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Windows 7: Windows doesn't start; 0x490

30 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Windows doesn't start; 0x490

// I'm not native English speaker, please forgive me my mistakes and chaos.

Few days ago, during my normal work, bluescreen had appeared. The reason was damaged motherboard. I bought new one, turned on PC and tried to back to normality. Unfortunately destiny had other schedule.

The system "load" only to appearing first red "dot" of 7's logo. Next it restarts and asks if i want to repair it. Of course I do... That're communicates I receive after non-successful attempt of repairing it by system. (ehm, google translate seems to translate it accurately so I past it)
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01:
Problem signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 03: unknown
Problem signature 04: 21200501 [different numbers tend to be, for example, 221]
Problem signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem signature 06: 7 [there are various numbers happened yet such as 1, 3]
Problem signature 07: 0x19
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1045
Found the main reason:
Unknown error detection operation.: Operation error detection 19 Parameters = 0x22, 0x35616c4723350000, 0x0, 0x0.

Recovery Action: Check and repair the integrity of system files
Result: Failed. Error code = 0x490
What confuse me, Windows XP on other hard drive runs normally.
I tried to repair it with Windows 7 Installation Disk and Command Line ("sfc /scannow /offbootdir=i:\ /offwindir=i:\windows)
My actual motherboard is ASRock G41c-G5 and previuos was: Gigabyte GA-73PVM-S2H.

Please, lend me hand, I really don't feel like reinstalling windows....

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Oct 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP


Did you reinstall Win7 as it often won't start on changed hardware without P2P Adjusting it from booted Paragon Adaptive Restore CD.

Once you do this if it won't start confirm the 100mb System Reserved partition (preferred if you have it) or C is Partition Marked Active then run Startup Repair - Run up to 3 Separate Times to repair the boot.

If these fail Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which is same for retail.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Nov 2013   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

The Paragon was just enough. Thank you very much : - ).
My System SpecsSystem Spec

01 Nov 2013   #4
Microsoft MVP


Glad it helped.
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