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Windows 7: Windows 7 not working


22 Jun 2010   #1

wINDOWS 7
 
 
Windows 7 not working

Hi.

I am a newbie into computers and all. I recently got my laptop and installed Windows 7 on it. It was going on weel for the last six months. But since 2 days it got this weird problem. It doesnt boot at times, if it boots it doesnt opne all programs. Task Manager, windows media player, services, system restore, nothing opens. If I try to save some word document it says disk space error. Can you kindly tell me a way to get out of this except for reformatting.

By the way the config of my sytems is 3GB Ram, 250GB hard disk, Intel core tu duo processor


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22 Jun 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums ssudheer. If this problem is very recent, you can try restoring to a date before the problem started:

System Image Recovery

Try that 1st. If no joy, we can get deeper into your problem.

A Guy
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22 Jun 2010   #3

wINDOWS 7
 
 

I tried doing that but sytem restore doesnt open. If i click on it, it shows that its loading for a minute and then suddenly become normal without opening it. Effectively itsnot opening
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22 Jun 2010   #4

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Start your PC in Safe Mode:

Safe Mode

Choose Safe Mode With Command Prompt. When it loads (hopefully) type in

rstrui.exe

And press enter, this should open System Restore. Then use the mothod in link in my 1st reply.

Good luck. A Guy
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22 Jun 2010   #5

wINDOWS 7
 
 

A Guy,

I tried even that. Even now its not opening system restore and the worst thing now is it stopped detecting even pen drives....
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22 Jun 2010   #6

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

1) Run an sfc /scannow command. You need to run it a few times since sfc doesnt repair everything in one go.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

2) If the above doesnt help, try doing a repair install.

Repair Install
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22 Jun 2010   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Bill, I had to go to bed. It sounds like he has issues, hardware? (hopefully not). The OS itself (hopefully at this point). Infection? (Clean install). Next up I was going to suggest what you did. Let's hope that takes care of it. A Guy
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