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Windows 7: Startup repair loop

21 Feb 2014   #1
Bas R

Windows 7 home x64, I think
 
 
Startup repair loop

Hello all, my laptop is stuck in a startup repair loop. I can't get into my system and I've tried most things I could find on my own, but so far nothing has solved my issue. I can only get to the command prompt after login on, but this requires a password which I don't know because I have not set it. Can anyone help me?


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21 Feb 2014   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Hi, Welcome to Seven forums.

Check out this tutorial. Might help you.

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery
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21 Feb 2014   #3
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

As stated try Archer tip with the recovery for windows loop.

Also If you are talking about safe mode with command prompt, if you have no password you will just leave it blank and hit enter.
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21 Feb 2014   #4
Bas R

Windows 7 home x64, I think
 
 

Hey, thanks for the quick reply! It has not solved my problem as of yet: when I go to View advanced options for system recovery and support (step 5) I am asked to log on (this doesnt happen in your step-by-step guide) and provide a password. I have no passport set, but it doesn't accept a blank space.

Also, when i start the pc in safe mode with command prompt it just reboots; there is no prompt.

Will it help if I provide the problem signature?
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21 Feb 2014   #5
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bas R View Post
Hey, thanks for the quick reply! It has not solved my problem as of yet: when I go to View advanced options for system recovery and support (step 5) I am asked to log on (this doesnt happen in your step-by-step guide) and provide a password. I have no passport set, but it doesn't accept a blank space.

Also, when i start the pc in safe mode with command prompt it just reboots; there is no prompt.

Will it help if I provide the problem signature?
Do you have the windows installation disk? Or if the Operating system was installed onto it you should be able to access the recovery from your computer. If you press F8 on start-up you should come to the Advanced boot menu options. At the top you should have repair you computer. Select it and select your country. When you do that on the pop up box on the bottom left you should have repair you computer.
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21 Feb 2014   #6
benjy206

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

forgot to add the Tutorials:

Advanced Boot Options


System Recovery Options
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21 Feb 2014   #7
gregrocker

 

You should be able to hit Enter to bypass password prompt on Repair disk.

If the other steps don't help then here is everything else that can possibly be done for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start
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