My Win 7 Won't Install

  Condom 17:23 PM 23 Oct 09
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Done all the correct things that I'm aware of. Ran Win 7 compatable test which basically told me only 3 programs were not compatable, Microsoft LifeCam, Microsoft Intellipoint Mouse, and Microsoft ActiveSync which I wasn't concerned about as I assumed that up to date versions of these would be on the Win 7 disk. Everything else was fine on my PC but it recommended an update to Realtek AC'97 Audio which I di before startting.

Stuck disk in and followed instructions with bated breath and sure enough it did as the instructions said.

Then it came to the Windows 7 start up screen and I got the nice new Microsoft Screen and then the blue one appeared with this message.

IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR EQUAL

and a bit further below
Stop 0X0000007E (0XC0000005, 0X8C68C5C3, 0X80E0C7E0, 0X80E0C3C0) I hoe I copied all that down correctly.

Don't know what to do next as I seem stuck between the preverbial rock and a hard place. I bought the 3 lecense version but her indoors is now in a panic and won't let me near her laptop.

Anyone any ideas on what I can do next.

  sunnystaines 17:34 PM 23 Oct 09

I would back up then, try custom install and load fresh on a formatted c drive thats what i have decided to do when my disc gets here.

  Condom 17:41 PM 23 Oct 09

sunnystaines
As I am an XP user I had to do the custom install. I think this looks like something is wrong which the WIN 7 Adviser has not picked up on. At the moment I have managed to get XP back working again and I'd rather not lose the use of my PC when I don't know what the problem is.

  mfletch 17:47 PM 23 Oct 09

I think Ive seen this before and it had something to do with Logitech mouse

Do you use this mouse??

  Condom 18:30 PM 23 Oct 09

No sorry I use Microsoft Mice

  sunnystaines 18:44 PM 23 Oct 09

error oxc0000005
click here

  Condom 22:07 PM 23 Oct 09

tried again this evening. I checked all BIOS settings again and everything OK. Also checked memory and it OK. Ran installation again and got different set of error massages.
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR EQUAL
Technical information
***Stop: 0x0000000A (0x33504755, 0x00000002, 0x00000000, 0x8246C903)
ran it again and this time only
***STOP: 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0x8Ca78573, 0x8B6047F4, 0x8B6043D0)

No hair left to pull out so back to XP again.

I'm afraid that I am totally at a loss. I've installed every version of Windows since 3.1 and this is the first version I have ever had trouble installing.

  nhope 23:40 PM 23 Oct 09

Hi i had this once installing vista i had left a usb mem stick in. once i removed that it installed. Make sure you have nothing in your usb ports when trying to install it.

Norman

  sunnystaines 10:04 AM 24 Oct 09

for all the zero's error from my colledge days it was memory related.
but read these links click here

I had problems installing vista different errors but problem was liteon dvd drive worked ok except on installing o/s can you try a different dvd drive, is you pc old needing a bios update?
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR EQUAL
see these links
click here

  sunnystaines 10:05 AM 24 Oct 09

just hoping after reading your saga my w7 goes ok when it arrives.

  sunnystaines 14:38 PM 24 Oct 09

click here

try posting on this link, loads of people having install problems common denominators are nvidia graphics and realtek sound if you have these avoid ms drivers and download from makers webs.

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