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Windows 7: Windows 7 SP 1 Unable to startup

06 Mar 2011   #11
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

I had more problems running Raid (mirror drive) than anything else.

I finally had to resort to one hard drive and and 'image' my system on an external hard drive. I've been quite happy with this configuration.

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06 Mar 2011   #12
Microsoft MVP


You can use your Win7 Repair CD or Installation DVD to copy out your files: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console

After doing that, boot into Repair console to run Startup Repair a few times as one of the many fixes it runs might get you started: Startup Repair

Startup Repair should automate the System File Checker. If not run it from Repair Command Line: SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

If forced to clean reinstall, here are tips for getting a perfect reinstall - use the ones which apply: re-install windows 7
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