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January 1, 2012 3:03:58 AM

Hello,
i have a new system a monster all parts have been seprately tested all working but my windows 7 disk locks up on install as it starts and i put win 7 to a bootable usb and it bluescreened me whats going on?

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January 1, 2012 3:12:22 AM

processor
AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano 3.0GHz Socket FM1 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 6550D AD3870WNGXBOX
Hard drive
Seagate Barracuda 2 TB,Internal,5900 RPM (ST2000DL003) Hard Drive
cd drive
SAMSUNG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-/+R 48X CD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Combo Model SH-B123L/RSBP LightScribe Support
RamX2
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9S-8GBXL
Power supply
Rosewill Xtreme Series RX750-S-B 750W Continuous @40°C ,80 PLUS Certified, ATX12V v2.2 & EPS12V v2.91, SLI Ready CrossFire Ready, Active PFC Compatible with Core i7, i5 Power Supply
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A75-UD4H FM1 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Tower
Rosewill THOR V2-White Edition, THOR V2-W Gaming ATX Full Tower Computer Case, support up to E-ATX / XL-ATX, come with Four Fans
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January 1, 2012 3:13:49 AM

Graphics card
HIS AMD Radeon HD 6970 (H697F2G2M) 2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM PCI Express 2.1 x16
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 3:34:59 AM

if your motherboard has more than one sata controller then plug your had drive into a different controller

by that i mean--if you have 2 different coloured sata ports for example some grey and some blue then switch it to

the other colour

not just switch to a different port

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January 1, 2012 3:37:54 AM

just for a test i ran a win xp cd and it ran full and installed fine but oof course wont boot bc incomapatability
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January 1, 2012 3:38:08 AM

nvm it just blued too
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 3:43:03 AM

xp should run ok on there

but same as windows 7

its likely to be a hard disk controller driver issue

thats why try it on a different sata controller

i cant load windows on my marvell controller--but soon as i connect the hard drive to the intel controller its fine--windows then installs the marvell driver and i can then connect stuff to the marvell ports fine
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January 1, 2012 3:43:59 AM

mcnumpty23 said:
if your motherboard has more than one sata controller then plug your had drive into a different controller

by that i mean--if you have 2 different coloured sata ports for example some grey and some blue then switch it to

the other colour

not just switch to a different port




ok i tried what you said in three diff pports still freezes should i try a diff sata cable?
although it did get further in diff ports
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January 1, 2012 3:46:36 AM

but no blue screen just froze
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 3:52:55 AM

wont hurt to try a different cable

did you double check all cables especially the cpu 4 or 8 pin 12v depending on your motherbord are properly clicked in?

and that cpu fan is spinning?

and ram is clicked in ok?

can you access the bios?

if it crashes after say 15minutes sitting in the bios then its likely somethings not quite connected right
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 3:54:41 AM

Have you run memtest86+ .... I find that Buggered RAM is the most likely culprit, especially noting the Gskills in the build list
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January 1, 2012 3:57:25 AM

JackNaylorPE said:
Have you run memtest86+ .... I find that Buggered RAM is the most likely culprit, especially noting the Gskills in the build list



i had 4 chips 1 was defective and has to go back the others seem fine im sending the defective one back tomarow
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January 1, 2012 3:59:45 AM

mcnumpty23 said:
wont hurt to try a different cable

did you double check all cables especially the cpu 4 or 8 pin 12v depending on your motherbord are properly clicked in? yes

and that cpu fan is spinning? yes

and ram is clicked in ok? yes

can you access the bios? yes

if it crashes after say 15minutes sitting in the bios then its likely somethings not quite connected right

im leaving bios on now to see if it crashed after a while
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 4:02:23 AM

you can check your temperatures whilst its sitting in the bios

it will read a bit higher than it will in windows for the cpu--thats normal

but if you see a really high cpu temperature then that might be a suggestion the heatsinks not on right
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January 1, 2012 4:03:46 AM

mcnumpty23 said:
you can check your temperatures whilst its sitting in the bios

it will read a bit higher than it will in windows for the cpu--thats normal

but if you see a really high cpu temperature then that might be a suggestion the heatsinks not on right



cpu 29*C
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 4:10:35 AM

no problems there then :D 

while you are in the bios check your ram speed and voltages are correct

havent had amd for a few years but on intel boards the bios has a habit of not setting them right

for example my 1600mhz at 1.65v get set to 1333mhz at 1.5v
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January 1, 2012 4:15:52 AM

mcnumpty23 said:
no problems there then :D 

while you are in the bios check your ram speed and voltages are correct

havent had amd for a few years but on intel boards the bios has a habit of not setting them right

for example my 1600mhz at 1.65v get set to 1333mhz at 1.5v



it all checks out good and bios hasent crashed yet
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January 1, 2012 4:21:36 AM

still looks like it may be a drive driver issue then

when you said one memory module was defective but the others seemed ok how did you test them?

and as its 6.20am here my brains turning to mush and cant think is that a dual channel motherboard?

if so try with only 2 ram modules instead of 3
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January 1, 2012 4:27:16 AM

basic i tried in sets of 2 when i got no reaction from all 4 and i found the defective stick


it is duel channel and there are 3 in it the third is to the side til i get the forth back

srry its so early thanks for tryin to help
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 4:35:42 AM

thats ok--its not early here its late

been up all night and going to give in and try to get some sleep now

would say run memtest as suggested by JackNaylorPE earlier if it passes that then still think its the driver issue

will look at your thread later and see how you get on

happy new year if its arrived where ever you are

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January 1, 2012 4:36:32 AM

mcnumpty23 said:
thats ok--its not early here its late

been up all night and going to give in and try to get some sleep now

would say run memtest as suggested by JackNaylorPE earlier if it passes that then still think its the driver issue

will look at your thread later and see how you get on

happy new year if its arrived where ever you are



12:35 pm just passed thanks for the help im tryin
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January 1, 2012 4:40:54 AM

now it froze before it even loaded files
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January 1, 2012 4:42:08 AM

unless anyone has a better idea the ram checked out fine i ran that when sudgested
ill put the hd in another comp install win 7 then put it in mine and load drivers
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January 1, 2012 5:51:11 AM

ok did that it started rebooted scanned drives and says
warning - Somthing wrong with your hardware!
just like that

launched startup repair and it froze while finding problem
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January 1, 2012 7:33:01 AM

Sigh i just spent almost $2000 on a very nice paperweight it seems if i cant figure this out
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a b $ Windows 7
January 1, 2012 8:01:02 AM

Hi Valmordius,

Can u reset the BIOS?
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January 1, 2012 8:10:15 AM

Assuming a BIOS reset doesn't work, check in the BIOS and see what the SATA controller is set to, IDE/RAID/AHCI. If it's on AHCI, try IDE.

Seems like a hard drive issue.
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January 1, 2012 8:10:30 AM

already have twice
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January 1, 2012 8:11:18 AM

Valmordius said:
already have twice

The BIOS?
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January 1, 2012 8:11:35 AM

yes and cmos
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January 1, 2012 8:12:34 AM

kinggraves said:
Assuming a BIOS reset doesn't work, check in the BIOS and see what the SATA controller is set to, IDE/RAID/AHCI. If it's on AHCI, try IDE.

Seems like a hard drive issue.




its on ide i tried the other two ....nothing
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January 1, 2012 8:13:34 AM

I would try different BIOS as well.
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January 1, 2012 8:41:42 AM

Well, the "warning, somethings wrong with your hardware" is usually the raid setup telling you a drive is bad. Kind of weird though since you aren't even running RAID. I guess you could attach it to the other computer and run chkdsk.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/window...

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January 1, 2012 4:26:42 PM

downloaded the new hirens ran full test on the hard drive and ram nothing was found bad
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January 1, 2012 4:27:32 PM

kinggraves said:
Well, the "warning, somethings wrong with your hardware" is usually the raid setup telling you a drive is bad. Kind of weird though since you aren't even running RAID. I guess you could attach it to the other computer and run chkdsk.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/window...




it gave that warning while on ide setting
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January 1, 2012 4:50:40 PM

It could be faulty USB ports. Have you tried to use different ports and switching the front usb connector on the board, you might try to install from a disk. I think you have a USB issue.
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January 1, 2012 5:03:11 PM

d1rtyju1c3 said:
It could be faulty USB ports. Have you tried to use different ports and switching the front usb connector on the board, you might try to install from a disk. I think you have a USB issue.



i have both a dvd and a usb iv been trying both and i have been changing ports
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January 1, 2012 5:12:11 PM

Ok
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January 1, 2012 5:59:41 PM

I am not sure then. :pfff: 
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January 1, 2012 6:32:41 PM

thats my problemi cant figure this out my next idea is i rented a device to test all the ports on the MB

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January 1, 2012 10:07:30 PM

I FINALLY FOUND THE PROBLEM!!!!!!!!!!!!

i took my Ram to ACER and they put it in the Machine and found a chip was defective that my home tests did not

(no i am not running an acer in any way)
(the factory is abt 2 min from my house and my step dad manages it)
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a b $ Windows 7
January 2, 2012 7:26:02 AM

(the factory is abt 2 min from my house and my step dad manages it)

that was a bit of luck

unusual for it not to show in memtest

main thing is you got there in the end :D 
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January 2, 2012 10:07:03 PM

now its having another problem if i do a download in bittorrent larger that 500MB the whole system freezes and i have to restart
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January 2, 2012 10:15:03 PM

or steam or opera or even a online game launcher just sizes over 500mb
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January 4, 2012 4:12:31 AM

Best answer selected by Valmordius.
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January 4, 2012 12:05:16 PM

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