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Windows 7: Windows 7 Won't Boot!!


25 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows 7 Won't Boot!!

I've read several posts about how to fix windows 7 boot problems, I've tried several approaches but it will won't work and I really don't wanna reformat for the 6th time this month.

I installed windows 7 on my C:, But today when I went to boot up and it failed I put in my install CD and tries to do an Autorepair and i noticed that it said my windows 7 installation was on the G: instead of the C: o.O can anyone help me pls?

( Tried system restore, it didn't work. )
( Also tried this. How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows )


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25 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Do you have any other drives attached? External or internal?
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25 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi man.
Did you try another restore point?!
And how about "advanced" under Windows 7 DVD recovery tools?! I mean, did you run:

CMD > chkdsk /f or chkdsk /r

In some cases, it's all you have to do!!


"PLEASE REP ANYONE WHO HELPS YOU"
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25 Apr 2010   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Alittle more info would help.

What is the message when you try to boot into Windows?

In what way does startup repair fail?

What is the message from startup repair?

The partition letters seen from WinRe are not necessarily the same as you see when you boot into windows.
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26 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

AS I boot into windows it says. " Starting Windows " on the bottom of the screen. And Normally colored balls circle above the text and form a windows logo. But that doesn't happen anymore it just says. " Starting Windows " but never boots up and never shows the Graphic of the balls forming the windows logo.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wallonn7 View Post
Hi man.
Did you try another restore point?!
And how about "advanced" under Windows 7 DVD recovery tools?! I mean, did you run:

CMD > chkdsk /f or chkdsk /r

In some cases, it's all you have to do!!


"PLEASE REP ANYONE WHO HELPS YOU"
I did try to restore windows to an earlier point in time but that didn't help.
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27 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VOoDOoX View Post
AS I boot into windows it says. " Starting Windows " on the bottom of the screen. And Normally colored balls circle above the text and form a windows logo. But that doesn't happen anymore it just says. " Starting Windows " but never boots up and never shows the Graphic of the balls forming the windows logo.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wallonn7 View Post
Hi man.
Did you try another restore point?!
And how about "advanced" under Windows 7 DVD recovery tools?! I mean, did you run:

CMD > chkdsk /f or chkdsk /r

In some cases, it's all you have to do!!


"PLEASE REP ANYONE WHO HELPS YOU"
I did try to restore windows to an earlier point in time but that didn't help.
Turn on pc and press "DELETE" after it beeps - "assuming a AWARD BIOS" -. You'll enter into BIOS menu. Go to "Advanced Bios Features and press enter. Go to "First Boot Device", press enter and find "CD-ROM", select it and press escape. Repeat this for "Second Boot Device", bu now select "Hard Drive". Press escape. You must be back to BIOS start menu. Put Windows DVD into drive and close it. Now, press F10 to save BIOS settings. Pc will reboots. When it prompts "PRESS ANY KEY TO START CD / DVD", do it. Choose keyboard interface and click on "Repair this computer". It will do the rest!!!

Let us know the results!!!

"PLEASE REP ANYONE WHO HELPS YOU"
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27 Apr 2010   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You better have a look at the partition table.

You could try first booting Partition Wizard Bootable CD allows user to boot computer directly to manage partition.

If that doesn't boot up, then use Gparted gparted-live-0.5.1-1.iso
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30 Apr 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tezlewis View Post
Do you have any other drives attached? External or internal?
Now that i think of it. I did have a USB flash drive plugged in. I think. Would that effect anything? I might not of had one in.
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01 May 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VOoDOoX View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tezlewis View Post
Do you have any other drives attached? External or internal?
Now that i think of it. I did have a USB flash drive plugged in. I think. Would that effect anything? I might not of had one in.
Yes, USB flash drives can prevent Windows from booting... Disconnect the USB flash drive and try booting windows.

Let us know the results.

"PLEASE REP ANYONE WHO HELPS YOU"
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01 May 2010   #10

Windows 7
 
 

um i also have a boot problem, however in my case it just restarts at windows loading screen ... but i can go into safe mode any ideas?7
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