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Windows 8 won't load past splash screen

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    Windows 8 won't load past splash screen


    I have been trying to install windows 8 to my 128GB ssd, with no luck. It seems to install fine, but once it tries to boot, it shows the splash screen, of the windows, and the dots turning, and it's gone after about 3 seconds, then the screen stays black, and nothing else loads! I have unplugged all other drives, and tried again, to no avail.

    Any ideas why?

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    Win 7 & Win 8


    Have you tried deleting all Partitions so as the SSD drive no partitions is actually blank
    Then doing a clean install…
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  3. #3


    Yes, and still no luck.
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