Windows 10: Infinite loop after installing new PSU Solved

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  1.    3 Weeks Ago #1

    Infinite loop after installing new PSU


    I just changed my PSU on my PC and it worked just fine yesterday. However, today I did*some cable management in my machine. When I started my system, it got caught into a loop that won’t let me log into Windows. These are 2 of the images that I see while going through this loop. What do I do to get it back? Thanks!
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       3 Weeks Ago #2

    Mandroid said: View Post
    I just changed my PSU on my PC and it worked just fine yesterday. However, today I did*some cable management in my machine. When I started my system, it got caught into a loop that won’t let me log into Windows. These are 2 of the images that I see while going through this loop. What do I do to get it back? Thanks!
    The 2 images appear to not be there. Could be my machine, but......

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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3

    I'm so sorry! I'm using my smartphone.. Here you go... Click image for larger version. 

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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4

    Those are the only ones I am able to see..
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       3 Weeks Ago #5

    Mandroid said: View Post
    Those are the only ones I am able to see..
    Those are your BIOS boot screens and the automatic repair is saying it cannot find the OS or cannot boot to it, and is looping. I would imagine after 3-4 times, it just shuts down. Better re-check the cable management you did and make sure the Sata port cables are in the right slots, and snugged.. Check all other cables you may have moved or changed. Rule of thumb wih a sudden situation like this is "Go back to the last thing you did". Re-check all your work, and power back up, try again. Best I can offer right now.
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #6

    I was thinking the same thing. That's why I labeled the cables before connecting them. Let me ask you... And I know this may be silly. Is that SATA connector the exactly the same as the DVD Rom jack?
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #7

    It sounds like you need to recheck all of the cables you moved before.

    I would follow each one, remove it and replace it, make sure it is seated securely.

    You might have bumped into another cable by accident and its either off or not seated correctly,
    so check all of the ones you can see and get to.
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  •    3 Weeks Ago #8

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Check all other cables you may have moved or changed. Rule of thumb wih a sudden situation like this is "Go back to the last thing you did". Re-check all your work, and power back up, try again.

    That's exactly what it was. Thanks for your simple yet, tremendous help!
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       3 Weeks Ago #9

    Mandroid said: View Post
    That's exactly what it was. Thanks for your simple yet, tremendous help!
    You're welcome. sir! Glad to hear you're back up, and it was a simple fix.
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  •    3 Weeks Ago #10

    @ JL Mahoney.. Thanks for your input !!!!
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