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Windows 7: Re-installing Windows 7

26 Jun 2010   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by book1245 View Post
Do you mean to just switch the cables running from the hard drives to the motherboard? I tried that with the same results; my Dell and BIOS recognized the backup but not the original
Cables = OK
Backup HD = OK
Win7 HD = BAD
Sorry,you need to replace the HD.

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26 Jun 2010   #12

Windows 7

I'm glad to say that I'm writing this post from my desktop

I got a new hard drive, popped it in, and the computer/Windows 7 immediately recognized it. Installation went smoothly, and I'm rebuilding my system to how it was before.

Thank you very, very much for your help
It would have taken me a lot longer to come to the conclusion that the hard drive was fried had it not been for your posts.

Thanks again!!!
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26 Jun 2010   #13

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You are welcome.
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