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Windows 7: Hardware changes might not have been detected

15 Sep 2013   #1
Barnum

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Hardware changes might not have been detected

I have had a myriad of startup problems now for about two weeks. Sometimes my pc starts up fine, and other times I have to go through the startup repair routine, and do a system restore. When I check my hardware after a problem the error indication is always on my PC. I can then fix the problem (drivers missing) by running the fix program but then a couple of days later it happens all over again.

The message is always "hardware changes might not have been detected" Can some one please tell me how to fix this for good. I am so tired of having to wonder if I will have a computer to use each day.


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15 Sep 2013   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

What's about Inside your "Device Manager". Have you some yellow exclamation marks pointed on some devices?

You might want to check if pci or pci-e card are well inserted in their slots, if USB devices are well plugged too....
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15 Sep 2013   #3
Barnum

Windows 7
 
 

No exclamation marks...have not checked cards. All USB plugs are secure...thought of that too.
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16 Sep 2013   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Barnum try a sfc and chkdsk mate SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Disk Check

plus I would just run these for starters too

http://www.superantispyware.com/

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

download from bleeping computer

If it comes to it maybe a memtest might be the go it does mean you have to make a bootable disk and set the BIOS to boot from the optical or a USB and it does take a long time - at least 8 passes unless the errors come straight away to do but if the other stuff fails then worth a try.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
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