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Windows 7: HDDs not showing on computer

28 Mar 2016   #11
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Sorry been out of touch all day

This is a standard message that indicates that the boot files are not where windows expects to find them. first thing I would do is use PW to check is that your SSD is the drive marked "active" if not hen use PW to make the change, and apply.

If this is not the cause then there a number of methods to get these files sorted - which use the install disk/USB

They are described here ....

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2004518


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29 Mar 2016   #12
ken2times

win7, 64bit
 
 

Cheers for that Barman58,
No probs.

I'll run checks soon,

When you say ' PW ' what's that stand for? (sorry for my ignorance)
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29 Mar 2016   #13
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

PW = Partition Wizard

As this allows you to check things outside of windows, even the full installed program will allow you to make serious system changes that windows own tools would not allow on the windows drive, when you click on Apply Changes the program will stop inform you of it's intentions and when you say go, it will re-boot into a standalone OS to do the work
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29 Mar 2016   #14
ken2times

win7, 64bit
 
 

Yes SSD marked ' active ' in partition wizard.

So used your link to resolve and repair 'BCD '

Unable to, after I install installation disk,

Cannot select an option to move on, due to usb mouse freezing?
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