How To Fix Windows Cannot Install Required Files Windows 10

This article is a series of troubleshooting for Windows 10 Errors and providing you best solutions to prevent a different type of errors.

Windows 10 is the perkiest windows of all time and from its installation to troubleshooting, everything is different and difficult. Our experts tried to troubleshoot these errors which people were asking from us but this is not an easy task to tackle situation.

There are many errors but e.g. the error is 0x8007025D which is a part of a windows installation error and it could halt your PC during installation. An explanation of errors brief that how to resolve the errors.

HDD or SSD Health

HDD or SSD health played the most important part in the installation of windows and processing of windows files. If the drive has bad sectors then installation of Windows may create a problem and it could be halt, freeze, blue screen or error like 0x8007025D.

Bad or Corrupted RAM

A bad RAM is dangerous for your PC or Laptop. It can cause fatal errors and when you try to process heavily it will definitely show you a blue screen error. When you are installing Windows on your machine, at that moment you whole section of RAM will use to expand and process the Windows files. If it is faulty then you will get errors, slow speed or freeze during installation


Overheating of the machine is also a major cause of errors. The basic concept of Windows installation is that when you try to install Windows it will use all the parts of the computer at full throttle. Power Supply to the motherboard and from the motherboard to HDD and RAM will use all its resources. So if your Processor is heating you will also get errors.

How to Install Windows Properly?

The big question always stands that How to Install Windows Properly? We have a solution but these are limited.

Unplug Your External Drive

Sometimes your external drive like USB or external HDD is attached to your PC that will cause to create problem to detect your Primary HDD. Simply unplug your external peripherals from your computer to prevent installation errors.

Unplug Your Secondary HDD or SSD

Sometimes you will get detection error of HDD or SSD errors. The major cause is when you try to install windows it will detect your Secondary HDD or SDD as a system drive or primary drive.

Reduce or Increase the Size of Drive

Windows 10 took 20GB of space for basic installation but after installation of drivers and software, the overtake size may vary. A partition size of 100GB to 125GB is best to install windows. Reduce or increase the size of the partition as per requirement is necessary for the perfect running of Windows.

Delete Windows Partition

Always delete Windows partition along with System Reserved partition for a clean installation. Most of the time your System Reserved Partition is corrupted or infected so you cannot install clean Windows or reinstallation of Windows. So first of all delete Windows and System Reserved partition and Create a new partition and then install Windows.

Type of Windows

People are very choosy about the type of Windows. We prefer Windows 10 Enterprise or the Education edition. Both have all the professional options regarding registry and gpedit options. These are heavy as compare to the Home edition or Professional edition but they have more options than any other Windows.

Bootable USB

Install Windows with bootable USB is fast and reliable. Now a day installation via USB is preferable but you have to create a bootable USB with the help of Windows ISO or Image file. Win Setup From USB can create bootable USB and it can also create Multiple Windows in Single USB.

Run a Memory Diagnostic on RAM

If you have some doubt about your RAM then run a Memory Diagnostic on RAM from boot options. It will help you to find errors in your RAM.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you fix Windows Cannot install required files Windows 10?

  1. Install windows via USB or Clean DVD.
  2. Overclock settings must be removed.
  3. Unplug External Drive or Secondary HDD or SSD.
  4. Change your SATA port.
  5. Install correct version of Windows.
  6. Disable Bit options or Execute options from BIOS.

How do I fix error code 0x8007025D?

  1. Check connected devices on your PC.
  2. Run Troubleshooter of Windows Update.
  3. Check your System Partition Size.
  4. Check BIOS settings.

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