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Windows 7: Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device - Not recognizing OS SSD

03 Nov 2015   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device - Not recognizing OS SSD

Hi All,

I was running Windows 7 64bit professional. Once, earlier this year on a restart I had the 'Reboot and select proper boot device' screen come up. I was confused and so I restarted the computer again and everything seemed to work fine. I then had to go work out of Province and have only just returned to my computer yesterday.

I tried starting it up and received this screen again. I have tried everything I can think of online with no luck. I've looked through the BIOS and the OCZ SSD I have isn't even being recognized by my computer. This SSD has my OS on it and so my computer is useless at this time.

I tried re-installing Windows 7 on my 2nd SSD but not I cannot seem to get the internet working on the computer so I cant even verify my product key.

I've tried swapping the SSD around since I know my 2nd drive is noticed but it still wont be recognized. As for why the internet wont work, I am not sure as its a hard wire connection. Anyways, I am looking for other suggestions as to why my SSD is not noticed. It frustrates me as last time this happened it still was able to load windows after I restarted again, so this time I cannot figure out what it is.

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06 Nov 2015   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hello mate now first up have you tried disconnecting all drives except the SSD? and then power up?

PS I meant to addmake sure there are no external drives attached too ie sticks or back spinners
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06 Nov 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709

When your in the bios check your complete time and date. If it's off you could have a motherboard batter going bad and loosing your settings. If things are correct select to set your bios to default and boot.

May or may not help.
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