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Windows 7: Requesting more information about In-Place Installs of Windows 7

05 Dec 2013   #11

WINDOWS 7 64BIT ultimate

Guess what after all my surfing and looking downloading this and that I found out The problem with my hdd
Feel stupid telling this I went into settings in bios and changes one thing
It was change sata control mode changed to compatatable instead of the other
Thanks for all your help guys on here can't believe I didn't change this
At the start lol

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05 Dec 2013   #12
Microsoft MVP


Yes, Joseph, that's why I gave you the step to set BIOS to Compatibility Support or Legacy Mode. Did you complete the rest of the steps given to make sure everything else comes out OK?
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06 Dec 2013   #13

WINDOWS 7 64BIT ultimate

thanks greg again man for your help.i finally fixed my problem also with my own system recovery restore windows 7 hp boot cd guess how i changed the settings in bios for my new wd 500gb hdd sata black one by in bios under advanced and went to the bottom to sata controller mode changed that to compatibility and put in my original recovery cds and worked windows booted with my new hdd . fing toshiba no help either going 2 charge me 30 for a disk that i already have.also a computer shop beside me was going to charge me 40 to fix it he didnt tell me the craic either
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06 Dec 2013   #14
Microsoft MVP


If you had a Win7 installation media disk, then why use the Toshiba Recovery Disks to reinstall? This is the worst possible install one can have. I would instead do a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
which is instead the best possible install you can have.
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