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Windows 7: W7 installation hangs at Expanding Files 0%

02 Dec 2009   #11
haxcid

Windows 7; Server 08; Window Home Server; Vista; XP
 
 

set the bios to failsafe default and attempt the install. Let me know.


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02 Dec 2009   #12
Perragio

windows 7
 
 

ill look in to it tomorrow, thanks for ur suggestions
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04 Dec 2009   #13
Perragio

windows 7
 
 

sorry guys, it didnt work..im seriously lost haha. i even tried installing vista and xp, but vista didnt let me boot from dvd and gave me the 'operation system missing' error right away. XP copied all setup files but after the first reboot, i got the dreaded OS missing' f*ck up again..
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04 Dec 2009   #14
haxcid

Windows 7; Server 08; Window Home Server; Vista; XP
 
 

3 operating systems that fail to install lead me to believe that the system has a hardware issue. I would suggest stripping the system down to the basics, 1 stick ram, processor, 1 hard drive, cdrom, and graphics and try installing that way. If it still fails you might even replace those parts with others if you have them.

1 OS fails to install ok but 3 really sends up red flags especially if it is a used machine.
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04 Dec 2009   #15
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

I have a suggestion that has worked for me on many occasions. Clear cmos, After that, make sure everything is set correctly in bios, install Windows 7, it works.
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06 Jan 2010   #16
rwhite137

Windows 7
 
 

I had the same problem and I tried everything I could find in several forums with no luck. I could not install Vista or Win 7. It would lock up my computer everytime at expanding files. I finally found a solution by disabling Intel Speed Stepping in my bios. This is some sort of energy saving thing for the CPU and it changes the CPU voltage. I think this is called Hyper Transport for AMD chip motherboards. After I disabled this, the OS installed with no problem. Hope this helps.
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12 Jan 2010   #17
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windows vista,windows 7
 
 

good day,


ive been installing windows 7 on my pc for 2 days now//..ive been waiting for an hour or more but i always get an error report.i have formatted my partition 1 hard drive...and then when i install windows 7..during copying files, it loads directly to 100%

but my only problem is that. why is it that when i install windows 7 on the other pc..it runs and install correctly with no hastle!!!!

but when i install it on my pc i got an error
Expanding Files 0%, error 0x80070017 Windows 7


any help????i tried and read all the forums...about this!!!!
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12 Jan 2010   #18
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windows vista,windows 7
 
 

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i have the same problem with "Perragio" but the only thing on my mind is that...why is it my installer windows 7 installs correctly on the other pc with no problem.....but when i install it on my pc ....it stops at 0%expanding window files..
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