Vista install error code 0x80070005

I'm trying to re-install Vista 64 bit on my laptop.  When I get to expanding files I get error code 0x80070005.
Is my hard drive done?  I tried re-booting after the install but the boot sector's gone so now I have a 
Paper weight.  Any advice?

Thanks
 

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Last updated March 26, 2018 Views 370 Applies to:
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Hi,
1. Do you still have the previous version of the operating system intact?
2. What type of installation did you choose?
3. What is the error message displayed, when you rebooted your computer?
Method 1
Run the CHKDSK program

To run the CHKDSK (Chkdsk.exe) program, follow these steps:
 
1. Use the Windows Vista DVD to start the computer in Windows Recovery (WinRE).
For more information about how to start Windows Recovery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

2. In WinRE, open a command prompt.
To do this, follow these steps:
a. On the Install Windows screen, select the appropriate Language to install, Time and currency format, and Keyboard or input method options, and then click Next.

b. Click Repair your computer.

c. Click the Vista installation that you want to repair, and then click Next.
Note Click Load Drivers only if you have to load a driver to access a hard disk.

d. Click Command Prompt.
3. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

chkdsk drive: /r

Note In this command, drive is the hard disk where you want to install Windows Vista.

4. If Chkdsk.exe does not find and does not repair any errors on the hard disk where you want to install Windows, run Chkdsk.exe on any other NTFS hard disks on the computer.
To verify the partitions that are configured on the computer, follow these steps:
a. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

Diskpart
b. At the DISKPART prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

List vol

Note the hard disk information that is returned.

c. At the DISKPART prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

exit
d. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:

exit
Method 2
Try using a different  media and check if the same issue appears.
Please post the results.
Hope this helps. 

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