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Windows 7: Win7 Installation Issue

05 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 x64
 
 
Win7 Installation Issue

I have built a new system.

Specs

Asus P8Z68-v LX Mobo
i5 2400
8 gigs Corsair Vengence 1600 DDR3 memory
ATI 6870 Vid card

I removed the partion the formated my HD. Ran install it gets to asking for the serial number then it Blue Screens. I think there is something wrong with the memory but I am not sure. I have tried both sticks in every memory slot and still the same issue.

What should I do next to trouble shoot?

Thanks for the help!!

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05 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Run MemTest if you think it is the memory. Runs at bootup.
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05 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Could the fact the memory is 4gig sticks be an issue?
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05 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Have you checked the memory listing over at asus? That board does not seem to be memory friendly as in different brands.
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05 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Quote:
I removed the partion the formated my HD
What did you mean by this? Are you reusing an existing drive from another computer? Also, what does the BSOD screen say?

If you want to test your memory, don't use memtest - use the more up-to-date memtest86+ instead.
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05 Nov 2011   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote:
I removed the partion the formated my HD.
Do you mean, you deleted the uEFI BIOS partition.

UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with
ASUS Sabertooth P67 Motherboard EFI BIOS - YouTube
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05 Nov 2011   #7

Windows 7 x64
 
 

In the windows installation screen I went into the HD section and deleted the partition off the HD. I then partitioned the HD from there and formated the disk. That was an attempt to wipe off any data from the HD and yes that HD had Windows 7 installed on it.
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05 Nov 2011   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Did you setup the BIOS?
ASUS Sabertooth P67 Motherboard EFI BIOS - YouTube

Quote:
In the windows installation screen I went into the HD section and deleted the partition off the HD.
Did you then reboot without partitioning & formating?
How to install windows 64 bit with a uEFI BIOS:
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with
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06 Nov 2011   #9

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Turned out to be the power supply.
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