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Windows 7: Windows will not start, OS is not able to load drivers.

02 Apr 2012   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I have a linux installation on the same machine where I have my important files backed up...I'd like to avoid the hassle of going through the installation of all my programs again.

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02 Apr 2012   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

Boot into Advanced Boot Options and choose the Last Known Good Configuration option. This should start Windows with the last known registry and driver options that worked.

Are you able to get far enough to do that?

You might also want to run a chkdsk on the system partition to check for bad sectors or system errors. If you use Option 2 and the command prompt at startup you should be able to run it.
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 Windows will not start, OS is not able to load drivers.

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