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Windows 7: Starting Windows.... but not

13 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64
Starting Windows.... but not

I have loved my Windows 7 machines since I upgraded on launch day, but just last night, something went wrong.

When powering up, it runs as expected through the HP screen then prompts me as to which OS I want to launch (I have Ubuntu, 7 pro 64 and a XP option, but the XP doesn't work). If I pick 7, it will propt again if I want to atempt a startup repair or launch normally. Ignoring startup repair for a moment, when it launches normally, it will get to the "starting windows" screen, display the text and do nothing. After a while, for some reason, it will kick out of that and boot ubuntu.

If I try and repair startup, it will sit in the repair screen for hours, without doing anything.

I have heard it was related to a update, but my netbook is running 7, too (home premium 32) and hasn't had the same issue.

What should I be trying next?

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14 Dec 2009   #2

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
Possible hang is GRUB has corrupted / hosed up boot program - so when it's trying to load an OS the partition info is missing.

Insert the Ubuntu distro disk and "Repair" system -- select re-install GRUB again.


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