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  1. into9rod New Member

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    Hello i just build a pc but everytime i tried to install windows 7 everything is so slow and when i finish installing de os the computer restarts and i cant log into windows i dont now whats wrong??:banghead: i believe is my 30 gb ssd kingston but i dont now any ideas? tvm
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    Most SSDs benefit from having the SATA mode set to AHCI rather than IDE. Check that in your BIOS.

    Are you doing a fresh, full install of Windows 7 with a disk/flash drive, or are you trying to upgrade?

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    Yes im doing a fresh install of windows 7 this are my specs:
    core i5 2300
    8gb of hiperX blu kingston ram 2x4
    Mobo P8p68 LE Asus
    radeon 4870
    HD 1TB sata 3 seagate
    SSD Kingston 30 gb

    I rlly dont now whats wrong checking that in bios.
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    Set your SATA ports to AHCI, and ensure that all drives are plugged into the SATA 2 ports that are running off of the Intel controller. Then try the install again.

    Is it an OEM or retail or burned copy of Windows 7? It could be a corrupt disk.
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    What is AHCI i dont find it anywhere on the bios :/ , its an OEM version of windows 7 heeelp!!
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    I'm trying to remember where exactly it is under the BIOS. Should be under SATA Configuration or something similar. Choices should be IDE, AHCI, and RAID.

    An install onto a basic SSD should take somewhere between 8-15 minutes for Windows 7.
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    Had a similar problem. with 2 drives connected( ssd & seagate) window tries to install on the larger drive. If u set the ssd 2 be your primary(boot) drive and the os is on the seagate. u get nothing. In bios set ssd to be higher in boot order. Or just disconnect the seagate(your probably just using it for storage), Do the install with only the ssd connected then later do your tweaks to have all not non important stuff to saved or shifted to the hdd.

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