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Asus M5A97 freezing problem?
Aug 18, 2012, 2:53 AM
Hi, all recently I purchased Asus M5A97(regular) mobo.
When I booted my pc up using this motherboard, after bios sequence pops up and goes into "starting windows" sequence.
Then, during that sequence after like blue and yellow part of window logo pops up, screen goes black and few seconds later I'm
back again to bios sequence. I can use the UEFI bios just fine but problem happens when it's booting into windows. I don't
think there's a problem with the harddrive because I plugged it into another system and worked fine.
Any suggestion on how to fix the problem?
AMD phenom ii x4 965BE
Coolermaster hyper 212+
XFX Radeon HD6870
Patriot G2 2x4gb 1333mhz memory
OCZ 650w fully modular psu
500gb WD 7200rpm drive
Aug 18, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
asus m5a97 freezing problem
Aug 18, 2012, 3:29 AM
Did you do a clean install of windows after installing the new Motherboard? It sounds like your old drivers are conflicting with the new motherboard.
Aug 18, 2012, 4:38 AM
sorry im not that familiar with the clean install, basically what i did was I just plugged the hard drive from my old comp to this new build
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Aug 18, 2012, 5:11 AM
That's the problem. You need to format the hard drive and do a clean install of windows using the windows disc.
Look it up.
Aug 18, 2012, 5:19 AM
o okay thanks, so basically i can't just plug and hard drive but have to reinstall windows again right?
Aug 18, 2012, 5:23 AM
Best answer selected by kangbyj8481.
Aug 18, 2012, 6:06 AM
Aug 18, 2012, 12:14 PM
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