How to troubleshoot if your Microsoft® Windows® installation has encountered an error and needs to be restarted?
What are the issue when "Windows installation has encountered an error and needs to be restarted" error message appears in a computer?
You may need to reinstall Windows due to a virus infection, hardware failure, major hardware changes or a hard drive upgrade. Whatever the reason, you can do reinstallation yourself at home. The reinstall will take two to three hours, depending on the size of your hard drive. Be aware that reinstalling Windows will format your hard drive. It will get rid of all data on your hard drive, so you will need to back it all up on a media device. File backup avoids important files from being permanently lost if they are automatically deleted upon reinstallation. While installing Windows, you might see errors in the computer. The issue happens due to problems like corrupt Windows disk, issues with RAM and presence of USB devices. When Windows installation has encountered an error and needs to be restarted error occurs you might face installation stuck. You would loss all the progress of your windows installation.
The details describe tips to fix issues while installing Microsoft Windows:
- Check Windows disk
- Issues with RAM
- Remove USB devices
Check Windows disk
Windows 7 has many system files and when the Operating system is installed, these system files are copied from the installation disk to the hard disk of the system. Problems or issues with system files on the installation disk means that the problems such as system hang when completing installation would come up. This issue is usually known to come up if the installation disk used to install the Windows 7 Operating System is not genuine. Users facing Windows 7 freeze on completing installation issue are advised to replace the installation disk with a genuine one and then carry out the installation.
Issues with RAM
Also for resolving the error message, you need to take out the memory modules installed in the computer. You need to remove the memory module. This process might require you to restart your computer several times in order to identify the specific memory module that is not working correctly. You might also contact the manufacturer of the computer or view the documentation that is included with your computer for adding and removing RAM to the computer.
While installing Windows in the computer, you need to remove the USB services. During installation it is recommended to unplug or remove any external device that is connected to the system at the time of occurrence of the issue. All devices such as webcams, printers, scanners etc must be removed and doing so would resolve the issue and get the OS installed without interruptions.
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