Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Trying to clean install windows 7 but computer keeps crashing/hangs

3 Weeks Ago   #1
shouldiluvu

 
 
Trying to clean install windows 7 but computer keeps crashing/hangs

Hi everyone.
As the title states, can anyone help me with my problem?

Itís a Lenovo AIO PC, B500

Had problems for a very long time (around 2 years) about constant crashing and freezing/hang when using my PC and thought that it was due to my HDD problem.

So I went out to purchase and new HDD yesterday and wanted to try a clean install of windows 7. But to my horror, nothing changed, my PC is still crashing and freezing constantly. Since itís a new HDD, when Iím trying to install windows 7, normally at the ďexpanding windows filesĒ stage my PC would give me problems.
Up to now. I have already 2 different types of BSOD.




Steps I have taken to try to dignose the problem,
MemTest86, tried 1 card at a time, I have 2x2GB cards, found out 1 of the slots is faulty, so I can only run my PC on 2GB of ram. Both ram sticks no problem.
Windows memory diagnostics, same, no problem.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
3 Weeks Ago   #2
F22 Simpilot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If one of the RAM slots are faulty, I'm assuming the motherboard has issues. If I had a faulty slot I'd ditch that board and buy a new one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
2 Weeks Ago   #3
shouldiluvu

 
 

Ah. Motherboard... I guess I have no choice but to get a new PC.

Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

2 Weeks Ago   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Is you CPU heat sink clean?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
2 Weeks Ago   #5
TechnoMage2016

Windows 7 Professional, SP1, x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shouldiluvu View Post
Ah. Motherboard... I guess I have no choice but to get a new PC.

Thanks.

I've had limited experience with an AIO PC, but let me tell you ..... it was all bad!


I scavenged what I could out of the case and trashed the rest. What a total POS!!!

OH, and it was an HP.


The best PC's I've ever had in 40 years, were the ones I built myself. They all ran till hardware compatibility with the newer OS's, forced me to build a new one.

The one I'm on now, I built back in 2014, using a Gigabyte motherboard and an AMD processor. It's a screamer! But that doesn't come naturally.... I had to tweak and tune the heck out of it.

Windows 7 can be a real dog, till it's properly set up and tweaked.

Just like a new car engine, when you first put it together, it may not even run.


Good Luck to you,
TM
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Trying to clean install windows 7 but computer keeps crashing/hangs




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Clean install of Windows 7 x86 on Asus laptop hangs on Windows Update
I've been attempting to get Windows 7 up and running on my Asus F8Sp-X1 laptop for a couple of days now. It came with Vista, which only lasted as long as it took to take the disk image with True Image, after which XP was installed. It's been that way ever since, and it runs perfectly... but...
Windows Updates & Activation
Random hangs/restarts, with 1 BSOD in safe mode after clean install
I've been chasing my tail now for days on random hangs/restarts trying to find solutions to event 41 (63) kernel power. I've only had the 1 BSOD in safe mode and so hope it points to the problem I'm having. I've tried just about every solution and diagnostic I can find. I have reinstalled windows...
BSOD Help and Support
explorer.exe crashing on clean install of Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
I have many more problems than just explorer.exe, but this is the worst problem I'm experiencing Text in italics describes problems already solved, included in case the back story may shed some light on the problems, otherwise skip italics if you don't want to be bored This has been quite a...
General Discussion
Clean install of Win7Ultimate x64 hangs when installing services.
Hi, This is a new system custom build with my son. Everything is new. When installing windows the process hangs up on services. I have re-formated the HDD a couple of time. Even bought a new HDD 3T WD Black, same issue. Installed from a factory OEM ISO burned into a disk. Tried from a USB as well...
Installation & Setup
After using msconfig to do a clean boot computer hangs on welcome scr
My power cord died for my Acer Aspire laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I purchased a new one. This worked fine for a day or two. Then during a Skype call the computer crashed. After that when booting one of 4 things would occur. 1. Sometimes it would do a CHKDSK 2. Others some...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:11.
Twitter Facebook