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Windows 7: My HDD stops at windows boot screen after trying to reinstall Windows


05 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
My HDD stops at windows boot screen after trying to reinstall Windows

Hello everyone,

First of all sorry if i write in the wrong topic i'm new on this forum. I have a problem with my Western DIgital Caviar green HDD. My problem is:

I had 2 partitions on my HDD, one for windows 7 and one for backup. I wanted to reinstall windows but keep the backup partition so i put in my install dvd and booted up from it. At the manage partitions point i think i saw 5 partitions:

The 100mb for windows files
The windows Partition
The Backup Partition
A 1megabyte partition
And a zero megabyte partition.

I deleted all the partitions except the backup. I made a new one for windows. I procceed with the installation and everything went good,until when the installer rebooted the system. And thats where's my problem. The bios detects the HDD and stops there.

Here's a pic of it:



It happend with me before with my 500gb hdd and thats why i bought this 1tb one but now i dont want to spend money again for that if i dont have to. Maybe i deleted a partition that was for the hdd to work propely? And if so is there anyway to reset that? If someone can help me please do it. I realy don't know what to do:S

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05 Jul 2011   #2

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1) Try resetting your BIOS back to default.
Clear CMOS - 3 Ways To Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

2) Remove HD, boot up, boot down, refit HD boot up.

3) Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

4) As you have had problems before, it may be a bad HD Controller or PSU.
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05 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

yeah but this only happens when i reinstall my windows. and as i mentioned i deleted some partitions. Maybe i deleted one that was for the HDD?. Oh and the diagnostic tool i cant use cause it cant go further as i saw on the picture. even if i put in an ATA drive it stops there and cant get into the bios:S
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05 Jul 2011   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

4) As you have had problems before, it may be a bad HD Controller or PSU.
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05 Jul 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

so do you suggest to test it out in another computer too?
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05 Jul 2011   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

If you have one, yes.
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05 Jul 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

actually i have but its so built in the desk i cant get it out without help so i cant test it another system, but i did the cmos reset and now it dont even recognizes my hard drive or myy ram o_O
i have an Asrock Conroe 1333-D667 mobo.
Oh and with my 500gb hdd i tested it out in my grandmas system ( ) and it didnt work there either.
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