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Unable to Install Windows 7* or Windows Server 2008* for Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series


Last Reviewed: 26-Jul-2016
Article ID: 000007278

Unable to install Windows 7* with an Intel® Xeon® Processor 5600 Series

If installing Windows 7* or Windows Server 2008* the installation may freeze at the login screen on an Intel® Server Board S5520SC with an Intel® Xeon® 5600 Series processor installed.

Connect a LAN cable to any switch or router, with or without internet access, to an onboard NIC port.

If an operating system has already been attempted, try rebooting the system to see if will complete the installation. If not, a reinstallation may be necessary.

Operating systems
Windows 7*
Windows Server 2008*

Related topic
Slow system response with Windows 2008 R2* or Windows 7* and embedded NIC driver

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