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Windows 7: reboot and select proper boot device

08 Jun 2015   #1
ironfistl

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reboot and select proper boot device

When I restart y computer sometimes I see this:



I have an external drive connected to my setup. Is that why?


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08 Jun 2015   #2
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ironfistl View Post
I have an external drive connected to my setup. Is that why?
Possibly, if you have USB set first in boot priority. Moreso I'd think you may be experiencing a problem with your hard drive. Boot into BIOS and check the order of the boot menu, make sure your HDD is set as the primary boot drive and report back to confirm.

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09 Jun 2015   #3
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Maybe the cables are getting loose or some power issue?
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09 Jun 2015   #4
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Hard drives, cabling, SATA ports on the motherboard are the first things I'd want to rule out.
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09 Jun 2015   #5
gregrocker
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Can we also see a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
with all drives including external plugged in?

How do you overcome the error message?
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24 Jun 2015   #6
ironfistl

Windows 7 Home
 
 

The screen used to appear when I would boot up occasionally keeping me from getting it and now it happens on all boots.

In order to fix it I have to hold down f12 and then I see this screen and put raid:raid ready and it boots.

https://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...evice-menu.png

Does this screen show the boot possibilities? Is there a way to get it to use that one first?


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25 Jun 2015   #7
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Do you have a RAID setup?

Did you try this (by Boozad):
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Boot into BIOS and check the order of the boot menu, make sure your HDD is set as the primary boot drive and report back to confirm.
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