After having power management issues with my computer(whenever my computer went to sleep, manually or because of inaction, it would cut power, crashing the system), I was advised that a bios update might fix the issue. I went onto the Gigabyte website(I have the GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3), downloaded @Bios, followed the instructions, and restarted. However, Windows 7 refused to load, and the computer told me to put in the installation disk and repair. I did so, and restarted. Now, when told to select the OS(I have XP and a recovery for XP as well as 7) 7 and XP were both listed as "Recovered". I then selected 7 and began the boot. However, as soon as the Windows icon began to swirl(you could only see 3 or 4 little dots of color) the screen froze and the computer restarted. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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When you upgraded the BIOS it probably loaded the defaults for everthing. Were your SATA ports set to AHCI ? If so you will need to go back in BIOS and change them back to AHCI from IDE.
Hmm, going into Bios, it shows up as F9. :P However, doing that let me go to the screen that gave me the option for last known good boot, which works! Thanks so much!