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Windows 7: Windows 7 is in a boot loop and I can't launch startup repair

03 Apr 2013   #1
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Windows 7 is in a boot loop and I can't launch startup repair

Hello,

I have an Acer Aspire V3-551 and recently, it can't boot, I tried a backup & restore using Acer's eRecovery management software. It was able to backup my files but hasn't made it past restoring, now I can't even go in start up repair and it keeps rebooting on windows 7 installation no matter which advanced boot options I choose, it ends up going back to "Setup is starting services" or "Windows Error Recovery". How do I get out of this loop or back into startup repair? All safe mode options don't work and I've already tried Last Known Good Configuration. Do I have to result in a clean installation of windows 7? I don't have the installation disc with me so will buying a new one work?

Thanks in advance


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03 Apr 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Hi Andrew

See if this tutorial below will help

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery
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03 Apr 2013   #3
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Hi Andrew

See if this tutorial below will help

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery
I can't seem to be able to boot up in startup repair anymore, it won't give me that option for some reason. Do you know how to fix this?
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03 Apr 2013   #4
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Do you have a Windows 7 installation disc or a Windows Repair disc ?

If you do get to the Command Prompt inside System Recovery and input these commands one at a time . Press [ENTER] after the commands. Type the command and press [ENTER] then do the same with the other .

Code:
bootrec.exe /fixboot
then

Code:
bootrec.exe /fixmbr
And see if you could get the startup repair to reappear .
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03 Apr 2013   #5
Kaktussoft

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

Try this Acer eRecovery - Restore Windows from the Recovery Partition (English) - YouTube
Is ALT-F10 working and displaying the recovery stuff?
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03 Apr 2013   #6
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

I don't think he wants to bring his laptop back to factory settings

:ADDED:

If needed Windows 7 installation ISO files [English]


Try these steps



Insert the Windows 7 DVD and restart your computer. Boot from the DVD, press a key if prompted.

 Or if you don’t have disks press F8 instead repeatedly at boot and choose "Repair your computer" then go to step 4.

Choose your language and click Next.

Click Repair Your Computer ( lower left hand corner ) and then select the operating system you want to repair.

Click on the Startup Repair link from list of recovery tools in System Recovery Options.
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03 Apr 2013   #7
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Do you have a Windows 7 installation disc or a Windows Repair disc ?

If you do get to the Command Prompt inside System Recovery and input these commands one at a time . Press [ENTER] after the commands. Type the command and press [ENTER] then do the same with the other .

Code:
bootrec.exe /fixboot
then

Code:
bootrec.exe /fixmbr
And see if you could get the startup repair to reappear .
I've done that yesterday, cmd said they were completed successfully but it still wouldn't boot correctly.
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03 Apr 2013   #8
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
I don't think he wants to bring his laptop back to factory settings

:ADDED:

If needed Windows 7 installation ISO files [English]

Try these steps



Insert the Windows 7 DVD and restart your computer. Boot from the DVD, press a key if prompted.

 Or if you don’t have disks press F8 instead repeatedly at boot and choose "Repair your computer" then go to step 4.

Choose your language and click Next.

Click Repair Your Computer ( lower left hand corner ) and then select the operating system you want to repair.

Click on the Startup Repair link from list of recovery tools in System Recovery Options.
Oh alright thanks, I might use those instead, do you know how to mount iso files or do you have a link to a tutorial?
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03 Apr 2013   #9
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Why would you need to mount an ISO file ? Just right click on the ISO and choose Burn Disk Image . Will need an empty DVD and DVD burner

If you want to know now to mount ISOs click the link below

How To Mount An ISO Image In Windows 7
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03 Apr 2013   #10
barton

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I once had a laptop do something similar and a friend suggested I unplug power cord, remove battery and press power button for 30 seconds then try to reboot and it did.
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