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post #1 of 8
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SOLVED.




I just installed a new 1TB Samsung F3 into my computer.

And now, I can't boot into windows. I get a POST. My boot priority is on my old OS drive. I even booted off it to be sure.
Halp!
Edited by Buska103 - 6/15/11 at 10:19am
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post #2 of 8
Thread Starter 
Unconnected my new drive. Windows is now booting.

Let's try this again...
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post #3 of 8
Just to understand...So you put a new HDD in the PC to load the OS off of and it won't boot to windows from the new HDD? If this is correct put your OS disk in boot from it go to repair and that should clear up any boot sector issues you are/could be having.
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post #4 of 8
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The new 1TB drive is just for storage. I was just adding it to my system.

On topic, windows just booted. I don't know what was up the first time... but who cares right? I was getting an unknown code from my motherboard LED debugger, code 39 and 40 that wasn't in the manual or on the internet :\\ Just put in the new hard drive in again and now it's working. Who knew?

crazy.
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Very strange......
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post #6 of 8
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Side note, I don't know what allocation size I should put down. All the files on the disk will be 3.9GB fraps files (and ONLY 3.9gb fraps files).

Should I just put down the maximum 64K? Would it help in writing on the HDD?
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NTFS? 4K allocation unit. Going larger seems to mess up some NTFS features.
     
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Got same problem! Help! Windows 7 on the SSD, and added a 2TB storage harddrive, windows 7 won't boot, freeze at logo. Take out the 2TB storage drive and windows will boot, ***? Anyone could help?
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