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status: 0xc0000001 when I try to boot to a windows 7 install cd

Posted on 2011-10-25
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I am trying to install windows 7 pro on a desktop and keep getting this error before any gui interface starts. Then it says installing windows install files it takes forever ( 20mins) then crashes to this screen. I have tried a different CDrom no luck.
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If the disk is not dirty or scratched I would suggest testing the RAM and HDD:

http://www.memtest.org/#downiso
http://www.hdat2.com

Or download UBCD fromn http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/. It contains both programs.
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I wasn't able to load WIn 7 on the machine however I was able to ghost the bad drive and load Vista via the ghost image. This is a good enough solution for now.
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THe solution was acceptable for now. I have spent to much time on this issue . I must move on to bigger problems.
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