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Windows 7: Seven+SATA+IDE

09 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 Premium 64


I installed the 7100 on my parents pc.One SATA drive and one IDE.
Just found out that it wont boot with the IDE connected(hangs on boot logo),when disconnected it boots perfectly fine.
I already had to disconnect the IDE when i wanted to install 7 (something about partitions)
Rest of system
AMD X2 3800+
SATA II Samsung main
IDE Seagate backup

Anyone who has encountered this?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 May 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

When you have IDE drive connected, bios is probably trying to boot from that as it probably "sees" this one first.

So, connect the IDE drive, then go into bios and set it to boot from the SATA one.
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29 Apr 2010   #3

XP Pro and Windows 7

I had same issue, use boot priority in BIOS and switch to SATA.
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