New build shuts down when installing operating system Tags: New Build Systems Last response: February 11, 2010 12:36 AM in Systems Share Lee1972 February 4, 2010 2:35:28 PM OK, heres what im using: Gigabyte EX58-UD5 motherboard i7 Nehalem with Akasa Nero cooler 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600MHz 8-8-8-24 1.65v ver3.1 RAM LG GGW-H20L & Sony DRU-870S optical drives BFG GeForce 8800GTS graphics card 1TB HD When I try and install Windows 7 64 or 32 bit or Vista it gets through the loading files part then when it gets to starting Windows the pc turns off Ive tried 1 RAM stick changing it around in the DDR3_1 slot (white one on left) Drives in SATA2_0 & SATA2_1 HD in SATA2_2 Tried optimized and fail-safe settings I can get into the bios where the drives are listed, the temps all seem fine. Anyone got any ideas where im going wrong here? cheers Lee More about : build shuts installing operating system r_manic February 11, 2010 12:36:12 AM Could you try installing an open-source OS like Ubuntu? The aim is to find out whether there's something wrong with your hardware, or your software. Try using your Windows 7 installer on another computer, if possible. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Help!!! Computer shuts down after installing new card!!! Forum New System shutting down - blue screen Forum New System shuts down at OS Install Forum Computer Shuts Down While Installing XP on second HDD on laptop Forum PC randomly shuts down Forum New system shutting down randomly Forum Computer Shuts Down while attempting to install Windows 7 Forum System shuts down under 100% CPU load. Forum New Build shuts off and no restart during Windows 7 clean install Forum New system fails to boot, Shuts off after fraction of a second Forum System shuts down while in sleep mode Forum Computer starts for a split second, then shuts down ... Forum New build System starts up then shuts down 10sec after boot up. Forum Computer Shuts Down While Installing XP Forum Custom System shuts down randomly when in use. Forum Newer System Build shuts down during gaming!! Help!! Forum PCI compatibility question Forum New Build...Ethernet or WiFi? Forum Advice on New Complete System - Approximately 2,000 Forum New Build for Work/AutoCAD 2D - £1-1200 budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !