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Windows 7: Cant open windows 7 even in safe mode help pls

09 Jan 2014   #1
mixxy23

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Cant open windows 7 even in safe mode help pls

Hi guys! having a problem with my pc i cant open windows at all, even in safe mode, when i try to open it in safe mode it starts loading windows files then stops on driver 32 something (i can get the exact code if needed) pauses for a moment then the screen goes black with safe mode write in each corner, ive tried to make a bootable usb on my laptop but the bootsect wouldnt work as my laptop is 32bit version and i need a bootable 64bit, is there anyway i can get it to open, im an absolute novice when it comes to computers so any help would be appreciated many thanks mixxy


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09 Jan 2014   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

If you do not have a Windows 7 installation DVD, or it's not up to the Service Pack level currently installed, you can download a legal copy with SP1 integrated from here:

Windows 7 Direct Download Links

Make sure you get the same version you have, Home Premium, Pro or Ultimate and 32 or 64 bit. Note that Basic or Starter is not available.

I recommend using ImgBurn at 4X speed (or the slowest available) to create the DVD from the downloaded .iso file. Just be careful during the install not to accidentally install some of the bundled junk that comes with it. Always take The Custom Install option.

You can do this on any computer capable of burning a DVD.

YOU MUST HAVE A VALID KEY TO INSTALL THIS .ISO.

The one on the COA sticker on your computer will work.

You can also create a bootable USB Flash drive (4GB or larger) to install Windows 7 from.
  1. Download and run Universal USB Installer Easy as 1 2 3
  2. Select Windows 7 from the first drop down list, all the way to the bottom
  3. Select the downloaded Windows 7 iso file
  4. Select your USB flash drive
  5. Click Create
For techies or folks who work on computers:

Create Windows 7 Universal ISO With All Editions Selection On Install with ei.cfg Removal Utility.

This will fit on a 6GB flash drive or can be burned to a DVD.

Once you have that, run chkdsk and System File Checker (SFC) from the Recovery Console
  • Boot your Windows 7 installation DVD or Flash drive
  • When you see "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD", press Enter
  • At the "Install Windows" screen, click on Repair your computer at lower left
  • At the System Recovery Options screen, make note of the drive letter assigned to your boot drive (normally C and click Next
  • At the Chose a Recovery Tool window, click on Command Prompt. You will be sitting at X:\Sources directory
  • Run chkdsk or SFC
  • If you did not note the drive letter of your boot disk, you can enter bcdedit and look at the osdevice line to see what it is.
  • For chkdsk, type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter (use the letter from above if not C.
  • For sfc, type sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows and press Enter (use the letter from above)
Let either run to completion undisturbed.
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09 Jan 2014   #3
ProstarComputer

Windows 7 UnProfessional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mixxy23 View Post
...the screen goes black with safe mode write in each corner...
That's how Safe Mode tends to look. But no taskbar nor icons?
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