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Windows 7: unusual problem I've never encountered before

13 Oct 2013   #1
richardalane

windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 
unusual problem I've never encountered before

So lately my pc has been acting up and I have no idea what's going on. So it's been fine all day been running fine and then I went down stairs for dinner watched the seahawks and came back upstairs. I tried listening to a .wav file and I got an execution error. I tried to open firefox to search for a solution aaaaand it won't open. Of course. I try ro open up task manager and I got another error. Tried going into control panel and there is nothing there. It's s totally blank. I restarted my computer and it said configuring windows. Never done that before. I did just instal updates two days ago, could that be it? Or is this some sort of pain in my neck virus? Thanks in advance.


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13 Oct 2013   #2
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Welcome richardalane

Can you boot into windows Safe Mode & do a system restore to a few days ago ?

System Restore
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14 Oct 2013   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

If Safe Mode won't work to run System Restore, Malwarebytes and your AV scans, followed by SFC /SCANNOW Command,

you'll need to work from boot mode using these steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.
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16 Oct 2013   #4
richardalane

windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

Yes I can boot in safe mode and I have run all types of malware, spyware, and antivirus programs. When I restarted this time I started normally. And everything worked. until today it started it again. It's completely random it seems. However I think it could be firefox? when I closed it this morning it started again. Restarted computer and now it's okay again for now.
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16 Oct 2013   #5
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Go over your install thoroughly following the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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