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Restore / setup freeze e machine

After retoring my w6246 w restore disk during the setup of windows, computer hangs on screen "name your computer" I have re ran the restore disks, and have tried everything I can think of to get around problem. PLEASE HELP

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  • Ravel Lively
    Ravel Lively May 11, 2010

    You shouldn't have to give it a name if you don't want to. Windows will self-name the comuter based on a formula that it decides on.

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Hanto is correct in saying "You shouldn't have to give it a name if you don't want to. Windows will self-name the comuter based on a formula that it decides on." but the install should not freeze regardless of which option.
Have a good look at the "data" side of your restore CD, make sure it is spotless with no scratches. If it is damaged see can you "borrow" an OS CD which matches the OS product on the license sticker which you will find stuck to the PC from someone else (idealy an OEM copy). You will be able to load windows using this and entering your "KEY". You may have some driver issues, but if your PC came with a 2nd Driver CD you won't have any problems, otherwise you may have to download them from the PC manufacturers site.

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