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Windows 7: Windows 7 is in a boot loop and I can't launch startup repair

06 Apr 2013   #51
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
I am having him extract it on another PC . His windows 7 machine asks for drivers when he wants to install.
No dice, this is what happens.




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06 Apr 2013   #52
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

So where are you at Andrew, what`s happening ?
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06 Apr 2013   #53
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

I believe he's stuck on the screen where its asking for drivers to show the hard drive .
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06 Apr 2013   #54
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Or threw a beer at the monitor and said............. it.
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06 Apr 2013   #55
gregrocker

 

The error is almost always a bad installer. I've only seen it really need SATA controller driver once in four years.
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06 Apr 2013   #56
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
So where are you at Andrew, what`s happening ?
what vista king said, I was attempting a clean reinstall of windows 7 but apparently it's asking for drivers I don't even have for the hard drive. I'm pretty unlucky.
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06 Apr 2013   #57
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Andrew lets try to install using a USB flash drive


Open Command Prompt with administrator privileges known as Elevated Command Prompt. To do this, click on type cmd in the Search programs and files box and then hit Ctrl + Shift + Enter. Or right-click on CMD under Programs(1) and choose Run as administrator . Type in the commands below . ( Press [ENTER] after every command )

Code:
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK #
CLEAN
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT FS=NTFS QUICK
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT
Note   Note

# is the number of the hard drive . Disk 0 is the first hard drive .
Assign command assigns a drive letter if you want to assign a letter yourself type in this command ASSIGN LETTER=[input letter here ] without the brackets


Copy the contents of the DVD to the USB flash drive . Then boot off the flash drive
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06 Apr 2013   #58
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
The error is almost always a bad installer. I've only seen it really need SATA controller driver once in four years.
Do you know where I could find a good installer? Or do you know how to find a SATA controller driver so I can proceed with the installation? I think if either one works out, I'm successful with solving this boot up issue.
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06 Apr 2013   #59
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Lets try installing windows from a USB flash drive . Do the commands I applies on another computer either Vista or 7
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06 Apr 2013   #60
Andrew

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Andrew lets try to install using a USB flash drive


Open Command Prompt with administrator privileges known as Elevated Command Prompt. To do this, click on type cmd in the Search programs and files box and then hit Ctrl + Shift + Enter. Or right-click on CMD under Programs(1) and choose Run as administrator . Type in the commands below . ( Press [ENTER] after every command )

Code:
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK #
CLEAN
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT FS=NTFS QUICK
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT
Note   Note

# is the number of the hard drive . Disk 0 is the first hard drive .
Assign command assigns a drive letter if you want to assign a letter yourself type in this command ASSIGN LETTER=[input letter here ] without the brackets


Copy the contents of the DVD to the USB flash drive . Then boot off the flash drive
Are we doing this on another computer?
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