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Windows 7: Hp laptop startup issues

15 Nov 2012   #1
sbuxman

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Hp laptop startup issues

Hewlett-Packard HP G62 Notebook PC Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) (build 7600)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: English (United States)
Installed: 10/28/2010 2:12:10 AM
Enclosure Type: Notebook
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.20 gigahertz AMD Athlon II P340 Dual-Core
256 kilobyte primary memory cache
1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (2 total)
Not hyper-threaded Board: Hewlett-Packard 1444 69.37
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Hewlett-Packard F.29 04/07/2011
new USB Storage Use in past 30 Days (mouse over last used for details) new Hosted Virtual Machines (mouse over name for details)
None discovered None discovered
Drives new drive encryption Memory Modules c,d
319.86 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
236.64 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

hp DVDRAM GT30L SATA CdRom Device [Optical drive]

SAMSUNG HM321HI [Hard drive] (320.07 GB) -- drive 0, s/n S25WJDNZ903129, rev 2AJ10001, SMART Status: Healthy 2812 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

Slot 'Bottom - Slot 1 (top)' has 1024 MB (serial number 61C4A309)
Slot 'Bottom - Slot 2 (under)' has 2048 MB (serial number 98E5103C)
Local Drive Volumes new volume encryption

c: (NTFS on drive 0) * 302.24 GB 234.02 GB free
d: (NTFS on drive 0) 17.51 GB 2.53 GB free
f: (FAT32 on drive 0) 104 MB 94 MB free
Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
BIOS: Hewlett-Packard F.29 04/07/2011
new USB Storage Use in past 30 Days (mouse over last used for details) new Hosted Virtual Machines (mouse over name for details)
None discovered None discovered
Drives new drive encryption Memory Modules c,d
319.86 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
236.64 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

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This sys is booting up with a white-on-black screen. Here's the message:

"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.

If Windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, Startup Repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. If power was interrupted during startup, choose Start Windows Normally. (Use the arrow keys to highlight yoiur choice.)

Launch Startup Repair (recommended)
Start Windows Normally"

The owner claims that the troubles started with persistent popups involving requests for installation of HP services, all of which had previously been disabled/deleted by me to conserve system resources for a speedier system. FWIW, I had previously upgraded the RAM to the max of 8GB, with excellent results.

I'd like to try a fix as I have no way of knowing if there's also an infection going on here.

Should I begin with the Startup Repair option?

Thank you.

sbuxman


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15 Nov 2012   #2
jean3799

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

ill help you but help me on my thread.

run startup repair and and see if u can restore it. if not your only option is to reinsall your OS . i recomend windows 8 coz when you install it you get your drivers instantly without having to look em up. but just incase look up your NETWORK driver and download it to a usb
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15 Nov 2012   #3
sbuxman

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jean3799 View Post
ill help you but help me on my thread.

run startup repair and and see if u can restore it. if not your only option is to reinsall your OS . i recomend windows 8 coz when you install it you get your drivers instantly without having to look em up. but just incase look up your NETWORK driver and download it to a usb
Is Startup Repair going to erase all my data or cause some data loss? This in not my system.
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15 Nov 2012   #4
gregrocker

 

Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.

I'd copy out user files at the earliest chance using the rescue disks in Step 9.

With HP your best course even if it repairs is to do the Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 to shed the corrupting bloatware and duplicate utilties that throttle Win7.
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