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Windows 7: recover start windows normally mode

09 Dec 2011   #11

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by william lee View Post
i bought an external drive to backup my files, but when i plug it in usb port the computer recognizes it in system tray but it doesn't show up in explore.of course i am doing this in safe mode with networking, the only way i can boot up. what now?
Backing up your files should be your highest priority.
When you Safe Boot:
- right click on Computer and select Manage
- Select Disk Management

Do you see your ext USB HDD?
How is it formatted?
Has it been allocated a drive letter?
Can you right click on the HDD partition and "Explore"?

Try ejecting and reconnecting. Try safe booting with the ext HDD connected.

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09 Dec 2011   #12

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Reboot in "Safe Mode with Command Prompt" when logged in enter:

please post results. When command has finished press ctrl-alt-del and shutdown. Any corrupt files? Are they fixable?
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Even from safe mode you can try a clean boot Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Does the system start in clean boot mode?
Why don't you answer?
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11 Dec 2011   #13
william lee

windows 7 home premium

i did scannow and it helped nothing
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12 Dec 2011   #14

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

try booting normally. or cleanboot
what happens exactly?
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