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hi all new member here with a dodgy windows 7 pc arrrggghhhhh !!!


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#1 noey

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Posted 21 November 2016 - 11:52 AM

 hello i  have an issue with my computer, every time i try to use it i get a message saying , REBOOT AND SELECT PROPER BOOT MEDIA IN SELCTED  BOOT DEVICE,, so i bought another hard drive to test it and i keep getting the same message,but the post man or who ever deliverd it rammed it thru the letter box with a bit of gusto and it missed my catch basket attachted to this side of the door and hit the floor, so when i installed it i do get the same message, now ive tried all the you tube stuff ans none of it works, with my original hard drive in the computer i tried upgrading from xp to win 7 and thats when problems started ! however i do hve a spare hard drive 225 gig sata  all working properly but no winsows on it at all so i do no now b4 i even put it in rhe problem will still be there waiting to annoy me pfffttt!!  so besides having a word with it with a hammer   has any body got an idea what it could be ??? thanks for looking and allowing me to join ,,, cheers



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Posted 21 November 2016 - 01:14 PM

I would test both hard drives, using the manufacturer's hard drive diagnostic.  Run the long/extended test on each, using the DOS versions of the diagnostic.

 

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Posted 21 November 2016 - 05:39 PM

thanks hamluis i have seen you mention some thing very much the same in another post , i have downloaded an iso will try tomorrow






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