Stuck on "setup is starting" screen or BSOD 7B

First time building a PC, trying to install Windows on my Crucial M4 via USB (don't have a disk drive...) and I get stuck on the "setup is starting" screen. If I try to boot with my older HDD that has Windows installed on it, I get a BSOD with error 7B. Google tells me that something is wrong with the hard drive driver, but I'm not sure how to fix it. Any help?
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  1. Try this, it lists step-by-step installation, in case you missed something.
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds
    If the Windows on your old HDD was installed on another machine it will almost certainly fail to run...
  2. dingo07 said:

    Looked through those already, didn't help.
  3. dodger46 said:
    Try this, it lists step-by-step installation, in case you missed something.
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds
    If the Windows on your old HDD was installed on another machine it will almost certainly fail to run...

    This is what I was following, still stuck on the "setup is starting" screen :(
  4. Perhaps suspect your USB install. Mebbe try a different approach to set it up?
    http://johnpapa.net/BootFromUSB
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