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Windows 7: Statup stuck on startup repair loop (No Safe Mode etc. possible)

20 Apr 2012   #11
Microsoft MVP


You can try System Recovery Options from the F8 menu until you get your 4gb flash stick.

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29 Nov 2013   #12

windows 7
exeact same problem

Didnt see an answer in the thread.
Cant boot to safe mode. Dont have disks.
Anyone have ideas ... other than "get a repair disk"?
Problem happened after running malwarebytes. Laptop is about 5 years d and came without disks.
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29 Nov 2013   #13
Microsoft MVP


Everything that can be done is here for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start including the disks needed for repairs or if necessary rescuiing your files to run Recovery or Reinstall.

If the prob came up after Malwarebytes it's likely you're seriously infected so run at least two of the bootable AV's provided in the first steps, then run SFC /SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot to repair any damaged system files, confirm the 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred if you have it) or C is Partition Marked Active to run Startup Repair - Run up to 3 Separate Times .

Report back results as you continue working through the steps to try everything, or just skip to doing the reinstall which will assure you get and keep a perfect install.
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