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Solved Bought 39.00 download of Windows 8 Pro and Install fails at 20% - Help


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Bought 39.00 download of Windows 8 Pro and Install fails at 20% - Help

I uninstalled incompatible software.

keeps failing at 20% during installation
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Home Premium
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    dell xps 400
    CPU
    Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80GZ 2.79 GHZ
    Motherboard
    Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80GZ 2.79 GHZ
    Memory
    4 gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon X1950 Pro

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Other Info
    Notebooks x 3

    Desktops x 5

    Towers x 4
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I burned ISO to DVD and tried again. Still fails at 20% during install. Trying to avoid clean install, too much to reinstall.
I have Windows 7 Home Edtion.
should I unplug my 3 external drives first?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Home Premium
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    dell xps 400
    CPU
    Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80GZ 2.79 GHZ
    Motherboard
    Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80GZ 2.79 GHZ
    Memory
    4 gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon X1950 Pro
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I disconnected all my external hard drives and it finally is installed, long process.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 7 Home Premium
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    dell xps 400
    CPU
    Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80GZ 2.79 GHZ
    Motherboard
    Intel Pentium D CPU 2.80GZ 2.79 GHZ
    Memory
    4 gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon X1950 Pro