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Windows 7: Problem with installation.

07 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
Problem with installation.

Hello, first of all clarify that I've had windows 7 installed on my pc before, both the RC and the final version.
One week ago, I did all the formatting process, until you copy the files and automatically performs the first reboot,
but after the first reboot, when the screen flashes (I think that is when you are installing the drivers from the graphics card) the screen goes black,. and nothing does not happen again.

I try to:

-Use another installation disc.
-make a low-lvl format to the hdd.
-try a upgrade from vista instead of a clean installation.

thanks for all.

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07 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64 finally!

Hi Sk4rt, welcome to the forums
1) Has anything changed in your hardware since you installed the RTM the first time?
2) Are you using the DVI or HDMI port in your graphics card and what were you using before? Unfortunately you don't have onboard video to try, that would be ideal. Also, are you sure your graphics card is OK? We just closed a thread where the OP's card died in between his first and second setup, he was struggling to find the problem.
3) Are you overclocking (your rig looks like the type you would)? You should bring it back to stock before installation
4) Have you taken a look at this sticky for other possible things? I think it is worth checking them, sometimes we overlook an important item.
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07 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7

There has been no change in the computer hardware.
I only use the principal dvi.
i think about the overclocking and try with all factory deffault parameters, but still have the same problem.
I'm pretty sure it's not the graphics card since I tried installing Windows Vista x32 and x64 and everything worked properly.
Oh and sry for my poor english!

Edditing: my bios is the latest version avaliable for my motherboard at the asus support webpage.
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07 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64 finally!

Tks Sk4rt, and your English is not poor!
Have you checked the temperatures? Your rig is nice enough for it not to be a problem, but we should eliminate possibilities (and also that I can'tthink of anythign else... )
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07 Dec 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP


Besides Wally's excellent suggestions:

Download and run memtest 86 overnight. I suggest it first because it worked for two yesterday with same prob who had bad ramsticks.

Download and burn to CD Seagate Seatools and Western Digital Data Lifeguard diagnostics and do full diagnosis and repair of the HD's.

Run checkdisk /f from command prompt on both drives.

Speedfan will let you check your core temps and adjust your fan speeds.
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