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Upgraded PC trying to clean install windows 10, hangs then crashes


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#1 Kytain

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Posted 08 November 2015 - 07:04 PM

Hey guys,
 
I've had a desktop pc lying around unused for around a year and decided to upgrade it, admittedly without really knowing what i'm doing. The original was - http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/product-support/servicetag/57vht4j/configuration?s=BSD - this exact model.
 
I upgraded to an nVidia GTX970, a corsair 600w PSU and bought a 500gb Samsung 850 EVO SSD. I also bought a new copy of Windows 10.
 
Everything is fine inside the case and as far as I can tell it's all connected right. However when I turn on the machine with the boot DVD inside, it starts to run the Windows 10 loading screen but then after around 3-4 minutes just powers off.
 
If I go to the setup (f2 on startup) it can stay active forever without powering down. I don't know enough about computers to know where the issue lies.
 
Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

Edited by hamluis, 09 November 2015 - 03:23 PM.
Moved from System Building to Internal Hardware - Hamluis.


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#2 Captain_Chicken

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Posted 10 November 2015 - 11:16 AM

Check your installation dvd for scratches/defects and blow out the drive with canned air.

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