Windows 7 System CONFUSION Tags: Windows 7 Boot Hard Drives Components Last response: July 25, 2009 9:36 PM in Components Share TerminatorXT July 25, 2009 8:24:33 AM Today I installed Windows 7 worked fine, installed some programs and restarted upon restart the DISK DRIVE FAILURE, PLEASE PUT IN SYSTEM DISK ( or something like that ) popped up I just installed Windows 7 and I made it my first drive to boot from SAME Problem I made it the only hard drive in there SAME PROBLEM Now.... if I connect my HP Hard drive from my old computer from 2 years ago and make that my boot priority IT will boot into windows 7, but not without it Does anyone know what could be the problem More about : windows system confusion | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove TerminatorXT July 25, 2009 8:41:18 AM 20 people have read this am I going to get an answer? | Report abuse philologos July 25, 2009 9:08:30 AM This is a shot in the dark, but did you try burning the W7.iso at 1x or at least a slower speed? Other than that, can't really say. Windows 7 has been very reliable and stable for me. | Report abuse neon neophyte July 25, 2009 11:36:49 AM your main harddrive is failing? | Report abuse Related ressources Windows 7 OEM Disc Confusion - Forum confusion about ata100 on older system - Forum I 7 -920, $2000-2500, motherboard confusion ... - Forum Confusion about TRIM in windows 7 - Forum My friend is in great confusion guys - Forum Ask the community Publish sminlal Windows 7 Authority July 25, 2009 5:43:26 PM I haven't a clue. What motherboard and disk controller are you using? Are you using IDE or AHCI mode? | Report abuse TerminatorXT July 25, 2009 9:35:51 PM I've tried both and no my main drive isn't failing I have 4 drives 1 Vista 32 bit 2nd Vista 64 bit 3rd Windows 7 64bit Even if I try to boot with one at a time same error and I realized that I had it in IDE mode so I switched it to AHCI mode it works then back to the same error | Report abuse TerminatorXT July 25, 2009 9:36:15 PM sminlal said:I haven't a clue. What motherboard and disk controller are you using? Are you using IDE or AHCI mode? Striker II Extreme and AHCI | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Windows 7 System CONFUSION> Related ressources: ForumOEM System Builder Disk? Confusion ... ForumConfusion on Windows 7 Failed Updates ForumAMD SMBus confusion ForumMy PC has graphics choice confusion ForumConfusion in the Land of 775 ForumWindows 7 system builder vs retail ForumBackup, RAID, Mirror confusion ... ForumWindow 7 System Recovery Enviroment (HELP!) ForumRemote confusion ForumWindows 7 Home Premium 64 bit not created System Reserved when install. ForumAMD = Confusion ? ForumDiscrete vs Dedicated confusion ForumConfused about upgrading system ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumGTX 260 Core 216 on my system? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !