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Booting to Windows Issue Inconsistent Subsequent Black Screen

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#1 anonalchemist


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 04:45 PM



From a cold boot, the system gets past the POST screen. Boot sequence is successful up until after the Windows 10 loading screen, of which inconsistently (1 out of 7 attempts average) results in a black screen afterwards. Monitors do not detect input. All fans are spinning – system is non-responsive to any input afterwards (keyboard is not lit up).

System was newly built 3 months ago. Thoroughly stability tested and ran issue free for 2 months (this issue has been happening in the past month).



* Windows 10

* RAM @ 3200Ghz

* EVGA 750W B2

* Ryzen 1600 @ 3.75Ghz

* MX 200 SSD

* GTX 1070

* MSI B350 Tomahawk





Only workaround so far is to perform a forced shutdown via power button and turn the system back on (and hope for the best). So far, the issue has not persisted twice in a row on boot attempts.


I had a thought to downclock the CPU to default (and RAM) as well, however I would figure that with instabilities, they would not allow the system to POST. In addition, the issue appears to be new.


I also have Event Viewer Logs from “System” events available as needed – not sure where to upload these if they are helpful.

Any ideas on what the issue might be?


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 07:58 PM



have you tried reseting your BIOS to defaults? Particularly, have you tried booting with memory at stock (2133/2400 MHz). Do you have the latest BIOS version on the board? Which RAM do you have? Is it on the QVL?

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