cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
  • ×
    Information
    Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

    Resolve Windows 10 or update issues on HP computer or printer– Click Here

  • post a message
  • ×
    Information
    Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

    Resolve Windows 10 or update issues on HP computer or printer– Click Here

  • post a message
Highlighted
New member
4 3 0 0
Message 1 of 9
672
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

Pavilion X2

Hello friends so basically I tried to take my pavilion X2 as a normal pc and inserted my uefi usb with my windows and I tried installing windows mistakenly I "deleted " the boot , recovery and system partition but it stuck like they aren't deleted and the partitions has files into them although when I try to use them I get fatal errors like they don't exist as they don't exist.

So I format my normal partition it's the only one I can format and actually delete it .when the installation finish it says it failed and I should re do it again but that happens every time

 

Things I've tried

Disabling secure boot

Installing a different version of Windows 10

With enabled secure boot

I have no clue what to do I need assistance

Tags (1)
8 REPLIES 8
Highlighted
Level 12
7,682 7,647 324 681
Message 2 of 9
663
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

Hi

Try a recovery OS like...

Windows 10

W8 Repair.pngRecovery Reinstall.png

or

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-best-rescue-disks-windows-system-restore/

Knoppix

 

SystemRescueCD

 

So you tried things, and what state is the PC currently in?

Gparted is a good option. It may be inside Knoppix or make a standalone.

https://gparted.org/

 

If in doubt please ask.


A Nod Is As Good As a Wink...
Lil_Boy_Blue

Highlighted
New member
4 3 0 0
Message 3 of 9
638
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

So the machine is at the state of opening to  the USB  walkthrough the whole  windows installation only it cannot delete any partition I can format the main partition though  but when I do it fails

I just came home from work, I went to command propt and it appears that all the deleting I did , achieved nothing because when I list disked and looked into the partition all the partitions are at the size of how they were before I "deleted" them
I wonder should I clear all the partitions via command prompt or  somehow recover that,
I'm sorry but the information you gave me was extremely too much to understand

0 Kudos
Highlighted
Level 12
7,682 7,647 324 681
Message 4 of 9
626
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

Hi

You do know that if W10 was not Shutdown PROPERLY the partition is in suspend mode, with the Dirty Bit set.

 

Effectively making it read only, and a REAL big problem to overcome.

So if you boot aDVD/USB and go into command prompt and try to run chkdsk or whatever it would be a start.

 

Away from home and on a dog currently, so a full answer will have to wait.

 

MS do tools that may overcome the problem, else search dirty bit setting on t'internet.


A Nod Is As Good As a Wink...
Lil_Boy_Blue

Highlighted
New member
4 3 0 0
Message 5 of 9
619
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

The problem is that all this didn't happen because of a premature shutdown but I deliberately wanted to format my tablet thinking it would work exactly like a laptop. so I went on about deleting the partitions which I'm honestly confused if I did  or did not achieve. As it seems they have 0 files in them as they don't function, but they do take up space.

Enjoy your walk by the way take your time friend .

I currently try to make a system image from my working desktop in a USB to try and use that to recover it will update you about that when its done.

EDIT: it says the storage is too low to recover  or something along those lines I'm basicly translating it.

0 Kudos
Highlighted
Level 12
7,682 7,647 324 681
Message 6 of 9
584
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

NoMicrosofts preferred setting is

 

Enable Fast Start Up

 

So when you shutdown you get a suspend and a dirty bit set.

 

Like I said research it.

 

It can sometimes be mounted read only so that data can be copied off.

 


A Nod Is As Good As a Wink...
Lil_Boy_Blue

0 Kudos
Highlighted
Level 12
7,682 7,647 324 681
Message 7 of 9
573
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

Hi

My last offering

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-clean-and-format-storage-drive-using-diskpart-windows-10

 

You now have enough info solve your problem.

Fast Start Up should be DISABLEDFast Start Up should be DISABLED

 

AND if you shutdown with the Turn On fast Start-Up box ticked, checked, then that is the root cause of your problem.

It sets the partition to suspend and sets the Dirty bit.

 

Bye.

 


A Nod Is As Good As a Wink...
Lil_Boy_Blue

Tags (1)
Highlighted
New member
4 3 0 0
Message 8 of 9
553
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

I'll try my best thanks a ton man for your time and your informations farewell.

0 Kudos
Highlighted
Level 12
7,682 7,647 324 681
Message 9 of 9
527
Flag Post
HP Recommended

Solved!

I cannot install windows

Prego.

 

If in doubt please ask.


A Nod Is As Good As a Wink...
Lil_Boy_Blue

0 Kudos
Be alert for scammers posting fake support phone numbers on the community. If you think you have received a fake HP Support message, please report it to us by clicking on "Flag Post".
† The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of HP. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation