Try to install Windows Vista. When the system starts, I get a black screen with no message and no prompt.
before starting up the plant, black screen
A friend gave me the laptop since they bought a new. I tried to do a clean install of Windows Vista on a laptop Gateway P6831 FX. After changing the boot order in the bios settings, the dvd starts to spin. The only thing that appears on the screen is a screen black/Bank. I'm never invited with the message 'Press any key to start the installation' to start copying the files for vista.
The Bios recognizes the hard drive (Sata). I don't know what to do at this point. Help, please.
I fixed it. I looked at a few other responses in this forum and used the SATA drivers during the installation of Windows XP. After that, I've upgraded to Vista.
I have an Acer Aspire One Netbook. (No DVD player). From the start on the hard drive, I get a black screen with a blinking cursor. The cursor does not type. For me, maybe I need to reinstall windows 7 and startup tasks are corrupt. I have my product key genuine for the computer, but no way to get to windows. How to restore windows on a netbook that won't start?original title: Netbook Windows 7 problem
New computers coming often pre-installed with Windows 7 have what is called a recovery partition. This is used to reinstall an operating system in the case of a system failure. To access it, you need to start when you start your computer by pressing a function key. This can be either F1, F2, F9, F10, F11, F12 key DEL or tab. See the manual that came with your PC for instructions on how to reinstall Windows.
If your recovery partition is not available or damaged, you must contact the manufacturer of your computer, and request that a defined recovery disk you can use to reinstall Windows 7. They could practice a small shipping and handling.
Borrow a 32 bit Genuine Windows 7 friends DVD disc if you know someone who has one.
Make an image of the DVD, you can use a program like ISO Recorder to do.
If you don't have a Windows 7 DVD to borrow, try to upload a picture:
You change the content of the. ISO file and delete the ei.cfg file. After having edited burn it to a blank DVD disc or put it on a USB key. Startup, it will reveal all editions of Windows 7, select the Starter edition. More information in the following article on how to change the file ei.cfg
Utility delete EI.cfg allows you to use a product key
You can create a bootable USB stick with the following:
Download Windows 7 USB/DVD tool
Skip entering your product key Windows 7 and complete the installation.
When you reach the desktop, click Start, right-click on computer
Click on properties
Scroll down to the Windows Activation
Click the link x days before activation.
Click on the link that says: "show me other ways to activate.
Enter the product key (this is the key of Windows 7 Starter, which would be located on the COA sticker at the bottom of your laptop)
Select the Activation of the phone
Click Next when you enter your key page
Select your country
Click Next, call the number listed
Be sure to explain your situation to the Appeals Officer.
They will give a confirmation ID, enter it
Click next to complete the activation.
Once activation is complete, enjoy yourself, make a backup of your installation of Windows 7 Starter please? You will need to do this an external hard drive, but its worth it. Because if your installation is messed up, all you have to do is to restore from a backup.
Once the backup is complete, you can do an upgrade to Windows 7 Professional by using the product key that you have, if it's a full key, Windows 7 Professional Anytime Upgrade retail or upgrade license key.
Click Start, type Anytime Upgrade, follow the on-screen Wizard, enter the key of Windows 7 Professional on demand, click Next and restart your computer when you are prompted. Less than 10 minutes, you should be upgraded to Windows 7 Professional and your files and settings retained.
Reactivate the installation, you may also do it by phone:
Activate Windows 7 manually:
1. click on start and in the search for box type: slui.exe 4
2. press enter on your keyboard
3. Select your country.
4. Select the telephone activation option and brace yourself for a real person.
Install service pack for my Vista program,... can not get past the license terms box pop... Help!
I suggest you to follow the steps in this link and check if it helps:
Also check out this link:
It will be useful.
install windws xp profesional sp3 on my loptop and installing installation opens blue skreen and dll error (C = 0000135) gdi32not faund I can't solve this problemoriginal title: I install windws xp profesional sp3 on my loptop and installing installation opens blue skreen and dll error (C = 0000135) gdi32not faund I can't solve this problem
· The computer have any OS installed?
· Are you able to boot to the desktop?
If you are not able to boot to the desktop and then remove the external devices except the keyboard and mouse, perform a chkdsk from the recovery console and then try to install Windows.
To run chkdsk from the Windows Recovery console. You can check the links for a description of the Windows XP Recovery Console
Important: If all available hard disk data can be lost when running chkdsk, as the chkdsk attempts to repair the affected area.
I hope this helps.
Try to do a new re-install of XP Pro on a PC because it's 5 years old XP Pro becomes increasingly slow.
I boot from the CD
It loads the files of the CD & Gets the first 'starting Windows' screen
Then BSOD; Shutdown of the initialization process failed 0x0000006B (0xc000003A, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
Specs: 1 GB of RAM
Tip: Intel Desktop Board D865 GSA
Any suggestions please?
original title: cannot re - install XP from CD. Help!
Glad you were able to solve your problem and welcome to the world wonder / random of the pc repair! :)
OK JUST LISTEN UP GUYS I REALLY REALLY NEED HELP!
OK to start with I have a 32-bit with sp1 operating system.
I need help, try to install windows vista sp2. I tried for ages now to make it work, but I quit so I hope you can help me.
It comes up with error code 80070490 and it says get help with this error so I click it and it says I have to insert a windows dvd?
I HAVE A DVD OF WINDOWS, SO IT WON'T WORK
ITS REALLY ANNOYING
Hello1. who is the antivirus installed on the computer program?
2. What are the steps you tried to solve the problem?Download and install the update the system analysis tool80070490 error when you install Windows Vista SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2
Search for the error message in the event viewer.
Event Viewer is a tool that displays detailed information about the events important (for example, programs that don't start as expected or updates are downloaded automatically) on your computer. The event viewer can be useful when troubleshooting problems and errors with Windows and other programs.
For more information, see:
What are the information contained in the logs of the event (Event Viewer)?I hope this helps.
I keep getting the error 80070490 update of the window when you try to install windows vista service pack 2. help Windows and support suggested that I insert the windows dvd the disk drive but I don't have a disk with my computer. I chose automatic convenience store on the microsoft support site. but I still have the same problem
Are you sure this is the error Code?
And not this one?
It is the opinion of Microsoft about the error code 80070490.
'You receive a "0 x 80070490" error code when you use Microsoft Update or Windows Update Web sites to install updates'
Method 1: run (Checksur.exe) system update readiness tool
- Download and run the system update readiness tool. This tool runs an ad hoc analysis of inconsistencies that might prevent future maintenance operations.
For more information on how to download and run the Checksur.exe tool, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 947821(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821/)
Description of the preparation tool system update for Windows Vista for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2
- Try to install updates again.
Method 2: perform a Windows repair installation
If method 1 does not resolve this problem, you can perform a repair installation of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. Run a repair installation will restore the current installation of Windows to the version of the installation DVD. It also requires the installation of all the updates that are not included on the installation DVD.
If you do not have a DVD of Microsoft Vista, you will need to borrow a DVD of Vista Microsoft from a friend or work acquantance to do a repair upgrade Installation.
"This has occurred as soon as I updated from Windows XP"
You have the upgrade DVD?
Here is a tutorial on how to do it:
"How to perform a repair for Vista Installation"
See you soon.
- Download and run the system update readiness tool. This tool runs an ad hoc analysis of inconsistencies that might prevent future maintenance operations.
I have windows xp media center edition version 2002 with service pack 3, when I try to install windows vista home basic he said: I do not have enough memory for temporary files and I should free space on my drives. What exactly should I do? I don't have much on my computer to begin and I already uninstalled all unnecessary files, I could think of. Any help would be appreciated thanks.
Please use the forum for Support of Vista,
What is your hard drive? Did you check how much free space on your hard drive?
Please run the Vista Upgrade Advisor before trying to upgrade to identify your problem:
Let us know the result of Vista Upgrade Advisor, Kevin
Microsoft Answers Support Engineer
Visit our Microsoft answers feedback Forum and let us know what you think.
get 80071AA7 error code when you try to install windows vista sp1
The file could not be opened from a transactional point of view, because its identity depends on the result of a unresolved transaction.
(1) If you have the Vista installation DVD making an 'upgrade on the spot"(aka repair facility)
How to perform a repair for Vista Installation
All personal data will be kept. All updates applied previously will need to be reinstalled.
(2) do a clean reinstall of Vista. All the personal data will NOT be preserved.
3) click this link to launch a request for assistance from Microsoft by Chat or email: Windows Vista Service Pack 1
I recently tried Win 8 on my VAIO laptop spare parts on which I ran Vista, after having previously deleted all the files and documents (I don't use often the laptop). Having concluded that Win8 will really work correctly with a touch screen (and the display size was bad as well), I uninstalled WIN 8, understand that I have to re - install Vista from my rescue disks. This I tried successfully a few months previously to make a clean reinstall. However, after removing 8 WIN via the Control Panel, I can't re - install Vista now. All I get is a black screen with a message "The operating system not found" and the rescue disks do not register. What can I do? I like Vista (although I now run Win 7 on my PC) and really want to put it back. Grateful for the advice.
Well I finally fixed it by tweaking the BOOT BIOS settings and find something along the lines of VAIO Setup. I'm afraid, I just don't remember exactly what I did, but suddenly I found and ran 'VAIO Hardware Diagnostics' gave me a heart when it announced "no error was detected on the Vaio. Then I saw there was an entry for 'VAIO Recovery Utility - Recovery Wizard' and everything started to load. Since the 2 recovery discs I had. Finally, I ran MS Office and Small Business CD-ROM and now everything is back the way that it used to be. Here I had taken more note of how I got to the well Recovery Wizard. I hope that I never have to do it again!
New hard drive try to install Windows vista, but it keep suspended after 60% collapsed I tried a few time every time I had to wait for 5 hours, but the same thing happen again and again can help you pleaaaaaaaaaaaaase
What happens when it stops it is have a Sata driver. It is on the drivers cd you received with your computer. You can also start the computer and press F2 to enter the bios. From there down to Configuration system - SATA Operation and change this to ATA. It is located to AHCI. Save the changes and restart the installation. Once you have loaded Windows and drivers installed, you will need to go back to AHCI.
Try to install Windows vista Service pack 1 (K936330), need 25 character code.
You don't need the code to install a Service Pack - what's your real problem?
Your system shows a non-genuine notice?
To analyze and solve problems for Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag (download and save to the desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 ) tool
Once saved, run the tool.
Click on the button continue, which will produce the report.
To copy the report in your response, click the button copy in the tool (ignore the error at this stage), and then paste (using r-click and paste or Ctrl + V) in your response.
-* in your own thread *, please
Please also state the Version and edition of Windows cited on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case with your machine, but do NOT quote the key on the sticker!
problems with wireless Vista "local only".How is it that some machines running windows vista, when the router is updated or changed, they show "limited or local only" when you then reconnect wireless... nothing else was changed on those computers and other devices can connect ok?
Each router is assigned to the specific address (called IP address or IP address). And each router maintains its own database (called as base of router) to follow the networking devices communicate with him. When the router is changed, the particular router is unable to detect the device, especially the network card to communicate with the computer. Since he does not have details of the database of network devices, communicate with him.
- You are able to access the Internet?
Try the steps mentioned below and check:
Step 1: Enable or disable a network adapter and then check:
Step 2: Run Network Diagnostic tool and check:
Network connection issues: http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/troubleshoot-network-connection-problems
Method 2: Wi - Fi and in Windows network connection issues:
Of network connectivity status incorrectly as 'Local' only on a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista-based: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947041
Setting up a wireless network: http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows-Vista/setting-up-a-wireless-network
Connection to wireless with Windows Vista: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb878035.aspx
Hope it works.
Need professional driver of hard disk for the installation of vista partition.I try to install windows vista professional.I want to partition the hard drive; However, it says I need a driver.Where can I find this driver?I have a dell optiplex 360.
If you still cannot find a BIOS entries to change, try to create a Partition Wizard bootable CD and use it to create a partition.
Partition Wizard Home Edition:
Note: There is also a CD bootable or versions of the bootable Flash drive:
Flash player: http://www.partitionwizard.com/bootable-flash-drive.html
Among the features and functions: create partition, Delete partition, format partition,.
A partition resize, move partitions, Partition recovery after an accidental deletion,
Convert the partition, partition Explore, Hide partition,
Change the drive letter, a partition active Set, Explorer (content display) of the partition.
Note: To complete any task use the "Pending Operations" box at the bottom left.
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I have windows 7 and get an error message when turning on the computer, then just get a black screen after the message say cannont find script file c:/windows/run.vbs
What can I do?
Enter your bios usually with keys F2 or delete to the first powered
Use default Optimize can be the F5 key and save and exit,
Insert your installation disc or flash media and press F8 or F12 to boot on it
Then use the recovery tools to run the Startup Repair tool.
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