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Windows 7: Windows won't startup correctly

21 Jan 2017   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Get back inside the computer again & check that all the leads are properly attached, particularly the SSD ones & check that all the plugs into the motherboard & fully inserted.

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22 Jan 2017   #12

Windows 7 HP 64

Tell us the story of your computer.
It's a new computer and has 4 gen Intel CPU. So it's probably a UEFI BIOS.
Did it came with win 10 or Win 8.1?
Is secure boot disabled (OS=other)?
Is CSM enabled?
Is your SSD (boot drive) a UEFI - GPT or a Legacy-MBR?
Is fast boot disabled?
Why do you want to install a new NIC? Is the original one damaged?
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23 Jan 2017   #13

Windows 7

Hey guys, appreciate all of your help on this. I ended up figuring out the issue, and wanted to share it on here for future reference. My Dell XPS 8700 is suppose to be configured in BIOS as a RAID machine. So even though I only have one hard drive connected, and am not using the RAID services, that's how this computer is setup.

Hope this helps someone else down the line, and if anyone can explain what I just said in simpler terms that might make more sense please feel free.

Thanks again!
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23 Jan 2017   #14

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

Well glad you got it sorted although I have to admit I really am not familiar with RAID and how it works - and I cannot see how that would affect your machine if you have Windows running on one drive. But it i working that is all that matters eh?
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