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T500 keeps frying OS's.

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T500 keeps frying OS's.

#1 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:35 pm

I have a few HDDs laying around with various copies of windows on them. I put all 3 in and they all caused a BSOD of 0x7B on startup on XP & 7. Now none of the drives will boot in any other machine without the 0x7B error. Tried AHCI & ATA compatibility mode and stuff.
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Re: T500 keeps frying OS's.

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:55 am

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:35 pm
Now none of the drives will boot in any other machine without the 0x7B error.
1. Maybe "Use last known working configuration" can make them boot on other machines
2. You should select "Disable auto restart on failure" and take note of the details of the 0x7B error message.
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Re: T500 keeps frying OS's.

#3 Post by RealBlackStuff » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:15 am

I have had that exact same problem, even with brand new SSDs.
I could install W7 on them, but every boot had the 0x7B error.

Eventually I found this: https://tinyapps.org/blog/windows/20140 ... _swap.html
which works like a dream.
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