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Windows 7: [Help] Windows 7 will not start

22 Mar 2009   #1

[Help] Windows 7 will not start

So, Here I am again...
After I had everything to run on my 'slow' notebook...
I decided to put windows 7 on my desktop aswell,

I installed it without any problems, installed my common used apps with no problems,
But when I tried to install iTunes 8.2 it went rong,
I read it before that iTunes isn't that compatible with windows 7 as it should be, But that you can prevent these problems by running the setup under Windows Vista compatibility mode... So I did that, and it ran great.

Now I went to bed being really happy that windows 7 is such an improvement...
But my smile turned into a frown when I tried to boot up again the day after,

"Something is preventing windows 7 from starting"
- Repair
- Boot

When I press boot, I get to the loading screen, and it restarts...
When I press repair, I get the vista loading screen followed by an BSOD

After I had the bsod, I pressed boot again, and everything started well...
And when I reboot / shut it down, wait a hour, start up again, It starts without any problem (weird no?)

So I'd like to know if anyone knows an solution for this problem?
I recall that the last app that I've installed was iTunes...

My pc specs:
Intel Quad 9450 @ 3.0Ghz
Nvidia 9800 GTX (dual in SLI)
Antec 900 case (does that matter? xD)
an 250GB HDD raptor, and an 1TB one
and an Sound Blaster X-Fi
But I doubt it's the specs that are causing trouble(?)

Already thanks for your help!
- Jeutie

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Mar 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit

Well, first off, it appears you no longer have any problem.

And YES, I tunes has been reported to have incompatibility issues with Windows 7, at leats at its current version.

If Windows 7 managed to boot, and it restarts fine, then it's been solved, but I suggest you run Itunes and see if it works ok.
If problems re-appear, you'll have to uninstall it and wait for a newer version.

Hope it helps.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Mar 2009   #3


I do still have the problem,
But only at the first boot of the day...
Other then that, all runs well (even iTunes)

So maybe it isn't iTunes releated :-s
With vista, I had a time when I got BSOD's on every first boot of the day aswell
My System SpecsSystem Spec

22 Mar 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

iTunes works fine on my rig...

Though I have not installed 8.2, I'm using 8.1 I think.... Perhaps that is the problem?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Mar 2009   #5

XP/win7 x86 build 7127

just a suggestion/replacement for itunes... winamp
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Mar 2009   #6


So a little update to the topic...
Today I started my desktop, It ran fine untill it got to the login screen...
I got an bsod with something of service exception

Problem is there isn't an minidump present and the bsod went away very quicly... then my dekstop restarted and everything ran fine
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Mar 2009   #7


Sorry that I double post, But I wanted to bring this post up because I think I solved the problem. And I think I'm not the only one with this problem?

I clean installed windows 7 build 7057 again (And then 7061 came available -_-') and installed every application AGAIN, every tweak AGAIN

I rebooted, and I had the same error, BUT
I didn't get an BSOD when I clicked repair...

So when I logged back on after, I saw the watermark was back...
So I guess that was the problem, And indeed, Orbit's Patch was the last tweak I did before logging off... So maybe that was what messed up the boot...

I will see the final result tomorrow, when I have my first boot again...
I hope it's solved

And well... I'm not going to install 7061 I'll wait for the RC xD
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Mar 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Glad its working.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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