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Upgrading Hung Up At Transferring Files, Settings And Programs


Upgrading from 64-bit vista to 64-bit windows 7 home premium using disk.compatibility check states everything is ok. Gets hung up on last step 'transferring files, settings and programs. ' waited 8 hours and cursor froze up. Uninstalled avg antivirus. Is there anything else i need to install or uninstall?

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Installation Stalled At Transferring Files Settings And Programs

I am doing an upgrade from vista to win 7. The installation got stuck on the last step in the list: "transferring files, settings and programs". The progress indicator show 62% for that step. At the bottom it says: "transferring files, settings, and programs (520258 of 688330 transferred)" . It has been like that for the last 3 hours or so. What are my options other than just resetting and hoping for the best?

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