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Windows 7: computer not working after installing new hardware

29 Dec 2011   #1
asecnation

winows 7
 
 
computer not working after installing new hardware

i just installed a new cpu, motherboard, and 8gb ram and the computer wouldn't boot up. So i hooked up the original parts and tried to install the drivers for the new motheboard.I turned off the computer and put the new parts in. Nothing worked so I plugged the original parts in and i got a black screen with a blinking white line in the top left corner. I also ran a diagnostic and it gave me an error code on the hdd that said BIOHD 3. Any ideas of how to fix this? Please respond quickly!


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29 Dec 2011   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Are you sure your hard drive is properly connected to the correct port with a known good cable?

It isn't likely your HD would fail just because you bought a new CPU, motherboard, and RAM.
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29 Dec 2011   #3
asecnation

winows 7
 
 

you may be right but that doesnt explain why the hd doesnt work with the new or original parts. I also just tried to reconect the parts but i was greeted with a black screen that said "loading operating system". nothing happens after that. I also couldn't access the new mother boards POST screen but the BIOS setup, bootmenu, and xpress recovery work.
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