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Windows 7: Upgrading help

27 Aug 2011   #11
TylerMcT

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Under "Boot" then "Boot device priority" I put the CDROM:SM-TSSTcorp as first, 1st floppy drive as second and sata as third. is it right?


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27 Aug 2011   #12
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

do you even have a floppy drive? most people don't these days.
If not just the cdrom then hdd is fine.
I've actually disabled floppy drives on my system. I haven't had one in nearly a decade.
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27 Aug 2011   #13
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TylerMcT View Post
Under "Boot" then "Boot device priority" I put the CDROM:SM-TSSTcorp as first, 1st floppy drive as second and sata as third. is it right?
That's correct.

What's a floppy? Haven't seen one in ages.

When you've done that, insert your Windows DVD, restart your computer and it should boot into the Windows disc.

You may see a message at boot up asking you to press any key to boot from your DVD drive.
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27 Aug 2011   #14
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Remove Floppy from the BIOS boot order selection list. To avoid future problems I'd also disable anywhere else it registers in BIOS and physically unplug the floppy drive.

You can also boot the Installation DVD by tapping the Asus F8 key at boot, then selecting DVD drive.

Tips for getting a perfect reinstall: Reinstalling Windows 7
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28 Aug 2011   #15
TylerMcT

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Remove Floppy from the BIOS boot order selection list. To avoid future problems I'd also disable anywhere else it registers in BIOS and physically unplug the floppy drive.

You can also boot the Installation DVD by tapping the Asus F8 key at boot, then selecting DVD drive.

Tips for getting a perfect reinstall: Reinstalling Windows 7
It don't say dvd drive, it says cd rom and sata: then some code?
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28 Aug 2011   #16
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Do you have a DVD drive? If so it should be listed in BIOS Boot Order list or F8 one-time BIOS Boot Menu key. Please post back a camera snap of the choices or type them out fully.
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29 Aug 2011   #17
TylerMcT

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Do you have a DVD drive? If so it should be listed in BIOS Boot Order list or F8 one-time BIOS Boot Menu key. Please post back a camera snap of the choices or type them out fully.
This is when i press 'Delete' screens shots





This is the 'F8' screen shots
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29 Aug 2011   #18
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

The TSST device is your DVD drive, so choose it to boot the DVD. You should get a prompt to "Press Any Key to boot DVD." What happens?

If it fails, I would remove Floppy drive from the boot order entirely, disable it anywhere else it appears in the BIOS, even unplug it to keep it from interfering.
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29 Aug 2011   #19
TylerMcT

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
The TSST device is your DVD drive, so choose it to boot the DVD. You should get a prompt to "Press Any Key to boot DVD." What happens?

If it fails, I would remove Floppy drive from the boot order entirely, disable it anywhere else it appears in the BIOS, even unplug it to keep it from interfering.
hmm.. i think i tried that, do you have MSN? because i don't know whats going on?
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29 Aug 2011   #20
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

The help here is interactive. When questions are asked or steps given, please reply to each fully - not just say "It didn't work."

Are you getting the prompt to "Press any key...?" Then what happens?

Did you remove Floppy drive from BIOS Boot order?
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