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Windows 7: Slow & constantly freezing after reinstalling pc AVG screwed me over


22 Feb 2013   #21

windows 7 professional 64 bit SP1
 
 

Problem solved... Boot options placed wrongly

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22 Feb 2013   #22

windows 7 professional 64 bit SP1
 
 

Ohhhh god... Ssd can boot into windows but none of my other hdd makes ssd to boot startup repair instead.... My backups are all in there...aaaaarrrrgggghhhhhhhhhhhhh...
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22 Feb 2013   #23

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by op3gl View Post
Ohhhh god... Ssd can boot into windows but none of my other hdd makes ssd to boot startup repair instead.... My backups are all in there...aaaaarrrrgggghhhhhhhhhhhhh...
Whoa hold on there no need to panic but you have lost me somehwhat!

Are you saying Windows boots via the SSD or what? and just how many drives do you have hooked up?

Anyway start by checking in the BIOS as to the drive priority for booting. For example if you have drive #1 2 3 and the SSD is #2 set it at the top of the boot priority list and then check the first boot device list and make the SSD the first device for boot and the optical for second and USB as third etc etc .
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22 Feb 2013   #24

windows 7 professional 64 bit SP1
 
 

Ssd is sata0 then i still got 3 other drives each contains backups n files

So all together i got sata0-3.. My boot priority is sata0 first.. But still boot to a black screen with blinking dash
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22 Feb 2013   #25

windows 7 professional 64 bit SP1
 
 

Ok managed to boot into windows, it sems that my other hdd got my old os, n is being picked up hence the flashing
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22 Feb 2013   #26

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by op3gl View Post
Ok managed to boot into windows, it sems that my other hdd got my old os, n is being picked up hence the flashing
Yep that is what is happening mate just because you installed on another drive it doesn't mean the old OS will be removed in fact the new install and the old can be on the same drive in different partitions .

Thats why I asked you to set the drive priority and then the first boot device in the BIOS.

Now I am not real sure of how to deal with the Windows old install - as it should show up as and I think as long as you boot from the new drive it shouldn't cause any problems.

There is probably something in the tutorials I'll have a look see.
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22 Feb 2013   #27

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hiyya op3gl here - Windows.old Folder - Delete
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24 Feb 2013   #28

windows 7 professional 64 bit SP1
 
 

thank guys finally fixed everything...
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24 Feb 2013   #29

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Can you kindly give a description of what you did to repair you problem.
It could help many knowing what fixed your computer problem.
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24 Feb 2013   #30

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Can you kindly give a description of what you did to repair you problem.
It could help many knowing what fixed your computer problem.
+1 Layback Bear really am quite curious
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