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Windows 7: problem with rolling back to Win7 from Win10

29 May 2016   #1
pc no worky

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
problem with rolling back to Win7 from Win10

Hello all, i'm a new member to the forum,

My dads computer did have Win7 32 bit installed.
Unfortunately it now has installed win10 automatically and we have tried to roll back to the previous os.

The computer is now stuck in a startup repair loop, and is unable to repair it.
I cannot log in to windows at all.
There are no system restore points to revert to.
I have inserted the os install disk and tried to repair it this way, but i see the same loop.
I cant run the sfc command because of the infinite loop.

I did manage one time to get safemode minimal to work, and i could see his desktop. but the mouse and keyboard didnt work and i havent got a usb to ps2 adapter, it had a bsod about 10mins after i got into safemode anyway.

I have read the the tutorial on here on how to recover from a repair loop, but it does not work for this problem i am seeing

Can anyone point me in the right direction please?


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29 May 2016   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

I can't help with your problem directly, but you might get a better response with a post on the sister Windows 10 forum, available from the top right area of your screen.
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29 May 2016   #3
Layback Bear

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

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29 May 2016   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
You might try either of these Linux tutorials to recover the personal files,
Lucid Puppy way to recover files from a non-bootable computer

Emergency Kit - save your files from a dead OS
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30 May 2016   #5
pc no worky

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank you ignatzatsonic and Layback Bear, i will look in the win10 forums.

Thanks ThrashZonei did not know those recovery tools existed, i might try them

Thanks for your response
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30 May 2016   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium

I was able to reverse from Windows 10 to Window 7 On one of my Windows 10 page that pops up on my screen, look for the word RECOVERY and click on it you might have to use that crazy desktop keyboard to insert your text , it will say something along the line reinstall window 7.. It took me a while to find it and uninstall Windows 10 on my Laptop and desktop. today
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