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Windows 7: Random boot up problems win7

25 Jan 2012   #1
popsuk

Windows 8 x64
 
 
failing to boot up

Hi
when i first turn PC on sometimes it fails to boot, it goes through the crap showing bios, devices..etcs and then sometimes i just get a black screen with a flashing cursor in top left corner and then nothing, i have to power off to try again, sometimes when i first hit power button it will start to boot and then just shut down and boot up again, again it randomly decides to boot to windows or flashing cursor and other times it just boots up with no problems, as always any help is greatly appreciated.
thx


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25 Jan 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by popsuk View Post
Hi
when i first turn PC on sometimes it fails to boot, it goes through the crap showing bios, devices..etcs and then sometimes i just get a black screen with a flashing cursor in top left corner and then nothing, i have to power off to try again, sometimes when i first hit power button it will start to boot and then just shut down and boot up again, again it randomly decides to boot to windows or flashing cursor and other times it just boots up with no problems, as always any help is greatly appreciated.
thx
Look in event viewer to see what critical errors are listed there

To check for freezing/crashing you need to check several things.

1-Event viewer.
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Type eventvwr in search and go to the windows log>application tab & system tabs.
Look for errors. Errors have red in the left hand column.

Look for errors that say app hang, or app crash, or anything related to the problem.
When you find them either take a screenshot of them and upload them to us, or note the event ID and source codes and look them up in google. If you cant find them in google tell us what they are.
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26 Jan 2012   #3
popsuk

Windows 8 x64
 
 

Quote:
Look in event viewer to see what critical errors are listed there

To check for freezing/crashing you need to check several things.

1-Event viewer.
Sorry but it not crashing but just failing to start from when i first try to power up, when i first power up in the morning sometimes it just hangs there's and does nothing, i have to hold power on to shut it down and try again.
thx
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26 Jan 2012   #4
gregrocker

 

Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk mangement drive map with listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu.

Boot into System Recovery Options on DVD or System Repair Disk to run Startup Repair repeatedly, report back results.
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26 Jan 2012   #5
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by popsuk View Post
Quote:
Look in event viewer to see what critical errors are listed there

To check for freezing/crashing you need to check several things.

1-Event viewer.
Sorry but it not crashing but just failing to start from when i first try to power up, when i first power up in the morning sometimes it just hangs there's and does nothing, i have to hold power on to shut it down and try again.
thx
Anytime your computer freezes or hangs there is a log of it in event viewer please follow these to find and upload it to us.

To check for freezing/crashing you need to check several things.

1-Event viewer.
Quote:
Type eventvwr in search and go to the windows log>application tab & system tabs.
Look for errors. Errors have red in the left hand column.

Look for errors that say app hang, or app crash, or anything related to the problem.
When you find them either take a screenshot of them and upload them to us, or note the event ID and source codes and look them up in google. If you cant find them in google tell us what they are.
Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:


below description courtesy of writhziden


Click Start Menu
Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
Expand Custom Views
Click Administrative Events
Right click Administrative Events
Save all Events in Custom View As...
Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
Right click Errors.evtx -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
Upload the .zip file here.
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26 Jan 2012   #6
popsuk

Windows 8 x64
 
 

Hi
right here you go the errors zipped up
thx


Attached Files
File Type: rar Errors.rar (10.7 KB, 13 views)
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26 Jan 2012   #7
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by popsuk View Post
Hi
right here you go the errors zipped up
thx
Lots of disk errors. Run CHKDSK


A- CHKDSK /R /F:
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Run CHKDSK /R /F from an elevated (Run as administrator) Command Prompt.

Do this for each hard drive on your system.

When it tells you it can't do it right now - and asks you if you'd like to do it at the next reboot - answer Y (for Yes) and press Enter.

Then reboot and let the test run.

It may take a while for it to run, but keep an occasional eye on it to see if it generates any errors.

See "CHKDSK LogFile" below in order to check the results of the test.

B- Elevated Command Prompt:

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Go to Start and type in "cmd.exe" (without the quotes)

At the top of the Search Box, right click on Cmd.exe and select "Run as administrator"

C-CHKDSK LogFile:

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Go to Start and type in "eventvwr.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter

Expand the Windows logs heading, then select the Application log file entry.

Double click on the Source column header.

Scroll down the list until you find the Chkdsk entry (wininit for Win7) (winlogon for XP).

Copy/paste the results into your next post.
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26 Jan 2012   #8
popsuk

Windows 8 x64
 
 

Hi
wow you weren't kidding saying it would take a while, just short of two hours.


Checking file system on C:
The type of the file system is NTFS.

A disk check has been scheduled.
Windows will now check the disk.

CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 5)...
289536 file records processed. File verification completed.
476 large file records processed. 0 bad file records processed. 2 EA records processed. 76 reparse records processed. CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 5)...
356296 index entries processed. Index verification completed.
0 unindexed files scanned. 0 unindexed files recovered. CHKDSK is verifying security descriptors (stage 3 of 5)...
289536 file SDs/SIDs processed. Cleaning up 997 unused index entries from index $SII of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 997 unused index entries from index $SDH of file 0x9.
Cleaning up 997 unused security descriptors.
Security descriptor verification completed.
33381 data files processed. CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
37704008 USN bytes processed. Usn Journal verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying file data (stage 4 of 5)...
289520 files processed. File data verification completed.
CHKDSK is verifying free space (stage 5 of 5)...
85343798 free clusters processed. Free space verification is complete.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the
master file table (MFT) bitmap.
CHKDSK discovered free space marked as allocated in the volume bitmap.
Windows has made corrections to the file system.

488282111 KB total disk space.
146385660 KB in 197636 files.
112380 KB in 33382 indexes.
0 KB in bad sectors.
408875 KB in use by the system.
65536 KB occupied by the log file.
341375196 KB available on disk.

4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
122070527 total allocation units on disk.
85343799 allocation units available on disk.

Internal Info:
00 6b 04 00 74 86 03 00 02 3c 06 00 00 00 00 00 .k..t....<......
d3 5d 00 00 4c 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 .]..L...........
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ................

Windows has finished checking your disk.
Please wait while your computer restarts.
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26 Jan 2012   #9
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Let us know if you still are having problems
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27 Jan 2012   #10
popsuk

Windows 8 x64
 
 

Hi
I wil do, but like i said it only happens when i boot up in morning, typical though cause the last 2 days since making this post pc boot up without a problem, once again thanks for your time & help
thx
mick
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