Your current copy of Windows 7 won’t start after installing a new motherboard; a brief blue screen indicates that it failed before the logo. Here’s how you can solve it.
Here are the things that you will need:
- Those for your motherboard. If you lack the model number, use CPUID (CPU-Z) to locate it.
- The “7-Zip” archiving application is preinstalled and accessible.
- An empty CD, USB hard disk, or thumb drive in a CD writer
- If you’ve already attempted the system repair option, use your Windows 7 installation disc. If not, use the system repair option on the Windows boot options screen.
- A different functional computer.
After Replacing The Motherboard, Below Are The Steps To Fix Windows 7:
Download the latest motherboard drivers from the manufacturer’s website. You can find the model number and manufacturer on the “Mainboard” tab using CPUID if You don’t know it.
We can easily obtain the drivers by searching for MSI Motherboard Driver Downloads on Google as MSI (Micro-Star International) is the manufacturer in this instance. The driver files are the most important ones you require. Immediately after the download is finished, you must transfer them to a folder. To accomplish this, simply right-click and choose 7-Zip -> Extract to Name of Driver Download>. Transfer the extracted folder to an external USB drive, CD, or thumb drive.
Check the faulty Windows 7 computer. Start Windows 7 from your installation disc or select the fix repair option. When it starts, select your language and additional options before clicking the next button. Click the “repair your computer” option at the lower part of the window.
It will scan your disks and then locate your drive. Let it at least make one automatic repair attempt if that’s the case. Return to this point if that is unsuccessful. If you choose “no,” the window displaying your Windows hard disk will return. As soon as you click next, confirm that the top radio button is selected. It ought to display a list of links that you may select from. Click “recovery console” on the bottom option.
If you burned a CD, remove the disc and insert it. Try several drive letters, then enter dir to locate the one that includes your folder until you can recognize the one that contains your drive. When using a thumb drive or external hard drive and only having one CD-ROM, the E: drive is likely to be used if you burned a CD (unless it was an HP or other device, in which case it would be D:). Perhaps F: – look into it. In the future, we might include instructions on how to achieve this.
When you have that sorted out, type the following:
- dism /image:c:\ /add-driver /Driver:X:\ /recurse
The drive letter from the preceding step should be substituted for “X.” Once you press enter, it should locate the drivers you extracted into the folder in the previous step. Enter “exit” after that, then click “Restart” to restart the computer. It will take a while for Windows to start up after downloading all the new drivers.
You don’t need to worry if you can’t do this on your own because CSE is here to help you! You can trust us to repair your laptop. If you have any questions about the services we provide, feel free to stop by or get in touch with us.