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Windows 7: Help: Unable to boot to desktop no matter which Window I install

05 Feb 2017   #1
internetphobia

Windows 7
 
 
Help: Unable to boot to desktop no matter which Window I install

Weird Problem: PLEASE HELP ME !!

I am facing a weird problem in my past 15 years of experience. Though I am not a techie, but most of the times I have managed to solve the problem myself and by googling. So now here is the situation. My PC had an encounter with BSOD last week. Although, I managed to backup my data through my space PC, but I am facing tons of errors while installing windows. At first place, I was facing problem in installing Windows 7, was not able to get past windows installation screen (where we choose to upgrade or custom install). There were problems like I was getting error 0x80070057 and others. Anyhow i used diskpart and used command ‘clean’ ‘clean all’ and others to make my hard disk able to install windows. Now the real problem !! I have installed Windows 7 ten times and Windows 10 twice, but no matter which windows I install, I am not able to see my desktop. While installing Windows 7, the screen stuck on “Windows is finalizing settings”, even that I was able to past through but it wont show the desktop and when it boots, it starts repairing automatically. The same thing happened while installing windows 10, I was stuck at “Just a moment” and the loop continued. There is something that is hindering my computer to boot to desktop. I don’t know in detail how to deal with such deep problems, so I am posting here, I hope I would find solution for my problem. And yeah, I have checked my hard disk (WD 1 TB Black) with my spare PC and it shows the drive in My Computer. I also don’t know much about UEFI, MBR and GPT. This new PC i bought after 10 years of gap so Yes I am missing a lot of things. I am really messed up. I have other two hard disks but I don’t want to install windows in those bcoz there is a large amount of data in those HDDs. This is probably the third time I am installing windows in this new PC and on the same 1 TB hard disk, earlier ones installed like a breeze, but this time I am really messed up. PLEASE HELP. I would be highly obliged for the support.

Solutions I tried while installing: Diskpart stuff, disconnecting all the network cards, USB while installing.

Current Situation of HDD: I have formatted and created 2 partitions with the help of my spare PC. Waiting for your answers to attempt another installation.

My PC Configuration
Intel 6th Generation i5 Skylake
Gigabyte H110-S2PH (UEFI BIOS)
Kingston 8GB RAM HYPER X
Corsair VS550
WD 1 TB Black
Graphics Card: GTS 450


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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05 Feb 2017   #2
pippox0

Windows7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by internetphobia View Post
Weird Problem: PLEASE HELP ME !!

I am facing a weird problem in my past 15 years of experience. Though I am not a techie, but most of the times I have managed to solve the problem myself and by googling. So now here is the situation. My PC had an encounter with BSOD last week. Although, I managed to backup my data through my space PC, but I am facing tons of errors while installing windows. At first place, I was facing problem in installing Windows 7, was not able to get past windows installation screen (where we choose to upgrade or custom install). There were problems like I was getting error 0x80070057 and others. Anyhow i used diskpart and used command ‘clean’ ‘clean all’ and others to make my hard disk able to install windows. Now the real problem !! I have installed Windows 7 ten times and Windows 10 twice, but no matter which windows I install, I am not able to see my desktop. While installing Windows 7, the screen stuck on “Windows is finalizing settings”, even that I was able to past through but it wont show the desktop and when it boots, it starts repairing automatically. The same thing happened while installing windows 10, I was stuck at “Just a moment” and the loop continued. There is something that is hindering my computer to boot to desktop. I don’t know in detail how to deal with such deep problems, so I am posting here, I hope I would find solution for my problem. And yeah, I have checked my hard disk (WD 1 TB Black) with my spare PC and it shows the drive in My Computer. I also don’t know much about UEFI, MBR and GPT. This new PC i bought after 10 years of gap so Yes I am missing a lot of things. I am really messed up. I have other two hard disks but I don’t want to install windows in those bcoz there is a large amount of data in those HDDs. This is probably the third time I am installing windows in this new PC and on the same 1 TB hard disk, earlier ones installed like a breeze, but this time I am really messed up. PLEASE HELP. I would be highly obliged for the support.

Solutions I tried while installing: Diskpart stuff, disconnecting all the network cards, USB while installing.

Current Situation of HDD: I have formatted and created 2 partitions with the help of my spare PC. Waiting for your answers to attempt another installation.

My PC Configuration
Intel 6th Generation i5 Skylake
Gigabyte H110-S2PH (UEFI BIOS)
Kingston 8GB RAM HYPER X
Corsair VS550
WD 1 TB Black
Graphics Card: GTS 450
Hi,
First of all backup your data.
1- Boot with a live linux cd or winpe CD.
2- see if your data are OK and backup to an external HD.
3- check if your internal HD have some damaged sector and repair / reformat it.
Best of all it will be if you have created two partions, one for Os and one for data.
See ya
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05 Feb 2017   #3
internetphobia

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks Pippox. Will give this a try.
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05 Feb 2017   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Welcome to the forum.

I also have a skylake computer and had problems intalling win 7, but not the ones you're facing.
I'm a little confused. Please clarify:
- On your skylake system you had win 7, was working fine and after a BSOD you decided to reinstall and now you're facing the problems described. Right? If correct, who installed win 7, you or you bought with it installed?
- Did you changed any BIOS settings?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2017   #5
internetphobia

Windows 7
 
 

Yes before BSOD the PC was working fine, but often at startup, the chkdsk use to do scan but i never faced any problem. No I didnt changed any BIOS settings before BSOD.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Welcome to the forum.

I also have a skylake computer and had problems intalling win 7, but not the ones you're facing.
I'm a little confused. Please clarify:
- On your skylake system you had win 7, was working fine and after a BSOD you decided to reinstall and now you're facing the problems described. Right? If correct, who installed win 7, you or you bought with it installed?
- Did you changed any BIOS settings?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Feb 2017   #6
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Are you installing as a Legacy - MBR or UEFI - GPT?
On BIOS, is fast boot deactivated?
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06 Feb 2017   #7
joedaman633

Windows 10 x64
 
 

Windows *can* be picky. If you haven't got a floppy drive attached, go into the BIOS and if a floppy option is listed, disable it.
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07 Feb 2017   #8
internetphobia

Windows 7
 
 

PROBLEM SOLVED BUT I AM GETTING ANOTHER ERROR RELATED TO THE SAME !!! ANY SUGGESTIONS WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

After a lot of effort I was successful in installing Windows 10 in my C: drive. But I wanted to install Windows 7 in my D: drive so that i have spare window in my hand in time of any disaster. I launched the setup and you know what error I am getting? Similar error just like during Windows 10 installation. I have installed Windows 7 and now it stuck on "Set up preparing for your computer for first use" just like "Just a moment" in Windows 10. I dont know what's the actual problem but i bet the problem is something common in both the installation. My wild guess is that it is some license issue. Can anybody tell me WTF is happening ??
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09 Feb 2017   #9
LacalaTech

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Have you tried different Ram in case you have a failing module/s. Bad ram will play havoc with windows installations.
try testing your ram use memtest or similar.
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09 Feb 2017   #10
torchwood

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

Hi Internet,
i have a feeling that chkdsk is still trying to run,
From BOOT go to command mode, type
chkntfs /x d:

Roy
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