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Windows 7: PC will not Start Up

30 Aug 2013   #11
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs
 
 

You may need to run it 3 times with a reboot after each run.

See SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker


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30 Aug 2013   #12
Barnum

Windows 7
 
 

You do remember the problem I have is starting my PC? How am I supposed to do it three time?
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30 Aug 2013   #13
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

In addition to the excellent advice previously given I like to to start with the physical rig first and have you open and inspect for a good cleaning and to unmake and make all connections. Blow out all fans and cooling fins on CPU, PSU and GPU.
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30 Aug 2013   #14
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs
 
 

Did you use Option One in the tutorial?
However you ran SFC, can't you run it again the same way 2 more times...?
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30 Aug 2013   #15
Barnum

Windows 7
 
 

Okay I was able to "restart". Is that the same as reboot?
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30 Aug 2013   #16
Barnum

Windows 7
 
 

Is it possible that dirt inside the PC would cause this problem? Remember when I do a system restore I can open it. If it were dirty I would think neither would work.
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30 Aug 2013   #17
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barnum View Post
Okay I was able to "restart". Is that the same as reboot?
Yes
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30 Aug 2013   #18
Barnum

Windows 7
 
 

Okay I will run scannow a couple more times, but why does it take three times? Also I do not have a Windows 7 disc. It came preloaded on my PC.
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30 Aug 2013   #19
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barnum View Post
?... Also I do not have a Windows 7 disc. It came preloaded on my PC.
This statement sounds as though you suspect you may have to do clean install. Hopefully you have a recovery partition. You should be able to burn your recovery discs from it. Do so ASAP.
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30 Aug 2013   #20
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barnum View Post
Is it possible that dirt inside the PC would cause this problem? Remember when I do a system restore I can open it. If it were dirty I would think neither would work.
Just saying you start with physical first as they tend to be 90% of issues. Heat fry's electrical components. PSU's start to go and short the mobo, voltage spikes fry ram and GPU's. It sounds like you don't know when you got into your rig to clean it or you'd have mentioned it. This leads me to think it's dirty and like many who come here for help a simple dusting is a minimum every 3-6 month routine that's almost never done. Inspection of the rig is key but may not be your issue but I'll guarantee won't hurt !
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