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System Update doesn't work after System Board Replacement

Q: System Update doesn't work after System Board Replacement

I was able to create a bootable USB drive with the Maintenance Utility files. When I boot from the drive the Thinkpad Serial Number Update Utilities screen appears. After choosing the option to change the serial number the screen request a long serial number starting with 1S. For our T440 laptop, I been using 1S20B7S0XXUSPF00ACZZ. (20B7S0XX is the machine and model type, US is the country code, and PF00ACZZ is the serial number) When I try to enter this number the message appears ? Data of the same device type is already in EEPROM?. When I choose the option to delete the EEPROM the message appears ?C0TpREADEEPROMBlock: Write access to Block#84 is denied Status=0xf, EEPROM fail when reading or writing data? How do I update the serial number in the BIOS? I have the maintenance key.













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A: System Update doesn't work after System Board Replacement

Version 2.02 of the Maintenance Utily does not give the options shown in the T440 Maintenance manual.Using version 1.83 gives option compatible with the manual but it is requesting a serial starting with 1S and has 16 charactersWould appreciate some help

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New Acer Aspire, but I pitched the box, so can't return it. Anyway, It initially worked fine for about a week, including Windows Update. Got to a point where every window would say (Not Responding) and resources were maxed out. I couldn't isolate the problem and didn't have any valuable info on the laptop yet. So I did a complete System Restore back to OEM spec.
I tether to my cellphone for internet. So I installed drivers and Access Manager for that. I go into Windows Update and click to check for updates. It runs for about 20 seconds then disconnects from the internet and pops up an error code. I've gone through all the steps that can be run down there.
SP1 is not installed yet.
I'm at a loss here and need help, I'm not tech/nerd savvy, but I'm not computer shy either.

A:Windows Update doesn't work after OEM System Restore

Try downloading SP1 from here:
http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-u...ful-links.html

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I have an old Gateway P5-133 computer with an Evergreen MX-Pro 200 cpu upgrade on an American Megatrends system board.
I was in the process of upgrading it with a larger hard drive, WinME, a couple of USB ports, potentially more RAM etc. and was experiencing intermittent episodes of it not booting up. My new machine's monitor, which I used while working on this old POS, was saying there is no video signal coming from the old computer. A new video adapter produced the same message, so I am assuming the system board croaked. It did boot fine following the installation of the new HD and ME.
What would be a suitable replacement if you would be so kind as to enlighten me? I can return the PCI Video and USB adapters but not the Maxtor 80GB Ultra ATA/133 drive and ME.
Regards,
Doug
 

A:Replacement System Board

GoofyGimp

Welcome to TSG! As far as a replacement board, you are probably wasting your time. My suggestion would be to keep the video you bought, the hard drive and the floppy. The rest is very outdated. Your board is a socket 5 board with no real replacement out there. The case and power supply will be of no use on a newer board (probably an AT form factor). The evergreen chip will only fit a socket 5 board and you can go much much faster with a low end $30 duron processor. The memory is probably 70ns dram and will not be able to be used in a newer board. Not really much you can save. Your choices are to look at used computer shops for an old socket 5 board or to shell out a couple of bucks for a bare bones system.

SeeYa
 

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The systemboard on my laptop went a couple of weeks ago, I found a replacement on eBay with the serial #30L2589 the number on my system board 10L0947. Are these boards compatible?
 

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I want to use Blender Cycles GPU rendering. It only works with Nividia CUDA cards. I have an ATI Radeon card. This card is soldered to the system board so I think swaping it is not an option. Can I replace the whole system board for one that has an Nvidia CUDA compatibale GPU on it?

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I have an e7450 that has had what I believe to be a system board failure. It is out of warranty so I am looking at replacing the system board myself. The part number is CN-0Y15C1-12963-54I-  A0EF  REV A00.
I believe the original unit has an i5-5300U. Most of the replacement boards I'm finding online have an i7-5600U. 
Will there be an issue using the different processor if the board is still the same?

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Hi all I have damaged by X260 (Model 20F5S4BY00) and need to replace the system board. Currently it has part number 01YT045 board installed. I've found a more reasonably priced board on eBay with part number 01HX027. Is this compatible? Thanks in advance 1enny

A:X260 - Replacement system board

Hi 1enny,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Checking with recommended substitutes specific to MTM 20F5S4BY00:
 
Part number 01EN201 WV3 FRU IntelŪ Core? i5-6300U Processor (3M Cache, Up to 2.40 GHz), WIN, Y-AMT, Y-TPM, Dock
Part number 00UP198 Wolverine 3 FRU IntelŪ Core? i5-6300U Processor (3M Cache, Up to 2.40 GHz), WIN, Y-AMT, Y-TPM, Dock
Part number 01HX035 WV3 FRU IntelŪ Core? i5-6300U Processor (3M Cache, Up to 2.40 GHz), WIN, Y-AMT, Y-TPM, Dock
 
Part number 01HX027 (via part search)   
WV3 FRU IntelŪ Core? i5-6200U Processor (3M Cache, Up to 2.30 GHz), WIN, N-AMT, Y-TPM, Dock   (01HX027) is compatible with the following machines:THINKPAD-X260  20F5 , 20F6  just like 01YT045 (original board). Differences may be on some detailed parts but should work in general.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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I have windows 7 on an acer aspire 5517. After the latest windows update KB2539636, the computer will not work except in safe mode. When in regular mode it freezes while trying to load the main page. We tried system restore multiple times and system restore failed. We tried multiple dates on system restore. I've tried to delete this update through remove programs, but it won't uninstall it in safe mode. Please help.

A:Computer freezes after new windows update, system restore doesn't work

Hello laceydahl & welcome,

Re Windows Update KB2539636 & associated problems....






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How to obtain help and support for this security update

For home users, no-charge support is availableby calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in the United States and Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft subsidiary. For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary for support issues with security updates, visit the Microsoft International Support website:
Please Verify your Location

North American customers can also obtain instant access to unlimited no-charge email support or to unlimited individual chat support by visiting the following Microsoft website:
Help and Support

For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through your usual support contacts.



MS11-069: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1: Aug

Links for you to peruse.

Update KB2539636 will not install - Microsoft Answers

Update KB2539636 will not install - Microsoft Answers

Windows Update errors ? A troubleshooting guide - 4sysops

Repair Install

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Is it possible to get a replacement system board for a Dell XPS 16. My LCD screen is blank, and external monitor shows garbled images, so I am assuming the graphics chip is blown, and as it's integrated, I would need a new system board.

I am UK based, and am happy to fit myself.

A:Dell XPS 16 (1645) system board replacement

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly run complete diagnostics on the system to check for errors.
Provide us with the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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My motherboard died on my X1 Carbon Gen 1.  I sent it to lenovo and the repair estimate was ~$750.  I decided to replace it myself but the part for my system FRU 04X0495 (W8P,i7-3667U,8G,F,AMT,TPM,MT) new are quite expensive.  I found a new systemboard FRU 04Y1988 (W8P,i7-3667U,8G,F,AMT,TPM) at a much more reasonable price and installed that.  I now have a working machine (new machine type 3448-3Y2) but no touchscreen (I assume the MT stands for touch monitor or something).Question, and I think I know the answer, Is there any way to convert or add to my new systemboard the touch screen capability?  I assume it is not just the driver?thanks, 

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Hello  All    issue    with   system  board  replaced  for t460s   unitsboard  coming   from   lenovo works  ,, the  product version fieldis populated to  t460    not  t460sanybody  knows  of a utility    to  correct  that  ?Lenovo  tech  support   does not  have a proper  answer 

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I replaced the system board on my IBM thinkpad 600E because the original problem was that everytime the system booted up it would keep going to the time (time would not stay). I know that there is a battery on the system board but I figured it would be less of a hassle if I just replace the system board. I did that and now the system will not boot up. The LED's come on and I hear the fan run but nothing will show up on the screen. What should I do?
 

A:IBM Thinkpad 660E will not boot after System Board Replacement

Are you sure the replacement board was not broken? Maybe you did something wrong when putting the thing back together again?

Just take the thing apart again and try your previous mobo. If that works, try with the new one again.
 

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Hi guys, I have got a system board damage, so I need to exchange it. I have never done it before, so I'm struggling with findings of correct part for exchanging to. As far as I understood FRU number of the system board is what I need. I have found one which says 04x5166 right next to the RAM slot. Is it the only reference I need to use to find a right part? I have found a part on eBay, where in description it is written 04x5166 and three different numbers. You think this one should fit? https://m.ebay.com/itm/QTY-1x-Lenovo-Thinkpad-X240-laptop-motherboard-intel-i7-4600U-VIUX1-NM-A091-/... I would really like to try to repair my old friend first before going for an expensive new machine  lookign forward to hear from you! Anton

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I have a yoga 260 that would not charge the battery when plugged in. I tried a different charger which didn't work and then replaced the battery but also no luck. I sent it to Lenovo and was told I need a new system board which was going to cost around that of a newer laptop. I decided to replace it myself with a refurbished board as I've done this on an old computer in the past. With the install complete it can get some charge to the board because it tries to start up but I am getting 2 short beeps with nothing on the screen. I realize this usually means there is a system board issue. I've rechecked all the connections and everything 4x so I don't think it was an install problem. Is there something else I need to do or did I just buy a bad refurbished board?

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Help my windows 7 laptop just keeps rebooting and i cant get to safe mode or recovery what should i do ?

A:system recovery doesn't work and safe mode doesn't work and just keeps reboting

System manufacturer and model?
 
Louis

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Help my windows 7 laptop just keeps rebooting and i cant get to safe mode or recovery what should i do ?

A:system recovery doesn't work and safe mode doesn't work and just keeps reboting

System manufacturer and model?

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Heres the deal, i've got about a 4 year old computer and it runs pretty well (or so it did). But not too long ago what i expect happened is the video card died on me, it still works, but it displays character over run and strange things (lines, weird characters, ect.). I am pretty sure everything else works just fine because i can still get to the loading screen for XP and everything, just not the log in screen. The graphics card I think broke is a GeForce 6600 GT, AGP interface, and 2 DVI ports. ANYWAYS, now the real question: i want to replace my video card and found a video card thats twice as good as the one i have for almost as much as it would cost to replace the old one with one identical. The only problem i see here is that the old one is an AGP and my mother board only has AGP and PCI slots. Whereas the video card i was looking at is a PCI x 16. My question is, will i still be able to get my computer working with a newer motherboard? (I have heard that if you update your mother board without upgrading your ENTIRE computer, it wont work right.)

Here are the parts that i was looking into:
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16814150229
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16813131042R (also is this a decent mother board? im not so good with motherboards )
 

A:New Mother board in old system, will it work?

bump, please someone help me out, i need an answer ASAP.
 

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I installed Windows 8 enterprise eval x64 as a windows to go setup.  Everything works fine except when I goto the store to download an app I get the "your purchase could not be completed" error.  When I try to check for updates it fails with
code 80070057, when I try to use the trouble shooting program i get the same error as the updates.  I'm running as an admin with my Microsoft account, I have tried a local account.  I have been searching all day.Like electronic music? www.thespanningtree.net

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I have a  with a 2ADA 1.00 System board, i am looking to purchase a new graphics card to speed up photo editing in Lightroom and Photoshop. Will this system board handle a Asus GeForce GTX 970 Strix DirectCU II 4GB Video Card.

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I have a 4y old Sony VAIO (VGN-NS11J) that stopped working today morning after making a whirring noise

Repeated attempts to restart failed and after many attempts, I managed to get to the Startup Repair mode - after a long time, startup repair says it failed to automatically repair the problem

I managed to run system restore but after a while I got the following message: "System restore failed due to an unspecified error. The disk strucgture is corrupted and unreadable (0X80070571)

My laptop did not come with a Windows Vista CD/Recovery disk

My first priority is to recover a few files in the laptop - if I am able to do this, then I dont mind junking the laptop

Since this is an old laptop, I would prefer not to use an expensive professional to recover the data

Any help/suggestions would be much appreciated!

Rgds

A:Sony VAIO running Vista doesn't start-up, system restore doesn't work

You may be able to retrieve your data by using Ubuntu. Post #3 in this topic provides instructions.

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I am having problem updating my biosI recently downloaded the bios firmware given by hp support website under my hp 14-ac110la notebookEverything is doing fine i created usb image to update my bios on system diagnosticBut there are no 80bc -system board id on the file given by hp.Only 80bb, 80bd, 80bfI am just updating bios because my battery is not charging when i am using my computer which happened recently when my battery drains. I can only charge when my computer is off or sleeping.I've tried too many methods and nothing works so upgrading bios is my last chance but the 80bc file was not presented on the file i download on hp websiteI hope someone can help me thanks in advanced!Bios Insyde v. F.14

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I downloaded the F.43 bios update from the support page, but in Firmware management, my board ID is not listed. System ID is 2290, but the update folder only has 0227D, 02291, 0227A, 02299, and 02292. My current version is F.34.

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I'm facing a black screen after an unmountable boot volume error. I've already tried to wait for hours, many times, and the black screen doesn't change, so I forced shutdown. If I try to do a repair (by pressing F11), the message "Preparing Automatic Repair" appear just for seconds, and then the infinite black screen.A System Test says there is a failure in my hard drive. But I think this should be reparable, since there is so much space in the HD... If there is a problem, it must be in a small sector of the HD.So, I decided to try to update the BIOS. And here we have another problem: there is just 1 BIOS update available to my notebook (HP Pavilion 14 - n050br): version F.70 Rev.A (mine is still . But when I follow the instructions to try to install it, I notice that my System Board ID is 2162, but there is no 02162.bin, just 02161.bin, 02165.bin, 02183.bin and 021DD.bin. Is one of  those options compatible with my model?Thanks in advance.

A:Firmware update does not list my System Board ID

Hi, Is there any logic behind the situation: HDD is going to die and you are trying to upgrade BIOS when may be no BIOS available for your machine ? Regards.

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Hi,I'm trying to update BIOS using flash drive. I've downloaded the BIOS update and created the Recovery USB flash drive. Now when I boot into Flash drive and select the option "Select BIOS Image To Apply" it shows the list of Images. But none of them matches with my System board IDThe images I can see are: 080C1, 080C6, 080CD and 08135.Where as my System Board ID is 80C2. So I need image 080C2 in list.I am following instructions from this URLThanks

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Hello.
In June 2016 our company bought Inspiron 5759. I used it at office, we have air conditioning, nothing that could cause overheating or other problems. In the end of July 17 laptop just turned off and didnt react on any actions. I brought to service center and they told it's the hub located on the same board with CPU. The only way to fix it is to replace the whole board which costs around 600 USD because there's CPU Core i7 in it. I was given another laptop Inspiron 5558 which was not used since winter of 2017 because it had problems with WiFi. I tried to connect it with LAN cable and discovered that LAN is not working, in fact there's no LAN adapter in device manager. Service center said today that's the same problem - but this time hub is not completely broken, it's just doesnt see LAN adapter and periodically shuts down WiFi. The technician told that this is a frequent problem with Inspirons and Dell knows about it but doesnt recall laptops or extend warranty on this spare part. I asked when second laptop got the wifi issues - it started at the beginning of 2017 and warranty ended in December 2016. Again just 1-2 months.

So, it looks very strange that Dell laptops break right after ending of warranty with same problem, and we can't just change the hub, we need to buy a new board which includes CPU for 600 USD.
SNs: c0jchc2, 5lcmd72

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After running system restore I get message s.r. did not complete successfully. No changes have been made.... Have tried safe mode, uninstalling virus software and disabling firewall. also have run sfc. no errors. have tried different restore points - same message. Have run hard drive and other diagnostic programs - no problems or errors. Gateway notebook MT6821. Vista 32bit home premium 2 gig ram 160 gb hard drive with about 100 gb free. Latest bios installed. Latest MS updates installed. No crashes when running programs. nobsod.

A:System restore doesn't work

Hello, can you try to create a system restore point with another account that has Admin privileges ? Also, try doing this in safe mode also. Post back if those will work please .

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I run XP in a Dell Inspiron with Norton AntiVirus. I tried System Restore a week ago, but it didn't work. It ran but at the end I got the error message that it didn't complete and couldn't restore to the earlier point. It displayed the red "X." I deleted all of the restore points and set the amount of store to the maximum and set a new restore point. Still it didn't complete. I also ran Malwarebytes - it couldn't find any issues.

I tried it in Safe Mode and it worked - it set the new point and renamed three files - two of them were Norton files, the third I didn't recognize. I set a new point and again it DID NOT COMPLETE - I got the same error message!!

Sorry for the long message, but I wanted you to know I already tried some troubleshooting. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:System Restore doesn't Work

System Restore Troubleshooter
First, try System Restore in Safe Mode.

Read these two articles from Microsoft:

​Solution #1​
Solution #2
How to start System Restore by using the Command prompt:

To start System Restore using the Command prompt, follow these steps: ​
Restart your computer, and then press and hold F8 during the initial startup to start your computer in safe mode with a Command prompt.
Use the arrow keys to select the Safe mode with a Command prompt option.
If you are prompted to select an operating system, use the arrow keys to select the appropriate operating system for your computer, and then press ENTER.
Log on as an administrator or with an account that has administrator credentials.
At the command prompt, type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe, and then press ENTER.
Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to a functional state.
Norton can also prevent System Restore from working properly:​
Read this.
If still no luck, try the following article.

If still no joy, try reinstalling System Restore.
You should now have just about every possible solution out there. Please be sure to try everything in the articles before concluding that nothing works.​
 

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I am trying to use the system restore tool. It runs properly, but when I reboot, I get the following message.

Restoration Incomplete
Your computer cannot be stored to (Date) System Checkpoint
No changes hav e been made to your computer
To choose another restore point, restart stystem restore

I've tried doing the system restore in the safe mode, same results

This is a Dell 8400, Windows XP Pro. Pentium 4

Any ideas?
 

A:System Restore Doesn't Work

Try these microsoft arcticles

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...kb;en-us;302796
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...kb;en-us;310560
 

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problem : System restore disabled by group policy. i have vista home basic so gpedit.msc dosent work...

This is what i've tried
1. Click Start, Run and type regedit.exe and press Enter
2. Navigate to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ SystemRestoreIn the right-pane:

Delete the value DisableConfigDelete the value DisableSR
3. Exit the Registry Editor.
In Windows XP Professional, you can accomplish the above using Group Policy Editor as well.
1. Click Start, Run and type GPEDIT.MSC
2. Navigate to this path:
-> Computer Configuration
--> Administrative Templates
---> System
----> System Restore3. Set Turn off System Restore to Not Configured
4. Set Turn off Configuration to Not Configured
Problem is, itried to delete the DisableSR but it dosent delete and Disableconfig isnt even there..

HELP PLEASE

A:System recovery doesn't work...

Did you read this tutorial? System Recovery Options

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I am having a conflict with a program I installed and tried to use system restore. When the computer re-booted, I am getting a pop up that says:

Restoration Incomplete

Your computer cannot be restored to Wed, Dec 01, 2004
System Checkpoint

No changes have been made to your computer.

To choose another restore point, restart system restore.

I have tried several dates, get the same message.

Computer is Dell 8400, Pentium 4, Windows XP Pro.

Any ideas?

THANKS!!
 

A:System Restore Doesn't Work

try this site http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;302796
 

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I got rid of all the viruses I had using some handy tools I found and now whenever I do a scan, no threats or viruses of any kind are found, as opposed to the 3-4 that were always detected when I did certain scans. I thought this was the problem with my PC which for some reason didnt allow me to create a restore point using System Restore. But now, even when it seems to be clean and uninfected (this is not 100% fully confirmed, I'm about to do a Kasperspy thorough online scan to see what it detects if anything), it still doesnt allow me to create a restore point. I'm thinking there must be something wrong with my system registry or something. Is there anything I can do? Need your help please!

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I've been havin trouble with my computer so I went to restore it and before it actually starts to restore it back to the date i choose, it doesn't do anything. I click the date i wanted it to restore back to, click next, then it says the selected restore point blah blah blah, so i click next and it doesn't do anything. It doesn't work for any of the dates. Any ideas?
 

A:System Restore doesn't work

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Hello,

I have had Windows 7 Ultimate loaded on my home-built PC for about 1.5 months.
Today, I went to launch a game when my video card's output simply quit and then the card started it's internal screeching buzzer.
I immediately shut down the PC. I then tried to restart, but it would not boot BIOS because of the Video Card issue.
Next, I reset CMOS, disconnected the video card, and let everything sit for about 20-30 minutes. Re-installed everything and tried again.
Now, when I try to start from the installed OS, it goes to a black screen with white lettering:

Windows Error Recovery
----------------------------
Windows failed to start. 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. If power was interrupted during startup, choose Start Windows Normally.

+Launch Startup Recovery (recommended)
+Start Windows Normally

Now.... the two choices:
When I start windows normally, straight BSOD.
When I launch Startup Repair, it has the black screen with white bar loading and "Windows is loading files..."
Once the bar fills up, it just freezes. Repeatedly.

Tried loading from the CD..
"Windows is loading files..." and the white bar fills up again. When it fills up, BSOD again, waits about 10 seconds, and restarts the PC. It'll cycle like this all day.
So, I can't load from install, and I can't repair or even re-install from the C... Read more

A:System Recovery Doesn't Even Work

  
Quote: Originally Posted by BluFalcon


Hello,

I have had Windows 7 Ultimate loaded on my home-built PC for about 1.5 months.
Today, I went to launch a game when my video card's output simply quit and then the card started it's internal screeching buzzer.
I immediately shut down the PC. I then tried to restart, but it would not boot BIOS because of the Video Card issue.
Next, I reset CMOS, disconnected the video card, and let everything sit for about 20-30 minutes. Re-installed everything and tried again.
Now, when I try to start from the installed OS, it goes to a black screen with white lettering:

Windows Error Recovery
----------------------------
Windows failed to start. 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. If power was interrupted during startup, choose Start Windows Normally.

+Launch Startup Recovery (recommended)
+Start Windows Normally

Now.... the two choices:
When I start windows normally, straight BSOD.
When I launch Startup Repair, it has the black screen with white bar loading and "Windows is loading files..."
Once the bar fills up, it just freezes. Repeatedly.

Tried loading from the CD..
"Windows is loading files..." and the white bar fills up again. When it fills up, BSOD again, waits about 10 seconds, and restarts the PC. It'll cycle like this all day.
So, ... Read more

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In early January, I made a post about a restore problem. Thought that it was cleared up. I am unable to acess any of my or XP's restore points. When I went to restore to an earlier date. All appeared to be going as it should. However, when I got to my profile a message window came up that said unable to restore to (chosen date/time) etc. I chose 3 other restore points over the last month, thinking it might be some recent problem, still a no go. Any help would be greatly appreciated? Is there a utility to use to check and see if there is something corrupted? If I need an HJT Log let me know and I'll repost.

Thanks, Golferguy
 

A:System Restore Doesn't Work-Help

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Lately, there have been some problems with my computer. I've uninstalled AVG because of a very annoying error message 'the application has failed to start because of a configuration error' or something like that. Now, I've tried to install Bitdefender Free but the service vsserv wont start and I've got a wonky Bitdefender 8 on my computer. I want to do a System Restore but it doesn't open. No error message. Shell32.dll is at 13.5 MB. Basically, my system is messed up and you'll probably find inconsistencies in the HJT logs. There might be some malware.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:44:26 PM, on 19/06/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Comodo\Firewall\cmdagent.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Vista Applications\ViOrb\ViOrb.exeC:\Program Files\V... Read more

A:System Restore Doesn't Work?!

Windows Live Messenger fails to go online, it simply terminates itself. Also, after executing drwtsn32.exe and launching System Restore, it says rstrui.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows. You will need to restart the program. An error log is being created.

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Hi guys,

I'm running windows 7 pro 64-bit and whenever my asus U31F goes into hibernate and i try to system resume, it takes over 5 minutes. The screen freezes on just saying system resume for a minute or two, then as the coloured balls that come in to make the windows logo - they come in frame by frame, pausing for ages on each frame. This whole process means i have to hard reset my computer if i need it quickly and is really really starting to annoy me. Is there anything i can do???

Note: On further inspection - i've realised that the drive doesn't start spinning while the screen is freezed, and then when it does that's aboutwhen they balls start to come into the screen.

Any insight would be much appreciated! Thanks!

A:System resume doesn't work!

Welcome to Seven Forums Longy99.

Using hibernate will sometimes corrupt files upon resuming. You might try Sleep instead and it should wake nearly instantly, saving what you were doing when it went to sleep.
Run sfc /scannow
Hibernate also creates a big, 2-10GB, hiberfil file too. You can try this: Hibernate - Enable or Disable to disable Hibernate, or re enable it if you still want to use it.

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i show several restore points, but when i go through all the steps to restore any of them i end up with a message: your comp cannot be restored to, etc, etc. i don't seem to have other problems. thanks, boyd.
 

A:System restore doesn't work now

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Hi everyone, this is my first post so please be gentle if I break protocol or seem stupid or something. >_> <_<

Anyway, I'm having a really frustrating problem...I tried uninstalling a program with Windows Install Cleanup, but it didn't get all the files apparently - it was still showing up in the start menu and Programs and Features. Well, I thought, no big deal, I'll just do a system restore to before I installed it (I was trying the program out and I didn't like it, so it was only a couple days ago) but now I've run into a bigger problem...

I try to do system restore, and it seems to go fine, but when the computer reboots it tells me:

"System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed.

Details:

System Restore failed to extract the file (C:\ProgramData\Trusteer\Rapport\store) from the restore point.
An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x80070005)"

I've tried 3 different restore points and keep getting this same message, although sometimes the file it can't extract is C:\ProgramData\Trusteer\Rapport\store\app-config.cfg

Please help! I don't know what to do now. The program's "ghost" is still on my computer, but that's not nearly as worrisome as the inability to system restore at this point. What should I do?

A:System Restore Doesn't Work?

Hello,

To fix this problem you should downloaded Rapport again directly from here:
http://download.trusteer.com/Gcur4Wtnu/RapportSetup.exe
Or from our website www.trusteer.com

Once you have installed and restarted the computer the System restore should work.

Regards
Trusteer Support.

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Hello, I've just found this forum and I can see there's a lot of people willing to help, so I decided to make myself an account and ask for your help. Several months ago, I had a trouble with some malware, that won't let me see anything in the desktop and told me I needed to buy some software to help me restore my system. Anyway I get rid of it by downloading Malware Bytes Anti-malware and letting it work. Since then I haven't too much problems, until a month ago, when my computer started to freeze, and I noticed. Some strange archives, like hidding folders and stuff like that. However I was too busy to do something about. So today I decided to use malware bytes anti-malware to kill those guys. So first of all, I downloaded the new version of the program and updated the database, but the installer get freezed, so I finished the process and restart the program, and everything went okay for a while. I decided to make a complete scan, and after 3 hours, I get the results. I got 5 suspicious archives, but when I tried to eliminate them, it gets frozen again, so I restart the program again and initiate a fast scan, which only reported 1 malware, so I use the eliminate button, and after a while it tells me that I have to restart the system. I was doing homework, so I saved my archives and everything, and then restarted the system. But in the process, a Blue Screen of Death appears after the boot options and get me to a repair system menu, and then appears a message, that the system... Read more

A:System repair doesn't work

Hi there, again. Thanks to hamluis for putting this where it belongs. A little update, I saw a few other posts, and I saw you  recommended to download FRST.exe, so I did it and run the application from the cmd. When finished, it comes out this:
 
Mod Edit:  Removed unsolicited FRST data, not allowed in this forum.  Please...do not post unsolicited malware logs - Hamluis.
 
Am I doing it right? What's next? Thanks in advance

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For some reason, my system restore won't work. Like it will create restore points, but then they will disappear.

Anyone know what the problem could be?

A:System Restore Doesn't Work

How about a little more info.By any chance do you dual boot.
Tony

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My System Restore will not restore to an earlier date. I have tried many different dates to restore to and none were restored. Can you help?

A:System Restore Doesn't Work

what error messages are you getting?

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have windows xp and system restore turn off box is not ticked but won't restore to previous time and also wont go back further than 2 days,can't scroll calender.can anyone help?
 

A:System Restore doesn't work

If you don't need a restore right now, you could go into system restore and turn it off, reboot, go back and turn it on again and make a new restore point.

The reset MIGHT help.
 

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Hello everyone,

The startup repair of my Asus N61J cannot repair the computer. I don't have any restore point neither any sistem image recovery. The windows memory diagnostic as no errors. I tried also the recovery DVD of Windows 7, but nothing have changed. I don't know how to solve this and i'm afraid of losing my documents. The Startup Repair sen this problem details:

Problem event name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 21200823
Problem Signature 05: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 06: 9
Problem Signature 07: CorruptFile
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1

Anyone please help me? I need this working for the university thesis and for my job. Thank you very very very much.

A:System Recovery doesn't work

Run Startup Repair 3 times, rebooting between each try.

What did you try with the recovery DVD? Did you start to reinstall Windows? If so, you may have deleted the data that was on the computer.

I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:

Quote:




H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.
If you find hardware issues, here's a link to the hardware forums: Hardware Support - Tech Support Forum

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources
If you find malware, here's a link on how to post in the Security Center: NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum

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My Win 7 was installed in February 2010 and at first I could use System Restore without problems. However, after some time it stopped working due to unknown reasons and now when I try to do a System Restore it looks as if it is going to be OK, but when it restarts I see the following error message:






Quote:
System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed.


Details:

System Restore failed while mounting the registry from the restore point. An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x800703f1)

You can try System Restore again and choose a different restore point. If you continue to see this error, you can try advanced recovery method. For more information, see What is Recovery?



I tried to fix it by doing the following things:

1) Perform SFC /SCANNOW

it returns the following message:






Quote:
Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of th
em.
Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For example
C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log


and nothing gets better regarding System Restore.

2) Do System Restore from Safe Mode:

This doesn't help at all, i.e. it returns the same message as always. "Repair Windows Install" option does not help either.
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A:System Restore doesn't work

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Entheogenic


My Win 7 was installed in February 2010 and at first I could use System Restore without problems. However, after some time it stopped working due to unknown reasons and now when I try to do a System Restore it looks as if it is going to be OK, but when it restarts I see the following error message:






Quote:
System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed.
Details:

System Restore failed while mounting the registry from the restore point. An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x800703f1)

You can try System Restore again and choose a different restore point. If you continue to see this error, you can try advanced recovery method. For more information, see What is Recovery?


I tried to fix it by doing the following things:

1) Perform SFC /SCANNOW

it returns the following message:






Quote:
Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of th
em.
Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For example
C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log


and nothing gets better regarding System Restore.

2) Do System Restore from Safe Mode:

This doesn't help at all, i.e. it returns the same message as always. "Repair Win... Read more

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I installed a volcano 12 heatsink and fan tonight, and thought everything went OK. I haven't done any overclocking yet.

But I seem to be rebooting every few minutes, and I am getting all kinds of windows error messages coming (internet explorer).

Did I mess up my CPU?

If anyone can help me out with a checklist of what I should be looking at, it would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance.

- Please use proper thread titles
Didou
 

A:Changed HSF now system doesn't work (Oh NO!!! Help please)

It does not seem to be from overheating. I have motherboard monitor installed, and I am showing temps at around 104 - 110 F at the time the system suddenly reboots.
 

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