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Windows 7: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

27 Nov 2017   #540
McGrittle

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

The only option I have to to restart my computer, it won't let me get to the command prompt. It won't even show the icon for it


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04 Jan 2018   #541
stonege

Windows 10 - 64 bit
 
 
Great indications - it works on windows 10 also

I have a lite version of windows 10, that I use for my work, working in a virtual machine under ubuntu.
After a system update of virtualbox, windows wasn't able to start entering in an infinite loop of automatic repair.
Following this guide, after 10 min. of timework I resolved.
Thank you very mutch!

Fabio
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15 Feb 2018   #542
eli21

windows 7
 
 
question

I am trying to do this but in step 13 the last line say
DIR 0 bytes of free space. The other numbers are almost the same in the instructions. I can still do this if my hard drives has no free space? Do you know how I can free disc space to complete the procedure?
Thanks
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15 Feb 2018   #543
torchwood

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

Hi Eli21,

ITS NOT saying not enough Disk space BUT NOTHING in the hive if its showing 0 , which it needs to complete the repair, hence the rider you will need to do it a different way
Have you any re-install disks??. if so follow this tutorial
Repair Install - Windows 7 Help Forums

Roy
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09 Mar 2018   #544
Ameseven

64Bit Home Premnium
 
 
Reg takeover!

Just like to thank Peter for this very good info,because I had completely lost Windows.
I persevered refusing to fresh instal Windows,and after 50 or maybe more restarting I actually was able to get into cmd prompt again,and so THANKS you are doing great work Peter.
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16 May 2018   #545
archkesha

Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Thanks!

I've registered on the forum just to say thanks. I'm on Windows 10 Pro, got the infinite startup loop after windows update (I think). Spent hours trying google searched answers, stumbled on this thread, follow the steps, and it worked! Much appreciated!
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16 Jul 2018   #546
jcflores

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Thank you very much!

I am yet another happy customer. This tutorial was perfect and fixed my problem without a hitch. Thank you so much!
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