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Windows 7: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

06 Oct 2013   #330
DuanSwanepoel1

windows7 home premium 32 - bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Duan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

For now, you might see if you may be able to use a bootable Peppermint live DVD/USB to get the files you need off your PC.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...cy-backup.html
I did download peppermint and rufus on a flash disk. I then put it in the problematic computer but it didn't boot the way it said it would, it just kept on going in the loop again... Any suggestions?


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06 Oct 2013   #331
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

In that case, you might connect the HDD to another computer to back up anything that you do not want to lose. You'll most likely need to take ownership of anything you want to copy before it will allow you to.
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07 Oct 2013   #332
jj7220

windows 7 32bit
 
 

New to the community, thanks for the info here.

when i did the "*.* mybackup" step, the system folder wouldn't copy due to an i/o error. Am I toast?

Thanks!
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09 Oct 2013   #333
Mohammed Adeeb

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Thanx Shawn.......will do that method soon..:)
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11 Oct 2013   #334
Mohammed Adeeb

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

hey Shawn...1 doubt...after creating a system restoring what should i do?? does this method surely helps me 2 get rid of this infinite boot loop?/
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11 Oct 2013   #335
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Mohammed Adeeb,

Doing a system restore at boot (if able) may be able to help. The tutorial link in my last post to you will help show you how to. Please ask if you have any questions about it.

If not, then you may need to reinstall Windows 7.
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14 Oct 2013   #336
Mohammed Adeeb

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Hey Shawn ..wat is the difference between creating system restore at boot and System Restore in Windows 7 using System Protection??
because my problem is the windows7 64bit will always work for the first time when i install the os..but if i restart or shutdown ,the windows wont open and goes into a infinite boot loop.....so should i o Do a System Restore in Windows 7 using System Protection or system restore at boot??
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14 Oct 2013   #337
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It's actually "doing" instead of "creating" a system restore. System restore is part of system protection. The only difference is doing a system restore at boot versus inside Windows to select a dated restore point to go back to.

System Restore

Where did you get your copy of Windows 7 from, and how did you activate it?

Are these clean installs of Windows 7?
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15 Oct 2013   #338
Seanmorgan

Windows 7
 
 
help

hi i tried to use this to get out of my loop but my only option on system recovery options is start up repair. what can i do?
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15 Oct 2013   #339
Mohammed Adeeb

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Hey Shawn ,what do u mean by a clean install???
i usually do a custom install and the older windows files r kept in a folder named windows.old
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