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Issues installing windows in new build

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello,

So I have recently built a gaming pc, this is my 3rd build so far and have been having problems getting windows to install through usb. I have tried all of the obvious methods for overcoming this bit to no avail including using different usb drives, changing boot order in bios, checking all hardware such as ram etc. 

 

I have checked all connections several times and found no issues, the hdd and sad are both new and have been checked for any damage/ issues as well as reformatted through command prompt.

 

Whenever I try to install windows it always freezes/ restarts at the finding files portion of the install, giving the same x8..... error code. Could this simply be a hardware issue or maybe I have overlooked soneth8ng? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Karl.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have just realised I did not include specs. 

 

Mobo: msi b450m mortar

Cpu: AMD ryzen 5 2600

Ram: 8gb (2x4gb) corsair vengeance @2666mhz

Gpu: gtx 1060 6gb (asus)

PSU: 500w evga br

Hdd: WD blue 1tb (7200rpm, 64mb cache)

SSD: Kingston a400 240gb

 

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Try 1 ram stick a time in the board and see what happens.


MAIN PC (Beast) - Asus ROG Crosshair Hero VII WIFI , AMD Ryzen 7 2700x + Corsair H115i Pro RGB Cooling, 32GB G.Skill 3200Mhz 16,18,18,38 1.35v DDR4, Inno3d HerculeZ Design Nvidia GTX 1080 X2 8GB GDDR5,  2 x Samsung U28E590D 3840 x 2160 4K, 1 x Samsung Evo 970 NVME PCI-E 500GB, 1 x Samsung Evo 850 250GB, 1 X Sandisk Ultra II SSD 240GB + 2 X 3TB Seagate Baracuda SATA III, 1 x LG BH16NS40 16x BR\DVDRW, Corsair Obsidian 750D Windforce Edition Case + 5 Corsair ML140 140mm Case Fans, EVGA 750 g3 750w Gold 80+ PSU, Logitech MX Vertical Mouse, Corsair K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard, Windows 10 Pro x64 Retail, Synology ds215j NAS + 2x3TB WD Reds connected to a 6TB Seagate USB 3.0 Backup Plus Hub, Logitech C920 Webcam, Blue Yeti Microphone, ESET Internet Security 2019 V12..

 

Second PC (Cyclops) - MSI 990FXA Gaming, AMD FX 8370 4Ghz, Corsair 16GB Venegence Red 9-9-9-24 1600Mhz, Arctic Cooling Freezer 13, Asus Strix 1050TI 4GB, 1 X Acer 27" Full HD Monitor, 1 X Sandisk Ultra II SSD 240GB, 1 x Samsung Evo 850 250GB, 2 X Seagate Baracuda 2TB, 1 X WD Black 2TB, 1 x ASUS 16x DVDRW, X-Case Eagle III Case, 3 X Corsair AF 120 Case Fans, EVGA 850 G2 80+ Gold + PSU, Logitech MX Master Mouse, Corsair K30 Keyboard, Logitech C920 Webcam, R0DE NT1-A Microphone, Scarlet 212 Audio Interface (Revision 2), Windows 10 Pro X64 Retail, Kaspersky Internet Security 2019, 2TB Seagate Expansion USB Hard Drive.

 

Third PC (Old Trustie) - Acer Aspire M3400, OEM Mainboard, AMD FX Athlon II X3 425 2.7Ghz, 16GB Corsair Value 1600Mhz Ram, OEM CPU Cooler, AMD R7 260 2GB GPU, 1 X Acer 27" Full HD Monitor, 1 X Sandisk Ultra II SSD 240GB, 2TB Samsung SATA III, 1 X OEM 16X DVDRW, 1 X Acer OEM Case, 1 X Corsair AF120 Case Can, Corsair CX500 Bronze+ CPU, Logitech MX Master Mouse, Corsair K30 Keyboard, Windows 10 Home X64 OEM, Logitech C920 Webcam, Kaspersky Internet Security 2019.

 

Printers Include - Canon MG5750, Canon, IP8750, 2 X Samsung C410W.

 

Asus AC-RT86 Cable Router Using a Virgin Media Hub 3.0.

 

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UEFI or Legacy mode?

 

Head into your UEFI and enable the option called something like Windows 10 WHQL Boot and try again.


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Ryzen 7 3900X | Asus ROG Strix X570-F Gaming | 16GB Team Group Dark Pro 3600Mhz | Samsung 970 Evo 500GB NVMe | Asus Rog Strix Vega 64 8GB OC Edition | Corsair H115i Platinum | WD Black 1TB | WD Green 4TB | EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650W | Asus TUF GT501 | Samsung C27HG70 1440p 144hz HDR FreeSync 2 | Windows 10 Pro X64 |

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
4 minutes ago, jimkirk363 said:

Try 1 ram stick a time in the board and see what happens.

I will try this later on and report back if it fixed the problem. i had checked the bios and both sticks of ram where read fine and quoted at the right speed. hopefully it is just a small hardware problem that can be easily replaced.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Master Disaster said:

UEFI or Legacy mode?

 

Head into your UEFI and enable the option called something like Windows 10 WHQL Boot and try again.

i did have WHQL disable to allow for UEFI and legacy mode. I will also try enabling it to boot via just uefi and see if this helps. Thanks for you comment.

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There's absolutely no need for legacy boot with the components you have. Uefi is faster and more secure.


Main Rig:-

Ryzen 7 3900X | Asus ROG Strix X570-F Gaming | 16GB Team Group Dark Pro 3600Mhz | Samsung 970 Evo 500GB NVMe | Asus Rog Strix Vega 64 8GB OC Edition | Corsair H115i Platinum | WD Black 1TB | WD Green 4TB | EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650W | Asus TUF GT501 | Samsung C27HG70 1440p 144hz HDR FreeSync 2 | Windows 10 Pro X64 |

 

Server:-

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B running OMV Arrakis and an 8TB Seagate USB 3.0 external HDD

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Posted · Original PosterOP
13 hours ago, jimkirk363 said:

Try 1 ram stick a time in the board and see what happens.

So I have tried your solution and it turns out your hunch was correct! 1 stick if my 8gb kit was dead, and after removing it windows installed perfectly. So until my additional Ram arrives I'll be running on just 4gb for now😂 thanks so much for your comment, I have been pulling my hair out for days try g to figure it out over complicating the issue.

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It's possible that you're trying to install Windows 10 32-bit OS, which supports 4GB at maximum.

While Windows 10 64-bit supports 128 GB or 512GB at maximum.

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6 hours ago, karlsarj95 said:

So I have tried your solution and it turns out your hunch was correct! 1 stick if my 8gb kit was dead, and after removing it windows installed perfectly. So until my additional Ram arrives I'll be running on just 4gb for now😂 thanks so much for your comment, I have been pulling my hair out for days try g to figure it out over complicating the issue.

@karlsarj95

 

Im glad u got it sorted mate and im glad i could help 🙂

 


MAIN PC (Beast) - Asus ROG Crosshair Hero VII WIFI , AMD Ryzen 7 2700x + Corsair H115i Pro RGB Cooling, 32GB G.Skill 3200Mhz 16,18,18,38 1.35v DDR4, Inno3d HerculeZ Design Nvidia GTX 1080 X2 8GB GDDR5,  2 x Samsung U28E590D 3840 x 2160 4K, 1 x Samsung Evo 970 NVME PCI-E 500GB, 1 x Samsung Evo 850 250GB, 1 X Sandisk Ultra II SSD 240GB + 2 X 3TB Seagate Baracuda SATA III, 1 x LG BH16NS40 16x BR\DVDRW, Corsair Obsidian 750D Windforce Edition Case + 5 Corsair ML140 140mm Case Fans, EVGA 750 g3 750w Gold 80+ PSU, Logitech MX Vertical Mouse, Corsair K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard, Windows 10 Pro x64 Retail, Synology ds215j NAS + 2x3TB WD Reds connected to a 6TB Seagate USB 3.0 Backup Plus Hub, Logitech C920 Webcam, Blue Yeti Microphone, ESET Internet Security 2019 V12..

 

Second PC (Cyclops) - MSI 990FXA Gaming, AMD FX 8370 4Ghz, Corsair 16GB Venegence Red 9-9-9-24 1600Mhz, Arctic Cooling Freezer 13, Asus Strix 1050TI 4GB, 1 X Acer 27" Full HD Monitor, 1 X Sandisk Ultra II SSD 240GB, 1 x Samsung Evo 850 250GB, 2 X Seagate Baracuda 2TB, 1 X WD Black 2TB, 1 x ASUS 16x DVDRW, X-Case Eagle III Case, 3 X Corsair AF 120 Case Fans, EVGA 850 G2 80+ Gold + PSU, Logitech MX Master Mouse, Corsair K30 Keyboard, Logitech C920 Webcam, R0DE NT1-A Microphone, Scarlet 212 Audio Interface (Revision 2), Windows 10 Pro X64 Retail, Kaspersky Internet Security 2019, 2TB Seagate Expansion USB Hard Drive.

 

Third PC (Old Trustie) - Acer Aspire M3400, OEM Mainboard, AMD FX Athlon II X3 425 2.7Ghz, 16GB Corsair Value 1600Mhz Ram, OEM CPU Cooler, AMD R7 260 2GB GPU, 1 X Acer 27" Full HD Monitor, 1 X Sandisk Ultra II SSD 240GB, 2TB Samsung SATA III, 1 X OEM 16X DVDRW, 1 X Acer OEM Case, 1 X Corsair AF120 Case Can, Corsair CX500 Bronze+ CPU, Logitech MX Master Mouse, Corsair K30 Keyboard, Windows 10 Home X64 OEM, Logitech C920 Webcam, Kaspersky Internet Security 2019.

 

Printers Include - Canon MG5750, Canon, IP8750, 2 X Samsung C410W.

 

Asus AC-RT86 Cable Router Using a Virgin Media Hub 3.0.

 

Internet Speed.....

https://www.speedtest.net/result/8311508380

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