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Windows 8 stuck in Please Wait at boot

  1. #11

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    There's always a point of diminishing returns in repairing anything, including windows. You can do this before you switch to AHCI :
    Change from IDE to AHCI after installing Windows 8 - Super User
    and than it should boot.

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  2. #12

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Ah!!! he beat me to it, I just realised that last night right before I fell asleep.

    I always set to AHCI in the bios when I build, forgot to consider it.

    The thing that was bugging me is you said it would BOOT, and when those other issues I mention are affecting a system, it won't boot. I only have one system where I have to use IDE, because I boot from an IDE drive, SSD drives should all be AHCI.
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