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Windows could not complete the installation.

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 64 bit

    Windows could not complete the installation.

    Hello guys, this is the error I am getting when I start my laptop.

    "Windows could not complete the installation. To install windows on this computer , restart the application"

    Windows 8 64 bit , Dell Inspiron 3521 , 1GB graphic card 7670m , intel 4000 series, 4GB ddr3ram, i5-3337u 3rd generation
    Just bought it 1 week back , and I didn't back up the recovery partition and i did not got any recovery disc or installation cd with the laptop.
    I tried to restore the system and was confused and selected recovery option, in dat I selected reset your pc, it didn't asked for any windows installation disc or back up disc and it took 30mins to complete and asked to restart ...after that I am getting this option .
    Guys plz help me
    Thanx In advance.
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  2. #2

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Just bought it 1 week back , and I didn't back up the recovery partition and i did not got any recovery disc or installation cd with the laptop.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 64 bit

    I did partition and after that my system booted up very slowly so tried to restore and google it to do that.
    In dat I used reset your pc option, after that this happened.
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Windows could not complete the installation.
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