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Windows 7: Can't Install 7100

25 Apr 2009   #1
DjiXas

 
 
Can't Install 7100

Hi,

First of all: I have upgraded to 7077 some time ago (from win 7).

When tried to run rc1 setup via win, got:

"Windows could not retrieve information about the disks on this computer."

Anyway, if I boot via dvd, it allows me to do a fresh install and/or upgrade. Of course, when clicking upgrade, it asks to boot and run setup via win.

Ideas?


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25 Apr 2009   #2
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I think you would be best to do fresh install and avoid any problems that you might have with upgrade.
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25 Apr 2009   #3
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DjiXas View Post
Hi,

First of all: I have upgraded to 7077 some time ago (from win 7).

When tried to run rc1 setup via win, got:

"Windows could not retrieve information about the disks on this computer."

Anyway, if I boot via dvd, it allows me to do a fresh install and/or upgrade. Of course, when clicking upgrade, it asks to boot and run setup via win.

Ideas?
If these disks have special drivers (SCSI etc) try using the Load Driver option (if it gives you one). Can't show pic as system is "Pre Boot" therefore no application software running yet.

Cheers
jimbo
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25 Apr 2009   #4
DjiXas

 
 

Nop, it says copying files... and then error after its done. Maybe it's possible to force win upgrade when booting from dvd?

As for clean install... Well, I was thinking to do that after final release, too much time consumption
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25 Apr 2009   #5
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

You will end up spending more time doing the upgrade by the looks of it, I did a fresh install and loaded all my software on in about 2 hours and everything is running great.
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25 Apr 2009   #6
DjiXas

 
 

P.S. Is it possible to at least remove system reserved space (3rd hdd appeared in my pc)?

Will try to install via safe mode
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25 Apr 2009   #7
DjiXas

 
 

Same... Oh well, will wait till the next leak. As not sure if few changes are worth fresh install.
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25 Apr 2009   #8
xawiercz

Windows 7
 
 

There's already a solution to that...

To upgrade from beta you need to:

- Extract the .iso contents to a storage location you wish to run the upgrade from (a bootable flash drive
or a directory on any partition on the machine running the old build).
- Browse to the sources directory.
- Open the file cversion.ini in a text editor like Notepad.
- Modify the MinClient build number to a value lower than the down-level build. For example, change 7100 to 7000.
- Save the file in place with the same name.
- Run setup.exe like you would normally and the version check will be bypassed.

If you're not upgrading:
Burn and mount, boot from it.


(source: pretome.net )
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25 Apr 2009   #9
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

as Mr Grim mentioned, a fresh install is required. Its very quick and resolves your problem.
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25 Apr 2009   #10
DjiXas

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xawiercz View Post
There's already a solution to that...

To upgrade from beta you need to:

- Extract the .iso contents to a storage location you wish to run the upgrade from (a bootable flash drive
or a directory on any partition on the machine running the old build).
- Browse to the sources directory.
- Open the file cversion.ini in a text editor like Notepad.
- Modify the MinClient build number to a value lower than the down-level build. For example, change 7100 to 7000.
- Save the file in place with the same name.
- Run setup.exe like you would normally and the version check will be bypassed.

If you're not upgrading:
Burn and mount, boot from it.


(source: pretome.net )
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