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Everytime I try to install vista on my sig pc it seems to freeze at Windows loading files... it finishs according to the status bar but then just sits there tried it on two differ hard drives.
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post #2 of 14
You have to wait dude.

Does it on mine, takes like 15 minutes or so for me.
How long did you leave it to wait?
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Not stable overclock?
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post #4 of 14
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no overclock on it yet and I let it sit for like 10mins doesnt sound like the hard drive is doing anything the status bar is done and the HD light isnt flashing or anything
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post #5 of 14
You just have to wait quite a while. Go out for lunch or something while installing it.
post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by Atticus5783 View Post
Everytime I try to install vista on my sig pc it seems to freeze at Windows loading files... it finishs according to the status bar but then just sits there tried it on two differ hard drives.
Its the hard drives.
post #7 of 14
Have you got a Copy of XP you can test, just to verify that this is a OS installation problem and not a PC problem.
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post #8 of 14
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the thing is its the original black screen with loading files on the first run from DVD not the one after it restarts. No my XP disk got scratched to bad to read in my recent move.
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post #9 of 14
try the install with only 2GB of RAM.
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Same problem
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