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Having Serious Issues Upgrading to Windows 7

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#1 Pawn3d


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Posted 19 November 2010 - 12:14 AM

I've got a computer with Vista 32-bit and it sucks so I'm trying to upgrade to Windows 7, but the installer does not launch it just hangs with the cursor and the little spinning circle. I know it's not the disk because I tried it in Safe Move and the installer launched! (only for it to tell me I can't install Windows in Safe Mode, GRRRR!! :fou: )

I ran Combofix and it found some viruses and cleaned them up. I also ran chk dsk / r but I think it already did some major damage to the system because even installers for FireFox won't launch and it keeps saying things like

regsvr32.exe -bad image.
C:\Windows\AppPatch/AcGenral.DLL is either not designed to run on Windows or contains an error.

I told my friend about this and he was like "yea, Vista sucks... You should get Windows 7" and I was like DUH! :clapping:

Edited by Pawn3d, 19 November 2010 - 01:48 AM.

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#2 Romeo29


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Posted 19 November 2010 - 10:51 AM

Using ComboFix on your own is not recommended. It is a very powerful tool and should be used only under supervision of a BC Malware expert.

You say that you have done some damage to Windows Vista files and that you had malware on Vista. At this stage, I recommend that you do a fresh install of Windows 7 rather than upgrading from Vista to 7.

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