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Windows 7: Windows 7 ssd taking upwards of three minutes to boot- black screen

09 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
Windows 7 ssd taking upwards of three minutes to boot- black screen

Hi there, I really need some help with my computer. About a month ago I bought an ssd, which allowed me to boot up windows in about 15 seconds. It still worked until last night, when I restarted my computer because one of my storage hard drives was disconnected. When I tried to boot back up, it took over five minutes to get past the windows logo and blue scree. Instead of seeing the desktop immediately, I have to sit through about 20 minutes of black screen. If I try to launch in safe mode the computer stops while loading the drivers. If I try re-installing, it doesn't get past the installer is starting page. It's really annoying me now. And I could some help.

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09 Apr 2015   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

If it will boot at all, boot the PC and post a screen shot of Windows Disk Management, showing the SSD and all other drives.
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10 Apr 2015   #3
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Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

In addition try to run from Safe Mode or the disk's System Recovery Options Command Line a full Disk Check.

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