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: "Windows failed to start"

08 Nov 2012   #11
Ollie8000

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Create a repair disk on that laptop System Repair Disc - Create
Can be done on cd or dvd. Boot the sick computer with that dvd
I did that but i got a message after trying to system recivery finnished say it was not completed successfully.
"an unspecified error occurred during system restore. (0x8000ffff)


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
08 Nov 2012   #12
Ollie8000

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for all the help guys! You guys were 10x more helpful than the dell support team!
It took 3 attempts at system recovery but its back up now. Hopeful I wont have the same problem after restarting.
Thanks again guys, all comments where really appreciated, I couldn't have done it without you!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Nov 2012   #13
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ollie8000 View Post
Thanks for all the help guys! You guys were 10x more helpful than the dell support team!
It took 3 attempts at system recovery but its back up now. Hopeful I wont have the same problem after restarting.
Thanks again guys, all comments where really appreciated, I couldn't have done it without you!
Did we tell you to do a system restore? Anyway.. it's fixed
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Nov 2012   #14
gregrocker

 

What exactly did you do? Did you run Dell Windows 7 PC Restore?

Startup Repair? System Restore ?

Did you make any effort to work through the steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 "Windows failed to start"




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Black Screen upon Win7 logon, now result in "Windows Failed to Start"
Yesterday I started having problems with my Windows 7 Professional 64-bit desktop machine. Here's the sequence of events I would encounter: I would start the computer, logon normally, and about 3 minutes after I logged on my video would go black, monitor lights blinking like there was no signal,...
General Discussion
Turn on PC - "Windows failed to start" - Launch startup repair - BSOD!
Hi, first post. I can't follow the guidelines and put any information from the BSOD, because I can't boot my computer. However, I've taken a picture of the blue screen, if that's of any help. Picture: http://i.imgur.com/faUQAZs.jpg This is the process up till the BSOD: 1. Turn on computer...
BSOD Help and Support
"Windows failed to start", won't allow me to boot from CD/DVD drive
Hey guys, Recently my iTunes went haywire and froze my computer, and when I rebooted it, I got the error: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: 1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer. 2. Choose...
General Discussion
"Windows has failed to start" error after installing new parts
I've been trying to change the motherboard and cpu in my current computer. After hooking everything up, the computer runs till the windows 7 loading screen, then stalls and restarts. Upon restart I'm brought to the "windows has failed to start" message and attempting to repair through that yields...
Hardware & Devices
windows failed to start with "ynhif is compressed" error
A friend who has an Aspire One with Win7 Starter asked me to help, his computer wouldn't boot. It would go through the bios part of the boot and then very quickly it would show an error saying "ynhif is compressed" and stop there. The error would come up so fast it was as if Windows wasn't even...
General Discussion
"Windows failed to start..." Recovery disk is unable to recover Win.
Hi all. Earlier today I was playing around with Windows 8 Developer Preview inside of Virtualbox. I tried to install the VB guest additions (which allows copy-paste between guest and host, as well as other things) and was told to restart the computer. So I restarted the VM and got the new version...
BSOD Help and Support


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 07:34.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App