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Windows 7: windows boot fail, can only enter BIOS

13 Jun 2013   #11
qzysc2

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

-Were you attempting Factory Recovery which failed?

i could get to recovery options before, there i used bootrec.exe /fixmbr in the command prompt. afterwards i restarted, my recovery/install cd would load and thats when i decided to reinstall. and then my installation was broken halfway down.

anyways, after i ran the memory test in the guide u mentioned, i found out i had a faulty RAM stick. removed it and now i managed to reinstall. i did have 1 blue screen after the installation, but i think it was because i tried to install too many software at once with only 8 GB ram. now everything seems to work fine.


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13 Jun 2013   #12
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

If one of your memory sticks is bad . Replace both of the sticks . If they're under warranty contact the manufacture and RMA the memory sticks .

With Dual Channel memory you have to replace both sticks even though one stick is bad .
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13 Jun 2013   #13
qzysc2

windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

oh well. that sucks :|
any specific brand you would recommend? the ones i currently had were 2x8GB corsair DDR3
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13 Jun 2013   #14
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Corsair are good they usually come with a 5yr warranty or a lifetime warranty . I personally liked OCZ but they stopped making memory sticks and are only making SSD drives .

A lot of people like Gskill
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