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Reading 1 BIOS HD...

PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 12:15 am
by kracor
Decided it was time to take down my Windows 7 64bit desktop this weekend. Got all of my data backed up and put in my Bare Metal CD and rebooted. The computer tried to launch BIBM, but hung after the following check "Reading 1 BIOS hard drive to gather data for SATA Bias Option.... Completed. Used this same disc to rework my laptop computer just a few days ago, so not sure what is happening. Any clues? Thanks.

Re: Reading 1 BIOS HD...

PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:50 am
by DrTeeth
On Sun, 7 Apr 2013 00:15:38 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
kracor disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Any clues? Thanks

Do you have any external hard disks powered up when you try to boot? I
had this ages ago, but for the life of me cannot recall what caused
it.
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DrT
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Re: Reading 1 BIOS HD...

PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:52 am
by TeraByte Support
could be video mode or mouse issue - try creating it without mouse .. then
in a different video mode.

"kracor" wrote in message news:5173@public.bootitbm...

Decided it was time to take down my Windows 7 64bit desktop this weekend.
Got all of my data backed up and put in my Bare Metal CD and rebooted. The
computer tried to launch BIBM, but hung after the following check "Reading 1
BIOS hard drive to gather data for SATA Bias Option.... Completed. Used this
same disc to rework my laptop computer just a few days ago, so not sure what
is happening. Any clues? Thanks.


Re: Reading 1 BIOS HD...

PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:52 am
by TeraByte Support
.... also try a UFD instead of CD as some BIOSes CD emulation support isn't
so great.

"TeraByte Support" wrote in message news:5181@public.bootitbm...

could be video mode or mouse issue - try creating it without mouse .. then
in a different video mode.

"kracor" wrote in message news:5173@public.bootitbm...

Decided it was time to take down my Windows 7 64bit desktop this weekend.
Got all of my data backed up and put in my Bare Metal CD and rebooted. The
computer tried to launch BIBM, but hung after the following check "Reading 1
BIOS hard drive to gather data for SATA Bias Option.... Completed. Used this
same disc to rework my laptop computer just a few days ago, so not sure what
is happening. Any clues? Thanks.


Re: Reading 1 BIOS HD...

PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:22 pm
by kracor
@DrT...

No external HD's connected at the time. I have two internal drives and when both are connected, it sees them both, but cannot get past this particular msg.

@Terabyte Support

Will burn a new CD with different mouse and video settings and see what happens.