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Windows 7: Samsung HD321KJ Dard Drive preventing boot

03 Jul 2015   #1

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Samsung HD321KJ Dard Drive preventing boot

I recently built a new PC, using a SSD for my OS. Deciding I needed more space for games I installed an old hard drive that used to have my OS on it. I removed both the Programs Files and the Windows file from the old hard drive using IOBit Unlocker, and shut down my computer with out a problem.

When I came to start it up again I found that it doesn't boot past the windows loading icon, doesn't load system restore, or safe mode. After removing the hard drive it works fine! I have tried hot switching it while windows had already started but it doesn't install (althought it is detected, all the information is left empty in the device manager). I have tried different cables and SATA slots, I have tried booting just the SSD while the HDD is still installed, and I have tried changing the boot order. Help!

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03 Jul 2015   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HardrivesOfHell View Post
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