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Problem Fresh install Win7

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by Dan314, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. Dan314

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    I exited the scan. I m gonna try reinstalling from the DVD to see what the error message was exactly
     
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    "Copying windows files " is ok but
    "Expanding Windows files" stays at 0%..
    Then I get the following message:
    Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart installation. Error code: 0x8007045D
     
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    did you delete the old partition(s) & make new partition(s) then quick format the partition(s) first?
     
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    No I did not.
    I dont know how to do this yet..
    More details would be greatly appreciated :)
    Do you have a link to a tutorial describing the whole procedure?
     
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    Using the "driver and utilities" CD, I m running a "Cannot boot the OS"hardware test.
    I ge the following message when the test reaches SATA Disk (SSD):
    "Error code 0F00:1344
    ERROR Msg: DISK-Block 378316 Can t read, replace disk
    The given error code and message can be used by technical support to help diagnose the problem. Do you want to continue testing?"

    Advice?
     
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    looks like the ssd is going bye bye.
     
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    I m running the "Drevitalize" sector repair . So far it has found (and recovered) about 200o bad sectors. Do you think there is a small chance this could fix the SSD? Or am I dealing with an entirely different problem here?
    Thanks
     
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    don't know as I haven't dealt much with ssd's. let the program finish then try re-installing windows.
     
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    At the current pace I estimate the sector recoveries will take at least 10 days
     
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    get a new drive then but not ssd just regular sata mechanical drive.
     
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    I still have the old HDD that used to be in my laptop before I replaced it with an SSD.
    It works perfectly.
    I chose an SSD back then because I had big databases/Holdem manager (An online poker program) .
    Do I need to do something to the old HDD before I do a clean windows7 install on it?
    Do you know of a good tutorial I could follow?
     
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    just bootup on the win7 disk, delete the old partitions, make the new partitions, format the c:drive & install win7. just did that this morning on a customer's computer here.
     
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    Ok. Seems to be installing just fine now.
    I ll probably miss the fast windows bootup with the SSD.
    I supose the benefit of having an SSD doesnt justify the risk of having an expensive drive if I m just going to be browsing the web.
    I guess I should just view drives more like easily replaceable, expendable hardware and stick to cheaper ones.
     
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    can that laptop take 2 laptop hard drives as some laptops can? the fact that windows is loading shows that the ssd was the problem.
     
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    I confirm that Windows installed succesfully and is working on this older hard drive.
    This laptop can only take one hard drive.
    Are you suggesting I use a small SSD just for windows?
     
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    if it was capable of 2 drives, c:drive could be ssd & the d:drive would have been the data drive.
     
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    I see.
    Good idea
     
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    thinking of doing that on my 2 towers once I get a 2nd 1tb for this tower as currently it has 2 500gb sata drives wereas my other tower does have a single 1tb in it.
     
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    I had a similar problem a couple of weeks back.. 7 just wouldn't install on a new partition quick formatted.. first it complained about the partition size being larger than the partition ??????? then second attempt threw some unfathomable error.. strangest thing was this was previously the OS partition which the user had toasted by installing one of those free "tweak" junkware things from nowhere reputable...

    All I can think of is the partition was grown "left" after the previous installation ran out of space.. which M$ say is impossible.. not for GParted it ain't !! and then ran the "repair" tools on my Fista x32 "recovery" disk on it.. the compulsory twice! So it's a slightly strange partition to begin with.. but it was working before... so why refuse to do a clean install on it again??

    Now the weirdest bit.. used linux to partition and clean format (ntfs) an old linux os drive and then 7 installed without any problem..

    I think M$ systems are still buggy and unreliable.. and these install problems do my head in.. because there seems to be no logic to why it doesn't work
     

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