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After installing Windows Developer Preview only have a green screen

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  • Hello PavelRU,

    It sounds like your download could have been corrupted which is making the screen to be blank and green.
    This error may be caused by a bad burn of the .ISO. Try re-downloading and re-burning the .ISO file.
    Also, it may help to burn using a lower speed if the software you are using to burn the .ISO supports that function.

    On Windows 7, the easiest way to convert this file is to use Windows Disc Image Burner
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Burn-a-CD-or-DVD-from-an-ISO-file

    Once you download you should check the Sha 1 hash. If it is not correct you could be missing files.

    Windows 8 Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64)
    Download size: 4.8 GB
    Sha 1 hash - 6FE9352FB59F6D0789AF35D1001BD4E4E81E42AF

    Windows 8 Developer Preview English, 64-bit (x64)
    Download size: 3.6 GB
    Sha 1 hash – 79DBF235FD49F5C1C8F8C04E24BDE6E1D04DA1E9

    Windows 8 Developer Preview English, 32-bit (x86)
    Download size: 2.8 GB
    Sha 1 hash - 4E0698BBABE01ED27582C9FC16AD21C4422913CC



    Let us know if this helps.



    Marilyn
    • Marked as answer by PavelRU Saturday, January 28, 2012 2:26 PM
    Thursday, January 26, 2012 5:30 PM
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