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Windows 7: Disk Initialization crashes Windows 7 to BSOD

21 Nov 2011   #11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit

Now who'd have thought of that! Glad you figured out the problem and solved it. Happy computing and well done

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21 Nov 2011   #12

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Very surprised.
Why was it reporting 7GB? Why not nothing at all?
Just connected enough to get something but not everything? Yikes!

Learn something new everyday we do.
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22 Nov 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit

I think it's well possible that's exactly what happened, especially with an SCSI connection which uses many parallel data wires. If most of them made contact and some didn't - wham, corruption and false readouts.
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