It can occur many of the times that you get the failure in our installation of the Windows 7. There are almost few listed errors that can create simple fault and can affect the process of Windows 7 Installation. Here is the small article about most common ways to troubleshoot Windows 7 Installation Failure.
These are the following most appeared Microsoft Window 7 installation process. Follow these steps and make sure that you are not left with any of the trouble in installing Windows.
Back up your files, power down to unplug all other Hard Drives and peripherals except keyboard, mouse and ethernet cable (which increases chance it will start up connected so you can get most of your other drivers via Updates). Connections with any external hardwares also leads to the trouble in the windows 7 installation. If any unsupported hardware that is connected to windows installation process, it can create a trouble in installation.
Boot into BIOS setup, reset to defaults, set SATA controller to AHCI, Hard Drive first to boot, Save changes and Exit. An SSD may have newer firmware to install on its Support Downloads webpage. So when you change the SATA, then your SSD comes under the support of the windows 7 installation.
It may be possible that the windows 7 product key you are using may have been expired or rejected by the Microsoft, So you can also try to have the different keys in order to make the complete installation. You can also skip the step and make the windows 7 activate later. So in this your this problem is also solved.
The problem is often bad media. A prompt for drivers during booted install almost always means bad installation media. Confirm or download the latest ISO for your licensed version and burn to DVD or flash stick as discussed in Step One here. You can test your media in another PC to see if it will boot and queue up correctly. If not replace it. If DVD fails even after replacing, try flash stick install and vice versa. For UEFI install you’ll need to create a UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive
Boot the media by tapping the BIOS one-time boot menu key below for your PC brand. Select DVD or for flash stick choose USB, Removable or HD choices which might need to be expanded to choose your stick. If you have a USB3 stick use USB2 port since SP1 does not support USB3 drivers. The typicall buttons o shortcuts to enter in BIOS setup for your dedicated brand, are as follows.
Asus – F8
HP/Compaq – Esc
Sony – F2
Acer – F12
Gateway – F10
eMachines – F10
Toshiba – F12
Dell – F12
IBM/Lenovo – the blue Thinkvantage button
At first installer screen Press Shift + F10, or enter System Recovery Options to open a Command Box, type:
SELECT DISK 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL=”WINDOWS 7″
Next click Install Now, then Custom install to Clean Install Windows 7 to the partition you created. If it fails then report back at which step and the verbatim error message. In addition read over these steps to understand the tools and methods which work best to get and maintain a perfect Clean Reinstall – Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps are the same for retail.
Search all tabs in BIOS setup for evidence of an EFI BIOS, including settings choices for UEFI, CSM, Legacy BIOS, Secure Boot, or UEFI Boot choices in BIOS Boot Priority menu. If EFI is enabled then proceed to Install Windows 7 with UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface). If you don’t want a UEFI install you can Bypass UEFI to Install WIn7.
After install you can adjust partition size or Create new partitions for data, etc. in Disk Mgmt. You are creating the partition here for the purpose of wiping the HD and marking partition Active which overcomes certain install failures. If necessary to test the hard drive, Disk Check will also work best on a full disk partition.
If the above steps don’t help test your RAM and hard drive from Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7. You may start a separate thread in Installation forum or ask in the Comments section below for more help. Please identify the exact failure point, any error message or behavior, include pictures if possible attached using the paper clip icon in reply box.
All these above stated are the main points that you should be considering for making the successful installation of the windows 7 on your computer. Please feel free to contact us in case of any assistance.