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Windows 7: Dell Inspiron 1545 won't boot at all

05 Nov 2013   #1
smray7

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Dell Inspiron 1545 won't boot at all

Hi,

I've had this problem before and I don't remember how I fixed it...but I was in the middle of downloading MS SQL 2012 but had to run..so I forced a shut down of my computer..Oops, I know.

So now my computer won't boot in any mode. Last time this happened...when I finally got the computer back on, I made backup cd (6 total). How can I get my computer to boot? What should I do?


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05 Nov 2013   #2
SandeepP

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smray7 View Post
Hi,

I've had this problem before and I don't remember how I fixed it...but I was in the middle of downloading MS SQL 2012 but had to run..so I forced a shut down of my computer..Oops, I know.

So now my computer won't boot in any mode. Last time this happened...when I finally got the computer back on, I made backup cd (6 total). How can I get my computer to boot? What should I do?
Hi smray7,

Please check this tutorial which should help you in resolving this issue:

Failure to Boot

Kindly update your system specs here by following this.


Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Nov 2013   #3
Ztruker

Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 
 

Sounds like a corrupted file system to me. See her on how to run chkdsk:

How to run chkdsk or System File Checker (SFC) from the Recovery Console
  • Boot your Vista or Windows 7 installation DVD
  • When you see "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD", press Enter
  • At the "Install Windows" screen, click on Repair your computer at lower left
  • At the System Recovery Options screen, make note of the drive letter assigned to your boot drive (normally C and click Next
  • At the Chose a Recovery Tool window, click on Command Prompt. You will be sitting at X:\Sources directory
  • Run chkdsk or SFC
    • If you did not note the drive letter of your boot disk, you can enter bcdedit and look at the osdevice line to see what it is.
    • For chkdsk, type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter (use the letter from above if not C.
    • For sfc, type sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows and press Enter (use the letter from above)
Let either run to completion undisturbed. Vista or Windows 7:
If you don't have a install DVD, you can download a legal copy here:
Windows 7 Direct Download Links Download Official Windows Vista RTM with SP1 Setup Files (32-bit and 64-bit)
Make sure you get the same version you have installed: 32 or 64 bit; Home Premium, Pro or Ultimate.
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