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Windows 7: Windows failed to start. F8 Recovery options won't either.

17 Nov 2016   #1

Windows 7 64-bit
Windows failed to start. F8 Recovery options won't either.

won't work either** Sorry for that.

Last night my laptop was working fine. I have Windows 7 running. The next morning though, when I start it up, it says that the Windows failed to start. There are two options: launch system repair (I think) and start windows normally. Either options still lead me to Windows failed to start/boot. F8 options also lead to the same thing: Windows failed to start I really don't know what's the issue.

I did not make any changes in drivers, or etc.

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18 Nov 2016   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

Try booting from repair disc and run startup repair 3 times.
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19 Nov 2016   #3

Windows 7 64-bit

Can you provide me steps by steps instruction?
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19 Nov 2016   #4

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Here is the SF Startup Repair tutorial:
Startup Repair

I've done a Startup Repair using a Windows installation DVD many times.
I never tried it with a system repair disc, but i expect it would work.
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 Windows failed to start. F8 Recovery options won't either.

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