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Windows 7: BSOD after netbook froze during update

30 Nov 2012   #1

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BSOD after netbook froze during update

Hi, I have a netbook, and it was updating after shutdown, and then the netbook froze. In the end, I had to turn off the power, and now the netbook turns on and then blue screens. I have tried to go to startup repair and it didn't work. I have also tried to look to restore a previous version, but there is none. What should I do?

Edit: I ended up having to reformat.

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30 Nov 2012   #2
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When Updates foul the PC's ability to boot, the solution is to use the created System Restore point to restore from System Recovery Options.

If Recovery Options are not working correctly when you tap the F8 button, then you'll need to use the Installation media or Repair CD. You can burn the Installation Media from Step 5 of Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start which also has all steps possible to repair, or rescue your files to run Recovery or Reinstall.
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30 Nov 2012   #3

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Just a side note, you may need to use either Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool (Part 2) or WinToFlash, as it is a netbook, it should be without an Optical Disc Drive.
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