Failure of install

  dsgee 12:17 PM 18 Nov 12
Locked

I have tried 3 times to install W8, twice with the download and once with the disk subsequently received. Each time all goes well (including uninstalling some programs) until we reach the "Getting devices ready" stage, when it never gets beyond 37% and then locks. I don't want to do a clean install and have to reinstall all my programs. Each time I have to use system restore to recover the position and revert to W7. Any suggestions?

  Quickbeam 12:25 PM 18 Nov 12

Do the clean install that you're trying to avoid, it's easier than the bother you're getting now. As was the case for me too.

Advertisement

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Should I upgrade to Windows 10? Windows 10 is now available, so do you have to upgrade? 8 reasons…

Why Vodafone’s frequency choice should interest you: The benefits of 800MHz

Digital visionaries discuss Designing the Future

How to run Windows 10 on Mac: How to run Windows 10 using Boot Camp or VirtualBox to install…