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Windows 7: Win7 Won't Start Up

02 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 32 bit
Win7 Won't Start Up

Windows 7 32bit

I was updating my Windows and it did a restart. Following Windows will not boot up. I then get to the Startup Repair screen only to come to this.....

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: startup RepairOffline
Problem Signature01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature03: unknown
Problem Signature04: 21200704
Problem Signature05: autoFailOver
Problem Signature06: 9
Problem Signature07: CurruptFile
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

I can take out the hard drive and read it using a reader and another computer if that helps solve this...
any Ideas?

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02 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

I would suggest going through the steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot. Post if you need any help with those steps.
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02 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 32 bit

Alright I had to go with a back up and reinstall Windows 7 however now it get stuck on Expanding Windows Files
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02 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Are you sure the installation media is good? Where did you obtain it?

It may be a hardware issue. Try a hardware stripdown.

Hardware Stripdown:
warning   Warning
Before you proceed with the following, answer these two questions: Are you still under warranty? Does your warranty allow you to open up the machine to check hardware? If you are unsure of the answers to these questions, contact your system manufacturer. WARNING: The steps that follow can void your warranty!!!

Strip down your system to run only the bare essentials: one RAM module, the CPU, motherboard, one hard disk, one graphics card (or use onboard graphics if you have it), keyboard, mouse, and one monitor. See how the system behaves by running Windows for twice as long as it typically takes for you to get a crash. If it is stable, add one piece of hardware back at a time until you get crashes again. Take notes of what hardware you add and how the system responds to the hardware changes.

As you add and remove hardware, follow these steps for ESD safety:
  1. Shut down and turn off your computer.
  2. Unplug all power supplies to the computer (AC Power then battery for laptops, AC power for desktops)
  3. Hold down the power button for 30 seconds to close the circuit and ensure all power drains from components.
  4. Make sure you are grounded by using proper grounding techniques, i.e. work on an anti-static workbench, anti-static desk, or an anti-static pad. Hold something metallic while touching it to the anti-static surface, or use an anti-static wristband to attach to the anti-static material while working. If you do not have an anti-static workbench, desk, or pad, you can use your computer tower/case by finding a metal hold in it, such as a drive bay.
Once these steps have been followed, it is safe to remove and replace components within your computer.

Diskpart Clean Command:
You may also need to run the Clean command (Not the Clean All command) using Diskpart prior to installing Windows: Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
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02 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 32 bit

its a laptop with the bare essentials. Want me to switch the ram into the other open slot?

Update* error code 0x8007045D is what it gives me
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03 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

I would suggest doing the Clean command with Diskpart outlined in my previous post (after I had edited it).

If that does not work, try the Clean All command instead. See if you can then install. If not, you may have damaged installation media.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
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