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Windows 7: GPT Hard drive issues with installing Windows 7 Ultimate..

14 Jan 2013   #131
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Is Secure Boot still disabled?

In HD/storage choices in BIOS, is there another non-UEFI HD choice to select, then can you add it to BIOS Boot order. Or is it already cued in BIOS Boot order with Secure Boot disabled and CSM set to Always.

What other CSM menu choices are avaiable?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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14 Jan 2013   #132
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
If you made this CD/DVD
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8
Will this disc boot in uEFI mode?
Yes or NO?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2013   #133
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
If you made this CD/DVD
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8
Will this disc boot in uEFI mode?
Yes or NO?
When i ran the disc is gave me a non system disk error
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

14 Jan 2013   #134
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Is Secure Boot still disabled?

In HD/storage choices in BIOS, is there another non-UEFI HD choice to select, then can you add it to BIOS Boot order. Or is it already cued in BIOS Boot order with Secure Boot disabled and CSM set to Always.

What other CSM menu choices are avaiable?
Yes secure boot is still disabled

i've took some pic's of what i see on the bios with CSM set at always


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14 Jan 2013   #135
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Any other menu choices for Launch CSM?

Have you tried as suggested several days ago to Clean the HD to "convert MBR" then partition following step 2.2 in SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation to define an active partition which sometimes forces the installer to recognize it?

I would continue to research how to get your mobo to allow normal MBR install in Legacy mode. Otherwise I'd reset to defaults and pursue the EFI install with theog and further research there.

You'll need to set CSM to Never to again try booting UEFI disks even though it's never given you that option. Theog is trying to see if any EFI disk will boot.
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14 Jan 2013   #136
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
If you made this CD/DVD
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8
Will this disc boot in uEFI mode?
Yes or NO?
When i ran the disc is gave me a non system disk error
1) Bad disc burn, remake disc.

2) uEFI/BIOS firmware not set to boot uEFI CD/DVD's.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2013   #137
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post

Yes or NO?
When i ran the disc is gave me a non system disk error
1) Bad disc burn, remake disc.

2) uEFI/BIOS firmware not set to boot uEFI CD/DVD's.
Redone the disc worked and it did boot yes
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2013   #138
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Is Secure Boot still disabled?

In HD/storage choices in BIOS, is there another non-UEFI HD choice to select, then can you add it to BIOS Boot order. Or is it already cued in BIOS Boot order with Secure Boot disabled and CSM set to Always.

What other CSM menu choices are avaiable?
Yes secure boot is still disabled

i've took some pic's of what i see on the bios with CSM set at always
P0 = your HDD
P3 = DVD drive (not in uEFI)
What is
P1
P2
?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2013   #139
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post
When i ran the disc is gave me a non system disk error
1) Bad disc burn, remake disc.

2) uEFI/BIOS firmware not set to boot uEFI CD/DVD's.
Redone the disc worked and it did boot yes
As the System Repair Disc is booting in uEFI mode,
Your Windows 7 x64 DVD has no uEFI support.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Jan 2013   #140
DrWolfenstein

Winows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrWolfenstein View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Is Secure Boot still disabled?

In HD/storage choices in BIOS, is there another non-UEFI HD choice to select, then can you add it to BIOS Boot order. Or is it already cued in BIOS Boot order with Secure Boot disabled and CSM set to Always.

What other CSM menu choices are avaiable?
Yes secure boot is still disabled

i've took some pic's of what i see on the bios with CSM set at always
P0 = your HDD
P3 = DVD drive (not in uEFI)
What is
P1
P2
?
I dont know what p1 and 2 are i cant see them?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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