Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Booted 'System Recovery Options'- now what?

09 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Booted 'System Recovery Options'- now what?

So after a painstaking time of extracting an .iso of the Windows 7 system recovery disk, formating my USB to be like a CD and booting it, I'm stuck. I've the the System Recovery Options screen right in front of me with two options- one is restore my computer using a system image that I've created earlier, which is impossible since I haven't, and another is 'Use recovery tools that can help fix problems starting Windows. Select an operating system to repair.' But the thing is, nothings listed below on the table with the 3 columns Operating System, Partition Size and Location. So it says I have to install drivers for my hard disks.

Theres a button named 'Load Drivers'. When I click on it the pop-up window says 'Insert the installation media for the device and click OK to select the driver'. Clicking ok right now brings me to the folder explorer. I guess I need to get these drivers and put it inside my computer, justs stuck on what I need to do exactly. I'm fine hacking around with more .isos and damned USBs, cause I don't really want to spend any money (and it's fun).

The computers a HP Pavilion dv6 something (can't check) and it's dual booted Ubuntu and Windows with Grub. Kinda messed up the partitions while LiveUSBing Linux Mint so the problem occurred of my Windows installation messed up the next time I booted. The status of the error is 0xc0000225.

Thanks in advance, if you need me explaining anything more be sure to ask!

I know people like me are a bit of an annoyance- come and go as we please (the irony) so I wanna say hi. Names Matt, have a bad love for hacking around, open source stuff, Japanese culture and more apparent, web development.

EDIT: Oh yeah, is this the right board for posting this sorry?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jun 2012   #2

windows 7 home premium 32bit
Same problem - no OS showing

I have the same problem. I am stuck. Mine opens to win32 and asks to load drivers... WHAT DRIVERS and HOW? Can anyone help? Do I need to purchase a new Windows 7 OS? I think there is a way to find through DOS although I will need step by step please!!!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Booted 'System Recovery Options'- now what?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
System Recovery Options
How to Boot to the System Recovery Options in Windows 7 This will show you how to boot to the System Recovery Options screen to select the Startup Repair, System Restore, Complete PC Restore, Memory Diagnostic Tool, or Command Prompt option to use on Windows 7. The System Recovery Options...
Booted into Asus Preload Wizard instead System Recovery Option
On title, I have this issue quite awhile already and i decided to give it a try. :) My computer is Asus manufactured. Firstly, after reboot my laptop i press F8 to go into Advanced Boot Option, then press "repair your computer" in order to boot into System Recovery Option But then...
General Discussion
Stuck in system recovery options after system restore
Hello, As the title says my computer is stuck on the system recovery options. I was having issues the other day with my computer it kept crashing,programs not fully loading and all around slowness. it was fine a few days before so i figured i must of downloaded a virus while looking for a zuma game...
Performance & Maintenance
Operating system does not show up in System Recovery Options
Hey guys. I have an Acer laptop with Windows 7 that has crashed and will not boot. I do not have a Windows 7 CD nor do I have the money to pay for one. When my computer boots up, it says "BOOTMGR IS MISSING" and I press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and it loops back around to that page. I created a System...
General Discussion
System recovery options screen stals, cant select options
Was trying to repair a boot mngr error but as the title explains, I cant select any options in system revovery. It just shows spinning blue working icon. Harddrive working light flashes for a moment then stops, never to flash again. I've tried this with two different recovery disk, one being a W7...
BSOD Help and Support

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:07.
Twitter Facebook Google+