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Windows 7: updated pc then got black screen with flashing dash

3 Weeks Ago   #11
millturn

windows7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

okay thank you, i am sure it will not work. i am fairly sure there is nothing wrong with the list of things it will try to fix, it has something to do with the update. so i will have to go to a repair shop


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3 Weeks Ago   #12
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi millturn,

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okay thank you, i am sure it will not work. i am fairly sure there is nothing wrong with the list of things it will try to fix, it has something to do with the update. so i will have to go to a repair shop
There is no need to go to a repair shop!

[1] What update?

You don't answer any of my questions! See my posts 2, 4, 8, 10.

[2] Did this help? => Help with UEFI setup utility boot screen.
[3] Are you now able to boot into the installation disk?
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3 Weeks Ago   #13
millturn

windows7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

i seem to be having trouble with this forum, i have answered all questions, don't know how to view posts 2,4,8,10. the update was a standard win7 update that i let install then this mess. thank you for your patience.
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3 Weeks Ago   #14
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Hello,




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lets start over, if i use my install disc, will it boot the pc or will it do an install and loose all my information on my computer
The Install Disk wont do either until you make a selection. The selection of either choice is on the same screen. If you make the right selection, then the DVD will boot into WinRE (Windows Recovery Environment). Once in Win RE, you will be presented with the System Recovery Options. One of the System Recovery Options is Startup Repair.

Here is the procedure to do a System Repair from the Installation DVD:
Insert DVD into DVD tray;
Set DVD as FIRST BOOT DEVICE;
Restart Computer. Computer will then boot to DVD;

Once the computer has loaded the DVD, choose your language, time and keyboard;
Click Next. This will take you to a screen labelled Install Windows;
IGNORE the button to Install now (situated in middle of screen);
Choose Repair your computer option (situated at bottom-left of screen);
Finally, choose Startup Repair from System Recovery Options menu.

During a System Repair, the computer may reboot several times before the operation is fully complete.
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