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  1. Cptnyr

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    I installed windows 7 as my main os. then i unsintalled and reinstalled vista but now im trying to go back to windows 7.

    I ran the reformat everything worked fine and it rebooted. It shows the starting windows screen then goes to a black screen that says windows 7 for testing purposes only. It will not reach the starting windows for the first time screen. ive tried doing this 3 times now so i dont know what to do.
     
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    I still have the black screen, i thought maybe my install disc was corrupted so i made another one from a different computer but now when i try to run it my bios wont even boot the disc. Help please
     
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    What is the exact file size of the ISO of Windows 7 that was downloaded? You could also try to use a different program to burn the ISO also
     
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    nothings wrong with the disc i had it running on windows 7 before.
     
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    did you do a quick format or a full format?
     
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    Full...it fully completes too and stops right before it should show the "preparing to start windows for the first time" screen
     
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    Have you restarted the computer at that time? And if so, did you just let it boot off the hard drive?
     
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    Put in XP or Vista cd/dvd

    Go and del the partion then hard shutdown the machine or reboot. Put you 7 dvd in and install the o/s.
     
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    yea ive tried it all it seems

    EDIT: i will try that hopefully it works
     
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    tried it still nothing. i dont want to reinstall vista i only have x32 bit
     
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    have u tried repairing startup from the boot dvd?
     
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    Yea i tried that it said that there was no problems. Im just going to reformat vista on and hopefully that will at least work
     
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    Microsoft does have an official Windows 7 Beta Support Forum located here http://tinyurl.com/9fhdl5 . It is supported by product specialists as well as engineers and support teams. You may want to post your question there.
     

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