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Windows 7: Boot failure all of a sudden!


19 Jun 2012   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
As long as you're sure you've tried booting correctly then you may indeed have a hardware problem. Most times failure of disk media to boot falls to user error or fluke. You can write the latest installer ISO to flash stick from here to try booting it to repair or reinstall.

If you want to try to force repair or reinstall to see if you can overcome this blockage, you can run free Partition Wizard bootable CD which will autostart without user input, confirm Windows 7 or it's 100mb System Reserved partition are marked Active, click on HD # to highlight it, then from Disk tab select Rebuild MBR, OK, apply, reboot.

If Windows 7 fails to start you can autostart PW CD or Darik's Boot and Nuke to wipe the HD, which will in turn force the Windows 7 installer to autostart to try Clean Reinstall.

If you have files to rescue then autostart Paragon rescue disk to recover data .
Well after trying my Windows 7 iso one more time I got back in... I'm checking to system now, but all seems good!
Thanks again to all, for your help!


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19 Jun 2012   #12
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Let us know how the steps progress for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
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19 Jun 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Let us know how the steps progress for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
Well this is kind of embarrassing , but I didn't actually boot from the Windows 7 iso disk. As it turns out the disk wasn't even in the player. I'm thinking now it was the connection to my SSD. When I powered on the machine thinking the disk was in, it booted, then asking to go to last good config, so I let go and it's working now.
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