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HP Pavilion 15-n252sq - Can not install Windows over Free Dos

Q: HP Pavilion 15-n252sq - Can not install Windows over Free Dos

Hello all,

I've recently bought a HP Pavilion 15-n252sq laptop, with Free Dos - unfortunately I can't install Windows 7 over it, due to the following error I keep receiveing in the Installation screen:

"Select the driver to be installed" - and regardless of the paths I have and the available folders, I can not seem to proceed wtih the W7 installation.

Please notice that, I've tried to use both a W7 DVD and also a bootable USB drive (and yes, connected in the USB 2.0 port and not USB 3.0 ) - but I always get to the same point where I have to select drivers.

Please also notice that the BIOS doesn't allow me to make any modifications except for some minor ones (like select boot priority, or enable USB 3.0), as the rest of the MAIN features are greyed out .

Can anyone please help me with this issue?


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A: HP Pavilion 15-n252sq - Can not install Windows over Free Dos

You may have to use a program Like KillDisk to reformat the drive. Then try installing your Win 7 DVD.
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I've recently bought a HP Pavilion 15-n252sq laptop, with Free Dos - unfortunately i can't install Windows 7 over it, due to the following error i keep receiveing in the Installation screen:

"Select the driver to be installed" - and regardless of the paths i have and the available folders, i can not seem to proceed wtih the W7 installation.

Please notice that, i've tried to use both a W7 DVD and also a bootable USB drive (and yes, connected in the USB 2.0 port and not USB 3.0 ) - but i always get to the same point where i have to select drivers.

Please also notice that the BIOS doesn't allow me to make any modifications except for some minor ones (like select boot priority, or enable USB 3.0), as the rest of the MAIN features are greyed out .

Can anyone please help me with this issue?


A:HP Pavilion 15-n252sq - Can not install Windows 7 over Free Dos

With the DVD in the drive and booting from it, does it give you the option to format the hard drive first?
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I've recently bought a HP Pavilion 15-n252sq laptop, with Free Dos - unfortunately i can't install Windows 7 over it, due to the following error i keep receiveing in the Installation screen:

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Please notice that, i've tried to use both a W7 DVD and also a bootable USB drive (and yes, connected in the USB 2.0 port and not USB 3.0 ) - but i always get to the same point where i have to select drivers.

Please also notice that the BIOS doesn't allow me to make any modifications except for some minor ones (like select boot priority, or enable USB 3.0), as the rest of the MAIN features are greyed out .

Can anyone please help me with this issue?


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Originally Posted by Jazzerat26 Hi ,
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DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Tristan at 1:47:17.70 on Sun 06/06/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
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============== Running Processes ===============

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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uSearch Page =
uStart Page = hxxp://
uSearch Bar =
BHO: {ec305789-e66e-4edd-8007-c2c77ae46dc9} - wulazibe.dll
mRun: [dahehuhola] Rundll32.exe "gadapobo.dll",s
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mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = 3 (0x3)
mPolicies-system: EnableLUA = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: EnableUIADesktopToggle = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: PromptOnSecureDesktop = 0 (0x0)
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DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0013-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://
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================= FIREFOX ===================

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the version that I have and that I installed is Windows 7 Ultimate. Click to expand...

did you purchase this W7 and is it genuine - we often see networking issues with NON-Genuine copies of windows

Why did you not just re-install
The version of Windows 7 that shipped with the PC was Windows 7 Home PremiumClick to expand...

W7 Home Prenium

On the PC you will have a CoA label and the Key to use W7 Home Premium
download the ISO from here and create a bootable DVD
and install using the CoA key on the PC
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How to identify hardware in Device Manager

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Click on the Details Tab
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please reply with the full code for your device(s)

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Device ID = 008A

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Vendor ID code 8086 is for this vendor - Intel Corporation
Device ID code 008A is for this device - Intel Centrino Wireless-N1030
Unknown Device Identifier enables you to identify the yellow question mark labeled Unknown Devices in Device Manager.

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Quote: Originally Posted by zoomont


I intend to do a clean install of Win 7 Home premium on my HP pavilion dv4-2045dx. I will do this by running ISO image off the desktop which I have already downloaded and extracted. If this desktop is on the partition you wish to remove to do a clean install you cant do it. If there is a recovery partition you can park it there unless you intend to delete that partition as well.. The easiest (and fastest) way is to put the image un a USB thumb drive. I clean install every three months in under 20 mins.

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1.) Do I need all the "SwSetup" components or just the "Drivers" folder?

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Many time deleting all the ports and rebooting allows windows to reload them.
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A:Good source sites for secure & legal free movies and free/free to try software?

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When I think about it Hulu does have movies.
I use Netflix.
I can use as I have Dishnetwork and can use that to be able to watch. Yup, just tested works good.
Many of the Movies channels can be watched that way.
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Hi there,

I'm trying to install AVG Free on my wife's laptop (which runs Vista). She had Mcafee on it, but it got corrupted somehow and stopped working.

When i download and run the AVG file from cnet, the installer starts to run, but then an AVG window appears saying "Please wait..." and then just disappears.

I've uninstalled everything that i can think might be causing a conflict, have disabled the Windows firewall, have disabled UAC, but still no luck.

Any ideas where i'm going wrong?

A:cant install AVG free

I would delete the install file for avg, and download a new copy.
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A:I can install AVG free 8.5

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HERER,K
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I killed Norton System Works that was on a Dell I have My intention is to install Cannot install Free AVG AVG Free Build I have tried everything I can think and have been unsuccessful in getting this to install on this machine Dell Windows XP SP Cannot install AVG Free Mb ram lample free on HD As a test I was able to install the trial version of NOD and it went perfectly Still I m thinking this may have to do with something lingering from NSW The specific error message is Local machine installation failed Installation Error Action failed for file avg core sys starting service Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service Grisoft asks for the VG INST LOG file however this file does not exist on my system I ran a search for AVG after some failed install and came up with only the exe file I have attempted to install ran CCleaner re-booted and got same error message Installed NOD uninstalled NOD rebooted ran CCcleaner rebooted attempted install again same error message Deleted exe file re-started ran CCleaner re-downloaded file attempted install same error message Frustrated and out of ideas Any ideas suggestions Always appreciated nbsp

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When downloading AVG 8.0 I get the message:

Installation Failed!
Service AvgTdi failed to progress during stopping at checkpoint 0

I tried uninstalling 7.5 from my Add/Remove Programs but it's not listed in there.

It seems that 7.5 is still being supported as I did get an automatic update when logging in today. So as of now I guess I'll stick with 7.5 until it is no longer supported.

Another problem I have with it is how do I shut the anti-virus down when installing other programs and it is recommended that I turn off my spyware and anti-virus? I can never find that option so I always leave it running.