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Windows 7: Windows 7 won't boot/startup - just locks up or resets

18 Sep 2012   #1

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Windows 7 won't boot/startup - just locks up or resets


I cant get my Windows 7 to start up. I'm not sure if this is my PCs problem or windows. It starts up, gives me the ASUS screen where I can go into setup (though messing around in it hasn't helped yet). otherwise it goes to black screen where I can choose start windows normally or launch troubleshoot. if I pick start normally the windows logo comes up, loads, tursn black, and resets the PC. If I choose troubleshoot, it goes black for several minutes, shows the Windows 7 BG, and just gets stuck there. I'm not sure what to try to get it to boot.

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18 Sep 2012   #2

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Hello XZERO1134.

Do you have a windows installer disk or a recovery disk? You need any one of those.

Run Startup Repair (step by step, as mentioned in the resulting page) for three separate times, with restarts between every single run, and see if it works or not.
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