So i recently built a computer essentially from scratch, and while i would consider myself somewhat knowledgeable on the hardware side of things, i am near clueless when it comes to the software side of things, and that is where i think the issue is.
MSI 970A-G45 AMD 970 Socket AM3+
AMD Phenom II X4 960T Zosma
Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB 1333 (PC3 10666)
Diamond Xtreme Sound 5.1/16 bit Sound Car
MSI R6770 Video card
All of those parts are new, from my old computer i transferred over
640GB WD HDD running windows 7 64 bit
600W Ultra Xfinity PSU
The computer is booting up, and it makes it to the starting windows screen and about a second into that it freezes up and a very quick blue screen pops up and it resets. How would i go about either a) testing to see what the issue could be or b) resolving the issue if you can already tell what it is.
No, the only thing i have hooked up now is the 640GB HDD, i have another 1TB storage HDD but i Haven't even bothered hooking that up yet until i can get it running. I have not wipe the drive at all, it was the first thing i thought when windows didnt boot, but i wasnt really sure if that would do anything beneficial
By OEM do you mean that it is the HDD/OS that came with the machine? If so then yes, the 640GB/ windows 7 OS came with the generic HP that i was using previously. Although at one point i did have to recover the computer and use a set of recovery disks, which are for HP computers only
And no i couldnt get an info from the Blue screen, it was way to quick to read any of it. How would i go about doing a clean install of windows?