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Windows 7: Startup repair

05 Jan 2011   #1
rsinbad

vista
 
 
Startup repair

Having ocasional problems where the pc halts on boot screen. Usually if i reboot it will continue and load windows normally.

Could someone tell me if it's possible to use a upgrade disk in order to do a startup repair.

Running windows 7 64bit on HP media centre

Regards Roy


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05 Jan 2011   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Should work as an "upgrade" disk is a normal installation disk.
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05 Jan 2011   #3
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello and Welcome !

If it's OEM provider disk they might customize it. You could create a disk if you can get into Windows System Repair Disc - Create find more info about Startup Repair Startup Repair
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05 Jan 2011   #4
rsinbad

vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Hello and Welcome !

If it's OEM provider disk they might customize it. You could create a disk if you can get into Windows System Repair Disc - Create find more info about Startup Repair Startup Repair
Thanks for your response the pc was vista, so bought the upgrade disk,. I have looked at the tutorials, but wasn't sure that the upgrade disk would let you do the repair. If it does then i assume the proceedure for the startup repair will be the same as the tutorials ?

I know there may be several reasons why there is a halt at the bootup screen, so i guess this is step one to solve my ocasional problem.
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05 Jan 2011   #5
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Yes I should as far as my knowledge. The Tutorial should be the same. If that didn't help you could also do a Clean Install with Upgrade disk Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Hope this helps,
Captain
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05 Jan 2011   #6
rsinbad

vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Yes I should as far as my knowledge. The Tutorial should be the same. If that didn't help you could also do a Clean Install with Upgrade disk Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Hope this helps,
Captain
Thanks i'll give that w whirl

Hoping not to do a clean install, that would be my last resort.

many thanks for your help

Regards Roy
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05 Jan 2011   #7
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rsinbad View Post
Having ocasional problems where the pc halts on boot screen. Usually if i reboot it will continue and load windows normally.

Could someone tell me if it's possible to use a upgrade disk in order to do a startup repair.

Running windows 7 64bit on HP media centre

Regards Roy
When you say "it halts on boot screen" do you mean the windows splash or the BIOS post screen? If it's stuck on the windows splash screen then ok - do what you're doing.
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