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Windows 7: System hangs at post

27 Jun 2011   #11
Apocalypto

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

yes, no hard drive at all
if the hard drive is on there i cannot even get into BIOS, it just going to hang at POST and no respond if i press anything


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27 Jun 2011   #12
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Do you have a System Repair Disc?

Do you have a bootable disc of any kind?

Can you boot to a CD/DVD?

Who is the manufacturer of your hard disk?

Who is the manufacturer of your hard disk?
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27 Jun 2011   #13
Apocalypto

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Do you have a System Repair Disc?
no
Do you have a bootable disc of any kind?
no
Can you boot to a CD/DVD?
yes i can boot from CD/DVD(i put disc boot first and then hard drive in the BIOS boot menu)
Who is the manufacturer of your hard disk?
seagate Barracuda 7200.7 100 GB ATA hard drive
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27 Jun 2011   #14
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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27 Jun 2011   #15
Apocalypto

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

but the disc will not boot once i plug my hard drive back
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27 Jun 2011   #16
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Hitachi Drive Fitness Test
http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/suppor...2_v416_b00.iso
tests SCSI, IDE and SATA drives without overwriting data

I know you do not have a Hitachi but this drive tester works on almost any drive.
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27 Jun 2011   #17
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Andthe motherlode:


Hard drive diagnostics and utilities Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
latest diagnostic software and utilities from the manufacturer of your hard drive(s).

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27 Jun 2011   #18
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Do me a favor.

Download one of those test programs.

Follow the instructions there to burn a CD.

Boot up to that CD.

As long as you have the boot order set to boot FIRST from CD, then all will be ok.
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27 Jun 2011   #19
Apocalypto

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

hi, i just changed a new hard drive and it work fine now
thank you for the help, i appreciated
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