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Windows 7 installation disc did the trick. I restored a previous recovery point and my system boots up again. There are various tools on the disc and recovery was one of those. It should be noted that the version of the system has to match, I mean one can't recover 64bit version using 32bit disc and vice versa. The tools are available after booting from ...


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Sounds like a timing issue between the sticks. Basically the new sticks don't like each other, or one of them is faulty. Try another new pair, or better, try a known-good pair.


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There's likely to be enough differences between your new motherboard, processor, CPU and graphics card to cause this sort of problem. If you have the Windows 7 install media (eg. Windows 7 Ultimate with SP1 etc) you could boot from that and do a repair install, you'll lose a few settings but it's got a reasonable chance of success. Bear in mind it will take ...


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As and31415 pointed out, a 7B stop error corresponds to an inaccessible boot device. This is usually due to a change in SATA mode, such as moving from RAID to AHCI or AHCI to Legacy. It can also correspond to a change between controllers, such as from an Intel storage controller to an AMD storage controller. See the Microsoft KB here.



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