Windows 8.1 won't boot up after corrupt hard drive

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Earlier you said that if the install was slow or buggy, I should trash the HDD what are some signs of a faulty drive?
 

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None of that, clean and fresh plate. Thanks a lot man, I'd send you a cake or a gift to express my gratitude but judging from your name you live in New Zealand :p
Thanks again
 
So it's installed now?? Cool. Yup correct I'm in NZ / a kiwi :)

If its finished installing now just update it. See how it goes !

It may have had corrupt files, which is better since formatting may have fixed that. And you wont have to replace the hdd


 

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Still wanted to go to gym but I guess I have to update drivers, do you know of any good free driver updater?

 
Go to the ASUS site for the drivers. Dont go to any site for the drivers. Some are dodgy

https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/Z87PRO/HelpDesk_Download/

Install the chipset drivers first then the rest. I wouldnt worry about installing everything. You dont need AI suite if it's there. Just the main ones. But Windows 8 installs the sound and LAN drivers anyway
 

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All done, many thank again. Have a great day sir :)

 

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