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

3 Weeks Ago   #1

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.

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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.
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2 Weeks Ago   #3


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

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2 Weeks Ago   #4

Windows 7 HP 64

Is you CPU heat sink clean?
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2 Weeks Ago   #5

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.


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,
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