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Windows 7: cant get past boot manager screen

28 Jul 2012   #1

window 7 64 home premium
cant get past boot manager screen

now that i have tried everything i know how, it was time to hit the forums and see if all you fine people can help me.
i logged on to my computer this morning and it would not start up. i finally managed to do a system restore. stuck on starting services screen for almost 2 hours. so i shut it off in frustration. my mistake i know. i ended up having to use a system restore disk. easy fix so i thought. when i created one, it only made half of the restore. the problem. i went and bought a windows 7 disk. went to load it. no matter what i do it will not go past the windows boot manager screen. it says to put disk in and restart. i do and it goes back to the same screen, here is what it says at the bottom
1.insert disk and restart
2. choose langagen click next
3. click repair

file: \windows\system32\winload.exe
Status: 0xc000000f
info: the selected entry could not be loaded because the application is corrupt or missing
i am totally lost now. thank you in advance

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28 Jul 2012   #2


Work through these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot.

The steps lead up to if necessary copying out your files to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 with the Product Key on the COA sticker if this is preinstalled Win7, or with the one you used to originally install Win7. You do not need to buy a new Win7 key for this as it is a waste of the previous license which lasts for the life of the machine (if OEM) or the OS (if retail).
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28 Jul 2012   #3

window 7 64 home premium

this is the screen i am getting. i am having to use a-comp-prob.jpg laptop to get help. no matter what, it is going to this screen. it wont go anywhere past it no matter what i do. i bought the comp as a refurb fro a chain store...frys electronics. they dont provide a disk with the purchase of a refurb/reman

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28 Jul 2012   #4

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Do you get the message "Press any key to boot from dvd"
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28 Jul 2012   #5


There are disks provided in both tutorials I linked.

How to Boot your Computer from a Bootable CD or DVD

Or reboot, tap the one-time BIOS Boot Menu key given on first screen:
Asus - F8
HP/Compaq - Esc
Sony - F2
Acer - F12
Gateway - F10
eMachnes - F10
Toshiba - F12
Dell - F12
IBM/Lenovo - the blue Thinkvantage button
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jul 2012   #6

window 7 64 home premium

got it working, thank you for the help. it was hitting delete while booting and going in under advanced bios and setting it to boot from cd. had an asian coworker/computer tech walk me through it. thank you all again.....much appreciated
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