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Windows 7 installation problem.


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xXgOrEiZeXx

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I recently built a new system
and it has no os installed so i
bought a win 7 home
premium 64 bit oem disk, but a
little over halfways done when
the "Loading windows files..." it
stops and gives me an error. It
says windows encountered a
problem communicating with a
device connected to your
computer, this error can be
caused by unplugging a storage
device such as a hard drive or
cd-rom drive that is failing.
Make sure any removable
storage is properly connected
and the restart your computer.
If you continue to recieve this
error msg, contact the hardware
manufacturer.
Status: 0xc00000e9
Info: an unexpected i/o error
has occured.
I tried setting the first boot
device to dc rom and also
disabling my hdd but that didnt
work.i have no usb devices attached or anything so idk whats the problem and the hdd is working fine. The optical drive does make small noise but im guessing thats the disc spinning and i assume it works fine because it reads the disk til about 75% done then it gives me the error.
Any help is appreciated.
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phillpower2

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:welcome: xXgOrEiZeXx
Did you format and partition the HDD before attempting to install W7?
See http://www.sevenforu...indows-7-a.html
As you are getting up to 75% installed the problem may be with the disk, where did you purchase it from?
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