Windows 2008 R2 install

Posted on 2009-04-03
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13

I am trying to install windows 2008 R2 Eval copy on Intel(R) EM64T capable.
I selected the Enterprise version, when it gets to Expanding Files, it stay at 0% for about 10 minutes then  it throws a message saying "Windows can not install required files. Make sure all files required for installation are available and restart the installation. Error code 0x80070079"

Any help?

Question by:jskfan
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JBlond earned 2000 total points
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Sound like that the DVD hasn't been burned successfull (even if your burning program tells you it has). I would burn the image again but this time wiuth reduced writing speed.

I had this error two times and this solved it both times...

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I am burning the image into another DVD, and will give it a try

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The burning operation failed twice.
is there any way to sownload an iso image then from a virtual machine boot to that iso image?

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Which software do you use for the virtual machine? VMware? Microsoft?


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