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haxereth

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#1
Well I sold my secondary machine and got some new hardware; 2TB portable hard drive, motherboard, and graphics card but I've some BSOD problems when booting up into windows (when the windows logo appears, error code Stop 7b) or trying to install a new windows (just before it shows the options, error code Stop 7f). I've been working the past 20 hours to try to solve this but with no luck. I've tried with and without the graphics card (as there is an on-board one), With my older 500GB hard drive (Win7 64bit), the hard drive in the computer I am using right now(Win7 64bit), and tried with my usb drive I have used in the past to install windows XP 64 bit.

Been searching google for hours but now everything seems like gibberish.

I've ran tests on the ram and while they seem to be ok I am going to test with the old ram in a minute.

Really need to get this fixed asap as I got a bunch of pictures and video to edit/go through.
 

haxereth

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Video Card(s) GeForce GTX 465 1GB
Storage 2TB portable HD
Case CM Storm Sniper
Power Supply XFX P1-650X 650W
#2
Ok so I took out the new ram and put in a single stick of the old ram (which worked perfectly fine in another machine) wiped the 500GB drive free of windows and my partitions and went to install windows on it from my flash drive and still get a BSOD right before it loads the screen with the options for installing windows (session 3 initialization failed)

I have no clue what to do, searched google a bit more and it seems like it really is a hard drive problem although I don't know why because several days ago the drives worked fine in my other computer.
 

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#3
can you burn an ISO to disk and see if it works via DVD/CD install?

Also just for giggles, this potable HDD you are writing to, what does it connect with, USB, e-SATA, Firewire?
 

haxereth

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haxereth

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Video Card(s) GeForce GTX 465 1GB
Storage 2TB portable HD
Case CM Storm Sniper
Power Supply XFX P1-650X 650W
#5
thanks. With a clean hard drive and a windows cd it worked... Funny because I used my usb twice before on the same machine (besides the hard drive and motherboard) and it worked fine.
 

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#6
I just ran through a similar issue with a couple of Z68 boards, so it was fresh in my mind. Glad you got it sorted out:)