Windows® installation encountered an unexpected error
How can the various issues that are encountered by the system while installing Windows be fixed? What are the common problems that may arise?
For installing Windows OS, you just need to insert the installation disc and boot from it. But errors may occur during the installation process which you need to troubleshoot. Next is about the different errors that may occur during installation. The "STOP: 0x0000000A irql_not_less_or_equal" error may occur during OS updating and this occurs due to incompatible hardware device driver. This may be fixed by a clean boot, which can be done by going back to the previous OS. Another error is "Fatal Error: Setup Cannot Continue". You may contact Microsoft Technical Support for help. You may also try troubleshooting issues with programs like System Restore Remover, Echo Audio sound card. You may also check whether there is any disk failure.
Following are the different causes due to which Windows installation errors may occur and tips to fix it:
- Blue Screen error
- Error 7
- Cannot access keyboard and mouse
Blue Screen error
While installing Windows operating system you may get a blue screen and the set up may not get completed. For resolving this, you have to put the hard drive on Compatibility mode in the BIOS. The hard drive is of AHCI type and it may display errors during the installation process. To fix it, press 'F2' on system boot up and select 'Config' followed by Serial ATA. Now, change the controller option in it to Compatibility/IDE.
In some cases, during the installation of Windows OS, you may get stuck in the installation resulting in set up error. The error warning may be that "file setupdd.sys could not be loaded". The error code is 7 and it can ask you to press any key to exit. The issue may be due to the presence of multiple RAM or any compatibility issues related to RAM. You can fix it by temporarily removing RAM and reinstalling it.
You may in the midst of installation of Windows Operating System, face the issue that you cannot access keyboard or mouse. This may be due to the failure in the recognition of USB drivers by the system. For fixing this, copy the files Hccoin.dll, Usbehci.sys, Usbhub.sys, and Usbport.sys to the respective location using CD by booting in to MS-DOS prompt. This can fix the issue.
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