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Windows 7: Bad startup Press F1 to continue

03 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional x 64 SP1
Bad startup Press F1 to continue

During my usual morning start-up, I got a dos screen with a message and to press F1 to continue. Everything booted fine after that. I ran malwarebytes, backed up my data files on a flash drive and looked into the event logs to see what might have happened. Unfortunately, I didn't even know where to look in the event logs except the administrative events which showed nothing critical.
I wish I had paid more attention to the original dos screen message. I'm now afraid to shut this puter down and wondering what happened. Appreciate any input........

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03 Sep 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit OEM

Dude I get this on every boot
It could be something like. No optical drive. Or new drive.
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