Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Boot Problem - W7x64 Stuck At Green Progress Bar, XP OK

26 Apr 2010   #1
DonD

Windows 7 x64/XP x86 Dual Boot
 
 
Boot Problem - W7x64 Stuck At Green Progress Bar, XP OK

I'm having a Windows 7 x64 boot problem that has me stumped. My system is per my profile. I have a dual boot (Windows 7 64 bit and XP 32 bit) system that has been working flawlessly for about 3 months but now, after rebooting into Windows 7 for the first time in a couple weeks, I can't get past the green progress bar loading screen. Nothing else has changed. At first I would have thought it was a run of the mill driver issue but it goes beyond that.

This is from an initial build a couple of years ago (cpu, mobo, etc) but rebuilt with new ram, hdds and OS install week of 1/18/10.

I found a thread here [http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...u-failure.html] with a similar problem but my problem is a little different (dual boot, no BSOD) so I'm starting a new thread.

Here's what I have done:

1) XP (32 bit) boots fine
2) Windows 7 x64 hangs at green progress bar screen
3) W7 safe mode (F8) hangs while loading drivers
4) W7 boot from original DVD hangs at green progress bar screen
5) XP (32 bit) still boots fine

I also noticed bootup through POST seems slower than before but that could be my imagination.

No BSOD for me. My first thought was that since it will not boot from either the installed W7 OS nor the DVD then the problem wasn't the installation but instead hardware or a driver.

Since XP is only accessing the first 4GB or so of my 8GB of ram I thought it might be a bad chip, but running Memtest86+ showed the ram was fine (similar to the other thread). Running in safe mode didn't help with potential driver problems.

Would it help to start pulling out ram, PCI/PCIe cards (sound, video, SATA II controller card) and USB attached hardware? Based on the other thread, I'm guessing not. Any other thoughts?

Thanks,

Don


My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Apr 2010   #2
Casca

 

Disconnect all USB devices and try again.

You might want to pull most of your RAM if that doesn't work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Boot Problem - W7x64 Stuck At Green Progress Bar, XP OK




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Can't install Office 2013, stuck on 94% progress!
Hi Everyone, I am experiencing some issues with the installation (or failed installation!) of Office 2013 Home & Business. When I initially installed the software I wasn't aware that I should leave the computer running whilst Office 'installed in the background'. I rebooted the computer too...
Microsoft Office
Suddenly folders load very slowly (blank) green progress bar loads.
Windows 7 ultimate. Intel i7 PC. Suddenly after startup folders load very slowly (or not, blank) green progress bar loads. Simultaneously the (template) thumbnails in the aero theme selection window goes blank too (they do work just after login). I have noticed that when I wanted to change...
General Discussion
Green Bar Stuck And Never Finish Loading (Windows Explorer), Overheat
Here is my issues, which i am currently having, in my windows 7, When i go to one specific folder, .Please take a look, ! http://i.stack.imgur.com/7vqyv.png This is not my file, but just to get an idea, there is 10 file max no more than 500 MB, i am not able to remove it, or cut it, or move...
General Discussion
Windows 7 mapped drive latency with slow green progress bar and red X
First and foremost: We did NOT have these issues with Windows XP, and still run over 60 XP machines that have NONE of these problems. We are having ongoing problems with Windows 7 and mapped drive latency on our network. Our environment is as follows: Multiple servers running Windows 2008 &...
Network & Sharing
green progress bar in Exp
sometimes, when i open Win Explorer, there is green progress bar starting from left corner and ending in right side of address bar, what does this bar mean? the bar shows up for folders with only 2 files even
General Discussion
W7x64 install, will not boot after enabling RAID0
I just bought a refurb Dell XPS 420 w/ Q9300, running Vista Home Premium x64 and downloaded/installed an activated version of Win 7 Ult x64 on an 80GB SSD I bought for it; dual booted w/ Vista x64 on old hard drive . Windows 7 x64 was running stable and instantly fast, I wanted to enable RAID0...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:37.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App