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Windows 7: windows 7 doesnt like my segate drive

27 Jan 2012   #11
Thornton

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GEWB View Post
Correct. For example, if a block is "ended" incorrectly (where say an "end" overlaps another block "beginning") the OS can't resolve the state and essentially goes into a loop. The SpinRite product would probably work (don't know the cost) but see if you can just blow out the existing partition(s) and start over. Note: you will lose everything on the drive.

Regards,
GEWB
theres nothing on it, it was like this out the box, ty


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27 Jan 2012   #12
Thornton

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
Do you have the USB devices set as bootable in your BIOS? I know there are some laptops I've dealt with that will not reboot with a non-bootable flash drive plugged in. They will attempt to boot from the flash drive (and you can tell it's being read by flashing LEDs), but it will never decide to move on and try the next device.
when i reboot next ill check my bios, and what am i looking for? i need to just uncheck boot from usb? if i have it selected its most likely my 4th option, not sure that maters, but my list would most likely be, CD-HDD-Recovery-USB if i did it
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