Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Need help with your computer or device? Want to learn new tech skills? You're in the right place!
Geeks to Go is a friendly community of tech experts who can solve any problem you have. Just create a free account and post your question. Our volunteers will reply quickly and guide you through the steps. Don't let tech troubles stop you. Join Geeks to Go now and get the support you need!

How it Works Create Account

vista won't install after a new hard drive install

  • Please log in to reply




  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
I have a dell 1545 laptop and I just had a new hard drive installed and now I can't get windows vista to install, I have the CD but it stops before the installation is complete
  • 0




    Mechanised Mod

  • Global Moderator
  • 24,693 posts
Hi chrisvee55
Did you format and partition the HDD before attempting to install Vista and what type of Vista disk do you have, a full retail or OEM type?
See http://windows.micro...isks-and-drives for details on how to format and partition your HDD.
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP