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Windows 7: Startup Repair option

09 Jun 2014   #1
zungul

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Startup Repair option - HELP

Hi,

I have some other problems with my computer, but first I tried to fix this using the "Startup Repair" option in the "System Recovery Options."
I started my computer with Windows installation DVD and next I press "repair your computer" it didn't show up my OS, and I was not able to fix anything because I couldn't choose my Windows.
What I supposed to do to fix this problem?


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09 Jun 2014   #2
nooruddin76

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Hi!

put the dvd back.. and then ..open the command prompt.. diskpart .. select disk 0 ..list part ..
and then select the partition which is the system partition(by select part 1 or Select part 2 etc) .. then type active.. exit, exit ..and restart.. if problem happens again.. put the dvd back and now u'll be able to see windows operating system..chose repair and it might repair.
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09 Jun 2014   #3
nooruddin76

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

PS you can also do .. list volume.. select volume 1 or 2 .. active ..exit exit
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09 Jun 2014   #4
zungul

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi,
I discovered another strange thing. I have few hard drives in my computer. When I checked in the "Disk Management" it showed strange thing. It doesn't matter that my HD (C:\) with OS is connected to Sata_0 on the motherboard in Disk Management it shows Sata_2 but when I disconnected my drivers, it shows Sata_0. If I try to connect other drivers again, right away HD (C:\) is connected to different Sata port, even if it did not touch it and still is connected to Sata_0.
I don't know what this thing means, but I think that this is something important.
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10 Jun 2014   #5
zungul

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi, nooruddin76,

I did what you said, and I've got the message:
Virtual Disk Service error:
The specified partition is not a primary or logical volume.

P.S.
My C:\ HD is divided for two partitions and when I used cmd.exe and wrote list part I got two partitions: Partition 0 - Extended and Partition 1 - Logical and I chose Partition 0. Probably, I supposed to choose Partition 1, but I was afraid that Partition 1 is a wrong choice because OS is installed on first partition of my HD.
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10 Jun 2014   #6
nooruddin76

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

do select disk 0
list volume
then see which volume is labeled(last column) as System
chose that volume like:
select vol 1(if 1 is system or sel vol 2, if 2 is sytem vol)
active
exit
exit
restart
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10 Jun 2014   #7
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Please post a screenshot of your Disk Management window. It will be easier to understand.
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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10 Jun 2014   #8
zungul

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi nooruddin76,

I chose Partition 0 and this is what I've got:

Virtual Disk Service error:
The specified partition is not a primary or logical volume.
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10 Jun 2014   #9
zungul

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi Britton30,
Startup Repair option-capture.jpg

The letters of hard drives are showing what kind of order supposed to be connected.
C:\ & D:\ connected to Sata0 supposed to be Disk 0
F:\ connected to Sata2- Disk 2
G:\ which I connected to Sata1 - Disk 1


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10 Jun 2014   #10
nooruddin76

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Ok..so tell me again what do you desire ? (explain in terms on c, d, e g etc)
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