Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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!

share|improve this question
    
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

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

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.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.