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I Need Help Installing Windows!

alright so basically I built a budget gaming rig using some used parts i bought off of ebay and some i had laying around.

System specs:
i3-550 @3.2ghz
Intel DQ57TM (latest bios update)
Hd-7770 2gb asus
8gb axiom 1333 DDR3 ram
thermaltake 650w power supply

Alright so I know the powersupply is overkill but i was in need and it was on sale.

The problem:
I can get into windows xp fine that I had on a hard drive, but when i tried to install windows 7 (downloaded from Microsoft) I cant get anywhere past "starting windows" and when I boot with safe mode it just hangs on "driver/disk.sys" and then automatically shuts down, I have all ready messed with tons of bios options and nothing seems to help me!

Please if you have any suggestions leave them for me to reader barbecue anything is helpful at this point.

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Install

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???

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Are you sure that will work, im not trying to lose my whole windows install, if i use a brand new hard drive would that solve it also?

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If not solve it should point to where the issue is.

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When I can't install W7, it was always my fault for having partitions made before install (open space, not partitioned space!) or the machine was incompatible or defective in some way.

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Plz Help

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So I tried this with a completely new hdd and took off the partitions and same thing

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Keep telling more.

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The clue is not here. No mention of a failure message and no details about the build. For example I had a client that built a PC and plugged in the HDD to the highest SATA port. Should have been the lowest.

Another time they had a PC that would not install, turns out their W7 DVD was for an Acer.

Tell everything.

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Post

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I answered your question twice, the forums ate both post, quite annoying.

Perhaps they will show up in a day or a week or never.

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I revived it. See above.

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Forum Auto filter has its days... Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Help is here

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You can download windows 7 iso file and can have it burn to USB/CD and can reinstall windows instead of updating it. Hope it will solve your problem.

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