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Windows 7: Windows fails to restart itself but manual shut down works fine

14 Jun 2014   #1
SharpHD

 
Windows fails to restart itself but manual shut down works fine

So for the past couple of days windows has done this. It happened after re installing my wifi card witch has been giving me problems. After reinstalling it and restarting windows fails to boot. It freezes when it says "starting windows" but when I manually shut the computer down and start it manually, it says: "windows failed to start" when I click start normally, everything works fine. Well except for the weird glitches and slowdowns. This still happens when and after installing windows, and in safe mode. It literally can't restart itself in the middle of the windows install! I can't believe it. Someone help me please!Windows fails to restart itself but manual shut down works fine-imageuploadedbytapatalk1402797794.969785.jpg




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14 Jun 2014   #2
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

try the steps in the following link and see if ti helps to resolve your issue(s):

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
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14 Jun 2014   #3
SharpHD

 

Windows boots fine manually. It's just when I restart it. So I'm pretty sure fixing MBR won't help. I've reinstalled windows twice already.
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14 Jun 2014   #4
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SharpHD View Post
Windows boots fine manually. It's just when I restart it. So I'm pretty sure fixing MBR won't help. I've reinstalled windows twice already.
Actually; on the contrary; just because you dont think it would fix the issue; it actually still may. I would still try and follow those steps in that link i posted; as it may help. The mbr is the master boot record; so if something is even just slightly corrupt; it can affect the way windows functions as a whole. I would still try those steps in the end if it were me.
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14 Jun 2014   #5
SharpHD

 

Alright I'll try the steps first thing tomorrow morning. Thanks for your help.
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14 Jun 2014   #6
SharpHD

 

Also, do you think this might not be a windows problem? I mean I've reinstalled windows twice now having the same error, you think this might be a data controller problem?
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14 Jun 2014   #7
matts6887

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

i dont believe its a controller issue; it more or less sounds like something for some reason is at the very least slightly corrupting the mbr which as i mentioned can throw everything out of whack in terms of the way windows functions as a whole.
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14 Jun 2014   #8
SharpHD

 

Oh alright
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15 Jun 2014   #9
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

SO let me understand here.....

You reinstalled windows twice, and the problem keeps appearing after installing the wifi card driver?

In this case,

What is the question?

If it keeps happening after the installation of this driver, then it is the driver causing the issue. See if there is a more up to date version of the driver, if there is not; then download a older version of the driver. Try going to the manufacturer website for the driver.
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15 Jun 2014   #10
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
SO let me understand here.....

You reinstalled windows twice, and the problem keeps appearing after installing the wifi card driver?

In this case,

What is the question?

If it keeps happening after the installation of this driver, then it is the driver causing the issue. See if there is a more up to date version of the driver, if there is not; then download a older version of the driver. Try going to the manufacturer website for the driver.
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