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A recently purchased ssd drive is reluctant to boot with a new windows installation. Windows simply wont load after its first reboot in the midst of install and previously displayed a bootmbr post error before i prioritized my dvd drive. Help is sincerely appreciated, thanks!

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I suggest to make a Hirens boot CD (or sth like that), boot form it and first check if ssd has (or has not) any errors. – Adam RichardSon Mar 2 '12 at 23:49
What is the error you are currently getting and exactly when in the process do you get it? – David Schwartz Mar 3 '12 at 5:12
Im not getting any particular error at present but the start screen hangs and doesn't seem to move on to the next stage – user784446 Mar 3 '12 at 10:30
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Thanks for the replies. The problem wasn't the SSD and was something to do with my SATA configuration with several large capacity SATA-2 drives. It works find with them disconnected, and it might need a RAID configuration enabled in the BIOS but would thus require a new Windows install.

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