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Windows 7: Boot problem after update, have ntbtlog file

23 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
Boot problem after update, have ntbtlog file

Hi. My pc jeeps doing a reboot with the screen "Please wait, windows is configuring updates, etc" abd tgeb reboots.
I do not know if I can get a cbs file per instructions, I can access the relevant drive and "windows " folder- this is with a secondary installation of Win 7 on another drive. I was able tobring up a "repair windows" option by using F8, this does not work, but I was able to get and obtain a boot logging file "ntbtlog", which I will attach.
Any help would be appreciated. jeff

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23 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines

Can you boot into safe mode? Press F8 and choose safe mode. See if that works. If it boots into safe mode try seeing if it will boot normally next boot.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Dec 2012   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64

Yeah I had tried that, so I just tried it again to be sure. In safe mode, it loads the drivers, then it goes into that screen- "Preparing to configure windows, Please do not turn the computer off", then it just reboots. No going to the p/w screen.
I should mention, I had an earlier problem with erasing the bcd, but was able to recover it. I had first noticed this problem right before the thing with the bcd happened, but that took precedence. I don't think the two are related. I had been doing updates, and it had surprised me by asking to install 8 important updates which is what I set out to do.
Thanks for response.
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20 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64

Note: about this issue. for someone with my relative training, I found a tool called 'Visual BCD", that was invaluable in solving the problem. I had read a bit about "Easy BCD", but the aforementioned one straightened it out ie: the Win 7 pro older drive unable to be read in MBR after a fresh installation of identical Win 7 pro on a new drive. It had showed up, but needed straightening out. Visual BCD. Beyond me, this stuff.
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20 Jan 2013   #5

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Did you try system restore from recovery environment? Restore points are listed? Just go back in time prior to problems.
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