Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: 64bit ultimate won't boot

30 Dec 2012   #11

Windows 7 64bit ultimate, xp pro 32bit, win 8 pro 32bit

Now 86 errors and still only 55% done........ Looks like ordering that new drive was a good idea afterall!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2012   #12

Windows 7 64bit ultimate, xp pro 32bit, win 8 pro 32bit

Right, drive scan finished and found 86 errors. Didn't show me what the errors were, but saved them to an error log....... Which i cannot access (access denied)
Startup repair ran, and found no problems, booted it up, and straight back into "windows cannot start run startup repair"
Ran statup repair again, and windows cant fix the error.
Run sfc which rewrote some files, rebooted and back to the startup repair.
Running sfc again as i type..........

Ok, finished.
"Windows resource protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\logs\cbs\cbs.log."
Try to open the log, but get access is denied.

Any ideas?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2012   #13


Which drive scan found 86 errors? If this was HD Diagnostics scan for your HD make then replace the HD.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

30 Dec 2012   #14

Windows 7 64bit ultimate, xp pro 32bit, win 8 pro 32bit

Yeah, was the segate utility.
I can see all the files on the drive (well, all the folders that are important to me) so im hoping once i get the new drive plugged in and loaded with windows, i'll be able to drag the important bits over to the new drive.
Luckilly this is one of my rarely used pc's and nothing is really critical on it. Sods law it's the only one without carbonite or backups done on it.
What do you think the chances are of the drive being totally scrap? Will a few bad sectors be picked up on install if i put xp on it? Have a couple of programs that will only run on xp.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2012   #15


There is a step for rescuiing your files from boot in the troubleshooting tutorial.

You can try the maker's HD extended repair scan to see if it can repair it, followed by Disk Check. But I would not rely on the HD again if it still finds errors. A full format might quarantine the bad sectors.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jan 2013   #16

Windows 7 64bit ultimate, xp pro 32bit, win 8 pro 32bit

Well, whacked the new drive in a managed to save everything from the old drive

One slight user error problem....... I thought i'd use the old drive to put xp/windows 8 on, so whacked in my xp disc, chose the drive to format .............. Yep, you guessed it, the wrong drive!

Just going back through it all again and dragging everything across, then will unplug the new drive before attempting to stick xp on

Thanks to all that tried to help!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 64bit ultimate won't boot

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Help Pls! Upgrade from 32 bit Win 7 Ultimate to 64bit Win 7 Ultimate
Hi, My laptop config is as follows: Win7 32 Ultimate on Acer Aspire 4730z 2GB Ram, 2.2 Ghz Dual Core...and 320 GB Space I want to install windows 7 64 bit ultimate version on my laptop which currently has 32 bit win 7 ultimate version. Is it possible to install 64 bit ultimate version as...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Hi i am new to this forum and i dont know if this is the right section to post this I have installed windows 7 ultimate 64bit (clean install) and now when i try to install steam games like CoD Black ops, my pc freezes and i have to hard re-boot it. I can install games that doesnt use steam, i...
Cannot boot my computer from win7 ultimate 64bit
i hv 2 hdd win 7 ultimate 64 nit was installed on my primary drive.2nd drive was a linux drive so i formatted it for installing win xp sp2 pro.while installing i dint remove my primary i am nt able to boot my computer from my primary drive but it boots into win xp directly.if i disable my...
Installation & Setup
Windows Ultimate 64bit fresh install wont boot
I cant figure this one out and wont stop till i do. I create a desktop from various used and new piece all working and good. I have a asus p5q motherboard with intel 2.66ghz 775chipset and pny 1 gb crap ram. i update the bios to latest version and i believe everythings running good on that end....
BSOD Help and Support
Upgrading from Windows ultimate 32bit to Ultimate 64bit
Can I upgrade from Windows ultimate 32bit ver 6.1 ( build 7600) to windows 7 ultimate 64bit edition and keep all of my installed programs and files ? :huh:
Installation & Setup
Win 7 ultimate 32 bit & 64bit
Want to know if I can install both win 7 32 bit and 64 bit on the same drive, or do i need to use partition magic to create a second partition and install the 64bit afterwards. Want to have the 2 system, because some games don't run good in 64bit mode Thanks
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:02.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App