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Windows 7: Read-only and not booting

14 Nov 2010   #1
zinsco

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Read-only and not booting

My computer just went through a chkdsk, said something like "replacing invalid security id with default". When it was done the security settings from my backup OS drive were all gone. After I reset those, file explorer reported all the folders read-only and all the files read and write but cmd reported everything normal (most not read-only). My backup OS will also not boot, just hangs on a black screen with a cursor.

Any ideas?


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14 Nov 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zinsco View Post
My computer just went through a chkdsk, said something like "replacing invalid security id with default". When it was done the security settings from my backup OS drive were all gone. After I reset those, file explorer reported all the folders read-only and all the files read and write but cmd reported everything normal (most not read-only). My backup OS will also not boot, just hangs on a black screen with a cursor.

Any ideas?
Boot from the OS DVD and do a repair install.
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14 Nov 2010   #3
zinsco

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Ran the repair install. No change.
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