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Windows 7: Windows won't boot, startup won't work, safe mode dosent work

12 Oct 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Windows won't boot, startup won't work, safe mode dosent work

Today my laptop was working fine but then I shut it down and turned it on again, when I turned it back on, after the Starting Windows and windows logo disappear I get a blue screen for half a second then my computer try's to reboot, I've tried to use startup reapir but u just have a crusor with a background, safe mode also crashes, and when Im trying to boot up from my windows 7 USB, it is just stuck on setting up the installtion, please help, if this is a hardware problem im really gonna be Sad, if there is a way to wipe my hard drive please let me know, thanks

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12 Oct 2014   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Have you tried a new AC adaptor?
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12 Oct 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Yes, I have 2 other ones, tried them and same problem
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12 Oct 2014   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

I just noticed something, I have a light on my laptop telling me when the HDD is running or not, and after I start up the install the light turns off which means the HDD stops working, does this mean it is a hardware issue, or a dirty little virus corrupting my HDD
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12 Oct 2014   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Please help, I just opens up my harddrive and everything looks fine. If this is a virus how do I clear it? Help me out please
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12 Oct 2014   #6


First boot into BIOS setup to see if the HD is even detected, under Storage or Boot order. If not try reseating it to get it to show up, or replace it.

If the HD is detected work through the steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot.

The steps try everything possible to start Win7 leading up to if necessary rescuiing your files to run Recovery or do the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Report back results as you go. If disks won't boot there are flash stick alternatives provided. If none of these will boot try resetting the BIOS to defaults.

If you want to skip to reinstall and it won't proceed then try these steps for
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