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Windows 7: Changed my motherboard and im wondering if i can avoid format

14 Dec 2011   #81
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there
you need to disable (or enable) the ACPI AT BOOT TIME -- boot windows and hit DEL as soon as it starts booting or whatever key(s) the manual says for getting into the BIOS setup menu.

You'll need the key settings YOUR PC needs to get into the BIOS setup -- it's often either the DEL or the ESC key but look at your PC manual because they aren't all the same.

You'll find the settings in one of the BIOS configuration options.

Then when done you usually need to press something like F10 to save and exit. - the screen should prompt you.


You should find if you've done it correctly that Windows will then boot up.

Cheers
jimbo


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14 Dec 2011   #82
darknight125

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
Hi there
you need to disable (or enable) the ACPI AT BOOT TIME -- boot windows and hit DEL as soon as it starts booting or whatever key(s) the manual says for getting into the BIOS setup menu.

You'll need the key settings YOUR PC needs to get into the BIOS setup -- it's often either the DEL or the ESC key but look at your PC manual because they aren't all the same.

You'll find the settings in one of the BIOS configuration options.

Then when done you usually need to press something like F10 to save and exit. - the screen should prompt you.


You should find if you've done it correctly that Windows will then boot up.

Cheers
jimbo
well the thing is that i cant disable acpi i even look at my mb manual and at acpi configuration settings it doesnt have any option tha ti can completely disable it.So from bios i cant maybe i can run any command at boot to do it? :s
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14 Dec 2011   #83
darknight125

windows 7
 
 

Problem fixed.I had to enable every option at acpi configiration not disable it! i feel so stupid that i didnt think this before but i though i had to disable and not enable it.thanks for the help both of you
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14 Dec 2011   #84
gregrocker

 

Thanks for reporting back to help others.
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