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Windows 7: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

15 Dec 2012   #160
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yeah, type whatever drive letter is for your Windows drive at boot. It should be the same drive letter from step 8 on the first page.


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15 Dec 2012   #161
ZKhan

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Ok im still getting an error, so heres what im doing: Clicked advanced in the startup repair, then it says X:\windows\system32 users, so what do i do from there? I tried putting C: then entering defrag C: /R, but it says that it is not recognized
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15 Dec 2012   #162
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

What about at X:\windows\system32 instead.

In addition, try defrag C: /F instead.
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15 Dec 2012   #163
ZKhan

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Nope it says 'defrag' is not recognized as an internal or external comand, operable program or batch file
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15 Dec 2012   #164
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hmm, ok.

Start over. When the command prompt at boot first opens at X:Sources>, type C: and press Enter. C would be the drive letter for the Windows drive at boot.

You should then see C:\Windows\System32>. If not, the C may not be your Windows drive letter at boot.

If you see that path, then Defrag C: /R should work. It will take a while to complete until the prompt reappears again.
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15 Dec 2012   #165
ZKhan

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

The command prompt doesnt start off at X: sources, it starts at X:\sources\system32
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15 Dec 2012   #166
ZKhan

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

When i did the diskpart thing, it shows the C: is OS and E is recovery is that something im doing wrong?
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15 Dec 2012   #167
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

See if using the tutorial below to open the command prompt at boot will open to X:\Sources like below.

Command Prompt at Startup

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15 Dec 2012   #168
ZKhan

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

It doesn't work, still get X:\windows\system32
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15 Dec 2012   #169
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You might see if you may be able to do a system restore at boot using a restore point (if available) dated before this happened to see if it may help.
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