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Upgraded Hard drive fron 40 gig to 250 gig, used 250 before as main hard drie, been using as external drive.Formatted it and put in computer, Windows will install all files but not complete set up. Wiped disc with Disc Wipe Pro 4, then reformatted, same results. The copy of Windows is good, I installed it on another pc 2 days ago, I think it's the HD. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • donaldhantzs Jun 30, 2009

    This is true, but only 250 gig in pc when installing windows. Wiped drive with disk wipe pro 4, all sectors are good, then formatted to NFTS, installed drive, windows vista ultimate will load all files, but not finish the set up. Tried that copy of windows on 40g and worked perfect. Should I wipe the drive again and leave as a basic drive, or does it have to be NFTS to install windows. Thanks for helping.

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Diconnect 40 g while install windows on the 250g seems like it is picking up windows off the other one while installing

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  • reese911 Jun 30, 2009

    is the copy of windowa vista a upgrade disk you downloaded from a torrent by benjemin or a store copy?

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