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I just plugged in a new Crucial M4 SSD into my PC. I started out with the Sticky at the top of this forum. When the PC gets to the point where it should boot from the DVD all I get is a message at the bottom of the screen that says Disk Boot Failure, Insert system disk and press enter. The SSD is detected in BIOS and I have switched to AHCI mode. The only HDD connected is the SSD. Is the "Disk" in the message the Windows 7 DVD I'm trying to install from or the SSD not being detected right? I've moved around SATA ports to see if that helped as well. Is the SSD maybe DOA? Also tried booting from the DVDrom from the boot menu (F12) as well with no luck.
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post #2 of 7
I'm thinking you're not booting from the DVD drive!
So as the rig boots, select boot menu and choose the DVD drive smile.gif
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post #3 of 7
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I have tried booting from the CDROM from the Boot menu. I get the same result. Here's something though, in the BIOS should I see my Bluray player/DVD player listed under the channels where the SSD is listed? Something else I noted is that instead of 8 channels listed I now have only 4. Channel 0 master and slave, and Channel 1 Master and Slave. Where before there was up to Channel 4 Master and Slave.
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By some form of magic it mysteriously started to work. However it's horribly slow. I've been stuck on the "setup is starting" of the windows install for 5min.
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Is it the PC in your sig?
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Are you sorted yet smile.gif
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post #7 of 7
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So, I think what happened is: I had in the BIOS for the boot priority #1 set to CDROM and #2 set to HDD. Turns out that further down the list of devices which was hidden (ie I needed to scroll down) was an option for my actual Bluray player listed by the devices model #. Selected that as the first boot device and the W7 disc finally loaded properly. The inital loading was very slow, but after it got going it sped up.
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