Vista installation cannot finish the final stage++ Help++

Discussion in 'Installation & Compatibility' started by congpine, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. congpine


    Apr 24, 2010
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    Hi all,

    Can you plz help me identify this problem?

    My Sony Vaio laptop has a problem with sata hard drive ==> I bought a new one.

    My system used to be Vista Business, so I wanted to install the same OS for new hard drive.

    I divided into 2 partition Wins(C:) and data(D:)

    Boot up my DVD ---> setup to Wins(C:) partition

    When It came near to final stage ( Complete installation) ---> Restart the laptop

    After restarting, the laptop is supposed to continue the installation. But there was a problem:

    Laptop passed the Bios/ Logo screen ---> black screen with the message:

    Press any key to boot CD/DVD .....

    I didn't press anything ( so that the installation can be continue)

    I waited for 4-5 mins---> the msg still there.

    Restart the laptop and eject the installation DVD --> there was no msg, just the _ and black screen.

    I waited 5 mins---> nothing happened.

    I think there was problem with my installation DVD ---> change another one

    ( both my DVDs are used to work well few weeks ago)

    The problem still exists.

    Do you know what was wrong with my HDD or DVD?

    +++++ I decided to find alternative way to install Vista Business +++++

    I installed windows XP Home.

    Everything was fine.

    Computer boot up successful.

    I inserted my installation DVD, and chose Upgrade option

    The up gradation process was fine.

    My Sony Vaio laptop is running windows Vista business now.


    Do you know what caused the problem.?

    thank you very much for your time.
    congpine, Apr 24, 2010
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