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Windows 10 Upgrade fail - no boot

Q: Windows 10 Upgrade fail - no boot

Wins 7 machine that updated and failed to boot afterwards

Seems to be 3 Windows.old directories

I have a wins 10 recovery disk and tried to go back to previous version - but fails

Booting just stops after BIOS - no windows logo

No bad sectors on the drive

Done chkdsk /r

Thanks

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A: Windows 10 Upgrade fail - no boot

I am confused about your posting. You say you upgraded from Win 7 to Win 10. And then it doesn't boot. How then did you find out there are 3 Windows.old folders if you can't boot the machine to look inside the drive?

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TLDR::
Had Windows 8.1, attempted upgrade to Windows 10, upgrade failed.  Laptop won't boot.  Getting error that Interwebs indicates is an AVG anti-virus issue with W10 upgrade.  AVG recommendation is to rename avg system files and try boot again.  I can't access the file system of the hard drive to make the changes to the files.  Also, I would like to access the file system to backup the existing data files.
 
 
Long story below....
 
Lenovo G580 laptop.
Was running Windows 8.1.
Upgrade to Windows 10 attempted.  I wasn't there for this part but I was told the laptop took a long time and rebooted a few times but then eventually it comes up to this error:
 
"Recovery
Your PC needs to be repaired
A required device isn't connected or can't be accessed.
Error code: 0xc0000225
You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media.  If you don't ahve any installation media (like a disc or USB device), contact your system administration or PC manufacturer.
Press Enter to try again
Press F8 for Startup Settings
Press Esc for UEFI Firmware Settings"
 
If I press Enter, I the computer reboots and within a few seconds comes back to this:
 
"Recovery....
The operating system couldn't be loaded because a critical system driver is missing or contains errors.
File: \WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\avgidsha.sys
Error code: 0xc0000359
You'll need to use the recovery tools on your installation media.  If you don't ahve a... Read more

A:Windows 8.1 to 10 upgrade fail; No boot; avgidsha.sys

Hey...  I was able to access the drive when connected via the USB hard drive cradle on the latest version of Ubuntu.  The older version of Ubuntu only showed the drive but gave me no options to access it.
 
It appears that the drive might be failing.  I was able to copy the data I wanted.  I was also able to modify the avg system files as directed in the AVG support link provided in my previous post.  However, the system will still not boot.  Now it gets me back to essentially the same place as before but now it balks at file avgboot.sys or something like that.  However, this file was renamed in the earlier step, so I'm not sure what is going on there.
 
Anyway, I got my data and suspect the drive is failing, so I'm just going to replace the drive and install Windows 10 fresh.

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Hi guys I have just had my computer in for repairs and the ssd disk was changed. I was running windows 10 before and everything was perfect until an update ruined it all. Long story wont go into that  Anyway so i unstall all my software and do an update to windows 10. All the preps and so seems to go fine. Then it reboots and is stuck. Never moves. I see faint HDD activity but i let it run for 8 hours and still nothing, still gangs in the acer boot window. It is after the bios load, because i can access that if i am fast and press f2. After a while i gave up and thought perhaps it was just a fluke so i used my recovery dvd's and reinstalled my system and office and outlook and .... After about 5 hours installation my system was ready to go. So i decided lets try again. And yet again same failure. Simply hangs with the Acer Logo. I called Microsoft and the told me to do a startup repair. However that is not possible, i can get it into the repair mode but none of the functions work. So they said it was a hardware thing but everywhere i look it states the v3-772 should have no problem with the windows 10. I am normally quite good at fixing my own problems but in order to fix a problem i need an error or errorcode or something to go from. Does anyone have any idea what to do?

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I want to upgrade my CPU to X5680 (6 core). I bought a new MB from eBay to support this CPU. AS#460383-003", the board will support both the Nehalem and also the "Westmere" 56xx Xeons.  I also have the proper heat sinks (via liquid cooling) I was initlaily trying to boot the new MB with 2 CPU's but then I decided to try with CPU0 only since 2 CPU's did not work. When I powered up with both 1 and 2 CPU's all the fans started, EXCEPT the 2 memory fans. The memory fans got the jolt of power, spun for 1 revelotion and then stopped. The other fans are flying along fine. The machine recieves the power; fans, CD drawer can open, but the bios does not start. So after some research on this site I learned that the MB bios may not support the CPU's I have tried. I tried the following CPU's (1 at a time) on this 003 board: Xeon W5580, X5560, and X5680. I have the most recent MB but the bios on it maybe old and does not support the 3 CPU's I have tried (just guessing now). I do find that hard to beleive since I have the latest version of the z800 MB. The eBay seller said the board was tested when they put up the ad. I have just sent an email to him/her asking what CPU they "tested" the MB with. If the CPU they used was much older than the 3 I have specified then I can just buy that one from eBay. I should be able to boot into the OS and then upgrade the bios to v3.60 Rev A April 14, 2016. Then switch to the 2 Xeon X5680 CPU's I want t... Read more

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So, I gathered some money to upgrade my computer. My old rig specs were:
GFX: Radeon HD 6770
Case: Raidmax Sagitta
PSU: Raidmax 550W PSU that came with the case
Motherboard: h61m-s2pv
CPU: Intel Core i7 2700k
RAM: 8gb
Hard Drive: 500GB WD Blue

I bought this PC from a local store already built so I know the parts don't suit each other well.
I recently bought a Gigabyte Radeon r9 280x, Arctic Freezer 13, Evga G2 750W Gold certified, WD Blue 1TB.
I installed everything correctly (plugged everything from PSU in where it's supposed to go, DVI cable in GFX). When I tried booting my system I got no monitor response whatsoever, no sound, no display, no nothing. I contacted a friend who is good at tech and he told me to uninstall GFX drivers from my 6770, which I did using my Onboard graphics and also all AMD software. I even went into the BIOS menu and made sure my card was using the PCI slot by changing the option from "auto". I disabled integrated graphics and still no monitor response after boot. I tried using my old 6770 and that booted fine, so I didn't break anything while upgrading. I know my motherboard is not great, but I currently do not have the money to upgrade both a CPU and board. However, this card should be compatible with this old motherboard.

Does anyone have any other ideas as to how I could possibly get my card working, I would greatly appreciate it. Otherwise, I might just be unlucky and stuck with a faulty card.....
 

A:Solved: PC Upgrade Boot Fail.

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I'm posting this to anyone that's having issues with the Win10 Warm Boot functionality. I recently did an in-place upgrade of WIN7 Pro to WIN10.

After getting everything setup I noticed that Warm Boots would hang - for me this means selecting Windows key|Power|Restart. My hang condition was the computer began power down operations - cut display driver (so screen went blank) but the system would never actually reset (you couldn't hear any fan changes or normal sounds of shutdown going on. Only option was press Reset button or hold Power Button till shutdown occurred. I pulled my hair out and Google'd the world on all kinds of BIOS issues, Advanced Power Management and driver updates. NOTHING FIXES THE PROBLEM.

I stumbled across the Shift+Restart option for getting into WIN10's new Safe Mode + Other Diagnostic restart options. So I tried a "Warm Reboot" using Shift+Restart (This means Windows key|Power|Restart with the Shift key held down).

Once in the "Safe Mode" selection window - I did nothing else but select Exit to Windows 10 (which restarts the computer). Guess What - It resarted "normally" just like it used to with WIN7.

For some people there's something going on between the WIN10 code base, UEFI BIOS or selected options for Power Management that hangs the system on Warm Boot - not sure what it is.

But this method gives me the ability to now Restart my machine consistently - which is important for me when I remote logging in and need t... Read more

A:Win10 Upgrade from Win7 caused Warm Boot to Fail - ANOTHER OPTION

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Interesting most issues are from windows 10's fast start features which is the first thing I would disable in 10 and in the machines bios for good measure
I've never heard of warm boot :/

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Hi I have a gateway MT6452 laptop with vista home premium I have it up to date to SP2 and all drivers up to date, when I try to upgrade to windows 7 home premium sp1 it fails at 72% When
I try to upgrade my Windows Vista to Windows 7, the upgrade stops responding (hangs) at 72% (at the "Transferring files, settings, and programs (194633 files of 196820 files transferred)") and the screen changes to light blue vertical bars. 
I wait until 2 hours but it still stuck. I turn off the laptop (press & hold the power button until it turn off) then turn it on again and the installation says it can not finish upgrade to press ok button for it to restart and finish but it just keeps
looping at this point. I try to choose rollback but that doesn't work either. I end up having to reinstall from backkup , at my wits end , can anyone help? Thank you

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I'm an intermediate computer user and I just upgraded to windows 7 from windows vista (64).

During the installation of Windows 7 it didn't work the first time and said it restored my old OS.

I tried again and it actually finished installing. But except now my computer only works in safe mode. If I try to start windows normally I get an unexpected reboot that brings me to a screen to choose how to start windows. Sometimes my desktop will load up, but then within minutes it will reboot again out of nowhere.

Can someone help me?

Also... When i first started the installation of Windows 7, there is a first CD used to update system BIOS and firmware. I walked away for a minute and came back to a screen that said my laptop was put into hibernation to protect it from over heating. I'm not sure if that part was done yet, but it definitely said not to turn off my computer while it was installing that part.

Does that have something to do with my problem now?

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Hi.

My computer tried to upgrade to Windows 10 but I turned it off as I do not want to upgrade to Windows 10 but now it is not working.

When I turned it on again it shows the log in screen but once I have logged on the screen goes black.

I can still go into the task manager but the screen is black almost like there is no windows or anything.

Please help me this is my work laptop.

Thank you
 

A:Windows 10 upgrade fail

please do not duplicate posts
we are already helping here
https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer.1173297/#post-9260292
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I am trying to upgrade Windows XP sp3 but it capt on asking me about the 'status.msi.' to install, is there anyway you can help with this problem??

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Anyone point me in the right direction. I think I have the windows media package. Any tips would help, as there are some apps on the windows store I would like to download and I can't =(

A:Windows 8.1 upgrade fail

Why can't you download, are you signed in with a Microsoft Account, are you getting any error messages?

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The Windows 7 upgrade media requires a previous version of windows to be present on the hard drive, and activated in order for the installation to proceed. Meaning if you need to reinstall win7, you would first have to reinstall and activate your old os.

Slightly different topic (but totally related), If you installed the Vista Upgrade the way Microsoft intended, without using the "special workaround", the license key for your previous os would become invalid to prevent you from running more than one copy of windows with an upgrade license.

The Windows 7 Upgrade requires an activated os to be present on the hard drive, so Vista's workaround can't be used with win7. Assuming the win7 upgrade also invalidates your previous license, wouldn't that mean it's impossible to reinstall win7 because you can't activate your old os?

I've been wanting to ask about this for a long time but I kept putting it off, so sorry if this has been answered before.
 

A:Windows 7 Upgrade = Fail?

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Hi there,

I've recently built a new rig and I've had continuous problems trying to boot. I have two HDDs and one SDD. It seems when the two HDDs are plugged in, i can sometimes boot ok, and most times i get:






Quote:
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.

Status: 0xc000000e

Boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible


Or

Please select a boot device, or something to the affect.

I've updated to the latest bios on my new mobo ( Gigabyte z97x SOC Force ) and ive done a fresh install of windows several times on the SDD. I also ran crystal disk to check health on the SDD and it came back healthy.

It seems mostly my boot problems are linked to plugging in the two other HDDs, though I've no idea why this would be, and how to fix it? Is it a motherboard problem or a HDD problem?

Any help greatly appreciated.

A:Windows boot fail: Boot selection failed because a required device is

Hi

Please post a screenshot of "Disk Management" as per this guide - Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

( Make sure all disks are plugged ).

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I tried upgrading my lenovo laptop yesterday from Windows 7 to 10 it failed twice with a pop up saying "Drive where windows installed is locked. Unlock the drive and try again." Can someone point me in the right direction where to do so?

A:Windows 10 upgrade fail on Y570

I have same problem with my lenovo y570 when I try to upgrade it to windows 10

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Hey all.... Hope you're enjoying your Memorial Day weekend. I was, until I decided to do an upgrade to Windows 8.1 (from Windows 8). It seems to be functioning 'normally'. The only problem I'm having is with my display settings. I'm using a Vizio 24" tv as my monitor, connected via an HDMI cable. Everything was working perfectly before the upgrade but now I can't get a window to open up to the full size of my screen. I've gone through the process of attempting to update my graphics drivers but get the message that the best drivers are already installed. I've got my display settings as high as they'll go - 1920x1080.
Hopefully I've explained my problem clearly. Is there anything I can do or am I going to have to live with this? Any and all help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD E1-1500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 20 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 5849 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7310 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 459743 MB, Free - 319688 MB;
Motherboard: Gateway, SX2110G
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

A:Solved: Windows 8.1 upgrade fail

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Okay so here is the whole situation, 1st i was using windows vista x64 bit until recently i replaced my motherboard seeing as the previous crashed, i bought a gigabyte x58 UD3R and x3 2GB DDR3 memory sticks, with replacing the motherboard i was told i would need to reinstall windows, seeing as that the mother board, hard drive, etc all came together because i bought the computer straight off the factory so with replacing my motherboard and memory i don't have a windows vista x64 bit disk to "reinstall windows" so i just bought windows 7 upgrade disk hoping that i could just instal windows 7 with the upgrade disk. But when i load the disk i click on custom(advanced) installation and the installation begins it completes "expanding files" then installing updates etc then restarts. After my computer restarts it comes right back to the windows 7 installation screen again and ask me to reinstall windows 7 AGAIN.. and this is on going repeating itself over and over and over until my hard drive is full. I just formatted my hard drives to get all my space back but, i want to know why my computer isn't booting windows 7 when it says it's been installed? It seems as if it is only booting off of my CD/DVD drive and i don't know what to do please help!

A:New Motherboard Fail Windows Upgrade Please help

If you manually changed your boot order to boot from the CD/DVD first, you have to switch it back to the hard drive on the first reboot. You only want to boot from the CD/DVD once to start the install.

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Okay so I am a college student. I bought a windows anytime upgrade key for Home Premium to Professional. I need it for the classes I am taking. Only when I enter the product key it validates then I press upgrade and a few seconds later it says it was unsuccessful. Following that it says that my key doesn't work for windows anytime upgrade and to enter a different code. The key is specifically for upgrading through windows anytime upgrade from Home Premium to Professional. I am quite frustrated

A:Windows Anytime Upgrade to Pro Fail

Nevermind. I went to restart my computer to try again, and it started upgrading. After I ran dxdiag to make sure it is now Windows Professional...

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Power failed at 52% file completion and 15% install. This was done in a wifi residence... no network cable. Is there an accepted path to power on and continue? This is an Asus Windows 7 home premium x64 machine. Can one proceed by downloading install files to a USB? Hoping for an informed reply to continue with the install

A:Power fail during Windows 10 upgrade

If you upgraded to Windows 10 less then a month ago and still have the Windows.old folder you can downgrade back to your older OS by going to Start > Settings > Update & Recovery > Recovery > Go back to Windows 7/8 depending what you upgraded from

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I've been trying to upgrade to Windows 10 for a while now, but I keep getting the error code 8004100E. Windows update seems to think it is downloading fine, but when it restarts in order to configure the windows 10 update, it just boots windows 7 as normal.

I've tried deleting everything in the softwaredistribution downloads folder, but that doesn't seem to help.
I've also tried using the windows 10 media creation tool to download it and create an iso, but this also fails.

I've noticed that when windows update thinks that the upgrade has downloaded and ready to be installed that there is only about 450mb in the downloads folder of C:windows/softwaredistribution where I figure it should be closer to 3GB.

Thanks in advance for the help!

A:Upgrade to Windows 10 fail. Error 8004100E

Having the same issue myself

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When I tried upgrading from windows 7 to 10 on my Inspiron N5050 the screen had the windows 10 logo and spinning dots below it before going black. I had to hard restart my laptop. I contacted dell support  who said windows 10 was not compatable with my computer. They said I needed to restore my OS back to windows 7. When I start my computer I  can enter the bootup menu briefly before it automatically goes the windows 10 logo with the spinning dots. It stays like this for about a minute before going to the black screen. Any help with restoring to windows 7 from this point?

A:Inspiron N5050 Windows 7 to 10 upgrade fail, need to restore

I have the exact same problem and I can't figure out how get back Windows 7.

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Friend of mine gave me her Acer Aspire 5742z-4813 because it fails to boot and eventually asks to repair, which it doesn't. Can't enter safe-mode, either.

Only thing she's said is that her daughter installed Norton 360 a few days before it crashed.

Things I've tried:

At command prompt, ran the following with no effect: bootrec.exe /FixMbr, bootrec.exe /FixBoot, bootrec.exe /RebuildBcd, chkdsk /f E:, and finally chkskd /f /r /x.

I also entered BIOS and changed HDD mode to IDE from ACHI. No joy.

Thanks in advance, guys.

A:[SOLVED] Win7 Fail to Boot, Fail to Repair

Test the HDD, download the ISO image for Seatools in my signature, burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature, boot off of the newly created CD and run the Short and Long tests on the drive. If either test fails, the HDD needs to be replaced.

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Hi There, I have attempted to upgrade my OS to windows 10, only to see it sit on 99% for most of the day with fans running crazy.I have rebooted the system and now after the normal log in all i have in wndows 7 is a blank screen that doesnt allow me to do anything in terms of system recovery. Prior to the upgrade i have done a back up on my external hard drive but now im unable to restore the system to old. tried safe mode, but in that mode it doesnt allow me to recover at all it tells me to restar the computer and go to the blank windows 7 screen. I dont have a recovery disk, but have a image back up on my hard drive. the system keeps on asking for a cd.I have tried numerous methods and nothing seems to fix the blank black screen after log inPlease help  Many thanksMartin

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I'll try to make sense of this to you. My computer has been working great until last night. Today, it bricked on me.
Last night and until a out noon today, I was seeing occasional corruption of the image on screen (strange blocking/pixellation like a bad hd tv picture). I started getting locking-up freezes, which I could sort of unfreeze with ctrl-alt-del. This happened frequently while browsing the net las night (oddly games worked fine).
Today at one point the whole image started flickering/fluctuating up and down and then the image scrambled totally and was locked-up, so I hard reset.
Upon restart, bootup fails. Chkdsk, memory scan (from startup repAir and the installation disk), image and system recovery fail. When I read the detailed results from start up recovery, it tells me that no drive is present.
So, did the drive fail, or maybe it came unplugged inside the tower (unlikely bc the tower hasnt moved). Or, did intel smart response technology screw up and the cache is screwed and it's messing up the primary drive it accelerates? Windows 7 64-bit OS on z68 mobo with 64gb SSd accelerating 500gb primary.
Any insight is VEry greatly appreciated, as I'm stuck working off my iPod touch for troubleshooting.

A:Windows 7 boot fail

Update: I just tried again to boot into safe mode.
After displaying the names of some files that loaded, the system rebooted itself.
The last file that says "loaded" is classpnp.sys (i think that's what it said). Once that sits idle for a few seconds, a blue screen pops up very briefly that I cannot read.

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Hey guys, my 8800 gts got burned out the other day. I tried to boot but no signal from compy. I then took out the gpu and put the dvi cable to the intergrated card on my mobo. I now see the things when the comp boots the bios but afterwords, windows does not load, or at least i dont see it. What do i do to get the computer back to intergrated grapghics and such? Thank you for your help in advance
 

A:Can't boot into windows after gpu fail

possible setting is blocked in bios , press delete on start up to enter bios and ensure that first post signal is vga ion mobo ( usually option is vga auto)

if no good, unplug comp, remove csmos battery for a few mins put back in to reset bios should work then
 

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Hello, sorry for my english but This forum is probably the last thing that could help me.
I rode other topics about this problem. When I start computer it stops right before "Starting Windows" and there is only a black screen. I cant start windows any way.
So i put a disc with windows and try to repair but it said: "there is no problem with windows starting"
Than I started a console and try to insert c: and then
bootrec /fixmbr and fixboot
but fixboot doesn't work - I dont remember literally but it said something like: there is no filesystem/wrong filesystem

when i try to scanos it say that there is 0 operating systems.

Then I tried to run gparted to flag a disc, but it showed me different partitions configuration then ive got on windows - there is no windows disc!

oo.. i tried also to build BCD but when i had to put command: cd boot it said there is no comand like that

Please help me... I dont want to make a format...
Are there any different ways of fix it?
Sorry sorry from my english

A:Windows 7 boot fail

Does the HD register in BIOS setup? Is it set first to boot in BIOS setup, after CD/DVD drive? Try booting HD maker's diagnostic/repair CD to run extended scan: HD Diagnostic

Check for infection by installing, updating and running full scan with Malwarebytes in Safe Mode with networking. If no Safe Mode then download, burn to CD or write to flash stick, boot and run a full scan with Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper.

Boot back into the DVD REpair console or Repair CD to see if it discovers an installation to repair. If not, click through to Recovery Tools list to open command Prompt, type bootrec /fixboot and bootrec /fixmbr to see if it will now show an installation to repair. Do not change the drive letter as you say you did. If it now finds an installation to repair run Startup Repair repeatedly regardless of its finding at first. Next try System Restore from the Repair tools list, then using Command Line SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot

Next boot free Partition Wizard bootable CD to see if the 100mb System Rserved partition (preferred) or Win7 partition are still marked Active. If not, rightlick to Modify>Set to Active, then highlight the HD, from Disk tab select "Rebuild MBR", apply steps, reboot to see if it will start. You can also Explore the partitions to see if your files are intact; if so the OS should be reparable unless you damaged it with previous repair attempts.

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Recently I just tried starting my computer on and it wouldn't boot.

I left my computer in locked mode then it eventually went to sleep.

I kept trying to restart it and had no luck, I checked inside the cpu was running and the dvd drive was still able to open and close. My USB mouse or keyboard weren't powering on though neither was my monitor showing anything I didn't hear any beeps. So I kept disconnecting the power outlet from the wall since that's the only way I could restart it.

Eventually it came back and I got startup repair opening by itself
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3474/...f6d248.jpg?v=0
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3430/...23b465.jpg?v=0
That's what I got from the error.

Here are my computer specs
400 Corsair PSU
640HD SATA HD
4GB Memory
AMD Phenom II x4
GIGABYTE GA-MA78GPM-UD2H AM3/AM2 with ATI Radeon HD 3200 onboard GPU
Windows 7 Build 7100 64 Bit

Eventually the system started backup fine after going through startup repair. All my files still there.

If it matters I was using the onboard graphics having one monitor running in VGA and the hdmi connecting to my tv.

A:Why did my windows 7 boot fail?

Probably an error that comes with the RC since MS still calls it a beta build

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I decided to upgrade my Asus F3M Laptop from windows xp to windows 7 like member who called Nothingspecial. When i tried to install windows 7 and select boot from disc to prepare setup, laptop just restarted every time. I don't know what is the key for Safe Mode .... because i have tried f8 but it fails..... So i decided to remove it from the laptop and format as an external HDD.... then i tried to install again... but it still not boot.....
I need your help......

A:Fail to boot with windows 7

You have to change the boot order from HDD to CD/DVD drive in the BIOS and save and exit the BIOS.

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I will try to sum this up a bit..
I have Windows 7 64-Bit, and about a month ago I was having problems booting.. I went straight to safe mode and was able to use Diagnostic Startup from MSConfig.. The machine booted fine and I was able to get in and run virus scans. Nothing was found using AVG, Ad Aware and other programs.. So I thought well lets try Limited Startup and that worked! So I downloaded a few registry cleaners and what ever else I thought I might need.. I ran all the scans I could think of.

So then I decided lets try full startup and that was not a good idea.. I now get hung just after the Windows Logo screen before the Login Screen.. Actually I have made it to the Windows Login Screen a few times and put in my password but it says windows starting and then windows shutting down..

I can not get into safemode now either as it will hang with the last line showing "avgdisha.sys" So I goodled that and I get a response from AVG claiming they screwed up the Windows 7 64Bit edition with their latest upgrade. They put out a CD to help wipe out whatever the issue is, but my computer has wireless internet so the CD didn't seem to want to do anything..

I have run Scandsk/f but the system tells me there is a repair pending and must reboot to complete, but I can't reboot.. So I run Chkdsk/f and it completes, but when I run chkdsk/r its freezing at Stage 4 of 5 13% verifying data..

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A:WIndows 7 Won't boot! AVG? HD Fail?

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try sfc /scannow
clean reboot with windows service
also try via using NVIDIA gpu and Intel's integrated gpu

also tried advanced_SC 5.X and tuneup utility 2012 for registry issue


but fails 2 times
and c:windowsanther: setuprr.log is empty

A:Windows 7 Ulti-64-bit to Windows 8 CP 64-bit Upgrade fail

Have you read through this tutorial on how to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 CP?

Upgrade Install from Windows 7 or Vista to Windows 8 - Windows 8 Forums[2]=Installation and Setup

Personally, I'd suggest installing 8 on a separate partition rather than replacing 7. Windows 8 is still a test version and has not been finalized. If you're not happy with Windows 8, you can always boot into Windows 7, delete the Windows 8 partition, and continue using Windows 7 without having to go through another clean install of 7.

How to install windows 8 - Microsoft Answers

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Hello Everyone.

I had a dual boot with Win7 and Win8. I wanted to remove Win8 cause I was bored and didn't need it. So I used a method on this forum.
I did everything right.

Dual Boot - Delete a OS

But the boot manager failed. When I restarted I got an error saying that their is some invalid information.

I didn't have the Win 7 disc, so I put the Win 8 disc and installed it in the partition that had win 8 before, hoping that it would recognized Win 7. But hasn't.

So now I have a partition of Win 7 but it is not getting recognized. Is there any way to help this?

A:Windows Boot Manager FAIL!

Please post back a screenshot of your maximized Disk Management drive map and listings:

1. Type Disk Management in Start Search box.
2. Open Disk Mgmt. window and maximize it.
3. Type Snipping Tool in Start Search box.
4. Open Snipping Tool, choose Rectangular Snip, click New, draw a box around full drive map and all listings.
5, Save Snip, attach using paper clip in Reply Box.

Tell us what is on each partition. We will tell you how to make Win7 bootable on its own so you can delete Win8 partition when ready.

To create a Dual Boot install EasyBCD (click Download - no Name or Email required) to add Win7 on Add OS Entry tab.

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Alright guys, this is gonna be a fun one.

I bought a new AMD AM3+ 8 core processor and Asrock mobo from Microcenter tonight, got home and stripped the old outdated Intel gear, for the AMD.

I've got all of my AMD setup wires tucked neatly, get it to it's bay, turn it on and fail..
It boots past the BIOS okay, and starts Windows loading screen, but about 20 seconds in screen goes black, and it starts the whole process over again. Same deal with trying to boot in safe mode.

I feel like I'm in deep now and didn't research enough before trying to make a big change. Probably a driver issue that i'm experiencing.

Any suggestions? I would really hate to put my old mobo back in, just so I can go and uninstall mobo drivers.

Please ignore pre-existing system information at the bottom, this is the updated relevant specs.
OLD Intel system:
Mobo - XFX 750I Extreme
Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo
Video - Zotac 9800GSO
Ram - Crucial 6gb DDR2

NEW AMD system:
Mobo - Asrock 970DE3/U3S3
Processor - AMD FX 8120
Video - Pre-existing Zotac
RAM - Crucial 8gb DDR3

A:INTEL to AMD Windows Boot Fail

You forgot one thing! Once you make a major hardware change a clean install of Windows is just about always a mandate to see the best results! You can however try the Repair Install method to see if you could save the existing copy of Windows but may likely run into any number of possible problems between lingering device drivers for hardwares and chipset no longer seen as well as other things!

The best practical advice anyone can give you for this however is still to see a Clean Install Windows 7

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windows cannot start.  I tried to do recovery. I selected first option from recovery menu. system keep coming back to the options after process. This process took over 45 minutes, but still not working. I plug out recovery drive and run the computer. Computer shown [install original software] than stop, and shown recovery not complete. when I click rety it show insert media. I've no idea what to do. Original windows 8 , update to windows 10 couple months ago. ***First I tried with [Under I need immediate help] then [System recover] its about 45 minute then reboot, and  shown same screen.***I tried second option that [Minimized Image Recovery], but after 45 minutes, shown same this screen  ***after unplug media drive and run computer. Process like below  ***after above process shown error like below   ***Afer I click [retry] shown like below  I plug in recovery media but not working I don't know how to do. Its all software totally lost? or should I send hp service center?Please any suggestion?  Thank

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I had to do a clean install of Windows 7, because while trying to fix dual boot with Windows 8 problem, after I no longer wanted dual boot with Windows 8. My main HDD failed, I had to install another HDD, tested it, checked good, I then installed Windows 7 on it, also I used other software and erased everything from the drive that had Windows 8 installed on it.
After installing Windows 7, found that my computer won't bnoot with out Windows 7 install DVD in my dvd drive. The boot order is (1-dvdrooom, (2-First HDD), the first HDD has Windows 7 installed on it. When I try to boot computer with out install dvd in drive, it displays this at bottom of screen,
INTEL UNDI, PXE-2.1 (Build 082)
Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intell Corporation
For Realtek RTL8139(X)/8130/810X PCI Fast Ethernet Controller v2.16 (041224)
Client Mac ADDR: 00 1E 90 3D 43 F7 Guid: FEFEFEFE-FEFE-FEFE-FEFE-FEFEFEFEFEFE
PXE-E53:No Boot filename received
PXE-M0F:Exiting PXE-Rom
I shut down my computer, restart it insert dvd into drive and let it boot into windows, and then everything is ok. After Windows 7 finished booting I went into MsConfig, then clicked the Boot Tab and this it what is there, I am including a screen shot of MsConfig.
This is the first time this has happened, and first time I have ever encountered this. I am not sure how to proceed to fix this problem. Please help, as this has really gotten me frustrated. Thank you.

A:Computer or Windows 7 fail to boot.

Can you provide the screenshot of the device manager ?

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

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PLEASE HELP! After upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 Nvidia GEforce GT 750M Display Driver causes laptop to fail to startup.
I am running:

Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586
System Model Inspiron 7737
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4500U CPU @ 1.80GHz, 1801 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A06, 27/11/2013

Since upgrading to Windows 10 I have to start up the laptop in safe mode, uninstall the Nvidia card. Then I do a normal restart, at which point windows update automatically re-installs the Nvidia card.
So before I shut down after working each day, I have to remember to uninstall the Nvidia card again, so that the laptop will restart the next time I need it.
There are a few works-arounds i have discovered, but none work for my laptop.

Turning the windows update to a 'metered connection' so that it does not automatically download updates does not work as I am in a rural area with poor internet connection and so cannot work via WIFI.
Downloading the Windows 10 'hide updates' tool does not work as it cannot find any problems with the laptop - even though there is one!

Is there anything you can recommend that would stop my laptop from automatically downloading the Nvidia drivers???? It always downloads an old version of the driver back from 2015 and not the latest one that is availble from March 2106.
Or is there away of telling windows update to download the latest driver and not the old one????
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Hi please help i have got a dell OptiPlex 755 (discontinued model)

i boot up that takes a bit longer than normal then it goes to the windows 7 logo twirly thing it pauses half way through a flash of blue screen (too short to get a code) then it restarts i can then go to the option to start up recovery or start normally i go to recovery it scans my system wants to send something to Microsoft. i have also tried boot rec.exe that didn?t work

i have just got hold of windows vista and xp instillation disk i am going to try that.

Please help

Also see my vid of what it does http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJ6rwHmGNhk

Thank you

A:windows 7 dell optiplex 755 boot fail

You could download the appropriate .iso file, burn it to disc, and then try to repair your computer.

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River ? My Digital Life

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Hey,
So yesterday I installed Windows 7 on a laptop, there wasnt enough room for an upgrade so did a new install. The install went find until I had to enter information, Name, password, internet settings etc.
Here a red cross came on the screen and the laptop crashed
When the laptop restarted nothing happened. It went to a black screen and there is a a flashing underscore _ in the top right hand corner. that is it.
I can access the boot menu but cant boot from either hard drive installed in the computer which makes me think its an IDE cable fail. I can basically only boot from disc which just tries to make me install Windows 7 again and none of the repair options work. But if it lets me install windows to hard drive again it cant be an IDE fail surely? I need help ASAP
Thanks

A:Windows Install Boot Fail. Emergency Help

I would go to the manufacturers website of the make of hard drive you have. Download their harddrive diagnostic tool or, use a third party one to test your hard drive. If all goes well you may have a bad copy of Windows. Might be a corrupted file on the disk or bad disk.

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Introduction




Hello, I'm running multiboot installation on machine with UEFI. I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu installed managed by Grub at startup and I have laptop working like this for about half a year. By the time... I'm using Windows 10 very rarely I rather
use linux for my everyday work. But yesterday I need to, and very disturbing BSOD appeared.



Recovery

Your PC couldn't start properly

A required device isn't connected or can't be acessed

Error code 0xc0000001



I cannot log into safe mode. System just hangs at the boot screen and shutdown laptop itself after couple of minutes.




I haven't made any hardware changes ever.I haven't made any driver changes.I do not mess up with any Windows directory but I have Windows partition mounted in Ubuntu.I do not mess up with EFI partition recently.Last time I have using Windows installation is about 2 weeks ago.System sometimes instead of showing BSOD is hanging at the boot screen.




I have googling for fixes fo hours. So I made USB with my Windows 10 installation (exactly the same from which I have Windows installed) and run Windows Recovery Envoirnemt. My laptop is hp 8560w. 



Fixes and failures



Restore default settings in firmware setting (aka BIOS) - nothing changes



Windows Recovery Environment


System restore



I got message. "To use System Restore, you must specify which Windows Installation to restore. Restart this computer, select a... Read more

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Hey all. I have a question. My keyboard and mouse are bouth USB, and every time i restart my comp, they work in dos but once windows boots up they just stop working. If i plug in a PS2 mouse and reboot the computer, they USB devices start to work again. I have all the drivers installed and everything, anyone know why the USB keyboard and mouse would stop working like that?
 

A:Keyboard and Mouse Fail upon windows boot up

What model is your motherboard?
 

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For a variety of reasons I have wiped the hard drive. I want to install windows 7 ultimate, and when I boot from the bootable usb, the screen end up black with a blinking cursor on the top left.

A:Bootable usb fail to boot up windows 7 installation.

try following the steps in the link below:

Windows 7 Installation Failure - Overcome

If that does not help any post back and we can go from there.

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OS: windows 7 64 home premium
CPU: i7 3770
MOBO: ASUS P7Z77_M
HDD: Seagate 2TB
RAM: kingston hyperX 16 gb


alright, so i had an issue with deleting a steam folder that was corrupted. after googling a while i learned i should run chkdsk (checkdisk) when you rightclick on your hdd 'properties, under tools tab' etc.

so after that i just rebooted my pc and everything was normal, i could delete the folder. then i got a few windows updates, which i just ran. and rebooted normally. after a while, surfing a bit, then playing a videogame, my computer just crashed with bluescreen.

ever since then i couldnt boot up my pc normally again.
i do manage to get the BIOS screen, then the windows logo 'loading', but then it just gets me a blue screen again.


so the errors on the blue screen im getting is:
ntkrnlpa.exe
0xc0000098

and something along these lines:
STOP: 0x0000007E
(0xFFFFFFFFC000000S , 0xFFFFF88000E0DE3A, 0XFFFFF880009A8B78, 0xFFFFF880009A83D0)
wdf01000.sys - Adress FFFFF88000E0DE3A


it might be worth mentioning i had intel rapid storage techonlogy, which uses an ssd for caching. i thought this was the problem, and removed the ssd but no results.

I've tried some system recovery methods, like the bootup autofixer or system restore point but they failed aswell.

after reading something about MBR: ' bootrec.exe /FixMbr '
(source:How to Fix Windows 7 When It Fails to Boot)
i decided to give that a try.

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A:windows boot fail, can only enter BIOS

Hi qzysc2 welcome to SevenForums

Lets try this



   Warning
You will need a USB FLASH DRIVE




   Tip
Download the Tool from a non infected PC


Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

Choose one that goes with your OS bit version . Save the file to a USB Flash drive

32-bit Version OS Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

64-Bit Version OS Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64




   Note
Click the button and right-click Computer .Select Properties . Look for System Type: which will say 32-bit Operating System or 64-bit Operating System


Plug the flash drive into the infected PC.

Enter System Recovery Options.

To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:
Restart the computer.
As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.
Use the arrow keys to select Repair Your Computer menu item.
Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then click Next.
Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.
Select your user account an click Next.

To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:
Insert the installation disc.
Restart your computer.
If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.
Click Repair your computer.
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I have a Lenove B40-45 Model Name: 80F5, the preinstalled windows 8 was have problems and today I dedcided to install win 7, the Laptop has no dvd rom, I used a different computer to install win 7 but upon putting it back it says EFI Network 0 for IPV4 ( F0-76-1C-32-A8) Boot Failed. when I try to to enter Bios it gives me EFI PXE Network. please how do I solve this problem
 
Mod's Edit: Updated Subject line with nature of issue and moved post to its own thread.
 

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Hello!
I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my notebook ASUS U36SD. It worked perfectly fine for 4 months.
Recently, I decided to install the last version of Ubuntu, 11.11. From now, Windows 7 doen't want to boot: It freezes at the boot screen. I tried to use the repair mode, but it failed. I also tried the safe mode. It still does't boot and freeze when loading CLASSPNP.SYS.

Please, do you have an idea about how to solve this problem?

A:Windows 7 fail to boot after ubuntu installation

After an installation of ubuntu, my C: partition, where Windows 7 is installed is corrupted.
From linux, I can read it and access the disk, but the windows recovery environment doen't detect it.

I think that it is because my partition is also hidden (0x17)
Do you know how to unhide this partition from linux, or to make a chkdsk on it from the recovery environment?

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I have a Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on an Intel 660P PCI-E NVME drive, it is working perfect.
I wopuld like to uppgrade my hardware, i need to uppgrade to Windows 10.
When i uppgraded to Windows 10 on the old (W8.1 compatible) hardware, it says after rebooting:

can not boot from the drive - "incassible boot drive", does not boot.
I had to downgrade back to windows 8.1 it can boot again.
The uppgraded system can boot on a SATA SSD, but not the PCI-E NVME M.2 SSD.

What can I do, i have a lot of installed program on my system, a want to uppgrade to 10.
It is working hardware with a clean windows 10 install, but it does not boot with the uppgrade.
I want to keep my PCI-E NVME M.2 SSD and all my installed programs on a Windows, but i need Windows 10 for the hardware uppgrade, but how should i uppgrade to get a boot?

What can I do ?
sincerelly
jmdrh

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Hey guys.

I run a WinXP with SP 3.

My computer has been running fine until yesterday when I got a couple of error pop ups, which I clicked by fast, followed by a bluescreen. I restarted my machine and now WinXP can't boot. It gets to the loading screen, but when the loading is done, the computer just restarts itself. Then i'm prompted to chose if I want to start windows in fail safe mode. In fail safe mode everything runs fine. I ran through my computer with Kaspersky once, then once with Avast. Also I ran it through once with Anti-Malware Bytes. All done in fail safe mode, but with no results.

I got prompted to use WinXP system restore when into fail safe mode. But apparently I have no old configurations from a past date to use!

I turned off auto reboot to be able to see the error message, and I got the following:

STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0xB9F92091, OxBACC7384, 0x00000000)

k71.sys - Adress B9F92091 base at B9F90000, Datestamp 48849e41

I still can't get windows to work normaly, i'm writing this in fail safe mode. I'm not really sure what to do from here. It's very frustrating!

Any help would be much appreciated, thanks!
 

A:Windows XP won't boot, can only start in fail safe mode!

Disable or uninstall Kaspersky and try booting in Normal Mode again. k71.sys is related to Kaspersky.
 

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I attempted to reset windows 10 after update failed due to lack of memory (disc is full of temp files I can't delete). I naively thought the reset would get rid of the temp files. the reset failed, now the thing won't boot. gets stuck at lenovo logo flashing on and off slowly. the notebook is only 4 weeks old but I can't return it as it is now past the statutory return period in UK. it came with windows 10 installed. I've tried holding  the power button for 10 secs but makes no difference. any suggestions?   Allan













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A:Boot fail after unsuccesful windows 10 reset (Yoga 300)

Have you tried to boot into one touch recovery? If not, turn off the Yoga then press and hold the OTR button. Good luck!

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Thanks for looking.

This problem has been driving me crazy, presumably since I got the SSD, 'though since I mostly suspend the computer, I wouldn't have noticed initially, which is why it took me so long to narrow it down.

The issue is as the title describes, but here are more details:
The computer will receive power.The BIOS and OS become unavailable, intermittently. (no display on either, 'though it wakes the monitors)The HDD light flashes only a few times.The displays come on from their suspend modes.I've tried resetting the BIOS.I've flashed the BIOS; it's current and making no difference.Having the USB devices in or out makes no difference to the problem.I've checked the RAM, using different DIMMs and different lanes?no difference.I've scoured the BIOS settings a number of times and cannot find anything out of place.Windows 8.1 boots perfectly fine as well. (provided AHCI mode is enabled in the BIOS)Suspending in Windows always works; it seems to entirely get around this issue.I have no speaker, so I cannot report beep codes.

Welcome to ideas, 'though I fear I've tried it already. However! The reason I've said it's the SSD, is due to what I've just now experienced: I unplugged the SSD, and it booted up just fine, minus an OS, but once I plugged the SSD in again, it booted up, on par with what I had previously done as a temporary "fix".

Until now, I've had to unplug one or a few of my SATA cables from the motherboard (doesn't matter which socket the SSD i... Read more

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