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Windows 7: New PC build - Win 7 initial boot help

04 Feb 2013   #11

Windows 7 home prem 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Unplug all other HD's and peripherals,
When you say unplug all other HD's and peripherals, I only have the 1 HD connected. I dont want to unplug that do i?

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04 Feb 2013   #12


No it's not an "other" HD.

Did you check if you have UEFI BIOS?
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04 Feb 2013   #13

Windows 7 home prem 64bit

Hope these pics help.New PC build - Win 7 initial boot help-imag0168.jpg

New PC build - Win 7 initial boot help-imag0167.jpg

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04 Feb 2013   #14
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Windows 7 Ult. x64

It looks like an MBR you see anything called UEFI in that Bios screen? Since you can see the DVD drive in tje BIOS, Im still inclined to suspect bad media since yoou cannot boot from the DVD installatiom disc.
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04 Feb 2013   #15

Windows 7 home prem 64bit

on the first pic.

'other PCI device ROM priority' is set to 'UEFI OpRom' or can change to 'Legacy OpRom'

or on 8th boot it just says UEFI
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04 Feb 2013   #16

Windows 7 home prem 64bit

If it was faulty media would #2 solve it?
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04 Feb 2013   #17


Did you watch the video I posted? If you built the PC you should know about the parts you used, and you have a new generation UEFI BIOS. I would also read the motherboard Manual from its Support Downloads webpage.

Since DVD drive is set to boot in UEFI mode you'll need to either change it to normal mode or follow the special steps to install to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums.

There should be other settings - probably on the BIOS Advanced tab - to set to Legacy BIOS or Compatibility Support Module allowing EFI, Legacy or both modes.
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04 Feb 2013   #18

Windows 7 home prem 64bit

Hi. Turns out the dvd drive wont read any discs I use. Putting Win 7 onto USB like post #2 said work.

Just need to send back the faulty drive now.

Thanks guys
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