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Old 03-08-2012, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help: New Build: Windows 7 rebooting issues. Any thoughts?

Hey Guys its been a while since i posted anything on these forums or for that matter since I built a PC. This past Monday I bought and assembled all the parts for a brand new rig. Here are the specs:

8 gigs of 1600mhz ram
1tb Hitachi 7200
Zotec Gtx 480gtx amp
Water cooler.

Assembly went well, however when I popped in my windows 7 disk and started installing it got all the way to finishing your installation and then froze. I waited 20 mins then restarted. It seemed to pick right up where it left off and finished installing. Since then I have had a number of blue screens and ultimately it came down to windows explorer failing multiple time through multiple reboots.

Any thoughts?

Let me know if you need more detail.

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Old 03-16-2012, 10:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Help: New Build: Windows 7 rebooting issues. Any thoughts?

What did you use to format your drive?

Build to be updated, a reminder to myself.
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Help: New Build: Windows 7 rebooting issues. Any thoughts?

try installing again with just 2 or 1 stick or ram.

do you have a good psu? it's not listed...
Intel Core i5-2500K
ASUS P8Z68-V LE LGA 1155 Intel Z68
Corsair 550VX
1Tb Samsung Spinpoint F3
1Tb WD Caviar Green
2Tb WD Caviar Green
8gb DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600
Sapphire Radeon 6870

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