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Windows 7: Windows corrupted


17 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Windows corrupted

My windows boot files are corrupted and it won't start on a genuine version of windows 7 I installed on it. Is it possible to boot on a windows version placed on an external drive?

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17 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
 
 

Bootmgr is missing - Fix

Check out this tutorial. It shows you how to repair your boot files.
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18 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Tanks but it didn't worked.
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18 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by destrano78 View Post
My windows boot files are corrupted and it won't start on a genuine version of windows 7 I installed on it. Is it possible to boot on a windows version placed on an external drive?
How did this happen? Were you; installing new software, did you have a system failure, were new updates installed, etc?

Yes, it's possible to boot from an external drive, although not recommended.
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18 Nov 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
 
 

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

In that case you maybe want to follow this tutorial to do a clean reinstall of Windows on your computer.
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19 Nov 2012   #6
Microsoft MVP

 

Have you run Startup Repair repeatedly?

Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start
which lead up to if necessary rescuiing your files to do the Clean Reinstall LittleJay linked above.
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