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Windows 7: Windows will not start

20 Sep 2013   #1
lesgeektech

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Windows will not start

I Know that is vague,
first i was getting a bad pool header
then it would boot to sytem repair needed
i can not use comand prompt to do a scan attach are some of the messages
when i try to to a restore it say memory can not be read or some other error
i am not sure why is happening
i have updated all drivers,
i am at my wits in. I am not a techy person
this is a home bulit
with 1tb seagate hard drive
msi p45 neo motherboard
intel duo core e 8400
corsair 4gb ddr 2 ram
nvida geforce 8400 video card
all files are back up to an external drive
i really do not want to have to do a fresh install
please help




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20 Sep 2013   #2
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Could you take better pictures of the screen? I need to see the whole error to try to solve the problem
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20 Sep 2013   #3
lesgeektech

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
this is the photo of the error

after inserting the win 7 disk and trying to do a system repair i get this message
I have an external drive, but the system does not regonized so that can do an image repair


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21 Sep 2013   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

lesgeek mate have you added or changed any hardware lately?
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21 Sep 2013   #5
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lesgeektech View Post
after inserting the win 7 disk and trying to do a system repair i get this message
I have an external drive, but the system does not regonized so that can do an image repair
What did you use to make the backup image? Is there an associated boot CD? If so the CD should have sufficient drivers to access the external. If it's Windows backup I haven't used it, so I'll leave advice to someone with experience.
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22 Sep 2013   #6
lesgeektech

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I have a seagate fo flex 2tb t external drive.. but I was unable to access it since i was unable to boot into the computer
so I did a reinstall, things were going ok but the reinstall would stop , I read it could be the memory so I removed 2 of the latest memory modules that i installed. things went great until i hook up the second monitor and started getting a black sceen with a dash
so i disconnected it and restarted and started doing the updates,
then when i install the seagate disc for my internal harddrive (the intenal hard drive is a seagate 1tb)
1 i started hearing clicking then all of a sudden I received the blue crash screen and the computer rebooted to do a start up repair
so i did a system restore
I have downloaded the avg 2013 virus and it just gave me a message the attach message
so i am not sure if i should delete this
at this point I am not sure if it is my vidoe card
hard drive
should i put the ram back in i had 4gb corsair
now there is only
2 gb
i am thinking of getting a new monitor
new video card
and new ram
any thoughts


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23 Sep 2013   #7
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Generally if you hear the drive clicking then the HD is dead doornail. I'm still not clear but I assume you used Windows backup?
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23 Sep 2013   #8
UserNam

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This may be way off but it could be the power supply or graphics card too.
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23 Sep 2013   #9
lesgeektech

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Ok thanks.
I am traveling for work this week and when i get home this weekend I am going to send the hard drive back to seagate.
as far as replacement graphic card, I am not sure if I can get the same one that is ddr2 everything nows seems to be ddr3
The power supply is about only a year old, I did end up replacing that and the cPU fan.
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23 Sep 2013   #10
lesgeektech

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

no for back up i have an external 2tb drive, it has all my files on there, so i am not worried about losing any data
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