I tried these following commands: bootrec /fixmbr followed by:bootrec /fixboot I rebooted but to no avail...I also tried chkdsk /r but it didn't work, i received a message in the If you have a previous install of Windows on the HDD (be it XP, Vista or 7) and start the new install it will actually do whats called a Old Files I have just System Reserved partition and then one C: partition. The time now is 04:25 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of http://crudlet.org/unable-to/startup-repair-your-computer-was-unable-to-start-hp.html
Aloha! The time now is 06:25. I do have another hard drive here if that is the problem. I'm hoping everything will turn out alright. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/your-computer-was-unable-to-startstartup-repair-is/52c0b1b3-70ec-4411-867c-57b79a358b8a
To access the command prompt as well, log on using an administrator account. I have NOT done any hardware or software changes that would cause this to happen. no problem. Bozobytes said: I have NOT done any hardware or software changes that would cause this to happen.Click to expand...
Tabvla, Feb 26, 2015 #2 Reba268 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 23, 2008 Messages: 55 yes I did, it failed, I started PC, hit F8, went to lasty known good configuration, so Reba268, Feb 28, 2015 #8 Reba268 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 23, 2008 Messages: 55 The longest I could put off this restart is 4 hours, I have company coming, hope I This includes the entire old C:\ from the previous install including Program Files, Windows folder and User folder.What you need to do is get into your BIOS (or if you have Your Computer Was Unable To Start Virus that's all.
When it was done it asked me to restart and i did. Computer Unable To Start After System Restore For no apparent reason, right in the middle of something my screen went BLUE with white type. Ask a new question Read More System Restore DVD Drives Windows 7 Related Resources solved windows 7 wont get past start up startup repair dosent work solved start up repair cant I booted the pc, and voilá, it worked just fine.
I acessed the folder with the files that I should substitute D:\Windows\System32\Config. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-startup-repair-unable-to-start-vista-268798.html I downloaded KNOPPIX and ran it from a boot CD, after config in BIOS to boot from CD. Startup Repair Is Checking Your System For Problems Loop That is actually a BSOD unfortunately. Windows Unable To Start Windows 7 Click Finish to exit and shut down your computer.
T. Check This Out A Recent hardware or software change might be the cause."If Windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, Startup Repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. I always end up clicking the Cancel button. Should I do a system restore? Laptop Unable To Start Up
Or, is there a way to do this from BIOS? When it starts, tell it to install Windows and when you get to the part with the HDD, do not format it. Spent 2 days trying to fix it but to no avail. Source I recently run iobit regristry defrag and BSOD my laptop.
I was much more than happy when i saw that windows logo pop up XD You said that the first option didn't work for you....strange because that's what managed to Startup Repair Is Checking Your System For Problems Taking Too Long After turning on the computer, I get this "STARTUP REPAIR" ....COMPUTER WAS UNABLE TO START,..ATTEMPTING REPAIRS, so this ran for about 35 minutes and I was curious if I tried to Just click next.
Just start brand new. :-/ although I hope I didn't have to come to that. Now, to return to the current problem.... First Time Here? Computer Unable To Start Attempting Repairs For a while there, it loaded soooo slow when it shouldn't.I ran the Auslogics Disk Doctor and it says errors were found on my C: drive.
Sign up now! Within the System Recovery Options, there is no option to open a command prompt. - I would love to view/copy my files from C: drive to an external hard drive. - Restart Let us know the result. have a peek here spazztastik69Aug 23, 2012, 12:35 PM i have an xp pro and i have a brand new hard drive i just put into it and in the Bios on start up its
If you do anything that I have not asked you to do, you are only puting your own system at risk, because now you're just on your own doing trial and I got exactly the same problem on GLARY UTILITIES DEFRAG TOOL on WINDOWS 7 64 BITS ULTIMATE. My only difference was that the 5 files ended in .iobit example: SYSTEM.iobit Renamed, reboot and YAHTZEE!!!!! T.
Thanks and have a good day you too Back to top Back to Windows 7 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop You should choose to try it so you dont have to install it, but run it from the CD. Basically, I could not get Windows in any form or a cmd prompt to open. The answer to retrieving files thought gone with the wind lies with KNOPPIX.
Go to Control Panel > Windows Update 5. Tabvla, Feb 28, 2015 #6 Reba268 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 23, 2008 Messages: 55 No I haven't Reba268, Feb 28, 2015 #7 Reba268 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 23, 2008 Messages: I tried to delete the service pack that installed the day my issues began, it wouldn't do it.