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Error 0x80070017 (Need help badly)


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Avenus

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So i bought this desktop computer without windows, cause my dad had windows cds at job.
So when i got home i tried to install windows, but i just got this message at step 2;

Windows cannot install required files. The file may be corrupt or missing. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation
Error code: 0x80070017


I Have a self build computer.
i5-3570 with 1892mb memory size and another 1T.
Also a 120g ssd disc.
Can someone please help me and tell me what to do? Tryied 2 different windows cd´s!!!
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Alzeimer

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Error code: 0x80070017 This usually means either a bad DVD, or a read error on the DVD drive. Try another dvd-drive to see if it is your dvd player the problem.

If you cannot use another dvd player you can try to install your OS using a USB-key and here is the instruction on how to do it.
http://www.wikihow.c...Vista-USB-Drive


Hope that helps
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Ztruker

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I'll add this as another choice. You can use the key that came with the DVD you got from your Father.

You can download a legal copy of Windows 7 with SP1 integrated from here:

Windows 7 Direct Download Links

Make sure you get the same version you have, Home Premium, Pro or Ultimate and 32 or 64 bit. Note that Basic or Starter is not available.

I recommend using ImgBurn at 4X speed (or the slowest available) to create the DVD from the downloaded .iso file. Just be careful during the install not to accidentally install some of the bundled junk that comes with it. Always take The Custom Install option.

You can do this on any computer capable of burning a DVD.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID KEY TO INSTALL THIS .ISO.
The one on the COA sticker on your computer will work.

If you are just using the Recovery Console you do not need a key.

You can also create a bootable USB Flash drive (4GB or larger) to install Windows 7 from.

  • Download and run Universal USB Installer Easy as 1 2 3
  • Select Windows 7 from the first drop down list, all the way to the bottom
  • Select the downloaded Windows 7 iso file
  • Select your USB flash drive
  • Click Create
For techies or folks who work on computers:

Create Windows 7 Universal ISO With All Editions Selection On Install with ei.cfg Removal Utility.

This will fit on a 6GB flash drive or can be burned to a DVD.


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Avenus

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Thanks guys! I made a bootable usb and it worked.
I also dled something findmykey. So i had my old windows 7 key and it seemed to work:P
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