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Error Installing Windows 7® Using Windows 7 Integrated Installation Media

Article Summary: This article addresses a problem installing Windows 7 from Windows 7 SP1 installation media.

It is possible to get an error stating "Compuer name cannot contain only numbers" while installing Windows 7 using a Windows 7 SP1 integrated installation media. This issue can be bypassed by removing the non-ASCII characters from the computer name and Microsoft has released a public knowledge base article for customers.

Micorosoft KB Article on Installation Error

This is not a problem with the installation media and does not require a replacement. 

Article ID: SLN123236

Last Date Modified: 04/29/2011 12:00 AM

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