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When i turned on for the first time i didnt plug it in and the batt died and it didnt finish new startup now it wont finish installing windows

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You're going to have to restart the install with your recovery disk. It probably didn't properly finish writing to the hard disk and is failing due to a read error on the file it was working on at the time.

Try using the disc and restarting the entire process. :)

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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