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: Unable to enter the Windows repair on bootup.

11 Jan 2012   #1
Beserk06

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
 
 
Unable to enter the Windows repair on bootup.

Good evening one and all.

I am having a bit of an odd issue with my Alienware MX11 laptop. I just restored it to a previous "checkpoint" after just having the error
"Failed to save all the components for the file \\System32\\000052af. This file is corrupted or unreadable This error may be cause by a PC hardware problem."
After restoring via Control Panel it is running generally fine. However, my issue is wanting to reset it to factory default settings. I've reset to the Factory Image before with previous Dell laptops, but for some reason the repair menu will not load past the black screen with the grey bar on the bottom with the words "Windows is loading files..."
After the bar fills white (very quickly might I add) it returns to being gray and sits there.

Is there another way to return to factory image or a way to fix this?

This laptop is still fairly young (got it last month) and the warrenty is still good.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
11 Jan 2012   #2
boyans

Win 8 RP, Win 7, XP
 
 

Hi Beserk06,

If you are starting the repair operation from hdd then there must be something wrong with the repair image or there is a hardware problem (memory, disk ?).
If you start the repair from CD/DVD it could be that media is demagged.

I would run memory test then check if disk is healthy.
If hardware is ok (check in BIOS all devices are listed properly) call support.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Jan 2012   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool


Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

Quote:
Is there another way to return to factory image
information   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

How to use Dell Recovery Partition,make Recovery Disks & how to order Recovery Disks.
Dell - Support
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Unable to enter the Windows repair on bootup.




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
unable to enter youtube, and even if i enter videos wont load
ive recently had this problem with youtube, where videos wont load at all and just yield the "an error has occured, try again" or something kind of message, it was right after the google+ update, then problems then became worst where im unable to even enter youtube directly, i can sometimes enter...
Performance & Maintenance
Windows 7 x64 startup errors, can't enter safe mode or repair system
Right now I cannot get my Windows 7 Enterprise x64 to boot up. I get to the "Starting Windows" screen and it just hangs there. General troubleshooting: Unplugged all USB devices on start up Reset BIOS to default settings Here are some troubleshooting steps I have taken so far: 1....
General Discussion
Windows 7 unable to bootup.. stucks at blinking cursor
Can't get into windows, black screen with blinking cursor for some reason I can't even get into windows 7, after I get pass the screen that says "asus" , my laptop brand, It goes into a black screen with a blinking cursor in the left hand corner like this: ...
General Discussion
windows 7 doing repair on bootup
hi, i have a spare pc a medion core duo it has win 7 as an upgrade and never had any problems, when it boots up now it starts a repair, after that it works ok, i have done a check on the hard drive etc but i cant find anything wrong? is there a test i can do to find out why it does a repair? ...
Performance & Maintenance
Startup Repair at every bootup. Can't go further
I have an IBM/Lenovo T400 ThinkPad running Windows 7 64bit. After starting it up today, goes right into Startup Repair and it can't fix the problem. Can only report it to microsoft. The first time I did view details: It said 2 files were corrupt: DZHDD64.sys and NTOSKRNL.EXE Now everytime...
BSOD Help and Support
Bootup using a repair disk
I have a Parkard Bell Acer Aspire 5742 laptop. If I want to boot from a repair disk I have to go into the boot menu to change the drive. Then when I reboot to go to Windows its back into the boot menu to change the drive. Is there anything I can do so that this is done automatically? My desktop...
Performance & Maintenance

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 09:11.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App