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Windows 2003 R2 X64 installation may take a long time to be complete


Author: Yuval Sinay MVP

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Summary

The following article will help you to resolve installation issue of Windows2003 R2 X64 with integrated Service Pack 2.

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Symptoms


When you install a fresh Windows2003 R2 X64 with integrated Service Pack 2, the installation

time may take a long time (Usually more then 8 hours).

The issue doesn't occur if you are using Windows2003 R2 X64 with integrated Service Pack 1.


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Cause


One of the installation drivers/installation utilities that supply by the OEM

(Original Equipment Manufacturer) vendor cause the delay during the installation.

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Resolution



1. Update the server hardware to the latest BIOS/Firmware.

2. Contact OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) vendor support for further assistant.

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More information


Microsoft 64-bit computing Overview

http://www.microsoft.com/servers/64bit/overview.mspx

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Article Info
Article ID : 556049
Revision : 1
Created on : 2/17/2008
Published on : 2/17/2008
Exists online : False
Views : 117