Windows® 7 set-up stuck
What are causes due to which Windows 7 set-up gets stuck at installation and how to fix this issue?
Windows 7 is the latest and one of the best Operating Systems available. This is a product from Microsoft. Windows 7 have got so many extra features when compared to other Operating Systems. So, it would be best to install Windows 7. But there might be issues with installation process also. It is seen that the set-up of Windows 7 would get stuck during the installation. Before going to install, you might need to ensure that your system has got all the requirements which is needed for Windows 7. You would also check if you have got genuine copy of Windows 7 set-up file. You need to download this from the genuine website like Microsoft. During text-mode set-up in Windows 7, your system might stop responding (hang) and the error message "Setup is starting Windows" appears on the screen. Then, you need to restart it. This behavior could occur if Windows would not able to recognize or could not configure the hardware in your system
Following are the tips to fix stuck in the Windows 7 set-up during the installation process:
- Modify the computer BIOS
- Remove unnecessary hardware devices
- Delete all viruses
Modify the computer BIOS
This install stuck might be solved by adopting certain methods. Firstly, you need to contact the computer manufacturer in order to inquire about an updated Basic Input/ Output System (BIOS). You could also modify the BIOS in the following ways. Firstly, change the 'Plug and Play' settings. That means if Plug and Play functionality is currently being controlled by the BIOS, you need to change it so it is controlled by the operating system. You have to enable or disable the USB support. You could also disable the power management support, infrared support, and all serial ports.
Remove unnecessary hardware devices
You need to remove unnecessary hardware devices one at a time. This would include a second video adapter, Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) adapters, network adapters, sound cards, modems and other non-essential Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) adapters, Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) adapters, and also the PC Cards. You would also disconnect unimportant external devices and cables like backup devices, scanners and printers etc.
If any viruses are present in the system, that would cause the stuck in Windows 7 setup during installation. Viruses are the unwanted programs which have the ability to replicate by attaching to other devices. These malwares have the ability to corrupt the system files and programs. When you are doing the installation process, the viruses present in the system interrupt the installation process and the system becomes stuck. The set-up gets stuck during the installation. In that condition, you have to use the best antivirus software and delete all of them.
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