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boot issue

by jpostie / September 6, 2013 4:27 AM PDT

I have W/7-when I boot it asks for disk-tried reset bios,ran repair disk but still happens. I have 2 HD both have W/7. I can boot by going to f12 but it's a pain. any suggestions?

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Is the boot drive on the lowest numbered SATA port?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2013 4:42 AM PDT
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If not, then what you note shall happen. That's not a windows issue.

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sata ports
by jpostie / September 9, 2013 5:36 AM PDT

how do I check my sata ports?

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I open the machine and look at the port numbers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 9, 2013 5:46 AM PDT
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Some may use the product documentation.

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by jpostie / September 10, 2013 2:22 AM PDT

it was on last port-I changed it and it worked-thanks

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by lucas185 / September 6, 2013 12:07 PM PDT
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if its asking for a disk and there is one its most likely a incorrectable hard drive error, try changing some settings in the bios (be careful!!!) also try downloading the ultimate boot cd iso and burn it to a cd with cdburner xp, then insert the cd then boot it,it has many hard drive scans and fixes, as well as antivirus

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