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Questions tagged [windows-installation]

The process of installing the Windows operating system software onto a physical or virtual machine.

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Windows 10 Updates: Win 10 updates its version in increasing order (going through each update)?

I had installed window 10 (genuine and it was some oldest version of win 10)on my laptop in drive with 50 GB storage, since win 10 has been upgraded every twice (approximately) a year, so every update ...
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Unable to install OS on ProBook 430 G3 driver required

I'm getting a message 'Load Driver' 'A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.' I've read that it's due to ...
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Driver Power State Failure BSOD Installing Windows 10

I'm trying to do a fresh install of windows 10 on an Acer Aspire R3 Laptop from a usb key. I can get right through the installation until it asks you for a wifi connection, and then for privacy ...
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bugcode_usb_driver BSOD after clean install

I installed Windows 8.1 on a USB drive with WinToUSB but whenever I boot it it it shows me a BSOD with the error message bugcode_usb_driver. All the solutions I've found online say to update the ...
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W7 Home Premium x64 fresh install - won't detect usb flash drive for drivers

just installed W7 on a new build and can't get the drivers installed. I was having issues during the installation - it was hanging on finalizing settings - and did a new install without the ethernet ...
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Windows 7 installation - setup was unable to create a system partition or locate an existing partition

I am trying to install Windows 7 from a bootable USB drive. I encountered the following error after selecting the partition to install Windows on: Setup was unable to create a system partition or ...
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Windows install on GPT with multiple drives

I've got quite an interesting system configuration here, and I would like to install Windows 10 preview on it. I have 3 drives, out of which one is a SSD. They all have a GPT table. Drive 0 (the ssd) ...
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Windows XP installation from USB giving “Cannot find EULA” error

I have an old Pavilion zv5200. A few years ago, the hard drive died, and I got rid of it. I also have an external HDD. I want to install Windows XP on it using the original CD for the laptop, and run ...
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Go from FreeNAS to Windows 10

When looking to create a home server from an old Windows 10 computer, I took the advice from a few websites to go over to FreeNAS. I now have the computer set as a home server, but I have found I don'...
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Why does “Windows fail to start” when attempting to install Windows 10 x64 on a new SSD using a bootable USB?

I am trying to upgrade my Samsung 840 EVO 120GB SSD with a Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD. I created a bootable USB of Windows 10 x64 on a 16GB NTSF bootable USB stick. When I plug my new SSD in and enter ...
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“MEMORY MANAGEMENT” error when running/installing Windows 10, boots into Linux fine

I have a Dell Inspiron 5559 laptop that I've had for a few years, dual-boot between Windows 10 and Linux Mint with no issues. I had to remove the hard drive for a test repair on someone else's ...
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How do I log into a clean installation of Windows 10 with no accounts?

After a clean installation of Windows 10 Pro, I'm being shown the standard OS login screen (like you see when you first boot the computer) asking for my e-mail address and password. Not sure why it ...
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Is there a way to downgrade from Win 10 build 15063 to 14393 when it was a new installation?

We made a big mistake and set up a new Deployment image for the Windows 10 Creators Update (build 15063) in our WDS to deploy the new Windows to our computers. Now we have about 10 machines with the ...
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Windows 7 installer asks for disk drivers even though C: is available (disk already detected)

I am trying to install Windows 7 on a Lenovo Legion Y520. It uses the Intel 100 Series C230 SATA controller. During the install, Windows 7 produces an error that it is missing the disk drivers. ...
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Change Window 10 installation language

A few years ago I made a clean installation of Windows 10 with a non-English interface language. After installation I changed the GUI language to English by applying a language pack. Since then, ...

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