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Windows 7: Nightmare installing windows 7

15 May 2010   #1
Rookki

Windows 7 x86
 
 
Nightmare installing windows 7

I'm having a nightmare with w7, I first installed it on an older mobo, and the mobo had problems with audio and video. I upgraded my mobo/cpu/hdd/ram tried to install windows 7 and got this error:

the wrong volume is in the drive. please insert volume grmchpfreo_en_dvd into drive d:.

It happens when the installation comes to expanding windows files (1%)...

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


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15 May 2010   #2
gregrocker

 

Where did you get Windows 7? Did you burn it yourself?
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15 May 2010   #3
Rookki

Windows 7 x86
 
 

From the installation box it came in when purchased...
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15 May 2010   #4
joel406

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86
 
 

Are you trying to install the x64 version? You said it was a older MB. You upgraded, did you upgrade your CPU and is it x64 compatible?

After looking at your MB specs and your signature specs I belive you are trying to install x64 when you should be installing x86(32 bit).
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16 May 2010   #5
Rookki

Windows 7 x86
 
 

It is a 86 (32 bit) version. The specs in my profile are my older system my new mobo I can't remember the specs atm but my new cpu is an Intel i5 661. Does it matter I installed the windows 7 on my old system before? It is like there's a problem with the hdd or something like that. Its really frustrating as you can guess lol
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16 May 2010   #6
joel406

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/x86 Windows 7 Pro x64/x86 Windows 7 Home Premium x64/x86
 
 

Rookki I would suggest you make sure your install disk is clean. Sometimes one little spot in the right area will cause a read problem. If that dosent pan out try a different DVD drive. And with that MB and CPU you could also try the x64 disk.

Keep us informed.
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16 May 2010   #7
gregrocker

 

Try resetting the CMOS: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

Check your SATA controller setting. Set to AHCI first, then IDE if necessary.

Remove all but 2 gb of RAM. Reseat RAM, swap sticks. Test your RAM using memtest86 for at least 6 passes.

Test your HD using maker's diagnostics/repair full CD scan: Upgrade the Windows 7 RC to any retail version Icrontic Tech
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20 May 2010   #8
Rookki

Windows 7 x86
 
 

I have reset the BIOS settings.

I made sure the disc is cleaned.

I tried both ACHI and IDE mode's on the HDD.

Nothing is working, now there is an error,
BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

It just keeps looping

Ill upgrade my system info in a sec
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20 May 2010   #9
kucing13

 

bootmgr missing ? i think it means the file on your disk itself is corrupt
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20 May 2010   #10
win7clutz

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)
 
 

BOOTMGR is missing? You won't get that message if you're booting to the Win7 DVD.

Set the DVD drive as the first boot device in the bios. Pay attention to the boot process and hit enter if/when you're prompted "Boot to CD/DVD".

During setup chose "Custom Install", not "Upgrade" providing that you have your data backed up. Also select the option to format the drive.

If your Win7 disc is fine (should be, I think you said you had the boxed disc) and don't have any hardware problems, it should be as simple as this.

Luck and post back...
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