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Windows 7: Windows not booting up. backup files not accessable.

19 Oct 2013   #1

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Windows not booting up. backup files not accessable.

Is there a way to access the backup and restore files on a hdd that won't boot up to the user login screen?

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19 Oct 2013   #2

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heeb53, welcome to the forums. Try these steps

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19 Oct 2013   #3

windows 7 home premium 32-bit

Dude, when I boot into the advanced boot options and select english there is no prompt to log on as a local user... Would it be completely adviseable to reformat the hard drive then boot from a new Windows 7 OS disc?
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