Resolving errors during Windows® 7 clean installation
What kind of errors can take place during a clean installation of Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest operating system with advanced driver support and fully enhanced features. It comes with different versions, mainly Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Professional. It has several advanced features that consist of extended facility. It includes a number of new features, like enhanced touch and handwriting recognition, support for virtual hard disks, improved performance with multi-core processors and improved boot performance. Windows 7 is versatile and it has a stylish look. Clean installation of Windows 7 helps to clean viruses from the system and save files and install Windows 7 on an empty drive.
Following points are the causes, symptoms and tips to fix clean installation errors in Windows 7:
- Clean installation errors
- Causes and symptoms
- Tips to fix the clean installation errors
Clean installation errors
When you perform a clean installation of Windows 7, there might be a problem in its activation. If you are using Windows XP, you might perform a clean installation. You can buy either the upgrade pack or the full version of Windows 7. Using an upgrade key, if you are trying to activate Windows 7, then the error code '0xC004F061' might occur. This error indicates that you are using the product key for the upgraded version and the previous version of the operating system is not available on your system.
Causes and symptoms
Before starting the installation process, if you try to format the drive then you might not upgrade the product key to activate Windows 7. Sometimes when you try to activate, Windows it will reject your serial number and you will get an error message. If you might not have a previous operating system, it will cause installation errors.
To fix these errors, ensure that the previous operating system might be installed on your system. A clean installation process is actually the installation of Windows 7. You need to check that the space available for installing purposes. You might have a maximum of 2GB of RAM and you can add the rest of the RAM after Windows 7 is fully installed. When Windows 7 has completed its installation, it will look like the full version of Windows.
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