I bought an aftermarket cooler today. After installing it i started my PC but when windows was finished loading it crashed. Turns out i forgot to plug in the CPU fan, DOH.
After pluggin it in i tried to boot into windows but it keeps crashing.
It always crashes at the same moment, windows finishes loading but instead of the welcome screen i get a BSOD for a split second ( too fast to make out what it says ) and the PC shuts down.
I assume i fried the CPU? It still shows up fine in the BIOS though, with normal temps this time .
Could this have affected other components perhaps?
I already tried reinstalling windows but i cant make it to the end of the installation proces.
Any help is much appreciated.