Re: Cant install Vista on new drive
If neither XP nor Vista installed you may have a bum drive. Just because its new doesn't mean it
can't have issues.
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"Necronomicon" <Necronomicon@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>i sure did..already had windows installed once on it...formatted it again to
> install win Xp pro back on and couldnt do that either.
> "Necronomicon" wrote:
>> Ok heres the thing..i bought a brand new drive..a seagate 160gb and windows
>> vista premium.
>> I plug in windows and start computer..it asks me to hit any key to boot from
>> cd or dvd ..then it loads windows files
>> Then the blue green screen comes up with the following:
>> Copying Windows Files
>> Expanding files
>> Installing Features
>> Completing Installation
>> All goes well up to the Installing Features...it then says it has to
>> reboot..so i let it..then it does then it comes back to the hit key to boot
>> from cd or dvd and then does the whole process over again..and if at the
>> second time if i dont hit any key to boot from cd ordvd..it hangs there til i
>> reboot and does the same thing over and over..one continuous loop
>> Anyone have any suggestion?