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Hi,
I managed to install Win7 64bit. But at the end when it says ''Preparing windows for first use'' or something like that, then my screen turns black and says ''No signal''. While booting up or entering BIOS, my screen works fine but when it's starting to boot into Windows, the screen turns black. Any ideas how to fix it or what's the cause of it?
I'm after putting this PC together so it's a fresh install.

The PC:
GeForce 9800-GT,
4gb DDR3 ram,
2.7GHz dual core APU,
600W PSU,
500GB SATA II WD Blue,
Asus F1A55-MLX mobo.

This PC isn't for gaming so don't start giving me suggestions on what to buy, just answer my question please.
Edited by AncientW - 10/5/12 at 8:23pm
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Make sure everything is seated properly including ram and video card.
 
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post #3 of 9
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RAM was seated properly but to be sure i took it out and i spotted a little piece of paper in one of the DIMM slots, took it out but still doesn't work.
Edited by AncientW - 10/5/12 at 12:50pm
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post #4 of 9
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OK, i tried to install Windows 3 times, now I got a different Win disc and still doesn't work. When the PC automatically restarts after ''Expanding files'' the PC seems to turn off the screen because it works fine in BIOS and during Windows installation except at the end. Please someone help me, I already wasted 3 days trying to figure out what's the problem frown.gif
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post #5 of 9
plug the vga cable in different slot
i think its because of that
post #6 of 9
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I only have 1 VGA slot. But I doubt it would be because of the slot, cause it works in BIOS and while starting up -except in Windows....
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post #7 of 9
i mean the port
i think you have 2 DVI slots/ports and i think its in the 2nd one
try the other one wink.gif
because its not properly installed (the graphics card i mean) and it will only work on the DVI 1 slot/port

you might want to disable the onboard gpu (iGPU) in the BIOS/UEFI
Edited by [T]yphoon - 10/5/12 at 4:48pm
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Thanks [T]yphoon, it worked. I gave you rep. smile.gif
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no problem, always here to help smile.gif
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