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Windows 7: Missing Operating System/Startup Repair Failure

16 Jan 2015   #11
Jmosph

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
in that command prompt do:
Code:
diskpart
select disk 0
list part
exit
How many partitions?
Code:
diskpart
select vol c
detail part
select vol d
detail part
exit
File system is nfts? post camshot
One Partition.

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Code:
diskpart
list vol
exit
What drive letter has the win7 partition (look at the size to determine what it is)
D

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jmosph View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
Hi there.

Ensure that the boot disk's partition is marked as ACTIVE although why this should have changed ???? == Beware of "CAT POWER" !!!!!.

Cheers
jimbo
Done, although I have two ~120 GB SSDs that have always acted as one disk and this failed on the first saying 'There is no partition selected' when I tried to select one but it worked for the second disk. Entirely not sure if this makes a difference.
Are the two SSD's mirrored or striped? So ... is it RAID 0 or RAID 1?
I don't know, what's the best way to find out?


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16 Jan 2015   #12
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jmosph View Post
Done, although I have two ~120 GB SSDs that have always acted as one disk
don't you know your own configuration?
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16 Jan 2015   #13
Jmosph

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jmosph View Post
Done, although I have two ~120 GB SSDs that have always acted as one disk
don't you know your own configuration?
A buddy of mine built the machine and when I bought it off him I just reinstalled the OS. If I had to guess I'd say RAID 0.
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16 Jan 2015   #14
Jmosph

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Update, I cleaned and rechecked everything inside to make sure nothing is unplugged/loose etc. Everything seems fine although now when I turn it on it'll start up, power down, come back one, power back down and then finally come back on. This is measured and repeated in exact intervals for exactly two times. My motherboard is a Sabertooth X58.

Additionally I can't run a memory diagnostic, it gives me an error that I must do it manually via the Win7 CD; however this is what I am already booting off of.

If the computer is fine insofaras hardware is concerned would reinstalling Win7 probably fix whatever software issues I have?
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16 Jan 2015   #15
Jmosph

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Update 2: On looking at some advanced startup repair logs I found this as well.
"Root cause found: Partition table is corrupt on disk/Device/Harddisk0."
Repair action: Partition table repair
Result: Failed. Error code = 0x490
Time Taken = 587032 ms
edit: If I go to do a Custom Install of the OS it only see 119 GB of space in terms of partition options, which is only one of my SSDs. I think something must be wrong with the other. I know which SSD works and which one doesn't as well.
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16 Jan 2015   #16
gregrocker

 

Unplug the non-functioning SSD, reset SATA controller in BIOS setup to AHCI and do a Clean Reinstall Windows 7. I would do this yourself so you learn more about what works best to obtain and maintain a perfect Win7 install.

We see nothing but problems with RAID here, Week after week since beta in 2009: Never one single report of good RAID, only one mess after another - almost all resulting in lost data even though the first letter stands for "Redundant."

Redundant disaster!
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