Cannot install windows

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Cannot install windows

#1 Post by killahtm » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:40 am

hi, i have t60 and i cannot install windows (i have tried win 7, win 10, from usb, from cd). It passes copying files and install updates and then after restart it freezes itself.
memory test ok, hdd test ok (also have tried with another hdd).
plz help me...

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Re: Cannot install windows

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:19 pm

Which T60 CPU are you using. It is likely a T2400 which is 32bit only, not 64 which those OS are likely.
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Re: Cannot install windows

#3 Post by theterminator93 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:28 pm

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:19 pm
Which T60 CPU are you using. It is likely a T2400 which is 32bit only, not 64 which those OS are likely.
If he was trying to install the 64 bit flavor of any of those OSes with an x86 only CPU, it wouldn't get past the bootloader to install.

I have seen a few instances where immediately after the install and first reboot, the machine gets "stuck" at the Starting Windows screen for 1-2 minutes before moving on. It only does it once, so I'm not sure what it doesn't like...

Where exactly does it freeze? CMOS to defaults change anything?
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Re: Cannot install windows

#4 Post by killahtm » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:27 pm

i have t5600 and thats 64bit cpu, right?
it finishes copying files and install updates, then installation restart laptop and it freezes on booting, on first logo show.
i have tried load cmos defaults, no help.

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Re: Cannot install windows

#5 Post by dr_st » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:14 pm

Are you installing to the internal hard drive or to a drive in the bay?

Are there any USB devices connected during the boot that freezes?

Can you boot in safe mode (after the installation is done copying files)?
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Re: Cannot install windows

#6 Post by killahtm » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:00 pm

Im installing on internal hdd.
Tried to disconnect usb after copying files not helping.
Cannot go to safe mode

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