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WHS 2011 Instal Error with working system using pre release RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all

    just purchased the oem disc and reinstalled unsing an intel X38 system with 8gb ram which worked fine on the beta's

     

    this instals ok but then get to a point where it tells me an error has occured and do i want to save the logs

     

    i have saved the log but what do i do with them

     

    appears to contain a few folders with no explanation

     

    help PLEASE

    Thursday, July 21, 2011 7:17 PM

Answers

  • finally got it to work

     

    NOTHING changed just tried again and hey presto up and running :-)

    • Marked as answer by AMCross Sunday, July 31, 2011 5:35 PM
    Sunday, July 31, 2011 5:35 PM

All replies

  • Ideally, you will be able to wipe the hardware you're installing on. If you can do so, try that, then a clean installation. I would not recommend trying any sort of recovery or reinstallation procedure from the beta to RTM code.
    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    Thursday, July 21, 2011 8:12 PM
  • hi ken

     

    i removed all 5 data drives from their caddies

     

    the system drive a 1tb is the only drive

     

    at this moment the pc boots up we get the dashboard and then the error appears

     

    i choose new instal whilst doing the setup options

     

    remember typing location etc

     

    server name and password

     

    everything went fine or seemed to

     

    Thursday, July 21, 2011 8:37 PM
  • i have ctr alt del and have managed to instal all updates using windows update but on reboot error is still there

     

    how can i read the setup instal logs to assist me in finding why its not installing correctly

    Friday, July 22, 2011 7:07 AM
  • any ideas guys Please
    Friday, July 22, 2011 7:14 PM
  • just to prove its not anything wrong with the components i have taken a old vail beta disc and done a new install and everything went to plan

     

     

    So whats different on the whs V2 OEM discs ?

     

    anyone care to thro some light on the matter please :-)

    Sunday, July 31, 2011 3:33 PM
  • finally got it to work

     

    NOTHING changed just tried again and hey presto up and running :-)

    • Marked as answer by AMCross Sunday, July 31, 2011 5:35 PM
    Sunday, July 31, 2011 5:35 PM