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Windows 7: Updated, internet died, system restore fails, now laptop won't boot

09 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Try this:

Startup Repair
That's the tool that gave me the output I described at first with this:

It tells me "Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically". When I click "View Problem Details" it says the following:

Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 21201009
Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06: 11
Problem Signature 07: BadPatch
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

After that screen, another comes up where I can either shut down, view diagnostic and repair details, or view advanced options. Under details, I get this (points of interest, it's really long. If you need the whole thing I'll type it out):

Last sucessful boot time: 7/9/2010 11:22:04AM GMT
Number of repair attempts: 11

Session details
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System Disk = \Device\Harddisk0
Windows Directory = D:\Windows
AutoChk Run = 0
Number of root causes = 1

All three sets of tests come up with this root cause: Startup Repair has tried several times but still cannot determine the cause of the problem. All of the error codes are 0x0. Previously, after trying system restore and the RAM test, it said "A bad patch is preventing the system from starting up". I don't remember the error code, but I have tried to reproduce it to no avail.

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09 Jul 2010   #12

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Is Windows 7 showing at this screen?

Attachment 84294
This screen comes before.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jul 2010   #13

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Is Windows 7 showing at this screen?

Attachment 84294
This screen comes before.
I understand, it does before when you are running from the installation disc, but I am not. When my computer starts up I have the option to start normally and have it freeze and restart or go to the Startup Repair, and it automatically starts trying to fix it. I do not encounter that screen.
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09 Jul 2010   #14

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

May be to do reinstall, Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console
clean your HD
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
Clean install.
Clean Install Windows 7

& watch your driver updates.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jul 2010   #15

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

I'd really rather not do that... I know sometimes you have to as I did it with my old desktop multiple times, but I have a lot on there that I don't want to lose and a lot of programs and settings to take care of again.

Does anyone else have any ideas? Thanks for the response so far!
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