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Windows 7: Help, Windows 7 Stuck in safemode loop CLASSPNP.sys

19 Oct 2012   #1
Christian Smith

Windows 7 Professional x64
Help, Windows 7 Stuck in safemode loop CLASSPNP.sys

I went into msconfig on the work laptop and changed the boot to safe boot network, as soon as I went to boot up the laptop and get into safe mode, the laptop freezes at CLASSPNP.sys then I have to reboot.

I really need to get it to boot back into windows normally, but even selecting "Start windows normally" sends it to safe mode because I set it to boot there in msconfig.

What can I possibly do? I've tried running start up repair but says it cannot repair the issue.
Due to security, the laptop hard drive has been encrypted with truecrypt, and therefore when I put the OS DVD in to try and do something from the command prompt, there are no OS's listed as installed so cannot alter the bootmbr or any windows files.

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19 Oct 2012   #2

Win 8 duals Win 7 64bit

Did you have the Windows installation on your HDD encrypted as well? Then you must be using the "TrueCrypt bootloader" which resolves the Windows encryption under a password each time you boot your PC.
If this custom bootloader is damaged, you may use the Rescue Disk: TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source Disk Encryption - Documentation - Rescue Disk

I believe when you changed your Windows bootloader to "safe boot network", it conflicted with your TrueCrypt bootloader
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