Windows Installation Freezes


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
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    Windows Installation Freezes


    I have tried everything I can think of to get this to work. I just did a new build and want to do a fresh install. I want to use the hard drive that windows 10 is currently on from my old build. I have tried using a windows 10 bootable disc, a win 10 usb drive with installation media, and a windows 8 disc. All of these produce the same result. The "dot dial" under the logo freezes. Nothing happens. I don't understand why it won't load the installation? I've tried with multiple HDDs, both empty and used.

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    Windows 10 Pro
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    I would try a bootable USB flash drive of Kyhi's Recovery Tools and see if you can boot into that:

    Windows 10 Recovery Tools - Bootable Rescue Disk - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
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       #3

    I found my issue as I was looking at this reply. Thanks, but it turns out I had a faulty RAM module. Anyone who runs into this problem and has the G.Skill Ripjaws V, be sure to check this solution.
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