Windows 10: Windows freezing at start of install

  1. Posts : 2
    nil,, trying to install 10
       01 Dec 2016 #1

    Windows freezing at start of install

    as stated I cannot get windows to install,( on a seperate machine) its like a timer goes off and the process just hangs. I have tried USB and DVD but after the language choice screen appears I have about 3 seconds and headphone, keyboard and mouse lights go out and the process stops. the iso size is 3.416gb but came with no version number?
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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
    Posts : 10,625
    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       02 Dec 2016 #2

    You can get fresh 1607 version from Microsoft. Search Windows 10 media creator. USB or ISO. Watch search result for true Microsoft web page. There are other ISO's listed within these forums that can also be downloaded.

    There is a page in the Ten forums on your MB. Have you reference it? It also references another post when dealing incompatibilities.
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  3.    03 Dec 2016 #3


    Welcome to the Forum!

    Are you doing an upgrade, or a clean install?

    Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums

    Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums
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  4. Posts : 2
    nil,, trying to install 10
    Thread Starter
       04 Dec 2016 #4

    Thanks for the replies, yes Caledon Ken I read about those, more research is the answer as usual,, Hi cottonball, a clean install on an older machine. I will read your link with interest!
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  5.    04 Dec 2016 #5


    If you are installing W10 on an older machine, please take a good look at the Windows 10 System Requirements!
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