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Windows 7: Windows REFUSES to install - error 0x80070057

12 Jan 2016   #1

Windows 7 64
Windows REFUSES to install - error 0x80070057

I've had windows 7 64 on my system for the last 6 or 7 years? However long it's been out and it's been completely fine.

I moved everything over to a Samsung 840 Evo about a year ago and everything was great.

I moved everything over to a Saumsung 850 Pro about 6 months ago and my system has crashed literally about 10 times at this point. I have used Samsung's Secure Erase to reset the SSD every time before a new install.

Everything will work fine for X amount of days, weeks etc until Windows does some kind of automatic update and crashes my computer, it will not reboot, it will not repair. I will attach a pic of what it does during this problem, running lines and lines of the following code in the attached pic.

Now trying to reinstall windows AGAIN, it completely REFUSES to do so - and I have 2 SSD's I'm trying this on and getting the exact same 0x80070057 error code.

I've deleted the partitions, created new ones and still getting this error code on BOTH SSDs. I've tried this step 5 times. It will not install.

What is the problem and is there any way to fix this? I don't understand why windows has been constantly crashing these last few months, but it has completely pushed me away from wanting to use it at all.

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12 Jan 2016   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I'm really not sure what you are trying to do.
If what you are trying to do is a clean install on a new ssd read this tutorial by Brink.

Clean Install Windows 7
If you are trying to transfer your system to a new ssd please read this tutorial by whs.

SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System

I personally just use Macrium Reflect and Clone one drive to the other drive.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jan 2016   #3

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Have a look at this MS posting.

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