Reasons for clean installation of Windows® 7 hanging
Why does Windows 7 hang while installing?
When you are performing a clean installation of Windows 7 in your system, the system may face some issues. The most common issue is the installation hanging with 62 or 72 percent of the installation complete. There can be a number of reasons behind this issue. The most possible reason is the system does not meet the requirements of the new operating system. You need the system to be configured with minimum system requirements of the operating system. You need to ensure that the memory has enough space to hold the operating system. You need enough hard disk space to install and run the operating system. You need to also ensure that the system is included with compatible drivers.
Here are some ways to fix the Windows 7 hanging installation issues:
- Use Microsoft Fix it
- Using system variables
- Other fixes
Use Microsoft Fix it
You can use Microsoft Fix it to resolve Windows 7 hanging installation issues. For this, you need to download and install Microsoft Fix it on the system. After installing the tool, you need to follow the onscreen wizard to resolve the issues.
Using system variables
You can make use of system variables to resolve Windows 7 hanging installation issues. For this, you need to reboot the system and then roll back the system to the current operating system in the system like Windows Vista. In the Start menu, you need to right-click on the 'Computer' icon and select the 'Properties' option. You need to then navigate to the 'Advanced Settings' and get into the 'Environment Variables'. You can then get the system variables under which you need to click the 'New' button and press 'Enter'.
There are some other fixes for resolving Windows 7 hanging installation issues. You can try removing all USB devices and unplugging all monitor connections. The most possible reason behind the issues is a corrupt memory module. So, you need to remove all such memory modules from the system. You can try upgrading the memory if needed. You need to also check the video card.
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