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Windows 7: Windows 7 wont boot - black screen, white blinking border


14 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Windows 7 wont boot - black screen, white blinking border

Hello!

I tried Linux yesterday, and wrote over my previous Windows bootloader files with GRUB.

I later that day (as I could not boot into Windows 7), I deleted the Linux partitions with Windows 7 DVD.

Now, after BIOS I just get a white blinking border on a black screen.

I tried

bootrec /fixmbr
Success
bootrec /fixboot
Success
bootrec /rebuildbdc
Success
bootrec /scanos (Total identified Windows-installs: 0)

I also tried the "automatic" systemrepair (1st choice in the DVD menu, with no luck)

Can someone please help me?

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14 Jun 2010   #2
ryo

 
 

try also restart your bios.. take out your battery bios and put it back. then will reset your bios setting. setting the date/time and see how is going.
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14 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thank you for your replay.

I re-set the battery, and my screen is no longer black with a white border, however it now shows:

BOOTMGR is missing
Press any key to restart
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14 Jun 2010   #4
ryo

 
 

you should put your DVD windows 7 and try to install repair.
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14 Jun 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

if i'm not wrong, when you formatted, that's look some setting on it. try this step.
disable AHCI mode for your disk controller in the system BIOS. Typically the controller has to be changed from AHCI mode to "IDE" or "ATA" mode.

and after that try installing from USB USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create
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14 Jun 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I have done that THOUSANDS of times with no luck.

By the way, the "Missing BOOTMGR" went away, and the black screen with the white boarder returned.
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14 Jun 2010   #7
ryo

 
 

try to clean install Clean Install Windows 7
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14 Jun 2010   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ryo View Post
try to clean install Clean Install Windows 7
Not a chance in hell I'm doing that.
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14 Jun 2010   #9

win7 ultimate 32 , 64 ,XP
 
 

Check your first boot in bios .. is it set to the drive you have windows on?... do you have any cd's in the cd drive? do you have any external drives plugged in ?can you boot in safe mode?can you get last best known config. that worked when pressing F8 ? can you boot from disk to do a repair ?........ check all the above ...one will sort the problem.
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14 Jun 2010   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by madmansam View Post
Check your first boot in bios .. is it set to the drive you have windows on?... do you have any cd's in the cd drive? do you have any external drives plugged in ?can you boot in safe mode?can you get last best known config. that worked when pressing F8 ? can you boot from disk to do a repair ?........ check all the above ...one will sort the problem.
1st boot = Windows drive
No CD in drive
No external drives plugged in
No safe mode
No last know best config
Can't press F8
I can boot from Windows 7 CD - tried both auto and manual repair

As I said; the screen is entirely black, except a white borderline flashing in the top of the left corner.
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