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Black screen when trying to install from USB/DVD

  1. #11

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    Windows 7 Ultimate x64

    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    How long have you waited when it gets to the black screen? I've gotten that black screen and the activity light on my thumb drive is still going. After what seems like a long time the install does continue.
    Yeah, I'll see if it does continue, but when I check my DVD or USB nothing is really going on. Like the sound of the DVD spinning is gone, and the activity light on my USB stops.

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  2. #12

    Have a look at HDD light, after file transfer, most things during setup are happening on it.
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