Windows 7 will not install

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Tropical, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. Tropical

    Tropical MDL Novice

    Sep 24, 2011
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    I downloaded a copy of windows 7 iso file burned to dvd to install everything work fine until where it says expanding files it reach 1% but would not go any further even after 4 hours installed windows vista no problem can someone please advise as to what my problem may be and if something is missing can it be added thanks.
     
  2. Tropical

    Tropical MDL Novice

    Sep 24, 2011
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    Thanks for your reply but i had windows 7 n on the same dvd before whipping dvd to burn windows 7 home premium and windows n installed perfect no problems since windows n was trial version i did not want my computer to shut down i did not know it was windows 7 n until after it was already installed what is a good torrent and a place to download untouched copies of windows 7 home premiun 32 bit for i only have 1 gig of ram .
     
  3. FFManHole

    FFManHole MDL Member

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    @ Tropical

    You may want to start here:

    http://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/7126-The-Official-Windows-7-Repository

    There are other threads with links to download clean / untouched Win 7 ISOs ... the search function may help
     
  4. ffcloud2000

    ffcloud2000 MDL Member

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    Harddrive might be failing.. At least that's what my problem was at one point.. Do a sector scan of it if you can.. I use HDD Regenerator
     
  5. Snuffy

    Snuffy MDL Expert

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    The first thing I would ask.... how much room do you have on the Partition.....
    to uncompress it uses the TEMP-TMP on C: -
    2nd thing have you defragged if you have enough space available.
    you youranswer #1 is over 20GB
    if you answer to #2 yes - defragged
    3d did you verify the burn...