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Windows 7: Unable to start windows

08 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Unable to start windows

OS: Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
Harddrive Setup: one 128 gig SSD for booting windows and a 640 gig internal HDD for storing my files and programs.

For some reason my entire computer decided to randomly break on me. When I tried to boot all I got was black. After going into the recovery mode from my windows 7 DVD I tried too run bootrec to fix my boot code. Boot rec was unable to pick up my windows install. Setting the active partition from the system reserved to the partition with windows in it fixed that and bootrec ran successfully. Then when I tried to run windows 7 all I got was:
File: ksecdd.sys is corrupt or missing
Error Code: 0xc0000221
I booted repair from my DVD again and ran startup repair. I was given these errors:

Root cause found:
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Boot critical file C:\windows\system32\drivers.ntfs.sys is corrupt.

Repair action: File repair
Result: Failed. Error code = 0x490
Time taken = 3214 ms

Repair action: System files integrity check and repair Result: Failed. Error code = 0x490
Time taken = 18049 ms

Root cause found:
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Boot critical file C:\ksecdd.sys is corrupt.

I'm pretty lost as what to do. I ran a chkdsk and my SSD is not corrupt so I'm not too sure what is going on. I do think that reinstalling windows would fix this but I'd rather not waste hours reinstalling all my programs so the registry and what not is all correct. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you very much.


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