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Windows 7: PC won't boot without BSOD after power outage.

02 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 RC1
PC won't boot without BSOD after power outage.

Woke up this morning and turned on the machine, right after getting to the desktop the power at my place momentarily dropped and my pc rebooted. Now it get to a screen saying normal startup or startup repair options to select. I'm running x64 ult in a UEFI RAID 0 setup on two ssds. I dont have the same disk for my current os load but I did find one from a couple years ago but I'm not sure how to go about this repair. Tried sfc /scannow but it just says incompatible partition. Do I need to boot up with the UEFI cdrom?

I tried doing the UEFI cdrom but it says "this version of system recovery options is not compatible with the version of Windows you're trying to repair"

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03 Nov 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP


We see nothing but problems with RAID here since Win7 release, then with UEFI it complicates it even more.

You do have SP1 installed correct? If so then try the latest Win7 installer provided in Steps 1 with tool to burn or write to disk or flash stick in Step 2 of Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

Report back results of running Startup Repair. It should offer to automate System Restore but if not run it manually from System Recovery Options.

I'd also consider reinstalling to a single HD following the steps in tutorial above to assure a perfect install, with added steps here for UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums
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