Help with install windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by Texture, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. Texture

    Texture New Member

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    Hey all..
    First i sorry for my english.. its not my language :)

    I have a problem with my computer..
    I try to format my computer with windows 7 and i cant..
    i have a dell computer so what i do is this:
    1. I put the disk to the computer..
    2. i do a restart to the computer
    3. when the first screen up, i press F12
    4. then i need to choose from some option.. i choose "CD\DVD"
    5. i have a message "Press any key to continue"
    6. then i have a Loading screen like that: http://static.howtoforge.com/images/dual_boot_windows_xp_ubuntu_feisty/winvistainstallclean001en5.jpg
    7. i have a windows 7 logo like that: http://fc06.deviantart.com/fs39/i/2008/343/0/d/Windows_7_6956_Bootscreen_by_killer7ben.jpg
    and then the install should be start.. but it didnt start.. the computer just do restart..

    i dont know what to problem.. the disk is OK i format with hem before.. i try another disk of windows 7 and its the same problem..

    And windows XP installion works ok..
    Right know i'm on windows xp but i want 7..
    someone maybe know way i can install??

    Another something..
    When i insert the disk now to the computer the installation works..
    I tried to do a upgrade from xp to 7 but i get a message that say that i cant upgrade my computer.. i dont know why..

    Thanks!
     
  2. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    Your images do not show up correctly. If you do an advanced reply you can attach an image using the paperclip.

    You cannot upgrade from XP to 7..you need to do a clean install which means you need to boot from the DVD.
     

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