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Windows 7: BSoD after installing Windows 7 on my spare hard drive?

25 May 2011   #1
blackprimehunte

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
BSoD after installing Windows 7 on my spare hard drive?

Alright, so I have a primary hard drive that I have my main OS (Windows 7) installed on, and i had a spare hard drive. I decided to install windows 7 on that hard drive also, but after I went through the entire process of installing it, I went back into my primary hard drive and it wouldn't boot! I don't know if MBR is messed up or what, but when I try yo boot into it through the default Windows bootloader, it says that there was a problem and that it shut of the PC so that there would be no damage to it... Please help! I need to get access to that hard drive!! Thanks


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25 May 2011   #2
SmurofNeves

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Hi,and welcome to the forums.. Please re-post

https://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

Try booting up in safe mode(Keep tapping the F8 key while the machine is booting up, then once at advanced system startup options, select SAFEMODE)

Does it boot?
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25 May 2011   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

You can not dual boot Windows 7 HP x64 & Windows 7 HP x64.
You can dual boot Windows 7 HP x64 & Windows 7 HP x86.
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25 May 2011   #4
SmurofNeves

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
You can not dual boot Windows 7 HP x64 & Windows 7 HP x64.
You can dual boot Windows 7 HP x64 & Windows 7 HP x86.
He says both HDD's has 7 on them.
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25 May 2011   #5
gregrocker

 

With both HD's plugged in, please post back a screenshot of your full Disk Mgmt drive map with listings using the Snipping Tool in Start Menu.

Can you see the other HD in explorer via Computer?

If Win7 won't boot now, try changing the HD set first to boot in BIOS setup. If it still won't boot, download and burn to CD free Partition Wizard bootable CD, boot it and post back a camera snap or write down the listings on each partition on both HD's.
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26 May 2011   #6
blackprimehunte

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

i just decided to remove my space hard drive, and fixed the boot up on my main drive with the windows dvd, so it's alright :\, 2 hard drive just causes too many issues for me right now, so i'm good with one for the time being
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27 May 2011   #7
SmurofNeves

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Can you give up?
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27 May 2011   #8
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

You can do it if you disconnect the primary windows 7 drive first, then install to the spare drive. Then reconnect the original HD. Set bios to boot from the one you want. Use the one time boot option to boot into the other drive.
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