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Windows 7: New MB and CPU & Windwos Star up Failed

05 Sep 2013   #1
Jaytec

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
New MB and CPU & Windwos Star up Failed

Hello I just finished installing a new MB and CPU and windows won't start. It seems to try and then fails. It will then restart and ask me if I would like to start Windows normally (doesn't work), or to run the start up repair (also does nothing). I bought the computer from iBuyPower about 3 years ago so I don't have a copy of the windows 7 disk. I have no idea what to do can anyone help me out please?


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05 Sep 2013   #2
Jaytec

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I should add my old MB and CPU are not functional so I can't reinstall those.
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05 Sep 2013   #3
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi,

Did you by any chance just install an existing HDD with your Windows 7
on, into the system with the New Mobo and CPU?

cheers

Dave
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05 Sep 2013   #4
Jaytec

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

This is the diagnosis report from the repair.

Session details
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System disk = \device\harddisk0
Windows directory = D:\windows
Autochk Run =0
Number of root causes =1
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05 Sep 2013   #5
Jaytec

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Northernsoul55 View Post
Hi,

Did you by any chance just install an existing HDD with your Windows 7
on, into the system with the New Mobo and CPU?

cheers

Dave
Yes it's the same HDD I was using. Everything is the same except for the MB and CPU. I also seem to have forgotten to make a disc image >_<
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05 Sep 2013   #6
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 / W10 Tech Preview x64 VM / Linux Mint
 
 

An existing installation of Windows won't work with a new motherboard, you'd need to reinstall Windows.
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05 Sep 2013   #7
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

That's where the problem lies, you cannot simply install your OS into
a computer with a new Mobo and CPU, unless same make and model,
without making modifications, prior to change over, as it is different hardware etc.

As the old Mobo and CPU are faulty, that poses issues, I would have suggested following this tutorial
but you will be unable to follow Steps 1 to 5

A new install may be the only way.

Also be aware that by changing your Motherboard your Windows licence may not be valid.

cheers

Dave
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05 Sep 2013   #8
Jaytec

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Hey one last question I need to buy a new OS should I stick with windows 7 home premium 64 bit and wait for it online or just go to frys and but the professional version for the same price?
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05 Sep 2013   #9
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 / W10 Tech Preview x64 VM / Linux Mint
 
 

I think that would be down to your personal preference to be honest. Would you use the extra features of Professional? If it's for the same price as Home Premium would it matter if you didn't?
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05 Sep 2013   #10
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

I wouldnt rush out and buy a new copy just yet you may get away with reinstalling with your old numbers (assuming you have a COA sticker on your machine)
If its a custom build as per your specs and you have purchased copy of 7 you should be able to reinstall without a problem, worst case you may have to robocall MS to activate
At the end of the day even if you do have problems it will still give you 30 days to activate which is plenty of time to go get a licence
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