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12 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Installation problem. Loop to beginning.


I have Fujitsu Lifebook UH-572.
4gb ddr3
intel hd4000
32gb ssd
500gb WD Blue (this is C:\)

I swap the WD with Samsung SSD 840 and did fresh installation of Win7 Home Premium 64bit. When install is done and does the first reboot, it goes back to initial installation screen. I disabled USB (Win7 was installing from USB) during reboot and the screen brings me to selection of bootable device. There is only Samsung SSD and when the SSD is selected, nothing happens and just keep prompting the selection screen.

So I tried to boot from usb to do repair. After scan, there is installed windows on the partition however, repair attempt suggest to remove recently installed hardware.

Is there anything else I can try?

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12 Jun 2013   #2

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Try "startup repair" again. After it's finished click "Click here for diagnostic and repair details".
It shows the tests it did. Status 0x0 means no error (not interested in that).

What tests had errors and what error?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jun 2013   #3

Non there than 0x0

All test result shows 0x0.
It even says "boot status indicate that the os booted successfully"
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12 Jun 2013   #4

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Boot again from the usb stick. Select "command prompt"

list vol
What is drive letter of OS partition on SSD? In this example I use F
bcdboot  F:\Windows
Command succesfull? If so:
bootsect /nt60  F:  /force
bootsect /nt60  F:  /force  /mbr
Reboot again from usb stick. Now you see a bootmenu. Select "windows 7". Does it boot to SSD?
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12 Jun 2013   #5
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Try removing the USB stick during install after the first reboot. It is obvioulsy interfering.

If this fails enter Device Manager to disable any devices showing in error (!): Device Manager - Access During Windows 7 Installation

If that fails reset the BIOS to defaults, set SATA controller to AHCI, HD to boot first.

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