How to install Windows®?

What are the common issues that can come when you install Windows?


Very often, people complain about the problems they face during the installation of Windows Operating System on their computer. It hardly matters whether you are installing on laptop or desktop. One of the achievements of Windows is the ease of installation of Windows operating system. Installation of Windows has become so easy and error free that it requires no interference from your side. In spite of all this there are certain issues that can occur while the installing the windows on your computer. Some of these issues are mentioned here along with the tips to resolve them.





  • Appearance of Errors

  • Fatal error: Error encountered that prevents set up to execute

  • Set up program freezes during “Preparing Installation” step



Appearance of Errors



While installing Windows on your computer this message may appear on your screen which indicates that set up has crashed due to some software application or device. Any of the software like System Restore Remover Pro, Intuit Quick books, Echo Audio Sound Card can cause this problem. So, it is highly recommended that these programs are removed before installing the new Windows on your laptop or computer. You can reinstall them again once Windows is up and running successfully.



Fatal error: Error encountered that prevents set up to execute



Another problem that can occur while installing Windows on your computer is due to damaged or scratched Windows CD that you are trying to install. You will have to get it replaced from Microsoft. If your are installing Windows on a clean hard drive than you can resolve this problem by copying the set up files from CD to another folder in your hard disk.



Set up program freezes during “Preparing Installation” step


If you already have Windows running on your computer or laptop and you want to upgrade it to higher version than this message may appear during the installation process. This is a symptom which can occur if you are trying to perform an upgrade to Windows along with the existing operating system. But the root cause of this problem as declared by Microsoft is antivirus program installed with your earlier version of Windows that is still in running state in the form of some background process and trying to interrupt the installation of the new version.




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