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Windows 10 logo freeze on installation

fluffy57
  • 24 months ago

So basically I wanted to install Windows 10 on my PC. I made a flash drive, but installation doesn't start, I just get square logo and thats it. No circles spinning, no anything.

I have intel DG33BU Motherboard, most recent BIOS.

I tried to wait for 2.5 hours, it was useless. I tried to install Windows 10 from same flash drive on my other PC with exactly same motherboard and same BIOS version. And it worked. (So the flash drive is 100% ok). I then tried to grab that hard drive with Windows 10 installed and connect it to my original PC. It freezes exatly same way, regardless whether I boot from usb or plug it off and boot from drive itself. I tried to take out half of RAM to match what I had on the other PC, didn't help either. Enabled UEFI in BIOS. No other hard drives connected.

So, I'm kind of can't think of anything, motherboard should support Windows 10, cause it worked on other PC, both flash drive installer and hard drive work fine. Please help :(

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  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

I don't think your PC supports Windows 10, because it's an LGA 775, which is pre-Intel Core. Windows 10 only supports hardware bast the Ivy Bridge generation of Intel Core.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

As I mentioned it, I had it installed on other PC with a very same motherboard. Although I suspected as much.

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

Correct. But if it's not on the support list, it's a gamble if Windows will work. That other LGA775 PC might have something that Windows likes, or yours might have some hidden issue.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Guess, I will have to stick to 7. Thanks for the reply.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Sorry about the bad news.

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