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Windows 7: Strange BIOS screen - hard drive problem

09 Dec 2016   #1
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Strange BIOS screen - hard drive problem

My computer is Lenovo IdeaPad S400.

Recently, I started to see a strange BIOS screen at startup and after this, my computer sometimes started to freeze.

Strange BIOS screen - hard drive problem-img_0873.jpg

I can't find the root cause of this. Is it a hard drive problem? If it is, should I replace it?




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09 Dec 2016   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Did you make any Bios changes, please answer honestly.

Why is Raid Volume 1 Cache Disabled ?

If you don`t know what you`re doing call Lenovo or take it to a Professional.
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09 Dec 2016   #3
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Did you make any Bios changes, please answer honestly.
No, I didn't. It suddenly happened.
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09 Dec 2016   #4
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Did you make any Bios changes, please answer honestly.

Why is Raid Volume 1 Cache Disabled ?

If you don`t know what you`re doing call Lenovo or take it to a Professional.
I don't know why Raid Volume 1 Cache is set to Disabled. I didn't do anything.

This is what I see when press Ctrl + I:

Strange BIOS screen - hard drive problem-img_0874.jpg


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09 Dec 2016   #5
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Is it certain that this is caused by hard drive? If it is, I will replace it.
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09 Dec 2016   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It could be, as you said it freezes up.

But then maybe it could just use a fresh install.

Is there a Recovery Partition ?

Just use that to reinstall Windows.

Backup Your Data first.
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09 Dec 2016   #7
yildizabdullah

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
It could be, as you said it freezes up.

But then maybe it could just use a fresh install.

Is there a Recovery Partition ?

Just use that to reinstall Windows.

Backup Your Data first.
There is a recovery partition.

I had also created a recovery disc. Can I use that recovery disc on a new hard drive?
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09 Dec 2016   #8
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I don`t see why not, that`s what they are for.

But sometimes Windows is funny and will only reinstall to the same drive.

I would just get a solid state drive and do a clean install, get rid of that hybrid drive.

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