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Old 04-15-2009, 09:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I finally got all my parts for my computer, I put everything together and when I go to install Vista 64bit it hangs at the "Windows is loading files". I am also using an old 80Gb for the HDD till my new 640Gb comes in.

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Old 04-15-2009, 09:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Remove RAM so that you have 2GB installed.

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Oh ya I forgot to say that, I did remove it so it has just 2Gb in.
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Old 04-19-2009, 02:47 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I know this may sound silly, but make sure you have the drives power cable plugged in and the interface cable plugged in the right way if the drive is IDE. Some cables are keyed to only go in one way, but many others aren't. Like I said, this may sound silly, but you'd be surprised how many problems can be attributed to faulty cable hook-up, not neccesarily by ignorance, as much as by oversight. This has happened to me too many times to count.
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