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Windows 7: Infinite Windows repair loop

06 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
Infinite Windows repair loop


I have dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked fine until it froze one time, I had to restart the computer. After that I was not able to start Windows. I can start Ubuntu without any problems, however Ubuntu cannot mount Windows. Everything is on 256Gb Samsung SSD. When I try to access Windows files from Ubuntu I get error (2) below.
When I try start Windows, it does repair and says (1).

I spent all day trying to figure out how to fix it, but no luck yet. I also don't understand what's wrong exactly.

(1) Root cause found:
System Volume on disk is corrupt. Repair action: File system repair(chkdsk)
Result: Completed Successfully. Error code = 0x0.

(2) Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/aziza/Windows7_OS: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda2" "/media/aziza/Windows7_OS"' exited with non-zero exit status 13: ntfs_mapping_pairs_decompress() failed: Input/output error
Failed to load $MFT: Input/output error
Failed to mount '/dev/sda2': Input/output error
NTFS is either inconsistent, or there is a hardware fault, or it's a
SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware. In the first case run chkdsk /f on Windows
then reboot into Windows twice. The usage of the /f parameter is very
important! If the device is a SoftRAID/FakeRAID then first activate
it and mount a different device under the /dev/mapper/ directory, (e.g.
/dev/mapper/nvidia_eahaabcc1). Please see the 'dmraid' documentation
for more details

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10 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Have you tried running Startup Repair from a Windows 7 System Repair Disk or a Windows 7 Install Disk?
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10 Feb 2015   #3

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Maybe you can try this tutorial:
How to Recover from an Infinitely Looping Startup Repair Loop without Reinstalling Windows

external link:
Recovery Console Infinite Loop: Fix for Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1

Plenty of links down there:
Infinite Startup Repair loop Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically

Make sure to change the boot order in Bios to be able to boot the Disk/UsbDrive
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11 Feb 2015   #4
Microsoft MVP


In addition here is everything else that can be done for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start
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