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My SSD won't boot into Windows

by HaloSpartan1234 / June 17, 2013 6:30 AM PDT

Hi I have installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit on my new SanDisk SSD but my computer will not boot from the partition for it. I installed in last night and turned it off, then my PC wouldn't boot at all but after just unplugging the SSD it turned on but now doesn't boot into Windows it just goes to the ASUS BIOS

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That's one of the common SSD failures.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 17, 2013 6:33 AM PDT

It just dies.

Did the SSD show in the BIOS and can you repair it with the usual boot to the Windows 7 DVD?

I'll not duplicate the web about Windows 7 DVD boot and repairs.
Bob

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Yes its recognized
by HaloSpartan1234 / June 17, 2013 6:37 AM PDT

Its a fairly new drive and its working from what I know but something won't let it go into windows 7 that it has even other drives that have windows 7 in it will work and not only that the windows dvd recognizes it and has the same space as it did last night which to me tells me that Windows is still on it

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OK, then clarify what you mean by
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 17, 2013 6:50 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes its recognized

" my computer will not boot from the partition for it."

That is, if you have more than one OS installed you use some sort of boot manager. If the other OSes work then you look at EasyBCD or such to repair boot managers and the BCD.
Bob

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Well the thing about the SSD
by HaloSpartan1234 / June 17, 2013 6:57 AM PDT

I tried to install Windows the first time but I pressed a button and it didn't resume so I installed it again but didn't press a key for it to resume in the process so I don't know if thats the problem I have if theres a way to just ease it then thats just fine with me

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I'd start over and try again.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 17, 2013 7:03 AM PDT

Be sure this machine's BIOS is SSD ready. Many old PCs are not ready.
Bob

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