Windows® 7 Installation Freezing Issues
Is Windows 7 installation freezing on your system? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the best operating system from Microsoft till date. Windows 7 comes packed with many advanced features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Gadgets, Windows Search and so on. Windows 7 is also less demanding on system resources and can be installed on most computers regardless of the hardware configuration. Windows 7 is also simple to install and it can be installed using the installation disk and following on screen instructions. However, some users might face some problems while installing Windows 7. These include error messages stating installation cannot be completed, installation freeze when displaying "completing installation" etc. The Windows 7 installation freeze when "completing installation" might be because of many reasons. The reasons for the problem include issues with some of the USB devices plugged into the system, problems with the installation disk in use, problems with partitions of the hard disk, issues with the RAM/ memory etc. This problem means that users would not be able to complete the installation and the system would have to be forcefully restarted by pressing the 'Power' button.
Following details gives users more information regarding tips to resolve Windows 7 installation freezing issue:
- Unplug all external devices
- Replace installation disk
- Check system memory
Unplug all external devices
All Windows 7 users facing the installation freezing issue while installation are advised to unplug all external devices that are connected to the system. The external devices include USB devices such as webcams or printers or anything else that might be connected to the system. Unplugging the devices would solve the issue and get the Windows 7 OS installed properly.
Replace installation disk
The Windows 7 installation freezing might be because of the system files essential for completing the installation are missing from the disk. The problem usually comes up if the installation disk used for the installation is not genuine. Users having the installation freezing problems are recommended to check the installation disk and carry out the installation with a different disk.
Installation freeze during installation of Windows 7 might also be because of problems with the memory of the system. Users are advised to take out the memory sticks and ensure that they are of the correct type essential for Windows 7. Users would also have to check the memory time setting in the BIOS and change the memory timing. If changing the memory timing did not work, then the BIOS might need an upgrade to get Windows 7 installed on the system.
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