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Windows 7: Win 7 64-bit Installation BSOD

09 Nov 2010   #1

I had windows vista 64bit home premium
Win 7 64-bit Installation BSOD

Hi everyone!

I wanted to install windows 7 ultimate on my pc. When I bought it 1 year ago, it ran windows vista home basic 64-bit (OEM from acer), but my pc was very slow. The startup durated like 6-10 minutes and sometimes my pc freezes and I can't do anything anymore, even caps lock or num lock don't work anymore. So I bought windows 7 ultimate 64-bit and formatted all my hard drives. I started install it and when it's allmost finished, I get BSOD with message STOP IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0x000000A. I restarted my pc and ran it again, but same error. I looked on several forums and found that my rams could be the problem... So I get out 6GB so I have 2 left and do it again... Still the same error.

I got a message that I should move my topic to here so I did and read that I should do something with a
BSOD Dump & System File Collection app and a System Health Report, but as I have no OS anymore I can't do this... So now I'm out of ideas and I ask your help. Maybe it's the problem of my BIOS (it's from 2008) but I don't like messing with that...
Sorry for my english, I'm only 17 and from Belgium.

My pc specs:

Acer aspire predator G7700
Intel core 2 extreme (4 cores, 4 threads @ 3.00GHz)
2x Nvidia Gforce GTX260
2x Sata HDD 640GB
2x Sata HDD raptor 150GB
(ask if you need more information)

Greetings and I hope for a fast and positive answer...

(I need my pc for school )

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12 Nov 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP


Start with these free diagnostics: I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:
H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link)
Then check your system's hardware for compatibility with Windows 7 here: Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs & Hardware Devices: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads
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