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solution was this: a program called imgburn had to be used to burn the iso from microsoft, i had used nero, windows 7 built in burning tool, and windows 7 usb creator. none of them worked, imgburn worked first try at 100% burn speed.

I have just finished building my new rig, and I am attempting to install Windows 7 Pro 64 bit Upgrade on a new hard drive. I downloaded the 64bit .iso from microsoft, this was the student deal at 29.99$

I have burnt 4 discs now. None have worked and all have the same issues. 2 were very old DVDs, bought new memorex ones for the second 2 tries. on the most recent try i recorded the disc at minimal speed. 2x.

On first boot of the computer I flashed the BIOS to the latest version, F5, mainboard is in sig rig. All components in signature are current. ASUS DVD drive, the highest rated model on newegg.

This is my first PC build done myself, so I may have missed something, but I do know a good deal about pc building I have just always goten help on past builds.

that being said, here is the error and my methods to resolve it:

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I intend to use the double install technique to use upgrade software as full software. Note that this is not illegal, per Microsoft.

At 52% of expanding files I get the error that some files may be corrupt, error code 0x80070570.

My methods to fix this:

1. try installing with bare minimum components and accessories, so i removed usb keyboard and mouse after done using them. removed all but 1 stick of ram, and tried with both sticks.

2. burn fresh DVDs, across 2 different brands, and once at slowest speed.

3. Clear CMOS, load fail-safe defaults in BIOS.

4. Set GSATA settings in BIOS from IDE to ACHI.

any suggestions?
Edited by civilian_pr0ject - 8/6/11 at 11:00pm
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Bad/corrupted download?
 
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post #3 of 23
Got another hdd to try?
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i guess that's a real possibility, i'm re-downloading. i use chrome, i thought it prevented download errors but i guess not.

oh well. 2 hours to go.


and no i only have the one RE4 drive
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post #5 of 23
Try a USB stick?

Have you formatted the drive?
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post #6 of 23
Yeah^ use the usb tool from microsoft.

Free, and much faster than dvd install in my case
    
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post #7 of 23
could be:

- Corrupt download - try redownloading the ISO
- Bad disc burn - should always burn at the slowest speed possible for things like this, try using Imgburn (a good program) and verifying the image after (in the option)
- Bad hdd (but from the error code more likely is something to do with the image, as it's an installation file issue)

As others have said, redownload, and try the USB stick install option, eliminates burning problems
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post #8 of 23
I did some googling and came up with this:

"You cancel the install which returns you to the "install now" screen with NO REBOOT then just click install again ..."
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post #9 of 23
Try Wintoflash; basically it will take the iso and format an external hard-drive or flash drive and make it "trick" your computer into thinking it is a DvD. Make sure if it is a flash drive to choose that as your boot device in BIOS. If it is an external hard drive you need to choose it as your boot device.
Once the process is done you can format the device again and use it like normal.
http://wintoflash.com/home/en/
Edited by *Jacob* - 8/5/11 at 5:53pm
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post #10 of 23
Try using a usb stick like others mentioned. Download the Microsoft Usb tool to format your usb stick, and it'll place your .iso on to it. Then just stick it into a usb slot, turn on the computer and boot off the usb.


*you could also try other programs like wintoflash, winusb, etc, but I recommend the microsoft usb tool
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