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Ok I am at my wits end and I don't really know where to go from here. This morning I went to resume my computer from sleep and it just hung at the resuming screen. So I rebooted and then the computer failed to boot. It was hanging up for a long time posting my SSD drive. So I am assuming that it has probably bit the dust.(It didn't show up in the BIOS either) The problem is I can't get my computer to boot anything but an Ubuntu CD. I was gonna put Windows on one of my HDD, but I can't get the Windows disc to boot. My computer just posts and then goes to a never ending black screen with anything but an Ubuntu CD. I have tried putting my Windows disc on a jump drive and no luck there. I have cleared my BIOS with the jumper and flashed it to a newer version. Any ideas on what I can try?
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Maybe reset the bois? Or flash it if you can thinking.gif
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I have already cleared the BIOS with the jumper and flashed the latest version. I also tested the Windows 7 disc on a laptop and it booted off of it just fine. I can't figure out why my desktop refuses to boot from it. It will spin the disc up for a few seconds and then it just spins down and sits at a black screen. The monitor is on, but nothing is being displayed. It displays the BIOS screen at the start and that is it.confused.gif
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Grr Now it won't boot my WIndows Home Server Restore CD either, which it did earlier. I can't figure out what the problem is! It baffles me as to why the Ubuntu disc boots without a hitch.

Edit: OK I pulled my Caviar Black out and it booted the restore CD like a champ. Not really sure what is going on there. I need it to boot with the drive in. It's progress anyway.
Edited by siryak - 5/1/12 at 10:25am
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