Black screen after Bios after first reboot


  • I installed Windows 8 on a computer that runs windwos 7 on a raid hard drive. but I installed it on my extra SSD so that i woldent lose anything form win 7 when i decided to get rid of windows 8. So I got it installed on my extra SSD started windows up and chose windows def previe(windows 8) played with it a bit.  Came back later was logged out my keyboard would not work so i turned off my computer. When i turned it back on after bios all i get is a Blank black sceen and can do o nothing.


    I have tried switching my my raid drive back to primary and still nothing, tried to reload windows 8 from my flash drive but my SSD does not show up in the drives options. HELP please


    Monday, September 19, 2011 10:46 PM

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  • Hey there,

    Can you help clarify the hardware configuration of your system? How was Windows Developer Preview installed on the system? Clean install booting from DVD?



    Tuesday, September 20, 2011 3:14 PM
  • On a blank SSD it was installed, i finnaly got windows 7 back up after unpluging alll the hard drives and restarting it. but now my SSD is unresponsive it dosent show up under my computer. and in disk manager i cant format it. My computer is running these parts

    ASUS motheboard

    Asus 6870

    AMD Phenom II x4 Black edition

    6GB crucial ram 

    raid drive 2x 650gb with win 7 on them

    SSD that i installed windows 8 on


    • Proposed as answer by okcnaline Tuesday, October 4, 2011 3:25 AM
    • Unproposed as answer by okcnaline Tuesday, October 4, 2011 3:25 AM
    Tuesday, September 20, 2011 3:49 PM