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Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Dec 2012
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Views: 3,705
Posted By EllisDeTripp
I'm no PC genius, but why would you need to clean...

I'm no PC genius, but why would you need to clean a brand new hard drive??
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Dec 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,705
Posted By EllisDeTripp
ERROR: "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing"

I have what appears to be a common problem with Win 7, as I've seen numerous users ask this question here & on other forums, but so far, none of the suggested fixes that I've found have worked for...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
I'd like to try a new approach --- what would be...

I'd like to try a new approach --- what would be the best method to gain access to the files on the hard drive & copy it? Then I could just wipe the drive clean & try starting over with my programs...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
All the selections "try" to work, i.e., if you...

All the selections "try" to work, i.e., if you select "Safe Mode with Command Prompt", it will start scrolling files, but then it stops and reboots. If you select "Repair Your Computer", it will...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
Please read all the previous posts first as I...

Please read all the previous posts first as I addressed this earlier. When I use the Win 7 installation disk, it will read it & I select a language & then on the next page I select "Repair Windows",...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
Yes, I can get to the Safe Mode menu. I've tried...

Yes, I can get to the Safe Mode menu. I've tried every option on that menu and they all try to start Windows, then it auto reboots after about 30 secs, unless I select to not auto-reboot, in which...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
In an earlier post, I said that it offers me the...

In an earlier post, I said that it offers me the option to "Launch Startup Repair" or "Start Windows Normally" after it tells me that Windows failed to start. I could write down & post word-for-word...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
Yes, I can get the Safe mode menu to appear, and...

Yes, I can get the Safe mode menu to appear, and I've tried every option on there and it simply tries to start Windows, but then it reboots again, unless i tell it to not auto-start after a boot...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
No, it's a desktop/tower

It's a desktop/tower, not a laptop.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
I can get in the BIOS setup & when I look under...

I can get in the BIOS setup & when I look under System Info, the IDE Master shows "Not Detected", which I assume means it isn't detecting the hard drive.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
backing up files

My main concern is backing up the files that (I hope) still exist on the PC. I could reload all the programs & files later if I needed to wipe the drive clean afterward. However, I can't seem to...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
CD/DVD drive not read on rescue CD's

I first tried turning off the power & unplugging everything & holding the power button for 30 secs & that didn't work.

I then tried downloading some rescue CD's using the links you provided. ...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
Safe mode options don't work

I had said earlier that I couldn't get into safe mode, but I essentially laid on the F8 and it came up. I then tried virtually every option in Safe mode and it looks like it's going to work, then it...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
F8 gets me nothing. The only options I can...

F8 gets me nothing. The only options I can choose that do anything are ESC to go to the boot menu, or DEL to go to the BIOS info.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
I'm going to try this solution below next for...

I'm going to try this solution below next for sure. I'm currently going to try waiting out the Win 7 installation disc process and see if it takes all night to start working, unless you think that...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
Neither of these options will work because I...

Neither of these options will work because I can't get the Win 7 installation disc to work, much less get to a Windows menu to do anything. What happens now is that I have to click ESC to get to the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 May 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 5,256
Posted By EllisDeTripp
Can't boot my PC now

My wife did something on her PC (she doesn't know exactly for sure what & can't explain it completely me), and now she can't boot up her PC. She says it had something to do with changing the security...
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