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installing windows stuck!


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Arleigh

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I reformatted and tried to reinstall windows and it always gets stuck at the "registering components" part with 9 mins left. I replaced the CMOS battery today because i was told that may be the problem but its still doing the same thing. I have run out of ideas i really need some help. I also checked all of my hardware and its fine.
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Sourcer

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Have you tried using a different windows disk? But use your own product key
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have you checked your RAM? 9 out of 10 times when a windows install fails it's RAM related

go here and follow the instructions to make a diagnostic disk. run the test for a few passes. it's probably a good idea to only test with one stick of ram in the machine at once (if you've got more than one) so you can accurately identify the failing module
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Hi Arleigh ... :) ..:)

WHY are to trying to reinstall windows ...
what was the system doing that brought you to the reinstall option
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