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

20 Aug 2017   #1
Jackknife18846

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Computer only working for a minute, Doesn't let me use system restore

I try to boot up my computer and around a minute later none of my applications work anymore and I'm forced to restart my computer. I hit f8 as it was booting up and if I select any of the options I get an I/O error 0xc00000e9 and I couldn't even use safe mode. The next day I tried safe mode and it works! Then an hour later (While I was backing up all my important files to my E:/ drive) nothing would respond again, and safe mode would do that every time i loaded it. Does anyone know what's happening? I'm pretty sure it has to do something with failing hardware.


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20 Aug 2017   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Can be a disk problem.
Boot from an installation disk, go to repair and launch a CMD window.

Type:
chkdsk C: /f/r

If it finds bad clusters and or bad blocks, your disk is dying. Replace the disk. My suggestion is to replace with a SSD.

If the disk is healthy, do a system file check
Type
sfc /scannow
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21 Aug 2017   #3
Jackknife18846

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Where can I get a windows 7 installation disk for free
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21 Aug 2017   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Link expire 8/12/2017 at 1:38 PM UTC (24hours)

https://software-download.microsoft....fe6aad2fd05724

Burn a DVD or make a boot able USB flash disk.
To make a USB flash disk Windows USB/DVD Download Tool - Microsoft Store
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21 Aug 2017   #5
Jackknife18846

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I got all the stuff on a different computer and used a flash drive to transfer it, but since my computer wont respond after a couple seconds I can't get to the program to run it!
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21 Aug 2017   #6
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Did you burn a DVD or made a boot able USB flash disk on the computer that you downloaded the ISO file?
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21 Aug 2017   #7
Jackknife18846

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yes, it says i need to run the program that you gave me to launch the iso but my computer only lets m use it for a couple seconds. Not even safe mode works
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21 Aug 2017   #8
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

The ISO is the windows 7 installation disk.
If you have burn the iso file to a DVD or created a USB boot able you can boot from it and then check your disk. See post #2.
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21 Aug 2017   #9
Jackknife18846

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

My dvd-R's disappeared so i can only use flash drives/sd cards but since my flash drives are only 2 gigs big i can only use sd cards, and in order to make the a bootable sd card you must use the program you gave me. the only problem is that I can only run executeables on the computer that is pretty much broken
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21 Aug 2017   #10
Jackknife18846

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I dropped my computer 1 foot recently, before this happened. Would that effect anything?
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