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Windows 10 wont boot anymore.

Question: Windows 10 wont boot anymore.

Hey Everyone, my pc has started acting up.
At first my video card had a bug and i fixed it by doing a windows system rollback.
However, now my windows wont boot. I can get into BIOS and recovery. I've tried using my recovery disk but it just gives a black screen with a mouse cursor after booting. System recovery (F11) gets me to a setup window where it says its using E:\ but its not picking up my recovery disk. I cant launch in safe mode, shift+F8 just gets me into BIOS. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!
Specs: i7 2600K, nvidia 560, BIOS: project MS-7728 version E7728MLN.209 , Windows 10.

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Preferred Solution: Windows 10 wont boot anymore.

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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So I just built this computer and I had originally installed 3 Hard drives, 2 SATAs and 1 IDE.

I took the Sata out and the IDE out. Now when I reboot my computer it says that Disk Boot failure insert system disk and press Enter.

I know I installed the OS on the main HDD that is still in the computer. And Bios detects it.

Under Standard CMOS features it says:

IDE Channel 4 Master [Samsung HD103SJ] (samsung hdd)
IDE Channel 5 Master [ASUS DRW-24B1ST] (my dvd drive)
0-3 Master & Slave are None

I have First Boot Device Set to Hard Disk, Second: CDRom, Third: Floppy

Also under Hard Disk Boot Priority: 1. Ch4 M: Samsung HD103SJ 2. Bootable Add-in cards.

Windows was working perfectly and everything was good till I took the hard drives out this morning.
 

Answer:Windows wont boot anymore

$ahil said:


So I just built this computer and I had originally installed 3 Hard drives, 2 SATAs and 1 IDE.

I took the Sata out and the IDE out. Now when I reboot my computer it says that Disk Boot failure insert system disk and press Enter.

I know I installed the OS on the main HDD that is still in the computer. And Bios detects it.

Under Standard CMOS features it says:

IDE Channel 4 Master [Samsung HD103SJ] (samsung hdd)
IDE Channel 5 Master [ASUS DRW-24B1ST] (my dvd drive)
0-3 Master & Slave are None

I have First Boot Device Set to Hard Disk, Second: CDRom, Third: Floppy

Also under Hard Disk Boot Priority: 1. Ch4 M: Samsung HD103SJ 2. Bootable Add-in cards.

Windows was working perfectly and everything was good till I took the hard drives out this morning.Click to expand...

Hi, $ahil,

If either, or both, of the other HDDs were connected when you installed Win7 the boot sector was probably placed on one of them. This is why folks are advised to connect only the HDD they are installing the OS on during the installation.

Check the following MS Knowledge Base article, How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows, or How to Restore the Windows 7 MBR (Master Boot Record) from "Win7 ABCs - Great list of Windows 7 tutorials by MVP Shawn Brink!"

Hope this helps.

Chuklr
 

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I put my HP laptop on sleep. Then I woke up and tried to turn it on. It turned on but was on a black screen. Normally black screen is for up to 5 seconds before something shows on screen but this time it was more than 5 mins and nothing so I rebooted it. The computer said updating because I had a pending restart. It updated then rebooted and said fixing disk errors (don't know why) then after it finished, it rebooted again and said preparing automatic repair. 5 seconds later it crashed with a bsod but was to fast to find out what the error was. I found out it was driver irql not less or equal something like that. It keeps looping auto repair 5 seconds later bsod. I tried f8 and startup settings but it keeps coming up with a screen saying recovery your pc needs to be repaired with error 0x000000f.

What should I do? I can't boot anything up or go into start up settings if I needed to get to safe mode or other things. No CD driver neither. I downloaded Windows 10 and copied its files to a flash drive then realized it was Portuguese copy BUT even though I don't know what to do with the flash drive booting from efi file or something like that. Help please.

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My conputer was running slowly so i decided to factory reset it and after i did that it got stuck in a continuos boot loop. It will start and do some weird stuff then go to a black screen, then it repeats non stop. Ive watched multiple videos and people say i need to boot from a usb and stuff like that but i dont have windows on a usb so i dont think that will work. Any help is appreciated, thanks!

Answer:I RESET MY COMPUTER RUNNING WINDOWS 10 and it wont boot up anymore

Did the computer come with Windows 10?What is the brand and exact model?

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My conputer was running slowly so i decided to factory reset it and after i did that it got stuck in a continuos boot loop. It will start and do some weird stuff then go to a black screen, then it repeats non stop. Ive watched multiple videos and people say i need to boot from a usb and stuff like that but i dont have windows on a usb so i dont think that will work. Any help is appreciated, thanks!

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sooo i accidentally click some pop up and it goes ahead and downloads some 'PC shield' ******** virus disguised as an antivirus. everything was crashinggg i was in a rushh, turned off the computer. go to turn it back on, it gets to the point where its loading windows, and then just restarts. im absolutely pissed since i jsut recently reformatted my computer to eradicate all its bugs. any help?

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Question: wont boot anymore!

Dear CH! Im ripping my hair out! About two weeks ago i decided to instal and old game Toca race driver 3 on my machine! Its running windows 7 Ultimate. anyways. The program asks to restart the computer and so i did. now i get this screen: (sorry i cant post a photo but its exact wording)                                                                                       Windows Boot ManagerWindows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer.2. choose your language settings, and then click "next".3. Click Repair your computer.If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance. Status: 0xc000000finfo: the boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible. this has happened before but then i just did a format and reload. Thats most likey what ill be doing again but i want to know what is causing this. now i put my win 7 dvd into the drive and it shows the windows is loading files screen and then the computer restarts.... I have XP 64bit on a dual boot but for some reason i no longer can open firefox on it.... Is this a possible hard drive failure or curruption? what tools... Read more

Answer:wont boot anymore!

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-gaming/cannot-run-toca-driver-3-on-windows-7/aea5fd60-cafd-4d12-8b24-7f287bb758b7This program is not Windows 7 compatible, so you will likely need to repair Windows 7 and avoid using it on 7.

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Hey guys,
 
Today I recently watched a video and it was saying to record with your nvdia gpu in 60fps without ruining gaming experience you use shadow play.
 
I enabled shadow play and then 5 minutes later my pc crashed and restarted it self. I said ok no problem. It then says starting windows and then boots into a black screen I can see my mouse cursor. 2seconds later the screen goes grey, 10 seconds later the screen says "no input found" and my monitor turns off, 15 seconds later my pc restarts again. This problem has never happened until I enabled shadow play. I can boot up in safe mode (which Im in now) but I can't open nvdia to disable shadow play. I tried uninstall nvdia geforece experience but with no luck its still happening. I've tried restoring my pc. Should I fully uninstall my graphics driver or is that not the cause?  I don't know how to find crash logs. PLease someone help me 
Kind regards,
Ahmed
 
 

Answer:MY PC WONT BOOT ANYMORE HELP PLZ

SOLVED: drivers screwed it up. full uninstall fixed it. 

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Hi peeps, I have a problem with my old AMD 800mhz wich wont boot anymore. This morning when I came to this computer, I noticed it was making no more noise, no fans, nothing on the screen etc... and there was only the power led that was blinking on and off all the time. I turned the computer off by holding the button a bit and tried to boot it up again. nothing.

The power supply work, the power button too obviously since I turned it off, the MB inside led is open... but nothing happens.

Whats should I do?

its a k7v via chipset motherboard slot A with a 800mhz processor, scsi hard drive and all...

im really clueless on this, and the asus website dosent seem to have anything concerning this trouble

Answer:Wont Boot Anymore!!!!

could it be the lithium battery that blew off?

btw just to mention, I never OCed this rig, and the fans did all work well. I used it as my file server for over 2-3 years

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Question: Wont boot anymore

My vista laptop wont boot
 
When I press the power on button, I get the post check and then it restarts and just keeps doing the same cycle
 
When I put my vista disc in and boot from disc, the moving green bar comes up on the bottom, the hard drive light stays on but it never loads.
.
I cannot get into the F8 menu
 
Last night it was booting diffrent. It would do the post check then come up with the 'Windows cannot start screen' and give the option to repair or start windows normally. No matter which one I pressed, the computer would restart and bring the 'windows cannot start screen' again in a constant cycle.
 
Help needed urgently
 
 
 
Ps - Is there anyway of forcing a system restore?

Answer:Wont boot anymore

What is the make and model of this computer?
 
What kind of disc did you use,eg installation disc?

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firstly excuse me for my naiveity, (and spelling), I've just been given a load of decent second hand parts and built a new pc from them. Once I had but it all together and loaded XP it was working fine although I was unhappy with the graphics. I found a graphics card in the parts and put that in (dumb move)...

When I put that in the first time it loaded windows fine but would not recognise the video card, as I wasnt online on that pc yet to find a driver, I decided to take it out and save for a later date, when I had set up everything else....

As it wasnt installed I neglected to remove it from Add/Remove hardware (another dumb move, I think) When i took it out and rebooted the monitor would no longer power up (the orange light flashes, powersave is on etc, no green light anymore) I think the boot is sticking somewhere as the pc then goes quiet and things like the num lock key dont work, although without a monitor I havent a clue whats happening...

I've tried retracing my steps, putting it back in, booting, taking it out and booting etc a number of times and that still doesnt work.

Please please please can anyone help me? beore I have a fawlty towers style fit at it?
 

Answer:My Monitor wont boot anymore...

If it won't work with the pci card put back in I would say that it must be something else. Your BIOS uses a generic driver and should be able to display itself no matter what you are using. If you find out that it is a driver problem you might just want to stick the hard drive in another computer with the internet and load the drivers on.
 

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Hello

I have 2 old computers.

I installed a pc analyser and for each of the computers it gave me weird answers.

The one halted on '00' and the other 'CE'

I have replaced ram cpu etc... with no effect.

And just 10 min ago it was working.

I had taken the cpu fan off to dust the dirt off it and put some more thermal paste on it doesn't work at all.

Please could someone help me sort these issues out.

Thanks
 

Answer:Old computer wont boot anymore...

How old are we talking here?

Makes, models, and operating systems/service packs please.
 

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ever since i installed a dvd rw drive, I cant boot from xp cd to reformat my pc. at this time the dvd is master and the cd rw is slave. i`ve tried the disk in both drives as well. i`ve changed the bios settings all to cd and still wont boot. i`ve tried start up floppy also set up in bios and still no luck.
thx 4 any help

Answer:xp wont boot from disk anymore

List all hardware specs. Why do you want to format? Does the machine
give you any beeps when you turn it on? If and when the pc worked did
it ever give you post beeps?

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Hello, lately my computer has been giving me some trouble. Last week my power drive died and the new one arrived today. I got all excited and got everything back together... I go to start it up and it says

"Boot from CD: "
"DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER."

I went through everything but what disk is this or how can I get past this. Any help would be nice thanks.

-Brian
 

Answer:Need help, comp wont boot anymore...

When you say power drive, to what exactly are you referring?
the hard drive, cd rom, what?
It looks as though there is no OS to load or at least the system can't find one. if you have a hard drive with a working OS on it then check to make sure you didn't loosen a cable or connection anywhere.
 

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Hi my R61i has decided not to boot at all... Symptoms: The laptop runs through teh power on checks fine but then locks up  when trying to load windows which would imply a bad windows installif i insert a bootable CD - it is accessed and used for about 10 seconds then the CD stops and does not get to a point of the PC booting from itOne one occassion the recovery utility ran and I managed to get all my files off the hard disk - but i cant get it to run a second time.The HDD diagnostics showed the hard disk to be okay.there are no beeps during power up to indicate a hardware problemTo be honest I am now lost as to what to look at next. I have tried another power supply so its not a voltage problemAny help would be appreciated.Thanks 

Answer:R61i wont boot at all anymore

what is the full model/type no. of your thinkpad? xxxx-xxx?

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Hi, i have an old Dell Inspiron Mini 1011 netbook and it no longer wants to load Windows.  it does not matter what version of Windows i try and load they all do the same thing.  they begin to load and then freeze when loading.  if i have the screen in a certain position the system will boot but if i move the screen from that point then Windows says that the graphic driver crashed continuously and wont stop.  linux loads perfectly fine but Windows wont load at all.  do i need to get a new screen or screen cable?  is it something with the motherboard that is causing the problem?  can someone please help me with this problem and try and help my figure out this problem?

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I had XP pro installed on my computer, and then I got vista but didn't want to wipe xp just yet in case i didn't like vista. So i installed vista on my second hard drive (i have two). Then I needed some more room and decided I was going to take windows out, but since it wasn't upgraded, there was no clear way to uninstall xp, so i booted vista in safe mode and told it to format C: with automatic options (which is the hard drive with XP on it), but it said that it was not allowed to wipe a system partition (for XP), so then i just typed format C: with no options and it said that the drive was in use, but I could dismiss it and all opened handles would become invalid. So i said yes, and it formatted it.

Beforehand, when I started my computer, it allowed me to choose to open vista or XP, but after the format it said that no operating system was found. So i had to reinstall windows on the formatted harddrive and I can access the second drive, and everything is there, however I cannot boot vista.

Is there something I can do to be able to boot vista?

I tried setting the boot options to the 1st hard drive and then the second, but vista still wont boot.

I appreciate any help
 

Answer:Vista wont let me boot it anymore!!!

and now, the drive letter for the second hard drive (with vista) has changed from F to C
 

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This morning, I took out one of my computer hard drive to put it into a different computer and turned on the desktop and it worked fine. Then later that afternoon, I came home and won't boot up anymore. It said there is something wrong with the master boot. I have 2 sata drives plug it and when I go to the boot setup it doesn't show either one of them as being attached. Pls help quickly.
 

Answer:computer wont boot anymore. Need help quick pls

Can someone help?
 

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Hi Everyone,

I had windows vista on my toshiba satellite laptop.

I decided to downgrade to XP Pro and the installation was going fine.

I didnt realise I hadnt plugged my laptop into the mains and as a result the laptop switched off during the installation.

I had agreed to format the drive and then popped out for 10 minutes.

When I returned the laptop was off.

I have switched the laptop back on and the laptop asked me to press anykey to boot from cd.

I pressed the key,

It says setup is starting and then the screen goes black.

I've tried this 4 or 5 times and nothings happening.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite xp wont boot from cd anymore

If I try to boot from Harddrive it says Missing Operating System.
 

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Went I load up the computer it said that ntldr is missing.

I cant load the computer anymore. Please help me someone.
 

Answer:My Laptop wont boot up anymore, I cant even REFORMAT it.

Take a look at this article HERE. It may help.

Regards Howard
 

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hello,

I had some trojan attach problem and downloaded a s/w called SDFix.exe. To run the program it is necessary to log in the Safe Mode. Due to the trojan attach even my PC wont log on in the safe mode. When I wud press F8 at startup it would take me to the screen where I can see all the posible options to log in but then when I wud select safe mode (and all variations thereof), it will run thru a lot of dll files and then wud abruptly come to a stop. Then it will again go back to the initial selection screen and this cycle would cotinue.

Somewhere i read a method of getting into the safe mode and accordingly i did the following:

I logged in normal mode and then Start-Run-MSCONFIG

MSCONFIG screen opened and i selected the "Selective startup" radio button in the "General" tab. Then I went to the "BOOT.INI" tab and clicked the checkbox in "/Safeboot".

The machine went for a restart and then it again automatically came to the F8 screen and then the same problem would happen and the pc wont start in safe mode or any other modes also. I tried the "most recent config that worked" mode and even that failed. I tried loggin in thru "start windows normally" and now even that wont start.

As of now the PC just wont boot anymore under ANY of the modes available in the F8 screen.

PLEASE HELP.

Kind regards.
 

Answer:changes to MSCONFIG: comp wont boot anymore

:wave Welcome to Major Geeks! :major

Hopefully you have your XP install CD. Pop it in the CD drive, make sure your PC is set up to boot to the CD drive first (you may need to check the BIOS first), then when you see "Press any key to boot from CD...." you'll press any key. The space bar is a perennial favorite. You'll see a blue screen with various things listed at the bottom. Wait until you're asked if you want to "Repair XP via the Recovery Console, Start an XP installation, etc....". You'll press "R" at this screen and eventually you'll be at an old school DOS-like prompt (it isn't DOS, but it looks like it). At the prompt, type del boot.ini and press Enter. This command erases your current boot.ini file. Then type bootcfg /rebuild and press Enter. This command scans your hard drive and rebuilds a basic standard boot.ini file based on your Windows installation. When it's done, type exit and press Enter, and remove the XP disc from the drive. Your Windows should load normally. If you have another method of editing the boot.ini file (like booting to a PE CD or something), a basic boot.ini for XP Home file looks like this:




[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetectClick to expand...

Good luck! Keep us posted!

[dlb]
:-D

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There have probably been plenty of ppl with this virus before me but i can safely say that im pretty sure i cant boot my computer anymore due to this cryptor virus thing. i have the AVG antivirus and all, tried to remove it, gave me the blue screen of death, and now my pc appears to be a brick. lol.


anybody know of any software or something i can burn onto a cd or something and put it into my tray and boot it with it inside to help me override whatever is keeping me from booting?


that'd be real helpful...

thanks in advance...

Answer:Cryptor virus problem - pc wont boot anymore

okay no i take that back im sorry, i didnt mean to say that it doesnt boot anymore, i was mistaken. it does boot, but once it gets into the sign in screen where you click on the user accounts, my computer freezes up if it helps at all, i'm running a dell inspirion 531 with xp on it.


again, how do i fix this? thanks again in advance

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So i have a Toshibal laptop running windows xp, it is bought many few years ago. the problem with this laptop is i was using it regularly just like any other days and after shutting it down the night and turning it back on it wouldnt boot to windows anymore. what happens exactly is it shows the windows xp logo loading for 1-2 second, and about a millisecond it shows a blue screen and it restarts and whole thing again and again. i have tried safe mode but nothing would work. i also have a windows xp CD, but it only gives me a fresh install option.
is there anything i can do to fix this computer?

Answer:Toshiba Computer mysteriously wont boot anymore

At the install screen, doesn't it list 'Press R to repair'?
See if you can follow the steps to do a repair install as directed here- pcsupport.about.com/od/operatingsystems/ss/instxprepair1.htm
You'll need your product key,

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Out of nowhere my laptop wont boot. It starts and you see the vista loading screen then i get a STOP error 0x0e7 and it restarts. I tried system restore didn't do anything, tried startup repair and it couldn't find out what was wrong. I am not to sure but to my knowledge 0x0e7 error is a system thread unhandled error, how do I just randomly start getting that?
 

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I was surfing on my laptop, and it randomly shut down. It gave no warning about a low energy level, and it had like 60 or 70 procent, so that couldn't have been the reason. I've tried to power it without accu, but just a adapter, but it doesn't work either. The fan wasn't very loud. I have the laptop for nearly two years now by the way.

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Hi

Having a couple of issues here they are, at least once a day I get a BSOD for various reasons (when I have time to see it before the comp shuts down) there doesnt seem to be a recurring theme it just does it when it feels like it, when it happened the first time I was running 8gig of GSkill DDR3 ram (4 x 2048) through some internet research I discovered it could have been a dodgy Ram stick (they were the original ones that came with the build in Jan) so I mem tested them all with no issues.

I have reinstalled Windows 7 64bit 3 days ago using the original disk that came with the computer after about 5 BSODs and updated all the drivers, today I flashed the BIOS as it was very old. the computer seems to be running ok atm with 4 gig Ram however if I try to put the other two sticks back in it wont start (wont even display the POST message) it doesnt seem to matter which combination of sticks I use either just that theres not more than 4gig, very frustrating. I have checked all HD's with HD Tune pro and removed one that had bad sectors as a last resort.

I can't think of anything else and have exhausted my limited knowledge, the next step if noone here can help is to return it to the build company but would rather fix it myself if I can....

Please help lol

Specs are

Build Date 09 Jan 2010
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600 OEM
Date 2010-07-22
Time 15:15


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Answer:BSOD's and Comp wont boot with 8gig Ram anymore

  
Quote: Originally Posted by driver1527


Hi

Having a couple of issues here they are, at least once a day I get a BSOD for various reasons (when I have time to see it before the comp shuts down) there doesnt seem to be a recurring theme it just does it when it feels like it, when it happened the first time I was running 8gig of GSkill DDR3 ram (4 x 2048) through some internet research I discovered it could have been a dodgy Ram stick (they were the original ones that came with the build in Jan) so I mem tested them all with no issues.

I have reinstalled Windows 7 64bit 3 days ago using the original disk that came with the computer after about 5 BSODs and updated all the drivers, today I flashed the BIOS as it was very old. the computer seems to be running ok atm with 4 gig Ram however if I try to put the other two sticks back in it wont start (wont even display the POST message) it doesnt seem to matter which combination of sticks I use either just that theres not more than 4gig, very frustrating. I have checked all HD's with HD Tune pro and removed one that had bad sectors as a last resort.

I can't think of anything else and have exhausted my limited knowledge, the next step if noone here can help is to return it to the build company but would rather fix it myself if I can....

Please help lol

Specs are

Build Date 09 Jan 2010
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600 OEM
Date 2010-07-22
Time 15:15 ... Read more

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Help! I just recently changed the page file to 1.5x my RAM and set both fields to the same value, and made it so that my laptop would boot using 2 cores, and now I keep getting blue screen with "Bad system config info" and looping with startup repair. I was able to get into safe mode and change the settings back, but now I can't get even get into safe mode either, I get the blue screen. I am running windows 7 premium with an ASUS intel core i7 processor. I realised afterwards that A) it was a dumb idea to mess around with stuff i didn't properly understand, and B) that I have 4 cores, being an i7, and that choosing 2 probably has caused all of this to happen

Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Changes to msconfig and page file: laptop wont boot anymore

Hi

Do you have a System Restore point just before you started these tweaks as if you do I would restore back as its not easy to fix these changes if they do not revert back to working ok when changed back.

What is the BSOD message in full?

May need to use startup repair and then system restore http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows7/products/features/startup-repair

Yes sadly the modern Windows versions do not need the tweaking in reality that the older ones did and various tweaks in the internet that say they are ok for newer Windows versions are not really fully tested IMHO, so cause these issues.
 

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My pc specs * asus z97-p motherboard * intel i7 4790 cpu * bequiet 630w psu * 8gig corsair vengeance ram * samsung 850evo 250gig ssd (win 7pro 64bit drive) * sandisk ultra II ssd 128gig ssd (win 10 drive) * 2x crucial 500gig bx100 ssd (data drives)

i recently rebuilt this into a new case and it had been working fine. Mainly using the win 7 os but more recently using the win 10 os more and more. The way it has been working is that win7 is the default boot and I have to hit the delete key on startup to select win10 to boot from.

today I was on win 10 but needed to reboot to 7. Upon doing so I hit this message:

Secure Boot Violation The system found unauthorized changes on the firmware, operating system or UEFI drivers.

It then gave me the option to boot to win10 as it is the next boot option on the list. Win 10 is now giving me the blue screen "memory management error" although I have been able to get into win10 after some more rebooting.

I ran SFC scanner and it told me that there were some problems that it cannot fix.

Everything is unplugged apart from mouse, keyboard hdmi to screen and ethernet cable. Unplugging the win10 drive from the mobo and switching the win7 drive to another port has not helped.

Has my ssd failed? has win 10 done an update that has caused this problem? It did update today, in fact the first error message I got was after win10 shut down, and when I booted into it again it installed some updates before launching.
thanks for any help!

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My pc specs * asus z97-p motherboard * intel i7 4790 cpu * bequiet 630w psu * 8gig corsair vengeance ram * samsung 850evo 250gig ssd (win 7pro 64bit drive) * sandisk ultra II ssd 128gig ssd (win 10 drive) * 2x crucial 500gig bx100 ssd (data drives)

i recently rebuilt this into a new case and it had been working fine. Mainly using the win 7 os but more recently using the win 10 os more and more. The way it has been working is that win7 is the default boot and I have to hit the delete key on startup to select win10 to boot from.

today I was on win 10 but needed to reboot to 7. Upon doing so I hit this message:

Secure Boot Violation The system found unauthorized changes on the firmware, operating system or UEFI drivers.

It then gave me the option to boot to win10 as it is the next boot option on the list. Win 10 is now giving me the blue screen "memory management error" although I have been able to get into win10 after some more rebooting.

I ran SFC scanner and it told me that there were some problems that it cannot fix.

Everything is unplugged apart from mouse, keyboard hdmi to screen and ethernet cable. Unplugging the win10 drive from the mobo and switching the win7 drive to another port has not helped.

Has my ssd failed? has win 10 done an update that has caused this problem? It did update today, in fact the first error message I got was after win10 shut down, and when I booted into it again it installed some updates before launching.
thanks for any help!

Answer:dual boot win7/win10 wont boot to win7 anymore +BSOD "memory managemen

Hi @vinvanda.

As far as I can understand from your post that you had W7 and W10 as dual boot in two different disks.

From the uploaded data we could not find a hint of the BSOD that you said (it is not recorded anywhere, probably because it happened during boot); but some other statements are supported by the data.





Windows failed fast startup with error status 0xC00000D4.



Now, it is STATUS_NOT_SAME_DEVICE; reads as .... "The destination file of a rename request is located on a different device than the source of the rename request".

Now I am making a guess. It it is wrong, please rectify and state the proper situation.
You name the Windows 7 Disk as "system" and the Windows 10 disk as "Win 10". You also said that windows 7 is the default boot. So I am guessing that the boot files are in the the windows 7 disk.

The board is set as Legacy BIOS. So Fast Boot is not possible here; and if Fast Startup is enabled, windows7 needs to disk check in every startup. It is desirable to keep fast startup disabled on a computer with W7.

Now Coming to the "Secure Boot Violation". Windows 7 does not support it at all. And, it is the Firmware Validation Process of UEFI; whereas your system is set to Legacy. I think here lies the issue.





BIOS Mode Legacy



Disable UEFI and Secure boot> Hopefully Windows 7 will boot back.

If it does not, remove the windows 10 disk... Read more

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Hi there, i have a toshiba netbook Model name is TOSHIBA NB200-10J s/no 59128264K and i have been using it for a while now.
The trouble is that i was charging my mobile phone and decided to connect the mobile phone to my netbook via phone cable, the moment i did that, the netbook just went off and that was the beginning of trouble, it never booted after that.
I got black screen with these error messages below:
''For Realtek RTL8101E/8102E(L)/8103E(L) PCIE Etherenet Controller V1.13 (081016)
PXE-E61:Media Test Failure, check cable
PXE-MOF:Exiting PXE ROM
This product is covered by one or more of the following petents US5 307,459 US5 434,872 US5 732,094 US6 570 884 US6 116,776 & US6 327,625''
then after a few seconds the same thing repeats and goes on continously.
I figured i shoud plug in the Ethernet cable since i was always using wireless connection to Router so i did that and the PXE-E61:Media test failure, check cable error message line disappeared but the other lines remained, however it took a step further and stated the MAC address and then got to DHCP.... and nothing happened.
I still cannot use my netbook and i have no idea what has happened.
 

Answer:Netbook wont boot anymore after a little incident, displays error message

Your netbook is trying to boot from a source where the boot info is missing. This could be a BIOS problem where for some reason it is trying to boot from the network or there is a problem with your the info on your HD or the HD itself is bad. For starters go into BIOS and check the boot order.
 

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Hei!Well, for starters, it all started when i tried to watch one video *.wmv and media played told to get some codec... Yeah! media players sucks and i shouldn'd had download it but its kinda late now.Well, since its bsod it kinda sucks, but i got dualboot and got ubuntu on, so i went through all temps and i think i found the fail that media player downloaded, i uploaded it to virusscan and send it to sandbox, tried some things but failed, still bsod and no ideas where to go on to.I attached the original file i found from temp and sandbox report.So i'm hoping you guys can help me .Thanks.{Mod Edit Ist attacment contained Aleuron,so I deleted the attachment to prevent someone from downloading it.~~boopme}

Answer:got infected with tdss of somekind and vista wont boot anymore - bsod

Okey, got my vista to boot, things i noticed that had been modified lately etc.

/media/disk/Windows/System32/spool/prtprocs/w32x86

D9EA.tmp
msonpppr.dll

Tho while i did that i didn't had an idea to storage or keep backup of them, looked after now that msonpppr.ddl is somekinda microsoft onenote file but too late to check if it was infected or not, and no idea about that *.tmp file too.

------- but now..

/media/disk/Users/l2pn4p-v/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary Internet Files/Content.IE5/(sub folder)

virus downloaded itself to IE temp and

/media/disk/Windows/System32/drivers/

iaStor.sys

it modified my sata/raid drivers , think it failed to infect it properly since i'm quite sure they dont make such viruses to annoy users with bsods.

Well now my windows is running and i got backup of that infected iaStor.sys and orig virus *.exe if anyone interested of analyzing it... And i was still wondering if it left some crap on my registry cuz i kinda no idea what it might chanced in there... Would be nice if anyone could check it up and i can make hijack log later and upload it if there is anyone interested.

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I was playing the video game, The Sims 2, which i have played frequently on my computer without trouble, when suddenly it is closed and an alert comes up telling me that a corrupt file has been detected. If i press "OK" it was close the program, or if i press "CANCEL" it will debug it. Well i guess i wasn't thinking and i pressed cancel. The file resemebled something like WINDOWS://mcs$ -- not exactly right though. Well after i pressed that a little alert at the bottom of my computer told me that the file was still corrupt and i needed to run Chkdsk. When i pressed "run..." nothing came up and i even tried to start my game again but it wouldn't start because of the file being corrupt, and then my computer finally froze once i pulled up Windows Task Manager.With no other choice i turn off the computer using the on/off button and turn it back on. the SONY logo pulls up, then the Intel logo shows, and then when the Microsoft Windows (with loading bar) usually shows instead a black screen with large white type tells me "we're sorry for the inconvenience but Microsoft Windows could not start properly..." It then gives me 5 options of how to start windows: Safe Mode, Safe Mode with networking, Safe Mode with Command Prompt, Last Known Configuration that worked, and Start Normally.No matter which one i choose, the result is the same: the Microsoft Windows come up but the bar doesn't load, then in less than a second a blue screen flashes and then a red screen flashes (both with white... Read more

Answer:Windows XP wont start anymore

Try starting the pc again, if you get Chkdsk again let it run, it is slow to start with. If that doesn't work do you have the manufacurers rescue disk?

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Hi, My attempt to setup my X1 Yoga (20FQ) laptop to dual boot windows 10 and fedora 24 failed and I am not able to boot on windows anymore  More specifically I installed fedora 24 while already having a windows 10 setup. During the installation the fedora installation manager has configured the partitions for dual boot. The installation was successful but to my surprise the grub 2 entry for the windows 10 didn't work anymore.  I inspected the partitions and found that the windows are untouched. However the ' /EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi' file is missing from the boot partition. I think I need to recover it so that I am able to boot again to windows. Do you know how I can recover the file? I noticed that there was no windows 10 installation disk in the X1 packaging. Also what's the right setup for dual booting the two operating systems? Regards, Kostas  

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So my co worker asked me to look at her laptop its a toshiba tecra m2. The boot keeps hanging up on the system32 file agp440.sys . I went on the internet and found a windows xp pro disk to try and replace the system32 file using recovery. After a learning how to add SATA drivers to the windows xp boot I was able to detect the hard drive and just before windows setup screen comes up the computer blue screens with a 0x0000007B stop error... I read that the battery could cause this so i carefully took apart the computer and replaced it with no change. I put a windows 7 disk in to see if i could use the recovery console in it and suprisingly it booted no problem, i was able to use command prompt but with no idea what the problem is i have no idea what to do with it. If anyone has any ideas it would be appreciated. Thanks for reading the problem hope someone has an idea. any more info needed just ask

thanks

Answer:Windows wont boot hangs up on agp440.sys and wont complete boot off the disk :/

Info on 7B STOP errors...http://www.aumha.org/a/stop.htm, scroll down to 7B in left column.

IMO, you have compounded the situation by using a "downloaded" version of Windows, since I suspect that such may contain embedded malware as part of the package.

Any number of things may have caused the initial hang, as you can see by reading the data at the Aumha website.

Louis

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Hi i have a nokia lumia 830 with windows 10 when i got the phone i descovered it was taking living images really cool and another thing apple didnt make and is claiming as ther own now lol was pretty cool but a few days later it stoped taking them ive turned the living image switch on and off a few times restarted many times been all over the web looking for a solution was hopefull when i updated today with the anaversery update but other than now it says in the photo setting to view as a still image but is grayed out but still taking static images verry frustrating help please

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I wanted to set up Ubuntu on my computer, and followed the instructions in the first answer to this thread: dual boot - How to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7/8 - Ask Ubuntu

As instructed, I created a logical partition using EaseUS software. I did this on my H:/ drive, a hard disk drive (whereas Windows 7 was installed on C:, and SSD).

After a mandatory reboot for the new partition changes, I did not immediately go to install Ubuntu, although I had Live USB to do so. Instead, if I remember properly, I booted into Windows to make sure everything was OK, but only to find out that some "Windows could not boot properly", giving me the option to 'Launch Startup Repair' - which I did, but to no avail. All it did was reported that some 2 system files were missing or corrupt.

I then installed Ubuntu on a third drive because I still needed it to perform some benchmarking. I did this using the 'install alongside windows 7' option.
But now that I don't need Ubuntu anymore, all I am interested in is getting back to Windows, while keeping all the files and programs intact.

How should I go about fixing this? Delete the logical partition on the other drive? I also have that Windows installation CD, and I'm thinking its repair options could be useful - but not having a whole lot of self-confidence, I don't know what steps exactly to take to preserve my files.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

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Answer:Wanted to Dual Boot Win7 and Ubuntu - Windows Won't Boot Anymore

Hi I Am User,

Upon inserting the Windows installation disk you should be able to install a new Windows and be able to select Upgrade and it should create the Windows.old folder on the new Windows.

Cheers
Boris

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Was trying to delete Linux from my dual boot and I accidentally the whole Windows 8 boot loader (again). But this time is worse.

I have Linux installed to get the boot loader back. Windows appears in the GRUB boot menu, but it is corrupted and will not boot. When I try to boot from it, it now goes to a "preparing automatic repairs" screen followed by an "attempting repairs" screen. I'm given an "Automatic repair couldn't repair your PC." Then it takes me to the Windows 8 recovery options.

Before it got corrupted, I tried doing a system restore from the recovery options but had to force a shutdown because the restore got stuck and would not end even after 10 hours had passed. That was probably a bad idea.

What should I try next?

Answer:Borked my Windows/Linux dual boot, Windows won't boot anymore

if you have a windows 8 disk, you can try a startup repair.

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Hi everyone
Im hoping to get a little help with the problem Im having.
Up until just recently windows has not been recognizing my video camera and I cant figure it out. It was working fine a couple of weeks ago and now I cant even get the computer to recognize it, I have it connected via usb as I always have done, I have a memory card in the camera so I just use to tansfer my pictures to my computer etc, no problems. Ive done evrything I know of to fix this, I thought maybe I downloaded a program or something that conflicted with the camera within the last 2 weeks so I even did a format and reinstalled windows. First I installed the sony usb driver from the cd, which it tells me to do first, then I plug the camera in and instead of getting "New hardware found" like it normally would, I get absolutely nothing, no activity at all, nothing in device manager, no exclamation marks, my dsl modem works fine and it is connected via usb, all I can think of is the sony usb cord that came with the camera has somehow died, I have 2 and neither of them work anymore.
In device manager down the bottom I have "Universal serial bus controller" when I expand that I have "ALi PCi to USB Open Host controller" and "Usb Root Hub"
All seems fine to me... so I cant think of anything else other than the usb cord is buggered. I am running windows 98, I dont have the opportunity at the moment to check the camera on another computer. I was just wondering if there ... Read more

Answer:Windows wont recognize my Sony Mini DV handycam anymore.

Ok, I tested the camera on another computer and nothing. Didnt recognize it, So now Im lead to believe its either the cable or the cameras usb port. Is it common for usb cables to just suddenly die?
Also the usb port on the camera looks a little funny, Im not sure if it was already like that but the pins inside seem to be slightly pointed upward, are they supposed to be completely horizontal? Its hard to explain what it looks like through text, if I could get another picture or something of a video camera usb port to compare it too that would make things easier....ahhh! Im stuck.
 

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I am running Vista and recently my WMP 11 quit working with any videos, even ones it used to play before. It's been a whlie since I tried to watch videos so I don't know the moment it happened.

I have tried to install and uninstall many codec packs (K-lite, divx, xvid, ace, etc). The videos play fine in the Divx player, but when they play in WMP11 I get only audio, no video.

I have even tried to play older videos that I know worked previously with WMP 11. These videos also play OK on my desktop running Vista.

Thanks in advance...

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Answer:Windows Media Player 11 wont play ANY movies anymore

I've had a very similar problem recently, still not managed to resolve it, even though i did once a while ago, but i have no idea how!!!
except the problem is playing DVD's I get an error about digital copy protection and graphics drivers need updating (according to wmp)

I know its codec problems, because I can play it in VLC.

Are you using x64 vista?

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As part of SP2 I was upgraded to version 9.0 of this and I tested it and all was OK.When I tried to run a file this morninng, however. I get an error mesage telling me that it doesn't supprt this type of file. can't understand why because everyting was hunky dory last week. I had a big clear out this morning and may well have removed something that I shouldn't have done even tho I was very careful and did nothing daft.Any suggestions anyone please?

Answer:Windows Media Player wont play movies anymore

Tools/Options, File Types tab and check that everything is ticked.

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Hello,

I am studying for my A+ certification and I wanted to try to install Recovery Console on my PC. I set the CMOS boot order to first boot from the CD ROM drive. I put my XP Professional installation CD in and restarted the computer. Once the XP setup program started running it looked like it was copying files, which scared me because I thought it would ask me before it did anything. So then eventually it got to a menu screen and I decided to press F3 and quit the setup, without installing Recovery Console. I went back into CMOS and reset the boot order to boot from the hard disk drive again, then saved and exited. However now it won't let me boot into Windows anymore, but rather prompts me to insert a bootable floppy or CD-ROM, which is obviously not what I want. I think I may have erased or copied over Boot.ini, and possibly other files. I want to go back to my previous settings before any of this occurred, and I need to keep all of my previous data, settings, programs, etc... in other words I don't want anything erased or changed at all. I'm hoping somebody can provide me step-by-step instructions on how to do this. I would greatly appreciate any help. I am using Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3. I built the PC myself, it is not a store bought PC.

Answer:Possibly overwrote Boot.ini, Can't boot into Windows anymore

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314058

Re: "When you are prompted, type the Administrator password."

Unless you have set a password, there is probably not one, so just press Enter key.

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I have owned my dell inspiron 1525 for about a mounth now,the first 3 weeks the disc burner worked wonderfuly.but resently it wont burn any media to any disc.first i thot the discs i was using might have been bad but i tested them in my desctop computer and they worked fine.i have tryed using different software as well as different discs but nothing has worked.i get two errors messages "the disc was not burned succsessfully.make sure that you have the latest firmware for your cd or dvd burner installed, and then try again"and"there is no recordable disc in your disc burner.insert a black recordable disc,and then try again". somebody please help

Answer:dell inspiron 1525 laptop with windows 7 wont burn discs anymore

You may need to buy a new disk burner. They are not expensive.

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This happen after when i ignored a AVG update as im working in middle of spreadsheet which need to be done in this week and when i tried to copy and paste and the laptop were freeze and wont let me able do anything so i press "off" button to shut thing quick rather as i set my off button to hibernation mode.

When i turn on, The acer logo show then blank page. Tried pressig F8 to go Last Known Good Config and still the blank page. Also with Safe Mode. Blank page!!!

I perfer if you can change your method if i need to insert CD as it's netbook and it dont have CD drive and also i have blank USB ready to add for booting.

Thanks for any help in advance
 

Answer:Windows XP wont boot, Also wont boot in Safe Mode

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The other day I updated my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 17R running Windows 7 home premium, when I updated the computer booted ok took longer than usual, I restarted the laptop but this time it wouldn't boot up, it came up with a black screen saying repair windows(recommended) or start windows normally, I clicked repair windows it said searching for problems, attempting repairs this took about an hour and a half but unfortunately did not resolve the issue I sent the error report to windows, I restarted the laptop again,  attempted booting it in safe mode no luck and the same other various options I can try but no luck they all just crashed the laptop and began restarting it,  tried repairing it again and this time it took my to a screen with various options like load backup open cmd and format my hard drive, loading the backup did nothing and  wasn't sure what to do with cmd so decided to part ways with my stuff and format the hard drive, I did this and the laptop was formatted but the OS was still on the hard drive and it was like the first time I opened it all of my personal things were gone but win 7 home premium was still there, I set it back up again installed AVG anti virus etc downloaded a few movies ran fine the next day it said windows updates need installing so, I  did , 145 updates were made  turned my laptop back on and again it was booting up and crashing followed the steps I mentioned before noting was working after messing around wit... Read more

Answer:Computer wont boot, wont boot in safe mode, wont load repair centre

Hello there,
 
It seems like you did not perform a clean installation of Windows and that's why your system is acting up. 
 
Follow the steps below to install a new copy of Windows:
 
1. To format your hard disk during Windows 7 installation you will need to start or boot your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive. Insert your Windows 7 disc in your CD/DVD drive. Please note: will need to restart or turn on your system with the disc in the drive. 
2. After turning on your system with the CD in the drive go ahead and press any key when prompted during your computer post routine and then follow the instructions presented on screen. If you don’t see this go back to step 1 to setup your BIOS to boot from CD or USB flash drive depending on your installation media.
3. On the Install Windows page simply enter your preferences and click next.
 
4. Accept the Windows license agreement.
 
5. On the “Which type of installation do you want” page go ahead and choose the “Custom” option.
 
6. Select Drive options (advanced) on the “Where do you want to install Windows” page.
 
7.  Select the partition that you want to change, choose the formatting option you want to perform and then follow the instructions.
When allocating space choosing the default MB size for your drive is typically the best for most users since you want to take full advantage of all your disk... Read more

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I've got this problem. For a while now, While I've been on my computer, windows just reboots. The reboots started becoming more and more annoying until I asked for help from bleeping computer:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic466596.html/page__st__45__gopid__2830160#entry2830160

Then things got worse. Now I have to boot in safe mode, or else my computer shows... Nevermind, for further information look in the thread and ask me if you need explanation. Please, hurry, I will have no computer for a day starting in a few hours cuz i'm going somewhere and I really want to show my friend something in my computer that I can't show him in safe mode.
 

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I cannot run windows anymore, it won't boot. I also am not able to Boot from CD at ALL. At first I was, so I booted the CD but when I realized I had to do a new install (wipe my hardrive) I decided to try startup repair first. It went on for 3 hours so I assumed it wasn't going to work so I restarted the computer. Now when I turn on the computer windows doesn't even load, it just freezes on a black screen after the Starting windows screen comes up. When I try to boot from CD (I even set boot priority to CD first) It will tell me Windows is loading files, and once that's done the Starting Windows Screen appears and it just freezes on that. I have no idea what to do. Please help.
EDIT: Also just to note, a while back I got a USB flash drive, and spent an hour putting it in the front two USB ports, and eventually they broke (the metal inside) So my computer always gives me a USB over current error) And ever since that I have a common problem (tends to happen when I hold the power button to shut off the computer) where once the Dell screen comes up, (the one that says press F2 and F12 to boot menu and setup) it just freezes there, and the only way for me to get past it is if I turn off my power strip that the computer is connected to and back on.)
Also, after constantly turning off the computer trying to fix this problem, I get a Disskete seek 0 drive) error ontop of the usb over current error whenever I try to boot from CD)
 

Answer:Windows will not boot anymore

I think you have a hardware issue; probably multiple problems. I will move your thread to the Hardware forum, but my guess is that your computer will need hands-on repairs. Good luck.

If you get to where you can boot Windows, or at least the installation DVD, this can be moved back to the Windows 7 forum. Just click on Report and make the request.
 

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I have been using Windows 7 without issues or at least no issues that cause me to be at a downer like this one since I started using Windows 7.

This is the biggest and most ***** situation I been in.

I need your help.

My last option is re-installing Windows but I'm 100% sure that this is not required to fix my issue.

It all started today around 1 PM, now 8 hours or so ago when I was backing up my C drive with the program:
Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download


It froze for some brief moment the first time I switched been my admin account and user account but the second time I was done for. I had my cursor visible and a black screen and that is not changing for hours.

Why did I do this? Because I was trying to fix: I tried enabling hibernate function but no luck


So this is all related. I think I should never have switched between accounts and let the system take the backup I was doing.

Anyway when I try to start up I got now through advanced booting:

status: oxc000000e

My boot system is messed up.

I'm now using my windows disc and:

Rajan : Computer Blog: How to Create a Clean BCD file to fix Windows 7 Boot problem

Some of these commands don't work.

I got a system repair disk of February but I had no luck using that. I got a backup made some days ago on a remote hard drive, I got a system image made some tome ago but all of these I cannot use!!!!

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Answer:Can't boot my windows anymore

General Rules;

3) No spamming, advertising, selling, or promoting products or other sites.

Here is a copy of the rules.

Windows 7 Help Forums - Forum Rules

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My computer had a little problem with it a couple of days ago and I thought that I could fix it by doing a "SYSTEM RECOVERY" on my computer (because it worked before). Well I did the system recovery and it seemed to be working just fine until I clicked on "Finish". Then after that it seemed to take a really long time to load then it went to a blackish gray screen and there was just a little error message that says " The System is Not Fully Installed. Please Run Setup Again". Then I click "OK" on the error message and it re-boots my computer and then says it is loading Windows, but then it just goes to the same error message, EVERYTIME! I have tried pressing F10 while booting and I have did the System Recovery again by doing so and it does the same thing. Please help me out! I really really would appreciate it!! Thank you all so much!!
 

Answer:Will Not boot Windows XP anymore!!

I would check to see if my restore disk could do an XP repair...
 

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Hi,
I have windows 7 operating system installed in my notebook. But suddenly my notebook is not booting anymore. I do have a backup image saved in a external hard drive, but can not install windows from there.
How can I re install windows 7 as I do not have a backup DVD.

Can anyone help me out?

Answer:Windows 7 does not boot anymore

Hi, The save image backup on the external hdd won't help you. You have to options now:

1 order a recovery disk backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx
2 Get Win copy disk and make a custom installation. All Toshiba drivers are available http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

Btw, what about hdd image (F8)? Maybe , you can restore the factory settings with F8 on startup........

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I can't boot into Windows XP home anymore after I (foolishly) removed a new version of a program called magic folders (used to hide folders) and tried to install an older version of it which didn't work. I then tried to reinstall to new version but after rebooting I find instead of getting into Windows all I get is a black screen! I've tried to use the Last Known Good Configuration from the boot menu which also gives me a black screen. I have also tried to get into Safe Mode where I can do a system restore but all I get is a DOS screen with the following :multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\ntoskrnl.exemulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\hal.dllmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\kdcom.dllmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\BOOTUID.dllmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\Config\Systemmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\C_1252.nlsmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\C_850.nlsmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\C_intl.nlsmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\FONTS\vgaoem.fonmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\AppPatch\drvmain.sdbmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\DRIVERS\ACPI.sysmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\DRIVERS\WMILIB.sysmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\DRIVERS\pci.sysmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partition(1)\WINDOWS\System32\DRIVERS\isapnp.sysmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(o)partiti... Read more

Answer:Help - I can't boot into Windows anymore !

Looks like its time for a clean re-install to me.

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I recently left my PC in my flat for the summer and when I came back to it 7 weeks later to turn it on Windows XP wouldn't boot up.

I turned on the PC and the Windows XP Home loading screen came up but it was all funny colours and then after that screen where it usually asks me for my password the screen just went black except for some strange lines of colours across the screen. At first I thought it was the monitor but I have since tried that on someone else's PC. The PC will now occasionally boot up in Safe Mode but that only happens once every 10 trys or so and when it does it still has the strange colour scheme all over the monitor. I have no idea what could possibly be wrong whether it be a loose connection in the machine or something. Any sort of help on whats wrong will be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Windows will not boot up anymore.

Well, if it's not the monitor, it's probably the graphics.
Do you use a graphics card or intergrated geaphics?
 

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Hey Everyone,

So here is my problem. I recently deleted a partition on my second hard-drive that had Linux on it. Now my windows won't boot. I found out that my MBR got corrupted some how through deleting the partition. I tried using windows repair, but its not even detecting windows 7 on the HD. I tried going to ASUS to DL the drivers to load up but nothing is working. I am not sure what to do here. Anyone know if maybe i need to mess with the bios or is there a specific driver to load up in repair.

Answer:Can't Boot Windows 7 anymore!!!!

Try this:





Quote:
MBR
boot to the windows install disk, and at the install now menu type shift+f10
then type the following commands one at a time and press enter after each one:

bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /rebuildbcd
exit

then shut down, restart and your problem will be solved

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Hello guys,

After running windows update on win8 it asked me to reboot, after applying the updates upon reboot i get a black screen where I should get the login screen.

Also if I try to press F8, it displays "getting options..."(or something like that) and when it should load the options screen I get just a black empty screen that stays there forever.

Another funny thing is that my dual boot is gone, i cannot boot back to my win7 so i have pretty much an unusable computer...

thanks for any help

Answer:Cannot boot in Windows 8 anymore

Try run the Recovery options from the DVD:
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html

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I installed windows 8 earlier today and it ran fine, then when restarting to finish windows updates it went to a black screen that ocassionaly flashes and I could move my cursor around. It always does now and I can't enter safemode, I do not have a windows 8 cd as I did their download upgrade win 7 to win 8 deal.Saber tooth p67 motherboardI2600k processor16 gb ramGtx 580 Zotac 3 gb cardTitanium fatality sound cardVelociraptor digital western 500 gb hard drive G19 keyboard and g9x mouse Help please.

Answer:Windows 8 won't boot anymore...

I have not run into that yet but I would try booting to the Windows 7 DVD and run startup repair, otherwise I think windows 8 also uses the small partition at the front of the drive to allow you to boot to the repair utility.Good Luck,Mike

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Here's the deal. I have a custom PC that runs Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit and it has worked fine since I built it a year or so ago.

The other day, I reformatted my mom's hard drive for her. It is a SATA II HDD, I connected it to my motherboard, booted to the Windows XP Pro 32 bit disc, reformatted her hard drive, and installed Windows XP Pro 32 bit on it.

After removing her hard drive from my computer, my system is no longer useable. Windows 7 will not boot at all. Insterting my Windows 7 disc and trying to repair the install does not work at all, the disc shows my Windows 7 installation but if I try to repair it it simply says it's the wrong version for the disc, which is absolutely false.

How on God's earth do I fix what I have done? I am ready to dump this thing forever and buy a laptop.
 

Answer:Windows 7 will not boot anymore

Your mistake was to allow the XP install to see your Win 7 as it booted up for the first time. At that point the system was seeing two drives both with the Active flag set and has probably written an XP style MBR to your Win 7 disk and XP was using that to get started. When you put the XP disk in another computer it almost certainly won't boot either.

The damage is only to the MBR and possibly the PBR and should be repairable but you need access to an expert to carry it out. Bit beyond my abilities I'm afraid.
 

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Hello,

I'm having a problem with booting into my Windows 7.

I have 2 HDDs. Disk A has a size of 1TB while disk B is 300GB.
Disk A has 1 partition, with Windows 7 x64 installed. I've been using it for months now without any problems.
Disk B has 2 partitions. Both partitions were empty, though they were both formatted, one being 100gb and the other one being 200gb.

Now I installed Windows XP on the 100gb partition (Disk B), thinking it wouldn't give any problems as both OS were on different hdds. After I installed Windows XP, I couldn't boot into Windows 7 anymore. I selected Disk A to be the first boot device in the BIOS, but it still wouldn't boot into Windows 7. I forgot what it actually said when I boot though, stupid me
Booting into the newly Windows XP didn't give any problems.

Then I tried to fix it by installing the Boot Manager of Paragon Partition Manager (stupid me again ). I obviously installed it inside Windows XP (the 100gb partition of Disk B).
I tried to boot into Disk A with Windows 7 again, now it loaded the (Paragon)Boot Manager. It only shows "Windows XP", and nothing happens when I press enter.
I really don't get how this happened, since I installed the (Paragon)Boot Manager on Disk B, but it appears when I try to boot into Disk A.

Then I tried to repair it by using the Windows 7 installation disk. I tried "Repair Startup Problems", or something along those lines. It hasn't seemed to chan... Read more

Answer:Can't boot into Windows 7 anymore

When you do something like that you set XP to blow away the Windows 7 mbr unknowingly.
You need to install the older OS first so that Win 7 would have booted both. Use of Vista BootPro should boot them both if Paragon didn't destroy the Win 7 partition. I don't trust anything they make after a few beta tests really went south on me.
http://www.vistabootpro.org/
 

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Hello everyone. Hoping someone can tell me how I can fix this boot issue and get my windows 7 working again without deleting my programs, files, data etc (Basically without restoring my pc from scratch)


Everything was working fine until i started installing "sonos" wireless software for controlling audio, After that i restarted my laptop and started getting this black boot error message as shown below

Status: 0xc000000f

Things I have already tried but no luck

1) I tried pressing f8 and clicked on restore to last working settings option and that didnt work

2) Starting windows in safe mode but took me back to this same error message
3) placed my windows 7 installation disc and clicked on Repair Windows. I did the startup repair and when it completed what was weird now.. it got passed the boot error message and saw microsft text loading but then went to blue screen of death, then once restarted my computer again back to this "Windows Boot Manager" issue

It will only go to BSOD (blue screen of death if i choose start windows normally) when laptop starts booting up. I


What i noticed that looked a bit off is when i tried to do a repair windows using my windows 7 disc the partition said E: . Shouldn't it be on C Drive? cause i never saw an E Drive when using my computer. Windows was always installed on C Drive

I attached some photos so you can see what i mean and something about system volume is corrupt when i clicked on Diagn... Read more

Answer:ptop won't boot to windows anymore

Hi

The symptoms, error message Status: 0xc000000f , BSOD 0xF4 etc are pointing to a possibly failing HDD. If there is any important data on the system,please immediately stop any repairing attempt - you may make the issue worse.
What is the exact make and model of your laptop ?.

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I have no idea what do do next. I hope someone can guide me through this.

I can't get windows to boot either in normal or any of the safe mode choices (command prompt, networking, or regular safe mode) when any of those choices are made, or if I control/alt/delete, or power down and up then do nothing, the computer monitor goes blank/black after offering the options of going into setup (f2) or boot sequence (f12), then briefly showing a choice between

Microsoft Windows Recovery Console
do not select this [debugger enabled]
Windows XP Media Center Edition

Again, if I leave it alone, it goes to a black screen. power light to the tower is still on, but no drive light. If I reboot, the drive light comes on again, but always goes out when the screen goes black. I've waiting up to 30 minutes to see if anything else would happen. Nothing.

If I arrow up and select the recovery console, it acts like its loading up for a few secs, then i get a blue screen with white writing "a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer..." it goes on to talk about virus and chkdsk
I am
If I boot to my Dell recovery disk, I am asked to choose between installing xp and repairing xp. Since a new install is a last resort, I have not tried that. I have tried recovery console from the recovery disk, and that DOES get me to a c:\windows prompt , from which I ran chkdsk /r and it said repairs were made. Unfortunately it did not chan... Read more

Answer:Computer won't boot to windows anymore!!

Hi Michael, looks like you also ran Combofix. Did you do that recently (around when the problems started)? If so, the log may be of use.

Please let me know if you have an empty USB stick/CD burner to your disposal.

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Greetings folks, I got a problem with my Aspire Tc-120 since i installed windows 10. I'm fairly skilled but theres one thing i can't figure out yet.  I saw there was a bios upgrade to fix that problem. I upgraded my bios with the win flash utility. Now i'm on the EFI thing, and i can't find a way to use it, it says i to make a bootable flash drive, but how can i do it? i don'T wanna loose my data on my hard drive, do you guys have any solution for me? it tell me to insert a bootable drive ( pc won't recognine my hard drive)I tried to install windows on another hard drive to boot that's how i succeded at updating my WIN, but then the problem came back, still can't boot. Thanks for your answers, i hope i've been specific enough about my problem.

Answer:Aspire TC-120 Won'T boot anymore since windows 10

so, prior the BIOS update it booted?have you tried to set launcCSM on BIOS?1.Completely shut down your computer.2.Power on the system. As soon as the first logo screen appears, immediately press Delete to enter theBIOS.3.Use the right arrow key to select Authentication.4.With Secure Boot highlighted, press Enter and then the down arrow to select Disabled.5.Use the right arrow key to select Boot Options.6.With Launch CSM highlighted, press Enter and use the down arrow to select Always.7.Press Enter.8.Press the F10 key to save changes and restart the system

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Mod Edit:  Modified topic title - Hamluis.
 
Hello everyone. Hoping someone can tell me how I can fix this boot issue and get my windows 7 working again without deleting my programs, files, data etc (Basically without restoring my pc from scratch)
 
 
Everything was working fine until i started installing "sonos" wireless software for controlling audio, After that i restarted my laptop and started getting this black boot error message as shown below
 
Status: 0xc000000f
 
Things I have already tried but no luck
 
1) I tried pressing f8 and clicked on restore to last working settings option and that didnt work
 
2) Starting windows in safe mode but took me back to this same error message
3) placed my windows 7 installation disc and clicked on Repair Windows. I did the startup repair and when it completed what was weird now.. it got passed the boot error message and saw microsft text loading but then went to blue screen of death, then once restarted my computer again back to this "Windows Boot Manager" issue
 
It will only go to BSOD (blue screen of death if i choose start windows normally) when laptop starts booting up. I
 
 
        What i noticed that looked a bit off is when i tried to do a repair windows using my windows 7 disc the partition said E: . Shouldn't it be on C Drive? cause i never saw an E Drive when using my computer. Windows was always installed on C Drive
 
I attached some photos... Read more

Answer:laptop won't boot to windows anymore.

There may be something wrong with your master boot record. The fixmbr command may help but wait until some more knowledgeable people chime in. 

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Hi, Windows 10 did install itself on my PC without really asking for my permission.
No big deal, I launched the backup tool to go back to windows 7 but now, it won't work anymore.
Crash at first boot. Then launch start up repair, which does not work and the mouse and keyboard don't react even if try to change the USB plug.

I don't have another PC and I lost the USB key from which I install windows initially so hard to reinstall from scratch.
My PC is an Intel nuc.

Please, tell me that there is a solution !!!!

The for your help

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After an automatic Windows update was completed I shut down my computer but when I booted it again, the monitor went a bit blur with small blue Lines appearing when Windows start and the quality of the resolution was significantly lower. Also the computer became slower however I was still able to use the system. Then i decided that a format-reinstallation of Windows 7 ultimate from the cd would solve the problem. Hence, I booted the Windows 7 via cd and followed the standard sequence of installing Windows and clicking on custom (advanced) and deleting the partitions. When the Windows finished collecting the necessary Information and required to restart i did not press any key to boot from CD as i was suppose to and after Windows started and registry was set up, the last step of completing installation of Windows was on its way. However, after the step finishes, a black screen appears and although it should have displayed the "press any button to boot from cd" that would lead to the creation of username and name for pc etc, but instead it displays just a black screen with a flashing cursor along with white dashed vertical Lines. If i leave the screen like that then the system just restarts like nothing happened and the Windows error recovery pops up appears but even if i start Windows normally then the loop starts where the system just restarts.
 
I have tried system recovery and entering safe mode however in both attempts it failed as windows don't exist t... Read more

Answer:windows doesnt boot anymore

Assuming that you have a legal CD and license...change the boot order in the BIOS...insert the CD, clean install.
 
FWIW:  Once the system begins install procedures from CD/DVD...there is no need to ever "press any key" when reboots occur.
 
Louis

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Hello everyone. Hoping someone can tell me how I can fix this boot issue and get my windows 7 working again without deleting my programs, files, data etc (Basically without restoring my pc from scratch)
Everything was working fine until i started installing "sonos" wireless software for controlling audio, After that i restarted my laptop and started getting this black boot error message as shown below

Status: 0xc000000f

Things I have already tried but no luck

1) I tried pressing f8 and clicked on restore to last working settings option and that didnt work

2) Starting windows in safe mode but took me back to this same error message
3) placed my windows 7 installation disc and clicked on Repair Windows. I did the startup repair and when it completed what was weird now.. it got passed the boot error message and saw microsft text loading but then went to blue screen of death, then once restarted my computer again back to this "Windows Boot Manager" issue

It will only go to BSOD (blue screen of death if i choose start windows normally) when laptop starts booting up. I
What i noticed that looked a bit off is when i tried to do a repair windows using my windows 7 disc the partition said E: . Shouldn't it be on C Drive? cause i never saw an E Drive when using my computer. Windows was always installed on C Drive

I attached some photos so you can see what i mean and something about system volume is corrupt when i clicked on Diagnosis and repair detail... Read more

Answer:laptop won't boot to windows anymore

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I have a BSOD whenever I try to boot up my 4 year old laptop. The bugger will try to boot and then Blue screen appears with the following message:

Error message Stop: 0x0000008E

then it tries to reboot again - repeat ad infinitum

(Sometimes I will get a different error message that says INQR is not less or equal" or "Page Fault in Non Paged Area")

I managed to use the memtest program and I gave up after about an hour and a half as every test it ran said "FAILED".

I have tried to boot with the SAFE MODE but it just locks up the computer. So I can't even get to any programs or files. Can I remove the hard drive and transfer important files to another PC? If so how do I connect it to another PC?

IBM Think Pad t40 running Windows XP SP3 I believe it is a pentium (R) M Processor.

Thanks

Answer:Windows XP BSOD, won't boot up anymore

Sounds like you've got hardware issues if you can't pass memtest. You should be able to remove the HD from the computer and use it on another known good computer using something like this if it's and IDE drive or you can just plug it in to the motherboard if it's SATA.

DISCLAIMER: Keep in mind I'm not recommending that vendor nor vouching for them, that was the first query that came up that had pictures. You should be able find adapters like that from a variety of manufactures and sold by most computer shops or online stores.

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Hello everyone. Hoping someone can tell me how I can fix this boot issue and get my windows 7 working again without deleting my programs, files, data etc (Basically without restoring my pc from scratch)


Everything was working fine until i started installing "sonos" wireless software for controlling audio, After that i restarted my laptop and started getting this black boot error message as shown below

Status: 0xc000000f

Things I have already tried but no luck

1) I tried pressing f8 and clicked on restore to last working settings option and that didnt work

2) Starting windows in safe mode but took me back to this same error message
3) placed my windows 7 installation disc and clicked on Repair Windows. I did the startup repair and when it completed what was weird now.. it got passed the boot error message and saw microsft text loading but then went to blue screen of death, then once restarted my computer again back to this "Windows Boot Manager" issue

It will only go to BSOD (blue screen of death if i choose start windows normally) when laptop starts booting up. I


What i noticed that looked a bit off is when i tried to do a repair windows using my windows 7 disc the partition said E: . Shouldn't it be on C Drive? cause i never saw an E Drive when using my computer. Windows was always installed on C Drive

I attached some photos so you can see what i mean and something about system volume is corrupt when i clicked on Diagn... Read more

Answer:laptop won't boot to windows anymore.

the C: drive in the picture should be a hidden drive without a drive letter.
Boot off of the Windows DVD and choose Repair Your Computer or press Shift+F12 to go directly to the Command Prompt in the RE (Recovery Environment). At the X:\sources prompt type E: and press enter.
At the E:\> prompt Type in these commands in this link Fixing the Windows Bootloader via the setup DVD under Attempt Two:Manually Repairing the Windows Bootloader.

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hi, window will not boot goes to blue screen that says process 1 initizaltion failed and starts dumping, then reboots to reapir, wont repair, tried booting to reapir disc and used bitdefender rescue which showed no virus, then tried booting to my winodws 7 upgrade disc, it says loading files then goes to a windows screen and nothing, tried recovery and it only shows one date may 6th, recovered to that date and does the same boots then goes to blue screen, in advanced i went to promt screen and tried chkdsk c:/f/r and it said failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50, so now dont know what to do if i need a new hard drive or what bios looks the same as always please help mike

Answer:windows 7 wont boot, wont go to safe mode or start on windows 7 disk

Have you followed these steps - Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Hi,

I have an ASUS computer bought in January running Windows 7 and a Linux Ubuntu (using grub).

When I start Windows (since today), the screen just remains black, and the only thing I can do is switching it off (the computer doesn't wait for the 5 seconds of the hard switch off, it immediately switches off when I press the button).
Grub also presents a partition called Vista, but which doesn't work much more (it still displays the windows logo, but in the end reboots).

I have nothing like "restore last working configuration", or "safe mode", neither from the BIOS nor from another menu. Anyway, I doubt it would work, since I downloaded and burnt what I think is "Win RE", and when booting from the CD, I get the following message (after a long delay):

Code:
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

[...] (basically to insert a Windows CD and click repair)

If you do not have this CD, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

File: \Windows\system32\boot\winload.exe

Status: 0xC0000001

Info: The selected entry could not be loaded because the application is missing or corrupt.
A few more things:
- I do not have a Windows 7 CD since the laptop was bought with Windows directly installed
- I mounted the Windows partition on Linux and it looks ok; I could launch "ls -R" with success and the file winload.exe exists and is recognized as a wi... Read more

Answer:Windows does not boot anymore - winload.exe could not be loaded

Run Startup Repair . If still not worked, run it at least 3 times with restarts after each single run .

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Lenovo ThinkPad helix with windows 8.1 and the latest updates at the time. About a month ago I told windows to hibernate and twice it turned itself back on. So the third time I told windows to shutdown. The next morning when I turned it on windows would not boot. The windows icon would show up but the loading icon would continue on for a while then disappear and then the whole screen goes blank. Automatic repair also gets stuck and says "preparing automatic repair" indefinitely. I've attempted to boot to a windows install disk on USB stick but no luck there either, gets stuck. I know the USB stick works because I tested it in another computer. What I haven't tried is seeing if a Linux distro Will boot. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.

Answer:Windows won't boot anymore - ThinkPad helix

disconnect all power leads, no disks in optical drives and no usb devices connected.
press and hold power button for 30seconds
reconnect power lead and retry to boot.
if still stuck - boot to BIOS and make sure HDD is the only boot device disable all other boot devices and retry to boot (at least 5 times.)
if still no good the back to BIOS and enable USB as first boot device and retry from your stick.

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I have an HP ProBook 6470b that I bought refurbished. Until yesterday, it worked fine. When I tried to boot it today, everything was behaving slowly. The cursor moved at a normal speed and things like the text cursor in the password box were fine, but input like typing a password was accepted very slowly. Trying to use on-screen buttons (windows 8) like the power settings button behaved slowly. Eventually, I was able to log in. Desktop wasn't really loading, took probably around 10 minutes foranything more than the start button to appear. Restarted to try to fix it; then I couldn't even enter the password to log in. I turned off the laptop. A few hours later, I tried to turn on the laptop with nothing plugged into any ports. I navigated some startup stuff pre-Windows and found a menu to perform a harddrive test from. Did a quick one, got a DST failure or something, got a failure code. Failure code directed me to HP support website. Went to HP support website, couldn't find where to read about the failure. Tried to submit a ticket for what I think is live support but when I try to put in my serial number it says it's invalid (it's not) and to try again (I did). Found another(?) HP support website that eventually told me 6470b isn't supported anymore and I should try here.

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So my Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Touch began to run VERY slowly all of a sudden. What I tried to do was to both refresh and reset the OS, but without any success since it said the process failed to complete. (After about 4 hours of process)Then I tried to restore the computer by booting the restore partition, but yet again failed since the computer cancelled the process. Now thanks to this I cannot boot Windows 8.1 at all.As for now, I got an unusable computer and the restore partition is not helping me. So I'm now asking for suggestions of what to do next. Is formatting the entire hardrive any idea or is the hardware locked to the current OS?Thanks in advance!PS: I tried emailing the Lenovo Support, but they were only reffering me to any repair shop. I'd appreciate some more help before I do so.

Answer:My IdeaPad u410 won't boot Windows anymore

Shameless self bump!I ran a Lenovo UEFI Diagnostics Bootable USB 2.05.00 to check for any problems of the hardware but couldn't find anything. I'm still thinking about formatting the hardrdrive but is there any problems/risks with that? Is there perhaps any better solution?

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LS,
 
My rather old Packard Bell laptop is not booting up anymore. Last I saw on the screen was that AVG performed an update. This was November 28th. On Novermber 29th, I noticed the laptop's "on" LEDs were alight even though the screen was black and the laptop did not respond. I had to perform a hard shut down and after that, the laptop does not boot anymore (Windows Vista), except for startup repair, which does not help me. More details below.
 
When I switch on the laptop, I get prompted that Windows did failed to start, and that there are two options:
Launch startup repair (recommended)
Start Windows normally
When I launch startup repair (option 1), the following happens:
I get this Windows wait bar running
Then a blakc screen
Then a white cursor arrow emerges in the center of the screen
Then the Windows icon pops up
Then a Windows screen with "please wait"
Then a login screen with only "Other User" as possible login. I don't use a password on my laptop, and admin/admin returns the message "The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted"
When I try to start Windows normally (option 2), the following happens:
I again get the Windows wait bar running
Then a very short blue screen and an immediate crash and reboot
When I hit F8 and try to boot in safe mode, the same thing happens. The file that is invoked last before the crash is avgidshx.sys.
 
 
I cannot afford to lose the data on the laptop and it's been a while since I last... Read more

Answer:Windows Vista does not boot anymore (AVG related?)

Try the steps listed in this link. Only rename the files that begin with avg. Do not delete.
 
http://forums.avg.com/ww-en/avg-forums?sec=thread&act=show&id=94159#post_94159

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Last night I updated windows 8.1 from windows 8.
It got to the stage where it needs to restart so it done that started the configarations and once it reached 100% it restarted.

Since then what happens is when i press power on the samsung logo comes on the screen then the black screen with the windows picture then the bsod comes up for around half a second and it restarts. then it constantly does this.

The whole cycle only takes a few seconds.

Ive tried booting in safe mode but this isnt working so I downloaded kav rescue on another computer and saved it on a flash drive, But it wont boot off this either.

Any ideas?

Answer:Windows wont start after 8.1 update wont boot in safe mode

What does the BSOD state? Most times it is a driver issue with the Display drivers. Other times it is hardware.

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Ok, it all started when i was dloading a program to make windows setups.(.msi). Then i decided i didnt like it and uninstalled it. After tht was done. I decided i was going to stick with Inno Setup. I have used it before and liked it. But then i noticed all or most of my desktop icons were missing. And all the start menu ientries were missing. So i figured i had a virus. SO i went to do a system resotre. But found that i oculdnt find it...due to to missing folders. So i decided i would then try to boot into safe mode. When i tried to boot it said it cannot find a file(same with normal mode). Ubfortunely i dont remember what it said. I think it said windows cannot find NRDL press ctrl alt delete to reboot. or somthing like that. Any ways i tried a few more times and it all failied. SO then i tried the windows recovery console. Nothing. I really didnt know whre to go with it. Then i decied to go into the bios and reset. Or i thought i was resseting them. I seleteced. "fails proof settings". But then i rebooted and things got worse. My monitor is now getting no signal, it says it is ocnnected though..... So i cant see what i am doing. Please any ideas. I have a Programming project that i have been working on for months now. i dont wanna lose that. And a Lang arts project. I am very computer savvy but i have tried everything. and yes i tried a differ monitor. No Dice.

Specs.

Xp Home
Nvidia 6200 TC
amd 3000+
Standard Monitro.

Plese help i need my computer i cant go on... Read more

Answer:Windows wont boot, Monitor wont display picture. Cant access safe mode

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Hello, I recently bought a new power supply, along with more ram because I was already ordering the power supply. When the package came and I set everything up in the computer, the PC turned on and everything was fine. I started to play a game with my friend and the computer just turned off. No error message, nothing. I believe the computer overheated, but I could be completely wrong. Now, when I start my computer up, it gets to the Launch System Repair (Recommended) or Start Windows Normally. If I select one of them, it will get into the 'Starting Windows' screen with the orbs, and then the monitor will just go blank. The computer still runs in the background, but my monitor just is blank. It is not the RAM (I switched and went to my old RAM) And I also cannot boot into safe mode, or anything of the sort, as the same thing happens. And I cannot boot from a CD (Tried with a windows 7 repair disc and computer goes blank again)

Answer:Computer crashed during game, cannot boot into Windows anymore.

anyone can help?

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Hey, i'm new here and hopefully i'm posting this in the right place. Will try to explain as best as i can.
I have 2 drives, a SSD that contains Windows 10, and HDD that contains other files.
Yesterday i replaced the 160GB HDD with a 1TB one, and this is where problem started.
Initially Windows wouldn't boot as normal, but instead tried to "fix disk errors" and then told me that Windows couldn't start. I tried the start-up repair option but it didn't help. Later two blue screens appeared (UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME),
Right now it appears that Windows tries to boot, as there is the Windows logo, and these "loading floating dots", but then it all disappears and all that's left is a black screen. When i move the mouse, the cursor appears for a second and then disappears.... And that's all i can do, it won't go past the black screen. Disconnecting the 1TB drive or connecting the old one doesn't change a thing.
Will be most grateful if someone could help me.
Cheers

Answer:Windows 10 won't boot anymore after connecting new hard drive

Try the following first. Create a DVD or USB or Windows 10 using the Media Creation Tool. Boot the install media and when you see the screen with the Repair Computer link click it. Troubleshoot > Advanced Options and do a Startup/Automatic Repair. Do this without the HDD attached. It may take up to three attempts for the startup repair to complete all repairs.
 

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hello all

I recently bought a UMPC second hand in Japan, a Kohjinsha SA1F00B, with windows XP home service pack 2 in Japanese.
the computer has a 500mhz AMD Geode processor and 512 MB of RAM.

(http://www.biztoolbelt.com/2006/12/kohjinsha_sa1f00_umpc.html)

I installed a linux distribution on it (xubuntu), which is fine, but in the event it seems to have caused problems with the windows XP boot, for a reason unknown. Now the windows XP partition (NTFS) are still there, but when I try to boot i get to the windows logo and loading bar, but then it hops back to the khojinsha logo.

odd. I was thinking that I would simply reinstall windows XP from the CD.
yet, lo and behold, there is no CD included ! I have a valid microsoft licence, the green booklet and everything but no CD in the pack.
from previous experience with my wife's japanese sony VAIO, I think this might be common on japanese PC's, where they prefer to use recovery partitions. now I do have windows CD's from previous computers, but they're not in japanese and i know this is very problematic for japanese machine specific driver issues.

but my question is, how do I reinstall windows in this case ?
I'm thinking there must be some kind of recovery partition somewhere, like there was on the sony vaio, but how do I access it, and reinstall windows over the previous existing windows install, from it.

or is there anyway to fix the windows XP boot ?

thanks in advance for your help

ben
 

Answer:reinstalling windows (which won't boot anymore) on a japanese computer

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Quick background: I'm on a dual boot system with Windows XP SP2 on one partition and Ubuntu 7.10 on another.

When shutting down Windows XP today, it installed updates before shutting down, but I didn't hang around to watch what was going on. When I booted up my computer later, I got my normal boot manager screen where I choose between Windows or Ubuntu. After selecting Windows, the hard drive showed activity for less than 2 seconds and then the computer completely locked up: no mouse, no cursor, and certainly no Windows splash/welcome screen. Also no way to get into safe mode either.

Obviously, something very basic got corrupted or something, because after I select Windows at the boot manager, the computer goes no more than 2 seconds before freezing. FORTUNATELY, I can still force mount the NTFS partition in Ubuntu and can work on it, but I have no idea where to start.

Can someone please give me an idea of what might be the problem and how to fix it?
 

Answer:Solved: Cannot boot anymore after installing Windows updates

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Had win7 and XP working on dual boot with easyBCD for months. Then had to wipe another drive so removed all connections in PC and wiped totally unrelated drive, linked everything back up again, and now windows 7 won't boot up and the boot menu has gone.

I have three hard drives - one backup, one for XP, and one with three partitions including win7.

When i set the BIOS boot order to the XP drive it boots up ok, when i set the order to win7 drive it gets to 'verifying dmi pool data' then asks for a boot cd.

I have rebuilt the MBR using partition wizard. As you can see, the XP drive is active and primary. I cannot seem to set the win7 disk to be primary or active. It also tells me it cannot find a windows installation on the drive even though it is loaded onto E:

I have tried loading the win7 dvd and running the start repair several times but it does nothing.

I don't get what happened as all i did was remove all the hard drive connections, then connect them back up a few hours later.

Any ideas? I have spent four hours on it already and need help before i smash the thing up!

Answer:Windows 7 and XP dual boot - Win 7 partition not booting anymore

fixed it! woohoo

this worked for me....

go here Visual BCD Editor - Windows 7/Vista
and get the VBCDE and follow instructions here Dual-boot Repair Windows 7/Vista
for automatic repair.

fixed my setup in half a second. machine booted back into windows 7 directly, then used easyBCD to add the winXP option to the boot menu and back in business. Both XP and Win7 on boot menu and both working fine. Woohooo!

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Hello,

I have a Dell Dimension E520 computer with Windows Vista Home installed.

My brother was using it last night and apparently shut it down as normal.

When I came to switch it on today, I got the following error message:


Quote:




File: \Windows\system32\config\system

Status: 0xc000014c

Info: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt.




I'm not entirely sure how this happened because I didn't see what was going on. Is it possible that a Windows Update that installed (oblivious to my brother's knowledge) broke the OS ? I've heard of it happening before.

I can't even get into Safe Boot either. I was able to get a Norton Recovery Disk to load up, but apparently I have no System Restore Points on my computer.

I can see all my hard drive contents using the Explorer functionality in the Norton Recovery Disk, but I'm not sure how much that helps my cause.

Could anyone possibly help?

Answer:Windows Vista Doesn't Boot Anymore All Of A Sudden

Since its a dell im guessing you don't have the installation cd

Check out this link
link

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an absolutely strange behaviour. since yesterday my t400 doesnt boot anymore with my intel ssd.maybe someone also have this problem thats why i explain it here. because im not sure, if its a HW or SW problem. if the ssd is masterdrive it hangs when the bios screen wants to switch to the windows kernel. 2 secs blinks the cursor and then the harddisk-LED stays on and nothin more happens.when i boot from another disk and insert the ssd via ultrabay the ssd comes online but when i want to access it - same show. HDD-LED keeps ON and the system hangs for about 60 seconds.this also happens on another t400 with windows 7 installed. but when i check the disk on a linux thinkpad everything seems fine (phew. dd'ed the whole stuff). what could it be? 

Answer:T400 doesntt boot anymore with Intel X25 SSD @ windows 7 64 Bit

Strange - I have absolutely no problem with mine.I would backup the SSD. What BIOS do you have on it? Intel had one BIOS on thier site back in November or so that killed drives - it was only there for a couple of days. I would consider re-partitioning the drive and starting fresh.





T61p, T400formerly x23, x40

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All of a sudden, I turn on my lap top (lenovo idea pad flex 10) and it takes forever to Load, then says windows 8 wont boot or something.
Takes me to a blue screen and I tries to system restore but that also won't load and go through. Help please?
I went to advanced options and pulled up the box you type **** in butI don't know what to put km it to make windows boot!
 

Answer:windows 8 wont boot and system restore wont work

You need to be much more specific about what your problem is. I can't tell at all from your post what's really happening, and neither will anybody else. What exactly happens? What exact messages do you get? What "advanced options" are you talking about? Also, it appears this site's profanity filter has blocked something in your post. Using such language is not helpful.
 

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Was not simple trying to clarify my problem in a small title. My online classes begin in 5 days, I am desperate here! Here we go. 2 days ago I tried to import pics from my phone to laptop. I have had this laptop only for 3-4 months, and just mainly used it for school. Before halfway through the importing of pics process it rejects my phone, and will no longer recognize it (Samsung Galaxy S5 active btw). I did so much research, and tried so many usb settings tweeks, but nothing. It hates my phone for some reason.

Then at a point during all that, I reset my laptop and it just gets stuck with black screen and circle bubbles. Doing all the things you can think of on google, so many searches. It goes from that to getting stuck on welcome screen, then doing more work and searching, I get it to go to my desktop, but its only a black screen with mouse cursor. Before this point I couldn't even get it to boot through safe mode, it would get stuck. I can get safe mode now, but wont let me access any setting or options, no control panel. Not even start menu! I could only get into task and device managers. At that point I saw "!"s on my display adapters, video card, network card, and a couple of other visual type devices. Tried to uninstall, reinstall drivers, nothing. I've done so many things to resolve this, but ask if I've done it anyway, please. Before I left for work earlier, I just gave up. I started the reformat process from the reset pc setting. After it finished I p... Read more

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I wanted to transfer data to another hard drive and i hooked it up as a slave drive to my main drive and the first time i booted it up it did nothing and then i restarted and and wouldnt boot and gave me the message

NTLRD is missing
Please press any key to restart

then i unhooked the second hard drive and rebooted and got the same message, i hooked the second drive up to its original machine and got the same message on it too. what is goin on hear now nothing will boot. please need help, i cant lose all that data on both hardrives!

I sacraficed the first hard drive and format it and then when i go to install windows xp on it at says

Fatal Error:
One of the components that Windows needs to continue setup could not be installed.

The parameter is incorrect.

Please Help!
 

Answer:Help my hard drive wont boot up and windows wont install!

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I wanted to transfer data to another hard drive and i hooked it up as a slave drive to my main drive and the first time i booted it up it did nothing and then i restarted and and wouldnt boot and gave me the message

NTLRD is missing
Please press any key to restart

then i unhooked the second hard drive and rebooted and got the same message, i hooked the second drive up to its original machine and got the same message on it too. what is goin on hear now nothing will boot. please need help, i cant lose all that data on both hardrives!

I sacraficed the first hard drive and format it and then when i go to install windows xp on it at says

Fatal Error:
One of the components that Windows needs to continue setup could not be installed.

The parameter is incorrect.

Please Help!
 

Answer:Help my hard drive wont boot up and windows wont install!

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Hey guys,

I'm having problems here. Here's my situation: i have 60GB SSD and two SATA disks with Windows 10 on the SSD disk. But because the small 60GB SSD was always running full, i've bought a 250GB SSD yesterday. So, i disconnected one of the SATA disks to connect the new SSD disk, but then Windows 10 wouldn't boot anymore, so i figured Windows 10 has a system reserve partition on the SATA disk.

So i looked it up how to move the system reserve partition to C: (SSD) and did the following cmd command: bcdboot c:\windows /s C:

After this i had to flag the C: partition as active in Disk Managment. But, here comes the problem, i did it the other way around. And after that i set all 3 partitions as active and now i get the following error when Windows 10 tries to boot:

"Your PC needs to be repaired

File: \Boot\BCD
Error code: 0xc0000034"

What i have tries so far:

-bootrec /fixmbr
-bootrec /fixboot: getting the error "Element not found"
-bootrec /rebuildbcd
-bcdboot c:\windows /l en-us, getting the error "Failure when attempting to copy boot files"
-bcdedit shows ""The boot configuration data store could not be opened. The requested system device cannot be found."

Then i installed a clean Windows 10 on the new SSD. Offcourse this worked. After this i used Minitool Partition Wizard to clone the old SSD to the new one. And then it start all over again (which is maybe obvious). So now i have my hands in my hair, actually. Wh... Read more

Answer:Windows 10 doesn't boot anymore after flagging partion as active

Welcome to the forum. Not clear you clean install to new ssd but then you cloned the old one to the new install is that correct? Are the drives mbr or gpt ? You should always do a clean install with only one drive connected so you know we're boot files are going

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Hello,

I know just enough about computers to get myself in trouble. I had a 160GB Hard drive that was getting kind of crowded, it was my sole hard drive. I had XP on it and as I had no problems with it, I was content to stick with it. I bought a 500gb hard drive and as my fiancee had bought me an upgrade to Vista and then 7, I put Windows 7 on the new drive and left XP on the old. The old drive (the 160GB) already had C: taken so I named the new one G:.

So, everything was working fine and if I wanted to switch OS's I'd just reboot and choose the one I wanted. Sadly my C: drive just died. I was like ".. bummer. I'll pop it out and just worth the windows 7 one now." However on start up I'm getting a bad boot file message and to put the install/system disk in. I do that and choose the restore option but its not showing that I have any previous versions of windows on it! When I do the repair option it says it was fixing a partition error. I can see the windows files when I use the command prompt and still see that windows is there under the G: drive.

My question is; does windows now think my G: drive is supposed to be C ? Is that why it wont boot properly? I mean it seems to be looking for windows to be under the C drive but its actually under G, if that makes sense. If so I found an article on how to change the drive letters via regedit at the command prompt. Or do you think my hard drive is just hosed and that I need to reformat?

Thanks for looking and any help ... Read more

Answer:Dual boot system failure, not detecting Windows 7 anymore

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Vinbot1


Hello,

I know just enough about computers to get myself in trouble. I had a 160GB Hard drive that was getting kind of crowded, it was my sole hard drive. I had XP on it and as I had no problems with it, I was content to stick with it. I bought a 500gb hard drive and as my fiancee had bought me an upgrade to Vista and then 7, I put Windows 7 on the new drive and left XP on the old. The old drive (the 160GB) already had C: taken so I named the new one G:.

So, everything was working fine and if I wanted to switch OS's I'd just reboot and choose the one I wanted. Sadly my C: drive just died. I was like ".. bummer. I'll pop it out and just worth the windows 7 one now." However on start up I'm getting a bad boot file message and to put the install/system disk in. I do that and choose the restore option but its not showing that I have any previous versions of windows on it! When I do the repair option it says it was fixing a partition error. I can see the windows files when I use the command prompt and still see that windows is there under the G: drive.

My question is; does windows now think my G: drive is supposed to be C ? Is that why it wont boot properly? If so I found an article on how to change the drive letters via regedit. Or do you think my hard drive is just hosed?

Thanks for looking and any help at all would be greatly appreciated!! Sorry I dont have specific info, I'm not near the ma... Read more

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Help.
I have been running Windows Vista on my OS X system for a few months. Windows Vista crashed and now will not fully launch. The operating system will load up just past the password screen and then no more. The hard drive continues to tun and the computer gets very warm. Any suggestions?

I have tried to load windows in safe mode as well with the same outcome.
thx

sys
MacBook Pro OS X 10.5.4
Boot Camp o Vista x64

Answer:Windows Vista x64 will not fully boot anymore under BootCamp[Moved from Mac]

Well, it's a Vista issue that is unrelated to the Mac, so I'll move this to the Vista forum, as you will not be able to get help here. And I'm sure they are going to want to know what you were doing when Vista crashed, what you have tried, and any configuration changes you have made to Vista from the default.

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Hi guys, I REALLY need help with this one. I have never, in my nearly 20 years with PCs, seen anything like this.

First of all, this is about a totally updated, with all the newest drivers, etc etc - Win XP SP3, protected by an equally updated Kaspersky 09.
This morning I started up my PC and everything worked fine. Checked my email (only good ones from two friends, no virus or anything), turned off the system and went to university.

This evening I came back, started the system - and...

Well, Windows boots fine. I am on the desktop. All the icons are there, taskbar, etc - but I can?t open any folder, start NO programs, nothing works. I can open the start menu, go to each and every subfolder in there, but I can?t start anything. I can right click on the taskbar and see the settings, but I can?t right click on the desktop (or any of it?s icons).
So, I rebooted and made sure my CPU and RAM are still "there", because I thought that maybe the BIOS shat itself and it adjusted my CPU down or something - nope, every Hz of CPU and kb of RAM is still there.
Well, I CAN start taskmanager. It says that at system start up, explorer.exe is going around 90-100%. Then Kaspersky comes and they both switch around, always keeping the system at 100%. Then sooner or later both of them go down to normal values, going into mid-regions, but always dropping down again....but I can STILL not do anything with the system! If I kill explorer.exe, all the CPU usage drops to 1-2%, bu... Read more

Answer:Windows won´t start programs, right after boot nothing works anymore

I am having the same problem. Have you solved your problem?

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Any help is very much appreciated here. I'm running windows terminal server 2000 and the other day people connected were gettting out of virtual memory errors and computers were locking up. Server is a IBM netvista P3 667, 2.5GB ram 9gig scsi's in Raid. I went to the server and tried to log in as the admin, it let me but nothing came up just the blue backgroud screen. I got everyone to log off terminal server and then restarted the machine through the reset button. When the computer restarted and I logged in as admin, I got the same blue background screen. I even tried then just shutting off the computer. I later logged in through a users terminal server account from a user computer and made some hdd space available for the virtual memory. It seems every user can logon the server and use it, it's just that when I log on as the admin all I get is the blue background screen. Any idea's as too what's happened? Thanks in advance.
 

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Hi guys,
I have an issue with HP Pavilion p6-2316s which runs on Windows 8. have an issue where it goes to screen and tells me that "Automatic Repair couldn't repair your PC. Press Advanced Options to try to repair your pc or shut down to turn off your PC". Log file: C:\windows\System32\Logfile\Srt\SrtTrail.txt

Need help on this issue if any of you know what's going on. Thank you. Please let me know if you need more info on the machine itself

jacal78

Answer:Windows 8 wont boot and wont do Auto Repaires

Do you have your Windows 8 CD?

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hi there, im getting a message saying windows cannot boot due to \windows\system32\config\system is corrupt or missing. i have tried booting from the cd but with my laptop being a dell inspiron the cd drive wont work!! i can't access windows at all have tried through safe mode etc etc but cant get past this message. i was just wondering if anyone knew another way to try and boot the dell. i have access to another laptop, external harddrive and an installation disc for xp but dont know how to put the four together to get the results i want. if somebody knows a way of doing it i would be grateful if you could explain it in small simple steps lol. im a mechanic and usually if it doesnt work then out comes the hammer!!!

Answer:windows wont boot cd/dvd drive wont work

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545Not sure how MS expect you to dowload the guided help if the machine won't boot but there is a convoluted manual method - good luck.I'm assuming you are using XP - don't you know?Ms Hulot's boat

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