Following the latest Windows 8 update, my computer won't start. I cannot boot from any other USB stick, or a windows 7 DVD. It just says "
MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION" and it reboots again and again. Windows 7 setup hangs at
I removed the graphics card, switched around RAM sticks, underclocked my CPU, took out all the HDDs ... all in vain.
I am looking for a good selection of diagnostic tools that I can install on a USB stick to boot from (hopefully).
What other options do I have?