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Windows 7: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

06 Aug 2015   #460

Windows 7 Pro x64 (Upgrade, Clean Install)

Reporting back, as promised. Have new 1TB installed ($39 sale at MicroCenter!, was cheaper than OEM I usually buy).

Finally got everything reloaded and is working great! Thanks, again, for responding, Brink. (Won't let me Rep because said I need to spread it around, but you are the one who usually helps me.)

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06 Aug 2015   #461

Windows 7 64 bits

Hello !

I was locked in this boot loop on windows 8.

I upgraded to windows 10 and I still have the loop problem.

What is the problem ? I was thinking that upgrading to windows 10 would treat the problem, but no, so I guess it's not a driver problem ?

Thank you for your help.
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08 Aug 2015   #462

Windows 7 home 64

After I click step 5, there is no command prompt option in step 6. Only shows 2 recovery options: Startup Repair and Dell DataSafe Restore.
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21 Aug 2015   #463

7 home premium

just registered to tell u how awesome u are and to say thanks a lot for the simple and quick solution, you obviously know your stuff! :) so.....


You're awesome! :)

best wishes for you and yours-

take care

Nick W
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15 Sep 2015   #464

Windows 10 Home 64
Happy as a Pig in the Mud

Thanks a ton. This worked like charm for me. Well explained and links to other pages.

Thank you again :):)
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17 Sep 2015   #465

Windows 10 64bit

Omg omg omg THANK YOU!!!!! It fixed my PC when it dropped on its side! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!
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21 Sep 2015   #466


Thanks. My problem (launch startup repair infinite loop ) solved.Nice, easy to understand description even for a layman. Thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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07 Oct 2015   #467

New York

Just followed this myself and while everything looked right, I'm still stuck in the endless loop
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19 Oct 2015   #468

Windows 7 64 bit

This actually worked for me. Thankyou mate!
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26 Oct 2015   #469

Windows 7 home basic 64 bit upgraded to windows 10

You said do not proceed if the size of software sam folders is zero. Iam getting it as zero. What to do next. I am still stuck in that loop.
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