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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    Ok, it seems that if you convert the DVD Rom from IDE to SATA was the issue however I know the drive works fine. Currently installing windows 7 64 bit now, all is well. Thanks all.
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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    I have the USB Drive and the ISO for this USB already created so I'm going to go through the process tonight and let everyone know how that works. Thank you
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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    I converted the drive from IDE (19 pin) to SATA but the drive works fine and it is being seen in bios so I'm doubting that but anything is possible at this point. I'll see what happens when I get the USB drive and after I get the install done I'm going to see if it will try to boot from disc...
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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    Yea, I'm using my windows 7 laptop to create the ISO for the USB drive I'm going to make. I have the Microsoft Windows 7 USB boot disc creater found on microsofts site. This will do all the needed changes (cleaning/format and setup for the USB ) for me. I'll see what happens to the DVD drive...
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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    I think I'll just get a 8GB USB flash drive and copy the disk over and try that process. Any good links to validate the usb information is valid or is just as easy as copy disk over to USB?
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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    The 32 bit Windows 7 disc I tried referenced above was to check to see if the disc was bad, I used that 32 bit version to install windows 7 on my sons computer and it worked fine. Tests I have tried: Updated the CD/DVD driver to current. Removed 1 stick of ram to insure it isn't a possible...
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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    Ok, I did another test to validate something and I think I have a possible reason for my issues. I put in a Windows 7 32 bit disc that I used to install on my sons computer and when I started it up I got the same flashing cursor "_". So I got into the operating system and tried the 32 bit...
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    Possible Bad Win 7 64 bit Retail Disc

    I'm in hopes someone has experienced this and found a resolution: I am upgrading a Windows Vista 32 bit hard drive in a new build I have with Windows 7 64 bit OS. The hardware more then exceeds the recommendation requirements for 64bit but I'm curious if I have a bad disk (purchased from a...
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