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Windows 7: Windows 7 Will Only Boot if Boot Drive is the only Drive Plugged In

04 Nov 2012   #41

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by k4show View Post
Could my SSD be bad? It passed Seatools so I had thought it was fine.
Do you have another PC that you could put it in?

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04 Nov 2012   #42

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Yes I'll give that a shot soon. Just trying to study for a midterm right now.
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04 Nov 2012   #43

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Okay I tested it on another computer, it booted fine and is currently finishing the Windows install. This is really confusing wrong, everything is set properly in my BIOS. I can provide pictures if you think its necessary. Let me know.
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04 Nov 2012   #44
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Hopefully you unplugged this new computer's HD's before installing to Win7 on the SSD in it. If not it will configure a Dual Boot.

There's a slight chance it will boot when returned to the new hardware, otherwise it needs to be SysPrepped on the PC it was installed in: SysPrep to move HD to another computer

There is also a bootable Paragon Adaptive Restore CD that will adjust it to the other PC's hardware if it won't start up on it due to driver conflicts when loading.

Is the SSD still under warranty because if so I would use their Tech SUpport to help test and possibly RMA it. We are seeing more bad SSD's here.
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04 Nov 2012   #45

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

I deleted the partitions and reinstalled on my computer. It worked now. Everything seems to be fine. Let's see how long this holds up. Thanks for all your help, I really appreciate it.
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