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Windows 8.1 Infinite Recovery loop post Bios update

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May 12, 2014 1:48:06 AM

Hey everyone.

I updated my bios for my ASRock Pro 4 Z87 mobo to 2.00 and it flashed perfectly without failure. After doing the mandatory reboot it went into the endless loop saying there were issues with a certain file on my G drive (not my windows installation drive). I can post the exact error if you need it.

Anyone got suggestions. If possible i'd like to avoid reinstalling Windows on the C drive as my Data limit is low and I just installed some important large programming files.

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Thanks in advance!
May 12, 2014 2:06:47 AM

Did u try to reset the bios using mobo switch or taking off the battery?
If the problem still persists whats the error message?
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May 12, 2014 2:29:11 AM

No I haven't reset it. Should I?
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May 12, 2014 2:43:14 AM

Well that shouldn't be question then.... try reseting the bios first then send the error if still appears.
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May 12, 2014 2:44:08 AM

Ra_V_en said:
Well that shouldn't be question then.... try reseting the bios first then send the error if still appears.


Thanks I'll try it in a bit.
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May 12, 2014 2:47:08 AM

akkatracker said:
No I haven't reset it. Should I?


Yes.
I wonder if the issue could be related to the UEFI security setting. If you had Windows installed in UEFI mode, then flashed your BIOS it may have defaulted to Legacy. So, it may be a matter of putting your settings back correctly.

BOOT ORDER is another possibility. Make sure your Windows drive comes before any other SSD/HDD. I have my DVD drive first, and my Windows drive second.

I'd also try running MEMTEST which not only tests your System Memory but also tests if you can boot an Operating System successfully.
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