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Windows 7: Installation Fried My CPU

08 Jan 2010   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

After reading the whole thread, i can't believe you're actually blaming Windows 7 for your hardware problem....please, and it is not a s****y OS
Sorry, guys if i seem a lil tad

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08 Jan 2010   #32
Microsoft MVP


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But before I start it up I took a picture of my CPU and noticed the grey chalky texture, which can be scratched off. Is this normal?

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It is safe to say it is in fact my CPU that randomly went kaput. hence the burning smell I originally smelt.

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Way to go Microsoft once again for releasing another ****ty operating system, can i get a refund on my purchase of Windows 7 and my 3.2 dual core P4 processor that you ****ed up, go **** yourself and have a ni day.
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08 Jan 2010   #33

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)

While I can understand your frustration, it's just not possible that the installation of Windows 7 was the cause of your problem. The main suspect here is your power supply, as according to what you have told us it was correctly installed and connected, and it was the only different component that was attached to what was previously a perfectly working PC. If that's the case, I'd be contacting the retailer and/or Corsair for replacement or reimbursement. I'm sure there are consumer laws in your country which protect end users against damage due to faulty workmanship or products that aren't of a merchantable quality. If you take this route, prepare to prove that the installation was undertaken according to manufacturers instructions. If the power supply was incorrectly connected to the motherboard, inspection by an electronics repair technician will show that in either the motherboard or the power supply's circuitry.
Let us know what happens, I for one am curious to hear what the diagnosis would be :)
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08 Jan 2010   #34

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

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Let us know what happens, I for one am curious to hear what the diagnosis would be :)
So am I
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