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Hello all,

I'm trying desperately to do a fresh install of Win 7 so I boot from CD and right as the installation screen shows it's just a blank screen...

After about 30 seconds the screen will then just turn black and I have to manually shut down. I have no idea what the problem is, any ideas?
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could you try installing it with just the onboard graphics. ie, removing the graphic card and then trying, as earlier i had 6770 and faced similar problem while trying to do a clean install, but would not happen. Someone suggested to try installing without the graphic card plugged in and then try, which worked for me
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As above, try installing with minimum hardware installed. Unplug any unnecessary USB devices too.
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Howe long did you wait after the black screen showed up? In some environments, that part may take quite long. On my 2nd laptop, that part actually took several minutes of black screen. rolleyes.gif

also, as huzzug and TUDJ said, try without dedicated GPU, and try removing ALL unnecessary parts, eg. separate soundcards, HDD's/SSD's that you are not going to install windows to. Did this computer already have windows 7 before?
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post #5 of 7
I've seen a bad burn or bum optical drive cause this as well.

Put the ISO on a USB stick and try installing from that if pulling the GPU as suggested above .doesn't resolve it.
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my mobo (gigabyte p55 usb3) actually doesnt support integrated graphics so there is no dvi port on the mobo...
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post #7 of 7
if you have a 4gb flash drive you can make a bootable flash drive to install windows with it make installing faster and you dont have to worrie about scratched discs or bad disc drives and stuff i recommend using Rufus to make a win7 usb key
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