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PC will not boot into windows After BIOS update! Asus P8Z68 Deluxe/Gen3

post #1 of 4
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Hi All,

I have a P8Z68 Deluxe/Gen3 that came on BIOS 0301.

No issues, but saw an update and decided to go for it, now running 3603. First off it forgot all my overclock save profiles and all settings, so for my OC i am back to square one again as i never wrote settings down.... Secondly, my PC will not boot off the SSD it just hits the boot device and reboots. If i unplug the SSD and leave only my data drives i get left with a blinking cursor.

I tried using diskpart to set the correct partition as the active parition, hoping to get it to see the install and boot but nothing just reboots still.

Rebuilt the BCD and used fixboot and fix mbr etc, still nothing.

BCD says it cannot find a Windows OS installed.

Now the weird thing is, i plugged it into another PC and it tried to boot fine - crashed due to no drivers. Put it back in my PC, accidently had my Hirens Disk in and it gave me their default boot screen. Hit Boot from C:\ and it worked fine.

So i am currently writing this message from within windows, on my SSD like i used too. However, if i reboot the PC i will get stuck in a reboot loop again. Everything was fine before the BIOS update and everything is fine after, apart from the PC is rebooting when trying to automatically boot from the SSD.

What can i do?? I am lost, had a really bad time lately with things going on with family etc and this is one thing too many for me to cope with. If you could help id be much appreciative, I cannot even begin to think what can be stopping this from working as it worked before, updated BIOS, doesnt work. However it does boot when another boot loader tells it to.
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what drive is set as the boot drive in the new BIOS?
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 PRO Asus DRW-1608P (x2) Custom Water Cooling Win7 (Ult), Win 8.1 & Win Server 2012 R2 
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2 X Samsung 915N Ducky Shine III, Blue Cherry/Blue LEDs PCP&C 1kw Lian Li PC-71 (W/Window) 
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Lol - thanks but thats all been reconfigured and it didnt help.

Turns out the Windows boot loader somehow became corrupt after the bios update, the CD i was using has a command to launch the primary drives partition. I booted into the Windows recovery, then used the CMD to type the following:
Code:
bootsect /nt60 all /force

Although thinking about it, the bootloader cant of been corrupt as it started loading on another PC..... I suppose as i wrote it to all, whichever drive was causing the issue is now also on a Windows 7 Loader. Even with just the SSD though it was rebooting.

I hate computers at times.
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i7 2600k @ 4.5GHz v1.328 Asus P8Z68 Deluxe/GEN3 GTX 970 WindForce 4Gb Corsair Vengance DDR3 1600MHz 4x4GB (2 Blue 2 B... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung EVO Samsung Spinpoint Hitachi Micron C400 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool NexXxos UT60 240mm Alphacool NexXxos ST30 240mm EK FC970 GTX WF3 EK FC970 GTX WF3 Backplate 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Heatkiller IV CPU Block Windows 8.1 Pro (With Start8) Samsung S23B300B Antec 650W TruePower Modular 
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Corsair Graphite 600t White Microsoft Wireless Mouse 5000 SteelSeries M-Audio BX-5 D2's 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung EVO Samsung Spinpoint Hitachi Micron C400 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool NexXxos UT60 240mm Alphacool NexXxos ST30 240mm EK FC970 GTX WF3 EK FC970 GTX WF3 Backplate 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Heatkiller IV CPU Block Windows 8.1 Pro (With Start8) Samsung S23B300B Antec 650W TruePower Modular 
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I hate computers at times.

They're extremely fast, but also extremely stupid.
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Samsung 840 PRO Asus DRW-1608P (x2) Custom Water Cooling Win7 (Ult), Win 8.1 & Win Server 2012 R2 
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2 X Samsung 915N Ducky Shine III, Blue Cherry/Blue LEDs PCP&C 1kw Lian Li PC-71 (W/Window) 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 PRO Asus DRW-1608P (x2) Custom Water Cooling Win7 (Ult), Win 8.1 & Win Server 2012 R2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2 X Samsung 915N Ducky Shine III, Blue Cherry/Blue LEDs PCP&C 1kw Lian Li PC-71 (W/Window) 
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