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December 26, 2009 6:31:30 PM

windows 7 install hanges up configuring programs and settings install slowes down to nothing i have let it run for 8 hours still hanges up at 62%. what can I do.
a b $ Windows 7
December 26, 2009 6:39:11 PM

Check your hard drive for bad sectors.

If HD was ok , check memory with memtest+ http://www.memtest.org/

If problem persists, check installation disk, reburn using lower speed.
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Have you changed any bios settings?
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a c 215 $ Windows 7
December 26, 2009 7:05:08 PM

There are a few possible problems here.

1. You have a bad install disk. Try creating an ISO file of your dvd and either re-burn the disk, or create a Windows 7 install flash drive. Details on how to create the boot install flash drive can be found in this thread

2. You have a failing hard drive. Download and burn a copy of the Ultimate Boot CD from www.ultimatebootcd.com. Run some of the hard drive diagnostic tools and see if any problems are found.

3. You have a bad RAM stick. With the Ultimate Boot CD you downloaded earlier, run the MemTest86+ utility and again, see if any errors are detected.
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