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Windows 7: Start up Problems and sys restore

17 Oct 2010   #1

Win 7 32 bit
Start up Problems and sys restore

My Windows 7 is stuck at "Please Wait" for about 10 mins. at start up. Then I get the account picture frame (enlarged) which is blank and it is asking for user/password and says no domain found when I enter anything.

This all started after my son downloaded a virus that kept me from going to Win Update so I decided to reinstall 7 (which I have done b4 with no problem) but this time says "required driver could not be installed, installation terminated." I removed the disk restarted the machine, got another message saying a file was missing and this began.

Also I cannot access Sys restore at startup, safe mode leads me to the same scenario.

Thanks in advance!

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17 Oct 2010   #2

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Hi there, follow this tutorial to completely wipe out your hard drive and then reinstall Windows 7.
Solved Hard Drive - Unable to Select or Delete during Installation - Vista Forums
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17 Oct 2010   #3


Yes, you'll need to wipe the HD of all infected code before reinstalling: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Remove the data to quarantined DVD or external, then scan the data and install DVD first on an uninfected computer with Malwarebytes and your AV.
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