I did a factory reset of windows 7 home and windows now cannot complete installation

Ladyinwaiting

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It is stuck in cycle stating "Windows could not complete the installation., To install windows on this computer, restart the installation" I hit okay and same msg appears over and over. I have entered shift F10 at error screen, but don't know what to enter. Please help!
 

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When you see that error, hit Shift-F10 as you already have to bring up the Command Prompt. Type the command "regedit." Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/SETUP/STATUS/ChildCompletion

Look for the entry labeled "Setup.exe." Change its value from 1 to 3. Restart Windows.

 

Ladyinwaiting

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I did everything as suggested and now the laptop is stuck in "Set up is starting Services" it has been doing this for a very long time. How long does it take
 
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