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Windows 7: Windows 7 Suddenly Won't Boot


04 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows 7 Suddenly Won't Boot

I just was using my PC (Windows 7), was onthe way to uninstall Chrome add-ons and suddenly I got Blue Screen, computer rebooted and now I got this messsage instead:
"Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in Selected Boot Device and press a key"

I have 3 HDD's in PC

One is partitioned C: (Windows 7 partition) D:
Another one is F: (Physical HDD)
and one more G: (Physical HDD)

When i put in Windows 7 DVD I can see this


When I go to BIOS I see this




Please can someone help me. I have no idea whats happening ????


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04 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

BIOS only shows 1 SATA drive. Are the other two drives also SATA or are they PATA (IDE)?
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05 Dec 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

Unplug all but Windows 7 HD, plug it into SATA1 port or DISK0. Make sure it's set to boot in BIOS setup after CD/DVD drive.

First try booting into Safe Mode with Networking to install, update and run a full scan with Malwarebytes

If Safe Mode is not working, download, burn to CD or write to flash stick, boot and run a full scan with Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper.

Once the System is clean, boot into System Recovery Options via the F8 menu or disk as shown in tutorial, run Startup Repair repeatedly no matter what it reports up to 3 times. Post back results.

If this fails, try System Restore from Recovery Options list, then if that fails open a Command Line to run SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot.

As a last resort you can Explore C with free Partition Wizard bootable CD, make sure C or the 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred) is marked Active, then click on HD to highlight it, from Disk tab select Rebuild MBR, Apply. If Windows 7 doesn't start and you restored Active flag, run Startup Repair 3 Separate Times.

If these all fail you can copy out your data using your Windows 7 DVD or Repair CD: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console or Paragon Rescue CD.
System Repair Disc - Create

Then run Factory Recovery from its partition or disks you made or order from Tech Support, or find a Windows 7 installation DVD to clean reinstall using Product Key on COA sticker: Clean Reinstalling Windows 7
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05 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

@Ztruker
They are all three connected with SATA cables. In last picture BIOS shows 2 Hard drives and what about first picture through Windows 7 install CD ?

@gregrocker
My computer is clean. And i can't reach windows I just get this on startup "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in Selected Boot Device and press a key"
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05 Dec 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Do you think the drive failed? Open up your case and make sure it has power and is actually spinning. Also maybe try swapping to a different SATA port
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05 Dec 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I was thinking the same.How I check if it has power or spining ? I'm sory I'm not so proffs about this.
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05 Dec 2011   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

No worries, nobody starts out at the top if you know what i mean
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05 Dec 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

How do i check if its spining ? Listen to it ?
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05 Dec 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

yes, also touch it with your hand to see if it's vibrating. it will feel similar to a dvd drive in operation
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05 Dec 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I just tooked out my WD 250 GB Drive ffrom slot in chassi started PC and holded HDD in hand and its not coming any slightest vibration from it. Tried to connect that HDD too two different ports on motherboard and the same result its not coming any vibration from 250 GB HDD
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