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i'm trying to install vista on my sister computer. I formated the C partition and everything has to go smooth, but it didn't. It makes a lot of noise(from the cooler) and it shout-down (not restarting). Arfter i porwer on again in order to continue setup I get this message:

The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error. Windows installation cannot proceed. To install windows press OK button to restart computer and then restart the installation.

Which can be the cause? Any advices?

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I don't think it's a witch. Don't believe in them, frankly. – pavium Dec 31 '09 at 10:37
What do you mean by "a lot of noise"? Beeping, or rather scratching and screeching? – Gnoupi Dec 31 '09 at 10:58
Was there an operating system on your sister's computer before you installed Vista? Was it working OK? – RJFalconer Dec 31 '09 at 13:50

As Gnoupi alluded to, if the noise is rattling or scratching it will likely be the harddrive is broken.

It's also possible that the installation didn't work properly and retrying it might solve the issue.

Is it a new computer, if not what operating system was on it before?

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He edited his question since, noise was from the fan, so I guess simply it was a high activity. Or a faulty fan, eventually, but not a harddrive issue. – Gnoupi Dec 31 '09 at 16:19

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