Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop ?

Vista Installation I have a formatted internal HD on my Inspiron 1525 laptop that im attempting to do a clean installation of windows vista basic on it. I am trying to do this using the reinstallation cd that came with my computer. When I run from the DVD and install, I get to the ''Where do you ant to install windows?'' screen and I get an error message that says ''Windows installation encountered an unexpected error. Verify that the installation sources are acceptable, and restart the installa


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I think you got the idea wrong here.The cd that came with the computer has 99% not got vista o/s but instead most probably is a restore cd which means is restores it to factory setting like as it was when new..i suggest you try search ubuntu on google as it's a free o/s else if you do manage to install windows then you will be struggling with product key etc..Good luck,hope this helps and do rate this..
Is this an upgrade or a clean installation? There can be many causes\015\012for the completing installation to hang. Since this is a laptop, I\015\012would suggest unplugging, from the PC, everything except the power\015\012cable prior to installing. If you have a SATA hard disk, some have\015\012suggested going into the BIOS and changing SATA operation from AHCI to\015\012ATA. I found two sites which has some info that might help.
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