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Hi I'm new here and I don't know where else to go to help me with this. I will go into detail of what happened prior to my windows 7 being corrupted which I think is.

I installed 24gb RAM sticks from 8gb.
I had no video.
I cleared the CMOS
No video.
I reinstalled all RAM and I had video.
Windows will not start up.
It says "select boot drive...etc" when I start up.
I went to bios and made my harddrive with my OS on it on the number 1 position.
I can start up windows now but NONE of my programs work.
I can't load any of my games, Dota2 or a $500 DAW I just purchased.
The DAW is Cubase 8 and now it asks me for the license when I already entered it in.
I can't even go on the internet now.

Any tips and help on this? What is wrong with my OS?


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Open Command Prompt as a administrator and type Scf /scannow command press enter key to repair any corrupted system files. Type Chkdsk C: /f  command to schedule next time reboot C: partition error checking.

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Give us some information please.


What is the make and full model number of the computer. If custom built, what is the make and full model number of the system board and video card.


Did the computer come with Win 7 or did you upgrade from something else? If so, what and did you upgrade or do a Clean (with format) install.


Sounds like the memory upgrade triggered the problem. Where do you stand now? How much ram is installed? Is everything back to the way it was before the 24GB ram was installed?


Have you tried it with just the original 8GB of ram?

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