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Windows 7: formatting half of partitioned C drive

01 Mar 2011   #21
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Here's the first thing to try using the repair CD.

SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot


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01 Mar 2011   #22
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

ya gimmie a sec
also when i pulled up the command prompt in that weird windows thing it started out in the C:Windows/Temp??? dunno if that has to do with anything
and remember I cant get to the actual windows repair thing, when i run the disc that you told me to create it says no errors found
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01 Mar 2011   #23
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

when running through command prompt and putting in the scannow offboot ect.... i get windows resource protection could not start the repair service
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01 Mar 2011   #24
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Try booting the repair CD again and doing the 3 separate startup repairs with restarts again, this isn't making any sense at all.

How to Run a Startup Repair in Windows 7
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01 Mar 2011   #25
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

http://img842.imageshack.us/i/p3010135.jpg
what it looks like at start up and me using the task manager

http://img148.imageshack.us/i/p3010137.jpg/
this is when i run new task of explorer.exe

still cant do a thing though
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01 Mar 2011   #26
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

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well when i use the repair disk i can access or at least look at the files on my drive...the pic shows it
it looks like its booting from X: drive???
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01 Mar 2011   #27
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Can you get to safe mode?
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01 Mar 2011   #28
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Can you get to safe mode?
yes, only with the same results as normal...blank desktop, only task manager, ect...
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01 Mar 2011   #29
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Use your Windows 7 installation disk to see if you can do a repair install, not in safe mode, from the 'desktop' if it will sort it.

How to Do a Repair Install to Fix Windows 7
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01 Mar 2011   #30
mdamon

windows 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

i installed windows via usb when i had xp...i just chose the other partition when asked where to install it...so i cant get to the orginal installation disk...sigh
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