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Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
Ok. The next day. For anyone who stumbles across...

Ok. The next day. For anyone who stumbles across this post, the way I stumbled across this site looking for answers. Take heart. I'm about 100% sure the problem was and is the Asus P5N-D. It's a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
1:30 in the afternoon, and I admit defeat. For...

1:30 in the afternoon, and I admit defeat. For whatever reason, you have to do a fresh install of Windows 7 each time you change your motherboard (if the drive letters get transposed). I probably...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
I can get it to safe mode, and I find that it...

I can get it to safe mode, and I find that it halts on the classpnp.sys file and then reboots.

I found this after doing a search
"I had this same problem and solved it by changing 2 BIOS...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
I wish it would just halt on the logo. It...

I wish it would just halt on the logo. It reboots. Over, and over and over...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
I'm trying another install...again (arghh). This...

I'm trying another install...again (arghh). This time I'll try writing over the files with files from the system that won't start...preserving the /boot only. I might as well mix and match and see...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
Thanks Barman. I'm trying a variation on that...

Thanks Barman. I'm trying a variation on that very idea. I was lucky to have 4 other 1 tb disks available (removed from a DNS 321). I used one of the disk to do a fresh install of windows 7. Next, I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
Sorry. I need to clarify. It's not so much drive...

Sorry. I need to clarify. It's not so much drive letters. That's been sorted out (c is c again, d is d again). There's just no longer a system reserve which I had named z:. I used diskpart and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
1 terrabyte disk. Divided as follows First...

1 terrabyte disk.
Divided as follows
First 100 gig I set as C: (and marked as active)
The rest was D: (storage)
100 mb system reserved (now deleted).

Neither startup repair, or bootrec will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
Used diskpart, deleted system reserve partition,...

Used diskpart, deleted system reserve partition, made sure c: was the active partition. Now system repair can't find anything to repair. Tells me it can't fix automatically, and won't create a system...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
I'll try that. Right now I'm just doing a raw...

I'll try that. Right now I'm just doing a raw copy from the c: drive that work doesn't work, onto the drive (with windows 7 installed) that does, as a simple overwrite. I figure all of the boot info...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
Ok. Almost there. I fixed part of this with...

Ok. Almost there. I fixed part of this with diskpart. Set the drive as active, rebooted, it fixed the drive so now c: is c:.....but the z: which is the system reserved is still the wrong letter. So...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
Thanks for the welcome. You know, it's one of the...

Thanks for the welcome. You know, it's one of the first things I tried...and failed to mark the partition active though (it failed to repair so I wonder if the active partition would help). How can I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 4,972
Posted By tercero
drive letters switched after changing motherboard

I'm in the middle of re-installing windows 7 right now, and migrating my drive info over, but I'd prefer to solve this. I purchased an updated asus p5n-d motherboard (from using a not very good...
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