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April 29, 2012 3:29:17 AM

Hello,

Im trying to do a clean install of windows 7 for some reason it doesnt wanna work. I deleted every partition so its a clean install. When it first tries to boot it restarts and keeps doing that.

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a b $ Windows 7
April 29, 2012 3:33:44 AM

does you cd/dvd drive is set first boot in bios
April 29, 2012 3:34:45 AM

Sounds like you keep booting into the installer. Change your boot order so the hard drive comes before the DVD, or use the boot menu to manually choose the hard drive.
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April 29, 2012 3:42:24 AM

no, i already installed from cd drive. after the installation finishes it automatically restarts to boot up for the first time but when it gets to starting windows screen it goes black and it restarts and keeps doing it. I already tried doing the clean install over again and doing start up repair. but nothing works
April 29, 2012 3:46:47 AM

Try removing your video card. You can install the drivers after you install Windows, then put the card in.
April 29, 2012 3:48:59 AM

nt think my mobo has a DVI or VGA slot for me to send visual
April 29, 2012 4:00:35 AM

could there be something wrong w my hdd
April 29, 2012 4:05:29 AM

Almost certainly not your hard drive. In general they either work or they don't. The problem you're describing tends to happen as a result of the install not picking up on some of the drivers it needs, so when Windows tries to boot for the first time it crashes. The video card is a common culprit in my experience, which is why I suggested you start there.

If you can boot into safe mode, you may be able to install the drivers there.
April 29, 2012 4:38:28 AM

ok... sooo right now it finished the installation and it says "windows cannot install required files. The files may be corrupt or missing. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation error coe : 0x80070570" and a windows over that one says "The file directory D:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-wrp-integrity-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.76385_none_2b1523604c99c736 is corrupt and unreadable. please run the Chkdsj utility"

All of this appeared after the installation finished(the first installation with the windows 7 disk, I deleted every partition before I started installing)
April 29, 2012 6:58:18 AM

ok so i really think its my hdd is there a way to test my hdd with no OS installed?
a b $ Windows 7
April 29, 2012 7:11:16 AM

Grab the ultimate boot CD from the net. There should be many drive checking programs on it.
April 29, 2012 7:12:37 AM

whats that? windows 7 ultimate? sorry didnt understand the reply
April 29, 2012 7:25:00 AM

please help me! i really need to know if this is hdd related problem im going to run mem test 86 to see if its RAM
a b $ Windows 7
April 29, 2012 7:34:32 AM

Think you said you deleted all partitions, so why is the error adressing the 'D' drive? If all partitions were deleted during the install process you should only have 'C'...
a b $ Windows 7
April 29, 2012 7:36:30 AM

Did you even attempt to google "ultimate boot CD"?
April 29, 2012 7:40:38 AM

i really dont know why is it addresing to D i have no other drive other than CD drive. and no i havent googled ultimate bootable cd.. ill do it now sorry
a b $ Windows 7
April 29, 2012 7:48:18 AM

Wouldn't D be the optical drive then? Perhaps its a bad burn copy or scratched.
April 29, 2012 7:48:41 AM

ok so memtest was 100% succesfull now i know its not the RAM i just downloaded the drive fitness test CD image from hitachi(my hdd manufacturer) and im running this one then im running the ultimate boot cd
April 29, 2012 7:50:21 AM

well its original copy and i used it last week and it worked perfectly but who knows maybe it got scratched or maybe the cd rom iself cant read it that well
a b $ Windows 7
April 29, 2012 7:53:36 AM

4745454b said:
Wouldn't D be the optical drive then? Perhaps its a bad burn copy or scratched.

Sounds to me like he's still got more than one partition...though a bad optical drive/disk could be the culprit. Think it might be an idea to re-run the install disk and see what appears at 'Where do you want to install Windows' Screen...
April 29, 2012 7:57:42 AM

well since first post i tried installing all over again deleting every partion before starting install and it wont even finish install now... thats why i think it may be HDD or maybe cd drive i hope is the cd drive(its alot cheaper lol)
April 29, 2012 8:13:45 AM

kadaj said:
well since first post i tried installing all over again deleting every partion before starting install and it wont even finish install now... thats why i think it may be HDD or maybe cd drive i hope is the cd drive(its alot cheaper lol)



same thing hapend to me new cd/dvd drive and reinstal,,, fixed
April 29, 2012 8:19:29 AM

well i ran hitachi drive test and it stay at "analyzinf media" idk if this is because the hdd is bad or if the cd drive cant read the cd or the cd is a bad burn but i tried more than 3 times now and keeps happening
a b $ Windows 7
April 29, 2012 8:26:16 AM

kadaj said:
well i ran hitachi drive test and it stay at "analyzinf media" idk if this is because the hdd is bad or if the cd drive cant read the cd or the cd is a bad burn but i tried more than 3 times now and keeps happening

Can you try another Optical Drive?If not do you have a boot option from USB? Could create a bootable flash drive with the HDD software...
April 29, 2012 4:37:51 PM

I had a bunch of crazy problems installing Windows Vista several years back. Turns out it was getting confused by a thumb drive I had plugged in and it was trying to copy files to it for some reason. You don't have some external storage device plugged in do you?
April 29, 2012 5:23:33 PM

nope no external devices only mouse and keyboard im going to try another cd rom drive and see what happends if the problem persists well then the problem is obviosly the hdd
April 29, 2012 9:07:29 PM

well im using one of the hdd diagnosstic test form the ultimate boot disk and so far all sector say not ready
April 30, 2012 2:02:20 AM

well i ran the hitachi diagnostics tool and its says the sectors are corrupted or something so obviously its the HDD i did an RMA lets see what happends when they send me a replacement back
a b $ Windows 7
April 30, 2012 2:54:24 AM

will be around when you get new drive if you need help
April 30, 2012 2:55:12 AM

thank you very much you guys have benn very helpful i really appreciate it
a b $ Windows 7
April 30, 2012 4:05:10 AM

Bummer on needing to wait because of broken hdd, but congrats on getting it returned. Hopefully new drive will get you back up and running.
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