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Windows 7: Computer only working for a minute, Doesn't let me use system restore

21 Aug 2017   #11

Windows 7 HP 64

Was it on?
If it was on it can explain everything. HDDs are very sensitive to shocks.
You MUST test your disk.
Once you make a Win 7 installation disk (DVD or USB flash) and do the disk test you'll have the answer.

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22 Aug 2017   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Yes my computer was on, I was using it and i dropped it from a chair. I also can't make a windows 7 installation disc because i don't have any dvd-r's anymore and I can't make a bootable usb because that requires using a program
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22 Aug 2017   #13

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

you can use this tool to make a bootable USB
Windows USB/DVD Download Tool - Microsoft Store

You need to do this on your other comp.

Insert USB ... run tool .... run W7 download.

OLD computer reset bios to boot from USB first.
Install from USB

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24 Aug 2017   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

My other comp is a chromebook which can't run executeables.

Also it wouldn't matter because it turns out i had a head crash.
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 Computer only working for a minute, Doesn't let me use system restore

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