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My Win 7 Won't Install


Condom

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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.

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sunnystaines

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what to do with old stuff.

just built new pc my self few months ago, re used hdd's,dvd drive, other parts just given away.

sound card given to relative to replace on board sound.
graphics card given to pca forum member.
psu for freecycle but never collected.
cpu[intelp630] & ram [2x1gb dr400] looking for new home.

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Condom

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Well folks I'm back up and running again. I finally decided to stop with the hair pulling and build a new PC. Got a few bits and bobs and threw them into the box and Bob was my uncle once again. Windows 7 flew on as did all my other programs. Epson provided the updated drivers and programs I needed for my printer and scanner and I must say that so far I'm very impressed with Win 7. Such a big change from XP so I've many things to learn yet. Only one program seems a little flaky, Fuji FinePix Viewer despite me using the Vista update, but I don't use it much and I hope there will soon be an update for Win 7.

Now do I sell my old stuff on e-bay or venture into the Ubuntu world with the spare parts?

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sunnystaines

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also read

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sunnystaines

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found similar problem in another forum this is how they fixed it

"Anyway I solved my problem. I changed few options from my computers BIOS from Enabled to Disabled

Advanced BIOS features:
C1E
Execute Disable Bit
Virtualization Technology
EIST Function"

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sunnystaines

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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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sunnystaines

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

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sunnystaines

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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
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nhope

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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

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Condom

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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.

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sunnystaines

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error oxc0000005
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