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Windows 8.1 not booting

  1. #121



    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
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    Windows 10 Pro


    There are more possibilities, read this page Hard Drive Diagnostics

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  2. #122


    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1 pro


    AXE0
    My I can partition my hard drive(the faulty one) but I can't format it. Also it makes a weird noise when I partition it.

    I will be try the CMD thing you told me to do on the new hard drive.
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  3. #123


    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1 pro


    GRRRRR!!! I can't even boot into the windows installer now!
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  4. #124



    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
    Posts : 2,273
    Windows 10 Pro


    What did you do?
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  5. #125


    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1 pro


    Nothing at all. I just woke up and now it won't boot into the Windows recovery thing you sent me and windows installer,
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  6. #126



    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
    Posts : 2,273
    Windows 10 Pro


    Have you changed the BIOS boot order or said to boot from the recovery media or the installer?
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  7. #127


    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by axe0 View Post
    Have you changed the BIOS boot order or said to boot from the recovery media or the installer?
    Yes but I'll try it again,
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  8. #128


    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1 pro


    Well I unplugged my hard drive and now it boots into the windows recovery you sent me
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  9. #129



    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
    Posts : 2,273
    Windows 10 Pro


    That's a typical problem with windows, always disconnect every storage device or external components (mouse & keyboard excluded) in order to avoid those kind of problems.
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  10. #130


    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1 pro


    Quote Originally Posted by axe0 View Post
    That's a typical problem with windows, always disconnect every storage device or external components (mouse & keyboard excluded) in order to avoid those kind of problems.
    So how would I install windows with this problem?
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