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Windows 7: Correct Install ISO??

2 Weeks Ago   #1
novo6

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Correct Install ISO??

I recently had a BSOD- Unmountable boot volume.

Well I already bought a new Hard Drive, and now I want to install Win 7 Pro OS on it. However I am wondering if what I purchased is even the right thing anymore. I keep failing my install at 'expanding windows files' at 1%. I've tried a bunch of things to get the install working, now I am 2nd guessing the ISO I purchased.

First I guess I just need to know, is this even going to install windows? or is this JUST the sp1? the iso was 3.1 gigs. found here: Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - Full Version OEM -Newegg.com

If this is the correct thing I need, then I guess i'm stuck at the install. If it isn't the correct thing I need, then i'm an idiot.

Thanks for any help!


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2 Weeks Ago   #2
torchwood

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

Hi Novo,

what did you have installed before, home/pro??
Changing to an SSD does NOT require you to purchase a new OS!!.

Roy
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2 Weeks Ago   #3
novo6

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

i had win 7 pro. but i no longer have the cd/key. so when my old harddrive failed, and i bought a new one, i figured i need to have an install disk. is that not true?
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2 Weeks Ago   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

What you need to install win 7 is a key. The Win 7 iso you can download from MS for free.
You may be doing something wrong.
How big is the new disk?
Do you have a Legacy or UEFI BIOS?
Did you have Win 10 on the previous disk?

Please edit your profile with ALL hardware specs.
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2 Weeks Ago   #5
novo6

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

the key i got is from newegg and isnt reckognized by microsoft to download the iso.

i did not have win 10 on old disk. i have uefi bios. my hardware specs will have to be filled in later as im on the road atm. sorry.

and thanks. my new hdd is 2 TB if thats what ur asking
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2 Weeks Ago   #6
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

- On BIOS, make sure Secure boot is disabled (may be OS=other or CSM = enabled). Also disable Fast boot.
- Set boot priority to the HDD. If you have any other HDD, disconnect them from the MoBo.
- Launch boot menu and boot from the Win 7 installation DVD as UEFI, not legacy.
- Go to install - Advanced - delete ALL partitions - Create new.
It will create 3 partitions
- UEFI - 100M - Fat32
- MS reserved - 120M - RAW
- Big NTFS
Install on the big NTFS.
Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums
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2 Weeks Ago   #7
novo6

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

did you remove that download link? it doesnt matter if my downloaded iso is valid. which was the first of my two issues.
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2 Weeks Ago   #8
novo6

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

how do i make the partitions fat32 or raw? my interface doesnt let me do that.
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2 Weeks Ago   #9
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

The download link was for Win 7 HP not Pro.
Did you boot the win 7 installation disk as UEFI?
You don't create a partition, the installation does.
Read and follow my post#6
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2 Weeks Ago   #10
novo6

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

ah, no like i said im on the road for a few hours. i overlooked it'll make it itself.
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