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Windows 7 installation error: 0x80880000

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I'm reinstalling Windows 7 and I keep on getting this error code: 0x80880000
 
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From CD or USB?

If it is from the USB, try re-writing the iso to it the memory stick.
 
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Strange. Did you make the USB from the DVD or from a download? If you made it from a download, try using a downloaded iso file.

It could be also corrupted memory or an unstable overclock. Try installing with 1 stick of RAM, see if that helps.

After searching for the error code - Make sure you have set the date and time correctly in Bios
 
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I recently bought an oem win 7 64bit disk and the dvd came with a defect straight from microsoft. It was giving me an error with lots of 8s and 0s every time I tried to install it and when i tried to make an image iso from it, it just froze at somewhere in the middle. So I just downloaded a new iso from the internet put it on an usb stick with some HP bootable usb software and it worked like a charm.
 
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I recently bought an oem win 7 64bit disk and the dvd came with a defect straight from microsoft. It was giving me an error with lots of 8s and 0s every time I tried to install it and when i tried to make an image iso from it, it just froze at somewhere in the middle. So I just downloaded a new iso from the internet put it on an usb stick with some HP bootable usb software and it worked like a charm.
I have seen on their forums that a few people have had this problem.
 

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I recently bought an oem win 7 64bit disk and the dvd came with a defect straight from microsoft. It was giving me an error with lots of 8s and 0s every time I tried to install it and when i tried to make an image iso from it, it just froze at somewhere in the middle. So I just downloaded a new iso from the internet put it on an usb stick with some HP bootable usb software and it worked like a charm.
You might also add the official Digital River downloads as well.

http://www.w7forums.com/official-windows-7-sp1-iso-image-downloads-t12325.html

These are all ISO images of the different Windows 7 versions.
 
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ok, i'll try to reload the iso on my usb and try to burn another iso again
 

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Yeah from what I have been reading .. sounds like a disc error.
Some downloaded .iso's have had these problems too.

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