Win 7 Installation Unsuccessful!!!!!!

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  1. Ryukouki
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    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    OK, so I wanted to reinstall Windows 7 Home Premium. I used my recovery disk to recover to factory image settings, and it was going great until the end of the install, where I get a red error that said that the install was unsuccessful and that I should insert my first recov disk again. I did this like 3 times and now I have infinite reboot loop, displaying the error at each run. Does ANYONE have a viable solution? I hope I don't have to send it in or throw my laptop out the window... would an installation disk work? I have no idea whatsoever.
     
  2. CheatingSoi

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    Wow, i just got an error today to. I upgraded from Vista to windows 7 and it failed durring the installtino and it tries o revert back to vista but cant. I tried booting with Ubuntu and recovery and all this stuff but it just wont work. I lost all my files now as I'm reinstalling windows and my parents are super mad and I;m gunna have to pay them because of all the important stuff they had.
     
  3. Ryukouki
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    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    this sucks more than I can imagine. I always thought recovery disk would save my day. this sucksss...
     
  4. vjgbatemp

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    haha

    also:
    use ubuntu to boot from disk and recover your data then do a fresh install.
     
  5. Linkiboy

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    Seriously people. Failed install does not mean your files are lost. Get an external drive and copy all your files that you need to it from a linux environment.
     
  6. Raki

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    Or do a proper backup when your files are important...
     
  7. playallday

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    Installing a new OS is rated "M" for mature (17+). You shouldn't be playing with this stuff for a good 10 years. [​IMG]
     
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    hey hey, I was among the first tempers to install win7, and I also hold the temp record for most-vista-reinstalls-in-a-month (43,srsly)
     
  9. Mike Shinoda

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    wow 43 installs [​IMG]..
    i got windows 7, and leopard on my PC
    and i installed windows 7 on a old pentium 4 running well.
     
  10. Thomas83Lin

    Thomas83Lin Retro Gamer

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    Windows 7 running smooth on a old HP upgrade from vista no problems at all