I'm trying to install Windows 7 professional from a USB flash drive. I made the USB flash drive bootable with Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool (http://store.microsoft.com/Help/ISO-Tool
I have Windows XP on the C: drive, and I'm trying to install Windows 7 onto the same hard drive but on a different partition (D:). I'm trying to install it as a dual-boot. The partition I'm installing Win 7 onto has 30gb of space.
I'm able to boot from the USB drive, and Windows 7 installs to the point that it says "installing updates," then it says it needs to restart to complete the installation. At this point, it reboots to the USB drive and setup starts over from the beginning and asks which partition I want to install on etc. After running setup, there is 7.39 gigs of used space on the drive I'm trying to install Windows 7 onto to.
What is causing the installation to start over after the first restart?