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Can't install Windows 10 on Laptop: 0xc0000428

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That's a good idea, I'm busy today but I'll give you an update sometime tomorrow!


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Sounds like a plan  :thumbsup:


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I downloaded and flashed BionicPup64 8.0 onto my USB, booted it up in RAM on the laptop, and installed gsmartcontrol. I ran the short self-test on the installed HDD, which completed without error. Was there another specific tool you wanted to me use? (I could run the extended self-test, but it's estimated to take 2hrs 40mins).

 

Just to make sure the HDD is clear (although I'm not sure it would make any difference, but I'm trying everything I can think of right now), I'm currently running shred. Edit, nvm shred is taking too long I'm just cancelling it, wouldn't help anyway.

 

I think best option is to get a hold of a disc with Windows on it, or at least find a Windows machine that I can burn a disc with, which I might not be able to do until next week.


Edited by ARK24, 26 March 2020 - 07:24 PM.

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Thanks for the update  :thumbsup:

 

The fact that you were able to boot Pup from the USB device and the HDD passed the testing that you did it does look like an issue with the Windows ISO  :(

 

Waiting for Windows on DVD is what I would do, our postal service is still working here in the UK but not sure where in the world you are but anyone that you know that has it or could burn you an ISO on DVD and post it to you.


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I'll be receiving a recovery/ install disc in the mail anytime between April 2nd and April 24th, I'll give another update once I get the disc and try the process again.


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Thanks for the update  :thumbsup:

 

Can you post a link to the type of disk you have purchased so we can take a look.


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https://www.ebay.com...353.m2749.l2649


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Looks good, the April 2nd and April 24th shipping time is a bit hit and miss though  :(


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