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BSOD on Windows 8 fresh install

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    BSOD on Windows 8 fresh install

    I just got three 320GB Seagate drives setup in RAID 0 for Linux, and I decided to also reinstall Windows 8 on my SSD since it started lagging and running slower than normal. While trying to install Win8, right after selecting a disk/partition to install to, I got a BSOD about an error in a nonpaged area or something. When I tried to boot into the installer again, I got a BSOD immediately after the logo splashscreen (too quick to see what it was about). Does anyone know how to fix/bypass this?
    -I'm booting the Windows 8 installer from a Corsair Survivor 64GB USB3.0 flashdrive. I'm gonna try a dvd with a different iso that I downloaded more recently on my laptop.

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    Win8.1Pro - Finally!!!

    Try different media (CD/DVD or USB) and different ISO's
    Try these free, bootable diagnostics: Initial Hardware Diagnostics
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