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Computer will not boot to windows


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#1 kingjd7

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Posted 12 June 2011 - 04:45 PM

I've never had this problem before:

I installed windows 7 onto a 500GB SATA HDD and after the installation completed and the computer restarted, it takes us to a screen that says "Verifying DMI Pool Data...............DISK BOOT FAILURE INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER"

The funny part is, when we put another HDD in the computer with an installation of windows on it, IN ADDITION to the one in question, it brings us to a dual boot OS selection, letting us select the Windows installation in question, and access without an issue.

Why will this installation not simply boot when that HDD is the only one installed?

Any help or advice regarding this problem would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks!

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 01:09 PM

My guess...the boot files are on the second drive, not the first.

If this is a dual-boot where Win 7 is the last O/S installed...that would be my guess.

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