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Windows 8.1 Installation Boot Loop.

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My friend is trying to install windows 8.1(USB) on a socket 775 motherboard (P965 Express Chipset). It'll post and then show the windows logo for about a minute and then shut down and restart. No loading "dot circle" or anything like that. We even let it run all night and came back the next morning to see it still doing it. We know the USB works because I installed win8 perfectly fine on my own computer, and my friend tried to see if it would work on his 775 board and it did. Pls Halp
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Meaby bad install?? Try formatting and reinstall??

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Meaby bad install?? Try formatting and reinstall??

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Well we know the Windows USB works, but the HD is brand new. We're making a win7 USB now to see if that works.
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Im not saying its not installed correctly on the usb. Meaby something ddnt install correctly on the pc. Its happens sometimes even with a good hdd and crrect usb stick. Im thinking reformat and try again

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Yeah we ended up just installing win7 and it worked.
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