Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: HELP! Boot to system recovery not working!!

12 May 2010   #1

windows 7
HELP! Boot to system recovery not working!!

my windows 7 system is not booting. i was playing with some mobo settings (asus software suite) and the system crashed. for some reason it's stuck on a black screen with two options, "repair windows" or "start windows normally". no matter what option i choose, it keeps restarting and going back to the same spot.

i read in another post to hit F8, to take me to the system recovery option. When i hit F8, it takes me to a blue screen that asks me what boot order i want : a-my hard or b-my cd drive. i have choosen both options several times, and it takes me right back to the black windows repair screen.

please help, i have very important unbacked up files and just want to get to my last known good config.

thanks in advance....JJ

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 May 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

Do you mean bios settings?

Go back into bios setup and reset to defaults.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 HELP! Boot to system recovery not working!!

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Cannot Boot, OS Not in System Recovery Options
I'd recently done a system update and believe that some of it didn't install properly. After perusing and attempting various solutions, I think there are some problems with my boot manager (and maybe some other disk issues). When I try to repair using the Windows 7 disk, my System Recovery Options...
General Discussion
system recovery isnt working
my system recovery isn't working, i made a restore point encase what i was doing went bad ( nothing to do with windows) and i UN-installed my antivirus and i ran system restore in safe mode and it still says it isnt working 0x80070005 something like that please help
Backup and Restore
recovery partition as boot or system?
Hi During installation of win8 in a multiboot system (win7+win8+ubuntu) I got a little chaos booting my Dell Computer. So now Im not sure which partition has to be the boot one. At the moment is the recovry partition not hidden and named "boot". I guess it hat to be hidden, but which should be the...
Installation & Setup
System recovery options searching for windows installation not working
Long story short: 1)Watch yahoo video..freezes with sound from yahoo video 2)bsod 2.2) start up windows normally only shows windows starting and hangs there no animation 2.3) only startup repair is available and running but ran it for 2 days and still searching for probs 3)f8 optionS don't...
BSOD Help and Support
acer recovery not enought space. no working windows operating system.
i have a full hard drive and my computer crashed. so i did acer ecovery using F10 to start up and restore my computer to what it was when i got it but keeping my files. well i dont have enough space on the harddrive to do a restore. how can i go about deleting some space for it to put my system...
Installation & Setup
BSOD & System Recovery not working
Here are my specs: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Retail, installed clean My hardware is dated but less than 2 years. I have been running Win 7 fine for months. My problem is before when I had errors I was able to just use System Recovery to revert back a week or so and everything was fine. I have...
BSOD Help and Support

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:37.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App