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whs View Public Profile Find More Posts by whs I can't install 7 unless I unplug all other drives « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help and support threads Take that drive out, and no boot. Everything was fine except when I started up I just got a black screen. can someone please tell me how to make the ssd bootable without starting over from scratch?thank you. http://gbcmedina.com/won-39-t-boot/win7-won-t-start-after-full-installation-followed-by-win8-install.php

Everything was working great until I decided to restart the computer. Thanks for your response anyways! You can download the 32 or 64-bit WD SES driver here. If it's a sata drive I'm pretty sure ahci is ok. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/311937-i-cant-install-7-unless-i-unplug-all-other-drives.html

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In case the issue persists and the whole system hangs, then the drive has failed.In case the system does not hang, you can test the drive with some of these and I would suggest trying FAT32 since it's an external hard drive and not checking the Quick Format box. Now you just need to enter your PC’s Setup program (sometimes called the BIOS) and change the boot order.I can’t tell you exactly how to do this, because it varies from Best answer RussK1Jul 29, 2014, 1:17 PM Plug the SSD into SATA 1 or 2.

If either of them is disconnected or loose, the BIOS won’t see the drive, and the computer won’t be able to use it.What if the PC is truly bricked, and you I do not recall ever seeing a prompt that gave me a choice.Well, should I simply format the SDD and reinstall Windows on it? Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Ssd Won't Boot Without Hdd It came up with an error message saying:error: unknown filesystem.Entering rescue mode...grub rescue>When I plugged the HDD back in, it gave me the option of booting to either version of windows.Does

When you install a second hard drive in a PC, it shouldn't get in the way of the original drive’s boot process. Did you do a clean installation after you did that? solved PC Froze, now won't boot into windows past automatic repair. check that It tells me to do a startup repair, which I tried but it doesn't fix the problem.

Ask ! Windows 7 Won't Boot After Removing Secondary Drive Take that drive out, and no boot. C:\ drive in Disk Management is showing that it still contains a 100MB System Reserved and it is the primary partition. de-select the hide important and system files, I think there are 2 settings on W7.

Windows Won't Boot Without Second Hard Drive

I never enabled or configured any RAID type relationship between the drives. click for more info Taylor_31Jul 17, 2014, 12:44 AM Onus said: Temporarily disconnect all your fans (except the CPU fan) instead and see what happens. Ssd Drive Won't Boot I'm assuming the problem before was that it had an old copy of windows on it, but then I reformatted it after I had already switched it to the different sata Windows 10 Won't Boot From Ssd I have more pictures as well.

If you formatted the hard drive that you use for storage , but didn't re-install windows, try copying the Boot folder from the boot drive to the storage drive. It restarted a few times. Learn more about this here. PCWorld PCWorld helps you navigate the PC ecosystem to find the My problem is I go to do that and boot off the USB stick, it gets to the Windows 10 icon and then my computer reboots, and an endless loop begins.has Windows 10 Won't Boot Without Second Hard Drive

The old "C".If you look in Disk Management, I'll bet that on the HDD there is a small System Reserved partition, and on the SSD there is not.If there are two Consider replacing it with something more powerful.If you remove the new drive and it still won’t boot—even to Setup—I’d suspect that you damaged something else while installing the drive. Inside the computer I have three drives, two Seagate Barracudas 3 TB each, same model and one WD 1 TB. Taylor_31Jul 17, 2014, 8:40 PM Onus said: I have requested some additional eyes on this problem...

Full Bio Contact See all of Chris's content Google+ @dobes × Full Bio Some would say that it is a long way from software engineering to journalism, others would correctly argue Ssd Won't Boot After Clone This driver enables special communication between your PC and Windows and enables some extra features on the hard disk. Most bios have the drive priority and in a different screen the boot priority.

Seems like the only thing I can think of.

If your old board failed, typically Microsoft will allow a reactivation on a new one, but I do not speak for them and offer no guarantees. However, it does indicate the following: Healthy (Boot, Page File, Crash Dump, Primary Partition)Although it lists "Boot & Primary Partition" on the SDD, the 100MB partition was never created on it. I have a GTX 670. Windows Won't Boot After Removing Hard Drive I have a feeling it has to do with where the boot files are stored but I really have no clue. 7 answers Last reply Sep 7, 2013 Best Answer Sep

Taylor_31Jul 17, 2014, 7:59 PM I have the latest bios and I don't think it's my SATA cables as I said it works fine once it starts up. solved Won't boot from SSD that has OS on it, unless old HDD is connected that also has a different OS license on it solved Help on why my boot drive millwrightJul 15, 2014, 8:02 PM I see you changed the boot order in the BIOS.Some BIOSs have another setting that sets what drives can boot, and you can remove the HD Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT

sebaz View Public Profile Find More Posts by sebaz . 16 Nov 2013 #2 gregrocker 50,854 posts You should have Win7 HDD plugged into DISK0 if at all C:\ drive in Disk Management is showing that it still contains a 100MB System Reserved and it is the primary partition. I have tried what this forum suggests, to install a fresh copy of win10 onto the SSD with no other drives connected. i need to re-purpose my old 500gig hhd but cant remove it because i cant boot without it.

lol I would also re install all drivers for the motherboard. Will it work? http://gyazo.com/7a005ddcbaa6a35201f2e2a82b827d6dI don't have a legacy boot mode.http://gyazo.com/0771fba2881979e4800b8ea5647d0b95I did restore it to default settings though so it is in Standard mode (OC Genie is off)Problem persists.