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Windows 7 Install Failure?


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wm_hunter

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I have downloaded and used Windows 7 RC1 [7100.0.090421-1700_x86fre_client_en-us_retail_ultimate-grc1culfrer_en_dvd.iso]. It installed fine on VMWare on my main computer. I went to go install it on my laptop, however, and the installer fails. It goes through the "Windows is loading the setup files" portion, and then my laptop completely shuts off. No warning, no error, just turns off.

Laptop: Toshiba Satellite P200D
Information about hardware specifications here

Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Edited by wm_hunter, 25 June 2009 - 08:16 PM.

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Computer Guy AJ

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where did you download the .ISO from?
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where did you download the .ISO from?


From the Microsoft site. Please, if you read my original post, I have it running fine in a VM. However, in VMWare, I had it use the .iso as the CD/DVD drive. Perhaps the burn has issues, I will try to burn again at 2x. If I don't edit this post with a success story, it did not work and I still require assistance

EDIT:A nice slow burn at 2x with ImgBurn did the trick. Thanks for anyone who read this / tried to help.

Edited by wm_hunter, 25 June 2009 - 11:03 PM.

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Most likely this is an issue with the compatibility of your system.
Try running the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor tool: http://www.microsoft...de-advisor.aspx
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