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Windows 7: Can't boot (normal or safe mode) after multiple updates

31 Jan 2014   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by captjoe777 View Post
I ran the scannnow process three times and still have some unsolved issues after those scans. I then downloaded and ran the System Update Readiness Tool (KB947821) but it would not completely install...it hung at about the 90% level.

I had to use Task Manager to try and stop the install (I was able to hit cancel updates but it never "took" the command until I used TM to kill it.

Will download and try another install.

Joe
How can you install the System Update Readiness Tool if your system doesn't boot at all?
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I ran the scannnow process three times and still have some unsolved issues after those scans
chkdsk/scannow cannot fix the problem? Most likely the disk is faulty.


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31 Jan 2014   #12
captjoe777

windows 7 pro, 64 bit
 
 

If you re-read my second post you will see that it booted on its own after I got tired of waiting for it...about an hour after I left it during the boot/hang up process.

The disk was brand new in October and was running just fine until the updates I did last week.

Will try a sys restore and update 4 at a time.
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03 Feb 2014   #13
captjoe777

windows 7 pro, 64 bit
 
 

Couldn't get Sys Restore to run...took it to a tech for his inspection and he couldn't even get it to boot...not on his machine, not on my machine, nor in an enclosure...going to get a Samsung 840 Pro SSD.
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