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HomeForums Search ForumsHistoryRecent PostsLive StreamUnanswered Threads Media Search MediaNew Media Resources Search ResourcesMost Active AuthorsLatest ReviewsMembers Notable MembersCurrent VisitorsRecent check over here I can't run bootsect.exe 'cause it complains it's not a windows 32 file. Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by dkperez, Feb 6, 2009. It actually runs pretty good on the old Celeron powered laptop. Install.wim File For Windows 7 Free Download

I listed the commands I used below incase someone else runs into the issue of not being able to access recovery through their system because bootmgr is missing. I always install my OS at stock and then OC later. All the burned disks were fine. his comment is here No, create an account now.

The bootmgr must have been sitting on your recovery partition - which is unusual. Install.wim Not Found Using the information from this article, you will be able to detect which Windows version is included in the selected file.RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and optimize system performance Which would be annoying but not a disaster EXCEPT that reinstalling XP on this box is a major PITA.

Possible maybe the downloads were corrupt?

It could be something else. It reads Windows cannot open the required file D:\sources\install.wim. I think raphoenix wild guess actually worked. Install Wim Location Windows 10 General Discussion Missing installation codeHi I have a Vista Business machine that I bought from Evesham who went bust a couple of years ago.

Upgrade fails with Installation Sources error in Installation & Setup I'm looking to do an in place upgrade of Win7 Ultimate to Win8 Pro. I tried 3 burns of the install. Like LH said both 32 & 64 bit come on the same DVD. I try to execute a new install, however I am getting before mentioned error message early in the install process at which I have not yet been asked whether I intend

I don't think the beta comes with SCSI drivers, so after it booted from it, and loaded what I assume is the install process from a ramdisk, it didn't have the Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. File is either corrupt or missing blah blah blah. I'd try another DVD reader if you have one.

To post a message, join us or sign in.Yet another "can't install - missing install.wim" user..... Thanks, I will try to see if I can borrow from a friend, but I have 64 bit, will it work if they have a 32-bit? Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 The instructions are the same for Vista.

Note: I did call Vista tech support and they had me go into the DVD and find the install.wim and copied it to my desktop (we did this on my laptop) I can't do the install from the DVD 'cause it doesn't work. whs, if I didn't get my system recovered that would actually be a better idea to go with Windows 7, makes sense. I have no further information other than I have a windows vista home premium.

Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation. Notebook Model - HP Pavillion dv7 Notebook PC Processor Type - Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz Processor Speed - 2400 MHz Total Memory - 6144 MB BIOS Version - SO, by dumb luck I found out that I could install the 32 bit version from my booted 32-bit version of XP. Every time I boot from the disk to perform the install it takes forever to get to the first screen, like abnormally long.

Burned ANOTHER DVD using 2X just in case THAT was the problem. Marked as answer by Lawrence GarvinEditor Tuesday, February 10, 2009 5:04 AM Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:08 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hey People,Been looking around for I also later installed Windows 7 to an old Toshiba M35X-S149 laptop (clean formatted hard drive) without a problem (downloaded and used XP video drivers from Toshiba's web site after initial