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Windows 7 install freezes on startup screen

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July 17, 2012 10:10:43 PM

Hello! I am building a computer for my parents and, after reaching the "starting windows" screen and the logo popping up, it hangs. Before this happened I was able to reach the configuration screen after that, but the hard-drive was connected incorrectly. After I connected it right, it started freezing. Here are my specs:

Intel Pentium G850 2.9GHz Dual Core processor

Radeon HD 6670

BIOSTAR H61MLB LGA 1155 Micro ATX motherboard

8gb G.SKILL 1333 MHz RAM

Western Digital Caviar Blue 500gb 7200 RPM hard drive

RAIDMAX 450W power supply

LITE-ON blu-ray combo disc drive

Creative Sound Blaster audio card

Windows 7 Home Premium

Any help is appreciated, thanks!
July 19, 2012 11:40:01 PM

Maybe a bad installed card or components into the Mobo.
Check it again and verify the cables are connected and more.
I didnt know that the Pentium 4 was a LGA 1155 socket... :/ 
The LGA 1155 is for i3, i5 and i7.

Well ill investigate. Good Luck!
July 27, 2012 10:20:53 AM

Alright, I figured it out. In my BIOS, I had it set to boot from my disc drive instead of the hard drive. Amateur mistake, but it was my first build. Thanks!
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