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Windows 7: Startup Problem - Start up Loop - c drive is system reserved

04 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Startup Problem - Start up Loop - c drive is system reserved

I have been breaking my head with win 7 startup, which keeps going into loops. Initially I got the captioned error " C drive is system reserved" with very little space in my c drive. I checked information and repaired C drive using diskpart . I can access the c drive contents through command prompt now (which I wasn't able to access earlier), but still the start up won't go beyond the windows logo screen.
following is the problem signature log:
Problem Signature:
problem event name: startuprepairoffline
problem signature 1 : 6.1.7600.16385
problem signature 2 : 6.1.7600.16385
problem signature 3 : unknown
problem signature 4 : 21200319
problem signature 5 : External Media
problem signature 6 : 10
problem signature 7 : NoBootFailure
OS version : 6.1.7600.
local id : 1033

Have tried to repair through installation Cd, doesn't help. Please advise

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Nov 2013   #2

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

In addition to breaking your head there is a good possibility you have been breaking your computer. It is best to "come clean" and tell everything you have done to this point (what was the original issue, what have you tried to fix it). This will yield better answers.

But assuming you have not deleted partitions or overwritten anything you could try a Startup Repair. You may need to run it 3 or 4 times depending on the extent of damage encountered.
And be sure to disconnect any additional hard drives before running it. Only the HDD with the operating system on it.

Startup Repair

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Startup Problem - Start up Loop - c drive is system reserved

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