Troubleshooting Microsoft® Windows® 7 Install Error
What are the error messages that arise while installing Windows 7 on a computer?
The installation of Microsoft Windows 7 is designed to be an easy process with the on-screen instructions being a guide through the entire process. These problems are encountered during Windows 7 installations based on the different installations approaches and associated hardware specifications. If you have not downloaded the Windows 7 installation files from the Microsoft website, then you might few issues even before you are half way through the Windows 7 setup. The most common problems faced during Windows 7 setup is the of missing or corrupt files, with the installer generating error code: 0×80070570. This problem has been attributed to a bad DVD created from the .ISO file, which is used for the installation of windows 7.
The error messages that arise while installing Windows 7 on a computer are:
- Windows 7 activation error
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- Error Code 5
Windows 7 activation error
This is an error which indicates that your product key is not valid during the installation of Windows 7, which is due to specifying the wrong product key. The product key that you are using does not match the version of Windows 7 that is installed on your computer. So check the product key to make sure it is for the version that you are trying to activate. Product key is for an upgrade version of Windows 7 and a previous version of Windows was not on your computer when Windows 7 was installed.
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The incorrect settings of your hard drive in the BIOS can also cause this error. The AHCI is a setting for your SATA Hard Drive. In order to troubleshoot this error look in the BIOS and check if this setting is correct. You should also check if DMA is enabled if you have an IDE drive. With the installation media being corrupt or poor this can also be a problem.
The Error Code 5: "Cannot boot from disk", primarily occurs when the data cannot be read by the motherboard while trying to install the operating system. Verify the surface of the disk to be certain there are no scratches or smudges impairing the data. Disk has to be re burned with an appropriate boot sector at the slowest speed possible to prevent future errors.
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