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Windows 7: BSOD while classpnp.sys classpnp.old (Safe Mode)


28 Apr 2013   #1

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BSOD while classpnp.sys classpnp.old (Safe Mode)

Hello,
I have recently taken the hard drive of my laptop and connected it to my desktop computer. The name of the hard drive is ; WD2500B EVS - 60 USTO (250GB). However when I try to boot from using windows 7 than I get a BSOD but when I boot it using ubuntu it works. The Hard Drive is dual (windows 7 & ubuntu). I pretty much used every resource to fix this problem; safe mode, safe mode with networking, windows 7 repair and still I get the same result. When I tried to boot from safe mode it always gets stuck in C: \windows\ system32\drivers\classpnp.sys classpnp.old. Any ideas on how to resolve this issue ?


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29 Apr 2013   #2

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Did you follow these steps when creating a Dual Boot with Linux and Windows? Dual Boot - Windows 7 and Linux
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29 Apr 2013   #3

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Yes because it works on my laptop but when I connect it to my desktop computer it doesn't. (windows 7)
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29 Apr 2013   #4

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Try these steps since your computer is unbootable - Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
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29 Apr 2013   #5

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Ok I'll give it a try.
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29 Apr 2013   #6

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Thanks, please post the results of each step which has been completed.
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29 Apr 2013   #7

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I'm gonna do each step and give the results one by one;

Step 1 - I already tried this step before I wrote this post.
Step 2 - Can't boot from Safe Mode or with Networking.
Step 3- Tried using bootable Kaspersky USB Rescue Disk however when booting from the usb I get a message "No operating systems found".. Also I can't move the HD to another PC since I dont have one (laptop is broken). I'm still gonna try the other ones though.
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30 Apr 2013   #8

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It seems that the BIOS couldn't find a bootable sector for your Windows 7 installation, it seems that the GRUB bootloader, may have overwritten the Windows bootloader, leaving your Windows 7 installation in a unbootable state.
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30 Apr 2013   #9

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I'm confused by the problem : the dual boot was working fine in the laptop, but you have moved it to the desktop? Why?

I agree that it looks like GRUB has destroyed the Windows MBR - why it would do that simply by moving the drive from the laptop (where there was no problem) to the desktop, is still unclear to me. I'm not sure we have the complete story.

See if this helps to get Windows booted:
MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record
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30 Apr 2013   #10
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What about updating GRUB? Will not it correct the boot error for both the OSs?

I am not very linux savvy, but if the HDD is formatted as GPT by linux, might it be the reason for not booting windows? Probably a GPT/EFI issue?
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