1st, I identified my disc drive as the problem, not being able to read any discs put into it (This includes the Windows 7 install disc, among many music discs, movies, etc). After figuring out the problem here, I decided that I would simply install windows onto the HDD on another system, which I attempted to do on my brother's laptop. Now, here's where I could be mistaken, but I DID get the same error message upon attempting to boot from the disc. It IS possible that his disc drive doesn't work, though since he's out of town I don't have the ability to log in and test it (I do however have permission to use his laptop for this purpose)
So this brings me to the point I'm at. I got the same error after attempting several times. It IS possible that I'm doing it entirely wrong, especially considering that I've gotten the same error on multiple machines now.
I really need to find a solution to this. My machine is an alienware M15x, Nvidia GTX 260M, Intel i7 720QM, with 6GB or 1333 RAM. Any other question or demands will be answered as soon as possible
(P.S. I'm not sure if this is in the right section of the forums, so please inform me if I was wrong in posting here. Thank you)
Edit ~ I forgot to state that I'm attempting to install 64 bit Windows 7
Edited by SgtSama, 01 October 2011 - 09:10 PM.