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I am selling my old rig and it had W7 64bit installed on a 60gb partition. The guy wanted the OS partition to be 80 gb. I go to expand the OS drive and somehow messed everything up. So after a few hours and no results I formatted the drive...made an 80gb partition...installed W7 on it 3 different times. It installs and just when it is ready to take me to the desktop it logs off.

When I try to boot into windows I get thru the BIOS and to the black screen that says "Loading operating system" and instead of loading it sits there with the curser blinking.

I have tried the repair disc to no avail .Tried Command prompt---bootrec.exe/ and it gives me the options to fixmbr and fixboot and a few others. When i try to execute any of the prompts I get prompt not recognized.

edit: in BIOS I think the Drive says IDE 0 slave or something similar . Is that a problem?

So, I'm stuck here and would appreciate any help
Edited by dennyb - 6/16/11 at 2:30pm
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Hello mate

When you made the 80GB partition. Did Windows make its 100MB system partition?
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Hello mate

When you made the 80GB partition. Did Windows make its 100MB system partition?

I don't know. I will put the drive in my rig and go to management to see
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post #5 of 23
Maybe the HDD is taking a crap?


Have SMART on?


Also, check the jumpers on the drive... Just a thought.
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Maybe the HDD is taking a crap?


Have SMART on?
I have installed it 3 times and it logs off before getting to desktop

@AC yes ...60.6mb free of 99.9

drive was fine up until I messed with it
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post #7 of 23
More details would help dude, make of hard drive, rough rig layout etc

When your installing windows, do you enable advanced drive tools and delete all the partitions on the drive before proceeding?
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I just did a quick error check on HD Tune and it was Fine,but I looked at health and it said spin up time --failed in red
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I'd try another Hard drive
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