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Windows 7: Wont boot up using IDE or AHCI, just blue screens

27 Jan 2017   #1
UniversalMon

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Wont boot up using IDE or AHCI, just blue screens

Sorry if this is the wrong forum for this, my friend is having a problem with their computer and I cant find anything anywhere about no being able to boot using IDE or AHCI.

My friend updated her bios and windows needed to reboot, but windows wont reboot. I dont know anything about computers myself, but I looked the problem up and brought up switching things from IDE to AHCI and vice versa, but apparently both options dont work for her and she just gets blue screen.

I know she has windows 7, and she'll be able to give me any other info you may need about her computer. We just dont know what to do...


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27 Jan 2017   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Hi UniversalMon, welcome to the Forum.

Was there a reason your friend updated her BIOS. If you don't do it properly & know exactly what you are doing you can wreck the BIOS & make the computer unusable.

Have a look in the BIOS & see if there is a way to roll back to the previous version.

We will need a lot more information, such as the make of the computer, what motherboard it has, how old it is & where did she get the BIOS update from.
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