|14 Apr 2012||#1|
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Windows 7 will not load past "Starting Windows"
I have searched the forums for the last 2 days but have not found a solution to the problem so here goes.
2 days ago my Windows 7 x64 Home premium system worked fine. I woke up the next morning and It would not load past the "Starting Windows" screen.
I have a stock ASUS Essentio series computer with 8 Gigs of ram a 320Gb Western Digital Hard drive and a 6 core intel processor.
I have tried so far:
I have removed the hard drive and replaced it with an older windows vista x64 drive I have. The Windows Vista drive booted right up with no problem.
I have Booted the computer with the Vista drive as the OS drive and the Windows 7 drive as a secondary hard drive. When I did that the Windows 7 drive showed up, all the files were there but the problem was I could not access any of the files under my user folder. (access permission or something) But it seems that this would show the hard drive is not fried.
I have tried restoring the drive to an earlier restore point but each restore point I try it says that it can not restore.
I have tried the windows repair option and that freezes on "Loading windows files"
I have even tried going into the bios and booting under different drive settings. Nothing.
By looking through this forum It appears that there is something wrong with my Windows 7 drive booting drivers maybe. Or possibly a system update that went wrong overnight and now the OS wont boot up. (or something else I could be completely wrong)
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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|15 Apr 2012||#2|
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It may be safer to do it through the Windows 7 Recovery Environment (RE), though. I am fairly sure Vista and 7 use the same file system, but just to be safe, better to use the RE.
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