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Upgraded my computer but can't install Windows 7

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May 12, 2011 2:00:42 PM

I upgraded my computer to

Asus P8P67-M
G.Skill RipJaws X 1600 mhz 4GB (2x2

Now I'm trying to boot from CD, which is a success ... but I can't install Windows :??: 
Right after loading files, and about 5 mins after Starting Windows, setup goes to a black screen and stays there doing nothing.

Once it went to the black screen with a cursor if that helps -.-'
May 12, 2011 2:11:04 PM

When you installed the new motherboard, did you do a clean wipe of the drive?
May 12, 2011 2:12:59 PM

I thought I would be able to from the Windows 7 setup, format and clean install onto the drive
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May 12, 2011 2:18:08 PM

I would think so. Is the DVD scratched or anything? Have you tried installing another os, such as ubuntu?
May 12, 2011 2:19:44 PM

I have tried 3 different Windows discs (Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium) but same result
May 12, 2011 2:32:07 PM

I just tried Windows Repair ... this hangs at the same black screen after Starting Windows right after the "Windows Is Loading Files" screen
May 12, 2011 4:38:48 PM

Do you have another computer handy that you can plug your HDD into? If so, do that and wipe it clean, then try again. What are the rest of your components?
May 12, 2011 4:57:26 PM

The rest of my components as in the stuff I took out? It's all here ... But say if I wipe it clean and again with the new components it does this .... :/ 
May 12, 2011 4:58:30 PM

Should I just try and install ubuntu and then if that successfully installs, then install windows 7?
May 12, 2011 5:36:29 PM

I meant what makes up the rest of your build. Installed parts...
May 12, 2011 5:48:12 PM

Oh okay

Asus P8P67-M
G.Skill RipJaw X 4GB (2x2)
Ultra LSP 650W
Western Digital - 320 GB HDD
Western Digital - 80 GB HDD
May 12, 2011 5:57:29 PM

Which drive are you trying to install windows on? Is your other drive backed up so you could try an install on that one?
May 12, 2011 6:12:44 PM

The 80GB isn't backed up, I'm trying to install onto the 320GB one which is backed up.

The problem regardless of which hard drive is the installation hangs and safe mode hangs at CLASSPNP.SYS
May 13, 2011 4:36:05 AM

Formatted hdd in old MB, now attempting to install on new MB but it hangs at Starting Windows
May 13, 2011 5:17:52 AM

Unplugged every useless component for the install, it worked and voila I have everything good to go, thank you !
May 13, 2011 1:35:30 PM

Congrats! Glad u got it figured out