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Blackscreen, no boot options, no windows logo.

  1. #1

    Blackscreen, no boot options, no windows logo.

    I recently was cleaning my pc (custom build, no disc drive, using usb to boot to recovery) of malware, after I restarted there was no windows loading screen, just black screen.
    I tried bootrec fixmbr fixboot and nothing. When i used scanos or rebuildbcd I get 0 windows installations.
    Don't have any chance to boot to safe mode.
    Used these guides to try and fix it with no success. I did managed to get the windows installation to show in scanos etc.
    How To Rebuild the BCD in Windows [10 to 20 Minutes]
    Windows 8 Boot Issues? Try Fixing the Master Boot Record (MBR) or Boot Configuration Data (BCD) - TechSpot
    System will not boot to Windows 7 Professional [Solved] - Windows 7 - Windows 7

    I have 3 hdds, one with 3 partitions (500gb windows, media, games) and two more just for music (500gb and 320gb)
    One thing I noticed, the letters of the partitions changed when using diskpart list vol, for example my primary hdd (windows part) was letter C in windows and now it's letter D, which was the media partition. I don't know if this has anything to do with anything.

    I don't want to fresh install.

    Thanks in advance

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  2. #2

    Nothing? I need help
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  3. #3

    Hello there geopop3,unplug all other peripherals and non-boot disks,make sure your primary boot disk is plugged in,in the appropriate SATA port,usually port 0 (zero),boot into BIOS making sure your HDD is recognized and set to boot from it.Tell us how it goes...
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    Ok, only hdd connected to first sata port.
    I get black screen. Tried to boot with my usb, and the usb got stucked on the windows logo.
    Hdd is visible in bios
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  5. #5

    No messages at all,mbr corrupted,no OS detected,anything?
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  6. #6

    Nothing, just black.
    And usb shows Windows logo and hangs there... for some reason it won't boot without my other hdds...

    I plugged all of my hdds and tried to boot usb, is not working anymore....
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    Are those 8 gigs of RAM one stick or 2 by 4?
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  8. #8

    4 sticks, only one stick is running right now
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  9. #9

    Smart move,no option to repair?
    Repair Install Windows 8
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  10. #10

    nothing, just black screen while trying to boot with the lone hdd.
    and usb is not booting either, stucked at windows logo, not even spinny thing

    usb not booting anymore, going to re flash.... what is going on?!
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