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Windows 7: Comp will not re boot after ccleaner registry clean

22 Nov 2010   #1
turanmem

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Comp will not re boot after ccleaner registry clean

Hi everyone,
I have a dell inspiron mini 1110. I run c cleaner registry cleaner last night, which i have done b4 with no problems. Shut down computer and tried to start up.
will not start. it runs through the automatic repair process but it says unable to fix.
Tried system restore back as far as I can go but still not working. I've got the option to take it back to factory settings but reluctant to do that as I have work documents on the comp. Please help.
Thanks


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22 Nov 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome and Wow

As a user of Ccleaner, I am very surprised. It is know for its benign cleaning operation
I present this as a last step. If you cannot boot and finally give up, you can back up your documents with this.
Use Ubuntu Live CD to Backup Files from Your Dead Windows Computer - How-To Geek
Save as a last resort. With computer problems and Ubuntu, it will become even more difficult to boot.


Below is a bulletin distributed by MS to explain the start up procedure when Windows will not boot. Startup Repair

Problems starting up a PC can be tricky to fix, since Windows hasn’t had a chance to load its arsenal of troubleshooting tools. Some people simply give up and reinstall Windows.
Startup Repair is designed to prevent a time-consuming reinstallation by diagnosing and repairing problems that prevent Windows from booting. Introduced in Windows Vista, Startup Repair is even easier to use because Windows 7 now installs it on your hard drive for you.

Click this bar to view the full image. The Startup Repair tool in Windows 7 can help fix problems that prevent Windows from booting up.



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22 Nov 2010   #3
turanmem

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

thanks for speedy reply. the only problem ive got is my net book dosent have an optical drive. the start up repair tool is unable to fix the problem either
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22 Nov 2010   #4
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's unfortunate that this has happened to you. I always offer ccleaner as a last resort when I'm willing to accept that formatting and starting over is the only way. My experience with ccleaner is usually about 50/50. Sometimes it works, other times it finishes off the machine. But in all fairness, the machine was in bad shape before I tried this utility.
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22 Nov 2010   #5
turanmem

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

is there any way i can retrieve my docs b4 i do factory restore?
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22 Nov 2010   #6
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Sure.. download Ubuntu and burn the ISO as an image file.. boot from the cd, run as a live CD ... open your documents folder and copy what you need to save.. Be sure to use a flash drive, or an external drive..
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22 Nov 2010   #7
polarbear

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Sure.. download Ubuntu and burn the ISO as an image file.. boot from the cd, run as a live CD ... open your documents folder and copy what you need to save.. Be sure to use a flash drive, or an external drive..
Hi Tews, Great advice to say the least. Been playing with Ubuntu for sometime now! Just another reason to stay with it. :) added a rep for that post.
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22 Nov 2010   #8
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Sure.. download Ubuntu and burn the ISO as an image file.. boot from the cd, run as a live CD ... open your documents folder and copy what you need to save.. Be sure to use a flash drive, or an external drive..
Use Ubuntu Live CD to Backup Files from Your Dead Windows Computer - How-To Geek

Great suggestion
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