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Windows 7: BSOD when trying to start up ANY mode - Startup Repair/SysRestore Fail

31 Jul 2011   #1
Imcredible

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
BSOD when trying to start up ANY mode - Startup Repair/SysRestore Fail

I'm sorry but I can't follow all the BSOD post guidelines because I can't get into my computer! I took a screenshot with my phone though, sorry for the bad quality.

First, some computer info:
Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit (Vista 64-bit was OEM)
Computer is 3 years old. Installed Windows 7 maybe 1.5 years ago
4GB RAM, 750GB Hard Drive
Intel QuadCore Processor (Can't remember which one, sorry), 2.66 Ghz
No Viruses, Memory Problems, etc. - I ran a full scan with Malwarebytes and SUPERantispyware just yesterday and they came clean.

Today I restarted my computer because my USB Flash Drive wasn't being detected. However, it would not start back up. I did NOT download anything new recently, and my latest system update was maybe 2 days ago.

When I try to boot up my computer, i get this BSOD error.
- This happens when I try to start it up in Safe Mode too (and all of the other Safe Mode options).


A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited

Here are those codes listed at the bottom. Not even sure they matter but I took several pictures and managed to get the whole thing...
0x000000F4 (0x0000000000000003, 0xFFFFFA8007522B30, 0xFFFFFA800750A340, 0xFFFFF800339AF40)

I tried System Repair, but the wizard said that this error could not be repaired automatically.
- To fix this I tried the infinite loop technique (https://www.sevenforums.com/register....2959acad0ae9f2), but this didn't work.

I also tried System Restore, which said it worked, but I still get BSOD when I try to restart my computer after the successful System restore.

I also tried inserting my Windows 7 disk and setting the CD drive as default BIOS. I came up to the Windows Setup and tried doing a System Restore/System Repair from there and nothing special happens. The System Repair says it doesn't work (and the System Restore says it does).
- I also ran the Memory Diagnostic Tool from the Startup Disk and it came clean. Not a problem with memory I suppose?

A few other things I've tried...
Command prompt things like 'chkdsk' and 'sfc scannow'. These either came out clean or said that my computer needs to be restarted before the command is entered in order to finish System Repair (and when I restart it says the same thing).

Please help, and thanks for taking the time to read this!


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31 Jul 2011   #2
Imcredible

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

It appears that those codes on the BSOD change so the ones I posted may be inaccurate (if they even matter).
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31 Jul 2011   #3
usasma
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Here's some info on the STOP 0xF4 (the 0x000000F4 part of the message): BSOD Index

Try these free, bootable diagnostics. At the Antivirus link are some links to bootable antivirus disks, please use one of those to scan your system:
Quote:
I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:
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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
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31 Jul 2011   #4
Imcredible

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks, I'll try those.

Edit: Running the Antivirus (I chose AVG) now, followed by Memtest.
I first tried doing the HD one but the computer wouldn't boot it for some reason.
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31 Jul 2011   #5
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Imcredible,

Microsoft now offers an online malware scanner and better yet, a standalone malware scanner/remover.

By standalone, that means you put the scanner onto a usb stick or a dvd and then boot from the usb/dvd, this gives you independence from any malware on the harddisk.

Here's a link to a tutorial on the standalone system sweeper. If you have questions re its use, then let me know.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...m-sweeper.html
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31 Jul 2011   #6
Imcredible

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks karls. Right now I'm scanning with a bootable AVG disk. I don't really think that the problem is with viruses or malware though because I scan my computer regularly and none of my software have ever picked any up recently.
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31 Jul 2011   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

At one time, I tried all of the "boot" versions out there.

I recommend and recommend only Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper.
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01 Aug 2011   #8
Imcredible

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

The booted scans seemed to show no infections.
I also did a memory test and there were no errors.

I tried doing a hard drive diagnostic that usasma recommended above (the one from his site) but when I tried running the CD I had, nothing would happen (It would go to this black screen with the flashing underscore, then back to the main HP loading menu, then back to the flashing underscore, etc.) But I think I might know the reason why. Usasma's guide says to use the Hitachi ISO if I can't access my hard drive information because apparently most newer hard drives are Hitachi. Maybe the problem is caused by the reason that my hard drive might not be Hitachi?
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01 Aug 2011   #9
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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The booted scans seemed to show no infections.
Somewhere I'm lost here. what is a booted scan?

did you run the Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper? Yes or No.

Now as to the iso problem.

although I haven't visited the site to see the recommended tester, the tester is probably the same one which I've recommended and that has been around for awhile.

The iso has to be burnt to cd and then you boot from the cd.

In win 7, all you have to do is click on an iso and autovatically the dvd burner will pop up. If you want a more general approach then use IMGBURN at 4x and with verify.

Now here's the hitachi link which I use:
Hitachi Drive Fitness Test
http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/suppor...2_v416_b00.iso
tests SCSI, IDE and SATA drives without overwriting data


and heres the link to ImgBurn
The Official ImgBurn Website
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01 Aug 2011   #10
Imcredible

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Yes I ran the Microsoft Sweeper (by bootable scans I meant the ISO disks). I know how to run an ISO. All of my ISO disks have worked except the Hitachi one is what I'm saying. Does this mean my HD is not from Hitachi and I should try the other links (Seagate, etc.)?
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