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Device Manager during Windows 7 setup


Here's How:

1, Boot normally with the Windows 7 DVD in your CD/DVD drive. When prompted to 'Press any key to boot from CD DVD....' just press any key.



NOTE: You only have 8 seconds to take action


2, Select your regional settings & click 'Next' to continue
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3, Click 'Install Now'
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4, Click to accept the terms of the licence agreement then click 'Next'
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5, Select the type of install and click 'Next'
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6, Click 'Drive options'
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7, Click 'New'
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and enter partition size then click 'Apply'



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8, Click 'Next' to start the copying process of the installation
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9, Install will restart after the copying process has finished.



Now for Safe Mode:
1, Before bootup, press F8 to enter the boot menu
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2, Select 'Safe Mode' and the boot process will begin
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3, Once booted you will be presented with the following warning
NOTE: Do not click 'OK' or press Space/Enter
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4, Press SHIFT+F10 to open the Command Prompt
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5, Type compmgmtlauncher into Command Prompt and press 'Enter'
NOTE: It can take a few seconds to display Computer Management

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6, Click on 'Device Manager'

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You can now disable (not uninstall) any device that you believe is causing the failure to boot


This entry was published on 10/25/2018

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