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    windows stopping half way???!

    im trying to do an install on a pc that had corrupted its self, i have formatted the drive ect, started the new intall of xp, and it does all the intial loading but when it gets to saying setup is now starting windows it stops and freezes, i have tried: new hdd,new cd rom,new xp disk,changing to slaves master, changing ide channel, taking all other components out that could conflict, and still i get this anyone know what this could be its getting silly now

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    does it boot in safe mode?

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    do you get the choice to boot in safe, when the hdd is empty? this is a new install im doing...

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    Could be a faulty disc?

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    as i said above i have tried three

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    you could try cleaning the disc?

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    i have tried three brand new discs

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    It must be the disc.







    Just kidding (you must be getting stressed now )

    It could be a memory problem.. try with some different sticks maybe?

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    trying now
    snapping at its the disc lol

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    ROFL it was the ram wtf it was fine earliernow just to tell her she needs to spend 40 quid on another ram stick LOL thats a major ul

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    • Hottentot's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5Q Pro
      • CPU:
      • Q9550 at 3.8 GHz
      • Memory:
      • 8 GB
      • Storage:
      • SSD + HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • ATI 7950
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 650TX
      • Case:
      • CM HAF 932 (watercooled)
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 (x64)
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    Run memtest, only takes a few minutes and would rule out (or in) the memory and CPU and PSU.

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    prob solved mods close please ty dunno why i didnt try ram b4 oh well, novatech pcs are poop

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