Hi everyone, Am trying to do a clean install of windows 7 on a desktop. and it will not get pass the expanding process. these are the specs for the PC. Bios Version ...EV91510A.86A.0482 Processor type Intel (R) Pentium (4) Hyper - Threading Technology [Enable] Processor Speed 3GHZ System Bus Speed 800MHZ System Memory Speed 533 MHZ L2 cache Ram MB Total Memory 4 GB Memory Mode Dual Channel Desktop Board Information: Manufacturer Intel Corporation Product ............... D915GEV Version ................ AAcb3667- 702 Serial Number AZEV60404639 Any help would be greatly appreciated. Mr Bigs I cleaned it out again, I bought a new tube of thermal compound cleaned out the old one and replace with fresh compound. Still the same issue. I have been trying for two weeks now and always the same result, I don't know what to do next.