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Installation missing required files Windows 7 Custom install fail FIX?

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April 1, 2012 10:25:02 PM

Hello all! I know I've posted about this before, but now I'm looking for a fix. I got an error at the windows 7 Expanding files 27% Mark, Anyone know what that means? And please please please more importantly give me a FIX to the problem?
a b $ Windows 7
April 1, 2012 10:46:55 PM

Hi :) 

WHICH Windows 7 disc are you using ??

All the best Brett :) 
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April 1, 2012 11:52:46 PM

Ultimate 64 Bit!
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a c 416 $ Windows 7
April 1, 2012 11:56:43 PM

Sounds like the media may be defective.
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April 2, 2012 12:02:17 AM

Its Possible, But The friend I borrowed it from says that it worked well before, so I don't know?
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April 2, 2012 12:07:08 AM

Should I buy I new one? Or is there a fix?
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a c 416 $ Windows 7
April 2, 2012 12:15:10 AM

I think it's having trouble reading the disc.Do you have access to another install disc?
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April 2, 2012 12:32:15 AM

I do not have another windows 7 Disc, but I am planning on seeing if my other friends Home Premium 64 Bit Works, But you think the disc is scratched? Another thing is Im reusing a DVD drive from my old computer, so it could be a problem?
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a c 416 $ Windows 7
April 2, 2012 12:36:14 AM

Possible yes,but sounds like bad media.
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April 2, 2012 12:39:47 AM

Ok, I'll Be checking back tommorow or tuesday, because by then I'll test the new installation media, So hopefully this is in your email list =3.
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a c 416 $ Windows 7
April 2, 2012 12:48:18 AM

Keep me posted!
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a b $ Windows 7
April 2, 2012 1:14:46 AM

If you get an error expanding files when installing Windows 7 then providing the install disk is good the fault is nearly ALWAYS due to problems with your memory.
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April 2, 2012 2:37:33 AM

So I'll have to replace the RAM? Is there any way to assure that the RAM is messed up? The BIOS recognizes it also.
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April 2, 2012 2:38:18 AM

And yes, it does fail at the 27% Part when it is expanding files.
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a b $ Windows 7
April 2, 2012 3:44:05 AM

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So I'll have to replace the RAM? Is there any way to assure that the RAM is messed up? The BIOS recognizes it also.


You should download and run memtest86 4.0a to test the memory, run for at least three passes.

http://www.memtest.org/#downiso
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April 2, 2012 10:03:27 PM

It can run in the default mode? How much space do I need on a USB drive to hold the program?
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a b $ Windows 7
April 3, 2012 3:46:26 AM

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It can run in the default mode? How much space do I need on a USB drive to hold the program?


It is easier to create a CD of memtest86 but if you want to make a USB version it only takes a couple of Megs of space on a USB drive.
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