios is set to recognize SATA as IDE. Boot set to boot first from DVD Drive.


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08 Nov 2009   #22
Zooropafire

Windows 7 Pro x86
 
 

Sounds good Doc and Adrian lemme try these recommendations! Thanks! I'll be back with updates.
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08 Nov 2009   #23
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

We've seen a lot of issues with Asus mother boards, here are some of the suggestions that have worked.

First suggestion, go to your BIOS and turn off the Quiet & Cool, we've seen this cause a lot of installs to fail.

What is your Plug and play setting in BIOS?

Have seen a lot of problems with RAM in the x64, maybe the same in x86, you can try taking out all but one RAM card.

Any Over Clocking of the RAM, CPU or GPU?
Reset to defaults.

Disconnect all peripherals except monitor, keyboard and mouse.

Try the installation with the above suggestions.

Are you using a DVI cable?
Try using a VGA if you can.
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08 Nov 2009   #24
Zooropafire

Windows 7 Pro x86
 
 

Some more interesting notes:

Vista which I have installed successfully on this computer will not install now and I get the same error 0x80070241. On my Sata or an old 80GB IDE drive. This goes for Win7 too. I cannot install this yet on a SATA, IDE, or even flash drive.

My only thoughts are something with my mobo or other hardware? (I did do what you said Dave with the quiet & cool, as well as minimal hardware.)

It perplexes me that Vista now won't install either on a clean WinXP install (and the WinXP is a retail copy). Vista is a copy I have used 2 times already on this machine, I got free from a college I attend part time as part of their student software program. This is the first time that has ever happened that Vista gives me the same error as Win7.

My only thoughts are to stop everything and wait til I upgrade to a newer machine in a year or two and sit on XP... what is frustrating is that even if I want to do Vista, it won't let me anymore even though a few months ago it was no issue.
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08 Nov 2009   #25
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried installing from a USB flash disk?
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08 Nov 2009   #26
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

This perplexes me, also

Somehow we are all missing some little thing.

Zoorppafire keep giving us tidbits of info to analize on this problem
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08 Nov 2009   #27
Zooropafire

Windows 7 Pro x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Have you tried installing from a USB flash disk?
Yeah..
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08 Nov 2009   #28
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

How many SATA connectors are on th MB ? Is it lugged into SATA_0 which would be the first sata drive available ?
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08 Nov 2009   #29
Zooropafire

Windows 7 Pro x86
 
 

2 SATA. Drive installing on is on SATA_0.
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08 Nov 2009   #30
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zooropafire View Post
2 SATA. Drive installing on is on SATA_0.
Hello Zoo, this is indeed perplexing.
Im attaching a link to assus for you to take a look at the driver and bios support: http://support.asus.com/download/dow...=1&model=K8V-X
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