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Windows 7: Unable to boot from disc

18 Jun 2012   #31
gregrocker

 

Again you are bumping up against the latest hardware features with an XPired OS. The most compatible setting in this case is IDE.

Sometimes RAID is also a generic setting for Auto, however I doubt it in this case if it also offers the AHCI and IDE. However you can check for sure by reading your manual on the maker's Support Downloads webpage as you should be to demystify the settings.


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18 Jun 2012   #32
Tomtom111

Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
 
 

I just noticed that there's a setup UEFI option in the pre boot options. Should I select that? If not, how do I do those commands you mentioned earlier?
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18 Jun 2012   #33
gregrocker

 

No, the point is that you must cut UEFI out of the boot process unless you're installing to an GPT disk.

To assure you're not already using a GPT disk run the Diskpart commands I gave you earlier from DVD accessing DISKPART At PC Startup.
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18 Jun 2012   #34
Tomtom111

Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
 
 

Ok, I follow what it said in the tutorial- do I quit it now like it said in the tutorial or something else?


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18 Jun 2012   #35
gregrocker

 

Did you type Convert MBR on the selected Disk #?
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18 Jun 2012   #36
Tomtom111

Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
 
 

Yep and the result-


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18 Jun 2012   #37
Tomtom111

Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
 
 

Just read your post where you mention the commands. I now type 'clean' now, right?
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18 Jun 2012   #38
gregrocker

 

Again: Follow Diskpart Clean Command

then add after Clean: convert mbr.

Exit.
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18 Jun 2012   #39
Tomtom111

Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
 
 

clean or clean all?
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18 Jun 2012   #40
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Tom,
as the writeup and greg said Clean.

You can use clean all if you would like, however, be prepared to go visit the local bar or whatever as you await the completion of the clean all.
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