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Windows 7: Stuck in system restore? Please help

28 May 2011   #1
NathaliaJ

Windows 7
 
 
Stuck in system restore? Please help

Hello I have a windows 7 hp touchsmart that is stuck on systrm repair. The compurer was working fine yesterday, but was playing a sims game on it. I forgot to remove it and turned off the computer with it in.

Now, as I titried to turn it on today, it wen straight to system repair. I have used the system restore three times already and it says succesful, but it keeps on foing the same thing over and over again.i have run a few tests and its says everything is fine.

Please please help I dont want my parents to find out, as this is the family pc.


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28 May 2011   #2
Carolyn

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Give this tutorial a try:

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery
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28 May 2011   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

If that fails, try tapping F8 at startup to enter Advanced Boot Options

look for Repair My Computer which when selected gives you System Recovery Options

Try running Startup Repair repeatedly from there. If it fails, try System Restore progressively backwards until it starts.

If these fail, open the options Command line to run SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot

Next try all of these repairs using the Win7 DVD Repair console or System Repair Disc - Create so repairs are not reliant on possibly corrupt System Files.

If these fail you should consult your parents and let them in on the help you are getting here before proceeding. Next copy out your files using this method: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console
or using Paragon free Rescue CD.

If you'll let us know the make/model of your computer, we can give you the exact steps to run full Factory Recovery at boot, or using Recovery Disks if you have them.
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29 May 2011   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

If needed.

Pressing the f11 key during startup on a computer with an HP factory image will start the system recovery process even if the prompt is not displayed.

How to make HP Recovery DVD disks:
Recover Windows Vista Operating System Using HP Recovery - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

How to make HP Recovery USB disk:
Creating a Recovery Disk on a USB Flash Disk HP Pavilion dv6700z CTO Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

or
You can Order HP Recovery Disks from here:
Compaq Mini CQ10-500 PC series - HP Notebook PCs - Order Recovery Discs for Windows 7, Vista, or XP - c00810334 - HP Business Support Center
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