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Windows 7: Unable to boot after using DriverMax.

30 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home premium x64
Unable to boot after using DriverMax.


I am unable to start my windows 7 (home edition x64). Computer freezes during the starting windows(or was it resuming windows) or gives an almost blank screen after it. Using a Dell Inspiron 1555. I think the trouble might be caused by DriverMax Software. I downloaded a few new drivers with it. Safe mode doesn' work either. Tried to use startup repair, but it did not help. I would appreciate some help. Reinsatlling windows would be the last resort, I have not backed up my files. I also tried the system restore option from the Windows CD menu, but It showed that I don't have any restore points created. (I think I had some at some point, but I guess they have been deleted or something)

Thank you in advance!

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30 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home premium x64

Would anyone be able to help me get my windows working again? Is it possible? Could some diagnosis from Dell CD's be of use?

Bit of desperate...

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30 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Did you try a startup repair with the disc ?

There is no good reason to use a program to update drivers. Let windows do it.

Ah yes, I see you did.
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30 Oct 2011   #4

windows 7 Pro x64
Agree with...

Totally agree with Zomby88!
I would suggest using Device Manager and see if any device needs updating, additionaly you can check device manufacturers website about drivers...
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30 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home premium x64

Thanks! I guess I learned my lesson, but the problem persists.

Currently following this guide here and hoping it helps:

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery
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30 Oct 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home premium x64

Nice! The above mentioned guide worked. Feeling relieved:)
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