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Failed to format the selected partition while installing windows 7 in acer 4745

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July 12, 2012 9:11:25 AM

Hello,
after inserting one pen drive , my laptop beame slower. so , I tried to format it .but, I was unable to format it and uninstalled th windows 7 os in the process.

While installing windows 7, I am getting the following error-

Failed to format the selected partition [Error:0x80070057]

and another error is

setup.exe - corrupt file

The file or directory

D:\Windows\Winsxs\X86-microsoft-windows-s..cardsubsystem client_31bf3856ad364e35-6.1.7600.16385-none-18bad066daeccdf0 is corrupt and unreadable. Please run the Chkdisk utility.
July 12, 2012 10:14:45 AM

dodger46 said:
Guess your setupdisk corrupt. If you have access to another machine you can download an ISO from here
http://forum.notebookreview.com/windows-os-software/604...

and burn to disk.
Does your laptop not have a Recovery partition?



I have tried installing windows Xp and failed .

I am not sure whether my laptop has a recovery partition or not. Does this recovery partition comes with acer laptop by default or do I need to create it.

Please help.
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July 12, 2012 10:29:33 AM

Most Acers have a recovery partition, you'll have to check your manual or check your model online, the information is pretty easy to find. Usually just one of the function keys when you switch on.

If you can't use the restore partition and have to install a clean Win 7 you may need to pop into the BIOS and change the setting for the disk controller from AHCI/SATA to IDE/Legacy for the install (unless you have the drivers ready and downloaded onto a USB stick).

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July 12, 2012 10:47:17 AM

usually alt + f10 at startup for acer erecovery partition
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July 23, 2012 7:56:24 AM

My issus is not resolved..I clicked alt + f10 at startup for acer recovery partition ..but failed to install any OS in it..

Please help me out ..Friends
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