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Windows 7: BSOD on Reinstall Windows 7; Deleted OEM/Restore Partitions; Dynamic

17 Jun 2014   #1
lct01a

Microsoft Windows
 
 
BSOD on Reinstall Windows 7; Deleted OEM/Restore Partitions; Dynamic

Hello, I have a very complicated problem.

A few months ago, I tried to dual boot but figured out that it had too many partitions and before I knew it, I converted my disk to dynamic on accident. So, I tried a lot of software to restore my HDD to basic and only paid options are available. The software provided here, Partition Wizard, only turns disks back to basic if it has 3 or less partitions, and I was sure that my recovery partitions made me had 5 partitions. I downloaded GParted and deleted 3 partitions labeled OEM Partition, Recovery Partition, and WINRETOOLS. On restart, I could not go into Windows 7. I had a BSOD in the seconds after the Windows 7 logo starts to form. So, I booted into my install disk, copied my important files, and reinstalled Windows. After the main install GUI, the first restart occurs and I get that BSOD! I can't help but think I ruined my computer's hard drive or boot scheme. I'm pretty sure I did not delete my UEFI/EFI Partition as it still appears. As of now, I'm desperate and I'm attempting to install Windows 8 and to see what happens from there. If you can help, it would be awesome. It's my best computer and I do not want it to go to waste.

Thanks,
Matthew (LCT01a)


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17 Jun 2014   #2
PeregrineX

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Please do use the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions, it'll help us to diagnose this problem.

Thanks,

PeregrineX

EDIT: I now see that you are unable to boot into windows, making the BSOD posting instructions useless. I will do some research on this BSOD, but without the proper information, I might not find a solution.
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17 Jun 2014   #3
lct01a

Microsoft Windows
 
 

The BSOD seems to be 0x0000001. Windows 8 failed to install and it displayed this error code.
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17 Jun 2014   #4
lct01a

Microsoft Windows
 
 

I installed Ubuntu and deleted all the partitions but the EFI partition and reinstalled Windows. Thank you Linux!
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18 Jun 2014   #5
PeregrineX

Windows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lct01a View Post
I installed Ubuntu and deleted all the partitions but the EFI partition and reinstalled Windows. Thank you Linux!
I'm glad to see that this issue is solved. :) Let's hope it stays solved in the future!

Best of luck,

PeregrineX
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