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Windows 7: Won't Successfully Boot ; Last Known Good Configuration

11 May 2009   #1

Won't Successfully Boot ; Last Known Good Configuration

Those two IE8 patches from Windows Update seemed to really kill my system. I don't even use IE.

I installed the patch, restarted, and my computer would not boot. Random services / processes would crash followed by WerFault crashing... I went into safe mode and system a system restore, and I thought all was good.

But now, I have to continually choose to use last known good configuration from the boot options to get into windows. If I don't, it'll proceed to crash. Is there any way to make windows use the LKGC as my current config??

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11 May 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello MasterEvilAce,

You may need to do a Repair Install instead to see if it can fix this.

Hope this helps,
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06 Oct 2010   #3

Windows professional 64 bit

I am having the same issue. I have to hit F8 to go to advanced options and choose last known good (advanced) and it boots fine, but if I reboot it still locks up. any way to take the "last known" and save as current? I have tried the repair install to no effect, well it seemed to actually lock up quicker after the the repair. :-| I would have thought a normal shutdown would save the configuration.
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06 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Can you do a system restore to an earlier date once you're logged in successfully?
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06 Oct 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP


Did you run Repair Install or Startup Repair? Try both.

Repair Install
Startup Repair
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06 Oct 2010   #6

Windows professional 64 bit

I ran the start up 4 times in a row and it seems to be booting stable for now. I have actually been lurking in the froum for a while, just joined and asked my first question. Thanks all.
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