Clean Install Hangs on 1st Reboot

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    Garnett

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    I'm trying to install Windows Vista Ultimate (OEM) on a custom-built computer, and I am having some problems. Upon the first reboot during installation - the part where the computer is set to boot from the hard disk to continue installation - nothing happens. The system displays "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD", and then if I don't, the prompt just sits there as though there were no bootable OS on the drive at all.

    My hardware &amp; software:<UL><LI>Intel Celeron D 2.8GHz</LI><LI>ASUS P5PE-VM Motherboard (Intel 865G / ICH5 chipset)</LI><LI>Western Digital Caviar 80GB hard drive (Ultra ATA100, Product ID WD800JB)</LI><LI>Sony NEC Optiarc DVD+-RW drive (SATA)</LI><LI>2GB (2x1GB) G.Skill DDR 400 Memory</LI><LI>Windows Vista Ultimate, OEM, 32-bit edition</LI>[/list]

    I've done some Googling of the problem, but it seems that the only other people who have had to deal with it were either running a RAID, or using Vista during early days of the beta.

    Help!
     
    Garnett, May 26, 2007
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    Jason

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    A lot of people have had that problem, and they updated their mainboard bios and it installed fine. I'd try that first.
     
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