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Windows 7: HP Z230 Windows 7 stuck in startup repair cycle, no safemode option

4 Weeks Ago   #1
trevstonbury

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HP Z230 Windows 7 stuck in startup repair cycle, no safemode option

Good Morning,

Can someone help me. I have a HPZ230 workstation with Windows 7 that keeps cycling in start-up repair at boot and fails. I have carried out a hard drive check and it's passing SMART and short checks. I am trying to boot into safe mode but F8 does nothing and when I press escape to bring up all the list of startup options Safemode/F8 isn't mentioned. Is there any way to get into safemode on these machines at boot, or does anyone have any advice to I can fix this issue and get Windows booting up properly again?

Many thanks!

Trevor


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Boot media with explorer and lots of extra tools

17514x86.iso
17514x64v14.iso

Extract to usb stick using bootable usb creator such as rufus, usb7ice or similar
Usb7ice.zip


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4 Weeks Ago   #3
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Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 bit
 
 

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