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Windows 7: wont boot x64 ultimate

24 Oct 2009   #1

wont boot x64 ultimate

hi guys i posted in another thread regarding this but ive found more out about this problem..

basically after upgrading from vista everything worked great, until i installed the intel matrix storage manager (from here ... )

since then it wouldnt boot up, it got so far and stuck on the starting windows screen,

so i put it down because of the upgrade etc, but dont want to lose all my data so i did a fresh install of 7 on a different hd, everything worked great again until i installed this matrix software, so this is definitely the problem,

my question is..

is there anyway through a copy of xp accessing the windows 7 hard drive i could put back the files that get changed when upgrading?

the intel raid chip i have is the ICH9


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25 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64

Are you needing the RAID capability or are you trying to go for the chipset drivers... your BIOS what compatibility mode is on (AHCI for example...)
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25 Oct 2009   #3


finally got it sorted, i copied "iastor.sys" from an older version of intel matrix storage manager and it booted straight away, seems like my pc doesnt like the 8.9 driver!

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