So, my cousin gave me his PC to examine and fix it if possible. When I started it, it was very slow, it had Windows XP then and it usually froze after a few minutes. It was filled with unnecessary software, adware, three AV software etc... Then I decided to reinstall Windows, but I chose Windows 7. When I first installed it, everything was OK, but after installing a few Windows Updates and software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader and graphics driver, the PC stopped booting, it's not up to the graphics driver, the PC can't get past Windows Logo (Starting Windows) screen and can't boot into Safe Mode, or maybe it can but I just couldn't wait more than an hour. So, I thought, why not reinstall Windows again without installing drivers and software later. But this time, when I tried to install Windows, the USB didn't want to boot at all. Then after a few tries it booted but the Windows Installation couldn't pass some point, i don't remember, i think it was the last of those 5 tasks, something like Completing Installation, but it wouldn't move from there, I waited an hour or so. What should I do? What's wrong with the PC, is it the Hard Drive, CPU, RAM, or something else?
Here are the specs:
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz;
RAM: 2GB Kingston DDR2 RAM;
GPU: NVIDIA 8600GTS;
HDD: 2 X Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm SATA
Thanks in advance for your help!
Edited by A6Tech, 22 July 2014 - 11:41 AM.