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Q: System Repair/System Restore not working

The other day I was trying to figure out what coral paintshop pro meant by security key, so I googled it. Something popped up and asked me if I wanted to download, and I wanted to say no, but my laptop's mouse is too sensitive at times, so I accidentally clicked yes. My computer automatically shut down right after that. Every time I turn it on now, it goes straight into System Repair and it doesn't work, it says it cannot repair. I've tried System Restore, but since that doesn't get rid of the documents that have been downloaded, it isn't helping either. My computer won't even let me enter any form of Safe Mode, it just goes straight back to System Repair. Please help me. My Aunt got me this laptop for my High School graduation and I cannot afford to have someone fix my computer right now.

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Preferred Solution: System Repair/System Restore not working

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

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A: System Repair/System Restore not working

Does the computer come with system repair disks? Or even better, does it come with a Windows disk?

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Can someone provide some detail about the differences in
content between Win7 system repair disc, system restore point and system image?
And perhaps I should add Dell ISO recovery image to the list.  I don't know (yet) if that is different from the Win7 system image option, or if the latter invokes the Dell ISO recovery image program instead.  If it matters, I have a Dell Precision
5510 laptop.
At the very least, is each option a superset of the other, perhaps in the order that I specify above?
Ideally, what are the folder names that each contains, if indeed their content can be described by complete folders?
I am trying to determine which of those options I need to create in order to have
complete recovery capability.
I have read the following support.microsoft.com articles:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17423/windows-7-create-system-repair-disc
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17101/windows-7-system-recovery-options
Those descriptions are indequate for my purposes, in part because of differences in terminology.
For example, the System Recovery Disc option "can help you repair Windows", whereas the System Restore (Point) option "restores your computer's
system files".
In that context, are "Windows" and "system files" synonyms content-wise; or is one a superset of the other; or do they have some non-overlapping content?
I suspect that the System Recovery Disc contains only "Windows"... Read more

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Hi
My Toshiba laptop/Windows 8.1 installed a VLC Media player & Malware bytes today. I was instructed to Restart as 'drivers not working properly' & since then have been on the Automatic Repair loop. It says it cannot fix it - log file: C:\WINDOWS\System32\Logfiles\Srt\SrtTrail.txt, & I tried a few System Restore points but that just says -

System Restore could not access a file. This is probably because an anti-virus program is running on the computer . Temporarily disable your antivirus program and retry System Restore. You can try System Restore again If you continue to see this error, you can try an advanced recovery method.

Thing is I can't get into Windows or my laptop to disable the antivirus program. I'm not very techy so could someone please help me to get back into Windows.

I don't have any CD or DVD & no product key as the disc has been misplaced.

A:Stuck in Automatic Repair loop, System Restore not working

Welcome to EightForums

Have you made the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?



   Information

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD. (Windows 8 only)
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8 (Windows 8 only)





I would recommend you making the OEM manufacturer's Recovery DVD's or USB drive.
How to make Toshiba Recovery disks.
Toshiba How-To: Create System Recovery Media DVDs on a Windows 8 Laptop - YouTube
Toshiba How-To: Understanding Windows 8 system recovery options - YouTube
Creating Recovery Media for Windows 8 - TOSHIBA FORUMS
or
You can order the Microsoft official OEM Recovery disks from the OEM manufacturer's website.
Toshiba Service Portal - Laptop Recovery Media Services - Toshiba
From the Repair CD/USB: (or the Toshiba Recovery disk)
How to do a Auto Repair:
Automatic Repair - Run in Windows 8
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times - Windows 7 Help Forums

How to do a System Restore:
System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

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So my computer was doing fine. It started acting a little slow, so I decided to shut it down and give it a rest. When I turned it on, this is what came up...

"Startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically"

Below it said, Send information about this problem, so I clicked that. I closed that window and at the bottom there was a link that said View advanced options for systems recovery. I clicked that came 6 links; Startup repair, which was thing I'd already tried, System Restore, System Image Recovery, Windows Memory Diagnostic, Command Promp and Toshiba recovery wand. I've already tried the Restore and Memory Diagnostic a bunch of times, but the Restore keeps saying that it failed due to error and the Memory thing isn't doing anything. The image recovery won't work and the command prompt does nothing and I'm pretty sure that if I click The Toshiba thing it will erase everything on my computer. I have absolutely no idea of what wouldve caused this. The only thing I could think of is saving some Unicode characters onto a 2010 Microsoft Word Document. But I doubt that's what did it. Anyways, please tell me any suggestions that you might have. I've restarted it a bunch of times and it hasn't done anything. Sorry for the lack of commas and stuff, I had to type this whole thing up on my iPod touch.

A:Not starting, Startup repair, System Restore other repairs not working

Hello HalesXD and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since this problem just recently started you could possibly restore your computer to an earlier date/time using a restore point. You might have to access Safe Mode through Advanced Boot Options.

Safe Mode

System Restore

Or you might have damaged/corrupted system files. Run a System File Checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two, this tutorial.) If problems are found run the scan 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

It also wouldn't hurt to run a full scan with your antivirus/antispyware of choice. You could also run a couple of free on-demand scanners like Malwarebytes, HitmanPro, Superantispyware, etc because no antimalware product is 100% effective 100% of the time. (If there was such a thing we'd all be using it and everyone else would be out of business.)

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Hello, My pc has been running fine and when i tried to turn it on today if just hangs on the windows starting screen. I have tried all the three system restore points but still no luck. i have tried the startup repair tool with also no luck I have tried safe mode and all i receive is a blue screen of death with the error code "KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR ***STOP:0X0000007A"  I have run sea scan and it says the disk is fine i have also ran frst64 with the output below Pc is windows 7 641tb samsung hhd8gb ramAMD phenom II x4 965  any help would be greatly appreciated, i don't think its a HHD failure, its been working great for years. http://skillzanddrillz.com/windows/FRST.txt

A:Pc hangs on Windows starting up, no safemode, no system repair/ restore working

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Hi,
I am having the following system configuration

XPS L401X Base
Genuine Windows(R) 7 Home Premium 64bit (English)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-740QM Processor
6GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM (1 x 2GB + 1 x 4GB)
640GB 7200RPM Hard Drive

Lately whenever i try to start my computer it pass the Dell Bios and then directly goes to the screen which states
Repair your system or
Start windows normally

When i chose repair system , it start downloading windows files and then launch the windows , but hung up at the sky blue login window with only movable cusor . When i choose to start windows normally it gives me BSOD momentarly ( hard to see the message) and then restarts again .

I tried with the advanced boot up options like
repair my computer , all safe modes , restore to last good configuration but it does the same and hangs at windows loging sky blue window .
I Tried to run the Dell PSA+ Diagnostic and it returns with 2000-0146 error . As per the Dell online solutions for this type of error ,I tried to reinstall the Hard disk but the problem still exist.

My Hard disk has 2 partitions C and D and all my data resides on D drive and Windows installed on C drive.

Please help me in making my computer working , without losing data .

Currently i am away from my home country and have no OS or recovery disk with me .

Regards,
Sunny .

A:Dell XPS Crashes .System repair,system restore ,safe mode don't work

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

If you have access to another computer I'd suggest you create a system repaiir disc.

System Repair Disc - Create

It won't re-install Windows, but it will get you into the advanced recovery environment, from where you can run chkdsk.

It does seem highly likely there is a major problem with your hard drive.

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Hi, my name is Stormy, I'm new to this forum since I really haven't had any issues in the past.

I am running Vista Home Premium 32bit on my desktop. I restarted it a few days ago to install SP1, it rebooted and started installing 3 updates. Once it reached 100% it kicked into System Repair. After running through it, it restarted and did the same thing. Now 3 days later, it's still in that process where it installs updates, goes to system repair, restarts and starts again.

I tried interrupting it and doing a System Restore, but even at the earliest date on it, it goes right back to that repetitive process. Now I can't get to any of my files or anything else on there. I'm stuck, and I need some help please!

A:Updates fail, System Repair fails, System Restore won't work

Hi,

Can you get into safe mode?

Safe Mode

If so, Download this file it & run as an admistrator: -

This will get you back into the system.

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Hi, my name is Stormy, I'm new to this forum since I really haven't had any issues in the past.

I am running Vista Home Premium 32bit on my desktop. I restarted it a few days ago to install SP1, it rebooted and started installing 3 updates. Once it reached 100% it kicked into System Repair. After running through it, it restarted and did the same thing. Now 3 days later, it's still in that process where it installs updates, goes to system repair, restarts and starts again.

I tried interrupting it and doing a System Restore, but even at the earliest date on it, it goes right back to that repetitive process. Now I can't get to any of my files or anything else on there. I'm stuck, and I need some help please!

A:Updates fail, System Repair fails, System Restore won't work

Hello, and welcome . try this please : Download: Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Five Language Standalone (KB936330) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

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Office Version:Office 2003
Operating System:Windows 7

After a number of issues regarding my HP OfficeJet 7410 All-In-One problems (absolutely no help from HP by the way)...I decided to try a "System Repair". All went well but did not solve the HP software issues.

So I did a complete "System Restore" from the most recent image prior to the HP issues arising. Everything seemed to go well and the HP issues are resolved (or at least 99%)

But there is one issue with MS Office Word 2003. Upon startup I am getting the following pop-up error:

All other Office 2003 programs seem to be running fine ?
What is this and how can I fix it...tried general office repair but did not effect this ?


I tried both to unchecked them in safe mode...and/or also to remove them in safe mode...But...three of them are reinstalled in Word 2003 on regular start-up ?

ScansoftPDF.dot
ContributeWordUITemplate.dot
PDFCustom.dot

Every time I either uncheck and/or "Remove" the addon...it's back upon restart ?

A:Problem with Word 2003 after system repair and system restore ?

Never mind....I found a post from last year in SevenForums that covered this and problem is solved !!

Thanks..anyway....

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Gateway DX4720-03, Windows 7 HP 64-bit.

Living is south FL can be a bitch when the rains come as there often is a ton of accompanying lightening that plays havoc with the electrical system, even though I have surge protectors inside and outside the house. We just had some very heavy rains with lightening and my computer shut down several times, but I could restart it each time...except for the last time when Windows wouldn't startup. At that point, Start Up Repair came into play. Although I routinely backup on an external drive, of course I never did it this month-DUH!

Results from SUR were error free (error code=0x0) on all the parameters tested, however there were the following error codes reported:

"Unspecified change to the system configuration might have caused the problem."

Repair Action: System Restore
Failed: 0x1f

Repair Action: System Files
Failed: x490

There were more options to select for a recovery task, but I didn't try them as they didn't seem to be as salient as the two above..

As System Repair and System Restore failed, please advise what i should next do.

A:Windows won't startup, System Repair and System Restore failed.

What's the date of the most recent backup that you have?

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Last night i closed my laptop without shutting it down. I woke up this morning and turned it on and it went to the system repair screen and ran through that. It says there are problems but they are not automatically repairable. I then tried to do the system restore to an earlier point in time and had one option for a couple days ago. I ran through that but it says there is an error and when i expand to see the error one of the things listed is no OS installed.

I have windows 7 64bit.

Does anyone here have any idea what might be the problem. I am very confused as to why it would say i dont have an OS installed but it is running through the system start up repair as well as listing a date that i could restore it back to.

I would really appreciate any input on this as i have a lot of data on that hard drive and i am really hoping its recoverable and not totally hosed.

I have not tried installing the hard drive into a new computer yet. I will try that a little later.

Once again, i appreciate any and all suggestions and help. Thanks.

A:System restore saying no OS is installed, system repair stuck in loop

Hi brian,

Try this on for size: Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

How do you plan on running the laptop's harddrive on another computer?

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I recently had to return my HP Pavilion g7 Windows 8 64- bit only laptop to the manufacturer for repair under warranty. Prior to this I created a system image as the Hard Disc was going to be replaced. Having now received the repaired laptop
I have been trying to restore the saved image. I watched the microsoft video on the subject and followed the instructions implicitly. However having arrived at the point where I clicked NEXT to accept the <Use latest image> option screen and then landed on the screen entitled <RE IMAGE YOUR COMPUTER....... CHOOSE ADDITIONAL RESTORE OPTIONS> the message I then received was:

<To restore this computer Windows needs to format the drive that the Windows Recovery environment is currently running on. To continue with the restore shut down this computer and boost it from a Windows installation disc or a system repair disc and then try the restore again. If you don't have a system repair disc you can create one now.>

Well I did have one which I had prepared at the same time as I created the image system but the laptop wouldn't boot from it.................. so I went through the entire procedure again and then pressed the CREATE DISC tab. The next instruction was:

<Select a CD/DVD drive and insert a blank disc into the Drive> Ok, I did that ! Then I pressed the CREATE DISC tab.............only to get the message <System repair disc could not be created. The system cannot find file specified ( 0x80070002)>... Read more

A:System image restore & system repair disc problems

Hi, I just did a system image restore the other day, and I didn't have to use a recovery disc or go through any of those steps you mentioned.
After it scans your system for other images I presume it see's the one you made on the other external hdd. If so make sure to tick select a system image when you get to the "use the latest image available (recommended)" screen prompt. From there it should be pretty straight forward to recovery. If you see reformat/repartition drives is greyed out on the next screen prompt just ignore it and just click next.

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Hello,

I've been unable to access my custom build computer since around 5:00 yesterday. I chose to restart my computer at around that time just because it was slowing up a little and I usually do that to help, I had not installed any updates or new programs since 2 days ago when there had been a few windows updates.

Upon returning to my computer I noticed that it had been unable to startup and had gone straight into system repair with it being 'unable to repair this computer automatically.' I rebooted several times and noticed that it was not a visible BSOD but as soon as the 'starting windows' icon began to appear it went straight into startup repair. I tried to boot into safe mode, tried to load previous good configuration and all of the other advanced recovery options (including system restore/image and many command prompts).

This is what it shows after being unable to repair automatically:

Problem signature name:Startup repair offline
Problem signature 1: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 2: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem signature 3: unknown
Problem signature 4: 21200552
Problem signature 5: Autofailover
Problem signature 6: 11
Problem signature 7: Corrupt file
(then my O.S. version)
Locale ID: 1033

This diagnostic occurs every single time I run the startup repair. Also, command prompts I have tried using the WindowsRE command prompt and the one found on the 'repair your PC' option on the windows 7 installation disk are:

-All bootrec.exe ( /fixmbr /rebu... Read more

A:Startup repair loop - Can't repair with system restore/repair/commands

Have you tried copying over the backed up reg hives from the regback folder? Follow steps 8 onwards in this tut.

Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

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Hello.

I would appreciate some advice on what to next please. I can muddle my way through on the computer so will try to be as clear as I can.

I have an HP desktop computer running Windows Vista 32bit and my security is Avast free. For the past two weeks when I start the computer I get a black screen which then does a system repair then a system restore and only then can I get to the log-in page. Today I started in safe mode tried to do a system restore but the Microsoft system recovery page popped up so I gave up. I have done a full scan with Malaware Bytes which was clear and done a disk check which showed no problems.

I have stopped Windows updates in case they are causing the problem so I'm now at a a loss as to what to try next.

Thank you.

Poppygran.

A:System repair and System Restore every morning.

Welcome
Hopefully, your problem is limited to software, if so, we may be able to fix it. Lets start with an SFC scan, if errors are found, run 3 times. If you still have unrepaired errors post back for the next step.
System Files - SFC Command

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Hi, i am trying to use system restore at the system repair screen, but it asks me for the drivers. So I put my windows 7 cd in and am not sure which drivers to use or where they would be!! Please help guys.

Also the reason I am doing this is i installed an icon pack and when I restarted my logon screen no longer had the password box or account picture so im stuck.

A:Trying to use system restore in system repair screen

Hello Chem1st, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have your hard drives setup in RAID configuration? If so, then you will need to select and load your RAID drivers at this point. Usually from a USB flash drive.

System Restore

Hope this helps some,
Shawn

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I have decided recently to create a system repair disc in case something goes wrong with my computer. Using recdisc.exe, I created a system repair disc and everything worked out fine. Once I booted with the repair disc, I got a screen that looks like this:
This is what I wanted

I decided to make a recovery USB as well for convenience. (USB is much faster and is less bulky than a regular DVD)

I copied everything in the DVD, and pasted in my USB (the USB is an active and a primary partition). When I boot into the USB however, I do not get the System Recovery Options screen, but the HP Recovery Manager screen. I personally dislike HP recovery manager and want to get the Windows System Recovery Options screen.

If I try to close the HP Recovery Manager, a dialog pops up asking if it should close HP Recovery Manager and reboot. Can someone tell me if I did something wrong to create the USB Recovery drive? I don't know what I did wrong, I copied everything from the disc (which works perfectly) to the USB (which suddenly decided not to work.) In case anyone was wondering, the HP Recovery Manager looks like this:

I don't know if this is relevant, but the CD drive is first in my boot order. Once I have a repair CD in my computer, it automatically loads. For me to access the USB, I have to manually boot into the USB using BIOS. Thanks for reading.

A:System Repair USB not working but System Repair disc is.

Hi

you cant just copy and past it into the usb drive it has to be bootable. i have not done it before but see if this helps you. Boot Windows 7 System Repair Disc from USB Using Grub4Dos

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Accidentally deleted important files, system restore not working
I accidentally deleted some important files when trying to free up space on my laptop. Now, when I startup, it cannot go to my user. I lost my email settings, other functions. My docs are accessible by going to 'My Computer' then to drive C: then to the user, etc. However, from my Start menu, I can't get to them by simply clicking 'My Documents'.

I've tried to do some 'repairs' using Microsoft Knowledgebase but so far have been unsuccessful. I tried some of the suggested things and have made alist of many of the files that are missing when I tried to do a system repair. These files are not in the recovery section c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386. The list is here:

Lmmib2.dll
spider.exe
clipbrd.exe
hostmib.dll
staxmem.dll
admexs.dll
appconf.dll
iisadmin.dll
iisfecnv.dll
infocomm.dll
iscomlog.dll

I ran HiJackThis and the results are below.

any ideas would be helpful.
Thanks.
Carol

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:41:47 PM, on 4/24/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bi... Read more

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I have windows 7 home premuim 64 bit
I went to create restore point on my new dell and after about an 1/2 hour of waiting for SR to open up I got this:

You have no Restore Points. Use System Protection to create restore point.
When I attempt to turn on System Protection, it doesn't show any drives available when it opens -- it just says that it's searching for available drives and it keeps searching and doesn't stop. Eventually, I'll receive the following Error Message:

"There was an unexpected error in the property page: System Restore encounter an error. Please try to run System Restore again (0x81000203)." also all button are greyed out. I wanted take an image to show you but that's not working either. Is there hope?

Thank you.

 

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Hello to all,

A month back I accidentally deleted the wow6432 node from my registry under system_user. I believe this is the root of all my problems. Once I did that, my toshiba c885 D 64 bit would not boot. I forced the computer to shut down and pressed f12 to get to the system recovery options. I then restored to a point before my blunder. Well, my laptop worked for a while and then magically the screen goes black and will not reboot. I did sestem restore a few more times since I could get a little bit of work done in between restoring and the screen turning black again. After I was fed up with having to run system restore every other day, I decided to run system refresh to keep my files but reset everything else. After restoring I am getting the same problem and find myself again running system restore every other day just to keep working.

My questions are if I completely reinstall windows 8 and start from scratch, will this definitely solve the problem? I thought system refresh would have worked, so I'm not sure. Also, are there any other available options for me to fix my computer without starting from scratch?

Thanks so much in advance! -Aaron

A:System Restore and System Refresh not working completely!

Hi awrontherise,

Since you did not provide your specs, all my suggestions are just speculative in nature; however, I can tell you that a clean install will fix all system software corruption but if you also have hardware and/or driver issues they will have to be addressed separately. So, based on what you have told us so far, I would recommend this as your first step:

Repair Install Windows 8

Now, if the above doesn't work, you may have to take this route:

Clean Install - Windows 8

Good luck.

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Hello,
I will try to explain this as best as I can so if you need any more information please ask and I will gladly answer. If this is in the wrong forum I apologize. If it is please redirect me and I will post it there.

I have built 11 computers, all containing the EXACT same hardware and software. I install windows 7(64bit), all the drivers for each component, and activated the copy of windows. The pc will run completely fine running any program I ask it to. The problem does not happen until I reboot the computer, now this is not always on the first reboot. These computers could last a few days and then I reboot and it all breaks. When I randomly reboot the system it will boot up showing problems and asking for a system restore. So I do the system restore and reinstall a few drivers and the same problem will persist.
I eventually get fed up with the whole process and decide to completely reinstall Windows thinking maybe I could have done something wrong(been doing this for 15 years no problem but it happens). After a completely random(as far as I can tell) amount of time and reboots the system will do it again. I am completely stumped on this issue and could really use the help. I have managed to get 2 working for a few weeks now but they hard bent cpu pins from the factory and I straightened them out. The other ones I have checked and they are fine(so it seems).
The System is running an ASUS P8Z77-v PRO motherboard, EVGA Nvidia 650 TI graphics card, i7-3770 CPU(may be an... Read more

A:System Working fine but reboots to system restore

Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool
How to use memtest:
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Also check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

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w7 ultimate system restore always fails to complete,it does have restore points it just wont complete
i have tried everything to fix it
i dont want to reinstall windows
any ideas
stv357 new member

A:cannot repair system restore

Hi stv357,w7 ultimate system restore always fails to complete,it does have restore points it just wont completei have tried everything to fix iti dont want to reinstall windowsany ideasstv357 new memberBy "trying everything to fix it" can you expand on what you have done so far? This would be helpful in an attempt to isolate the issue.Had the System been running normally prior to trying System Restore? Have you checked Event Viewer to see if any problems were noted at around the time you tried Restore?You may have to do a Repair Install: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html?ltr=R

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When I get to the page after starting my computer by tapping the F8 key my computer goes to the webage where the page is covered with sentences. I wait and wait for it to go to the page where I can go to the webpage where I can use my arrow key to go up to my "safe Mode" and hit enter. For some reason my computer stops at the full pages of sentences. Once I would get into safe mode and proceed to System Restore my system would let me go back to a date when my computer was working properly.
By the way if I use the regular method of Systyem Restore it goes through the process and at the end I get a message your computer cannot be restored to an ealier date, try another date.
Your help with this matter would be appreciated! Thanks.
 

A:Repair system restore

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I'm trying to do a repair of system restore. I did....open file sr.inf and right clicked on it and chose install but.....it wants me to extract files from windows XP service pack 1 cd. I have that installed already from windows update. ??????????
 

A:Repair of system restore

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Hello all, I found a few threads on this forum with the same problem, but none of the solutions recommended helped me. I'm not sure if my posting a new thread will help, but since I received a different message than the other threads, I figured I'd give it a shot.

My computer screen just went black while I was listening to music and doing some work. I powered off and restarted my computer but it would not boot up. It went form Starting Windows screen to a black screen. I inserted my Windows 7 install disk and tried to repair, but it didn't work and I got this message:

Problem signature:
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: -1
Problem Signature 05: ExternalMedia
Problem Signature 06: 1
Problem Signature 07: NoOsInstalled
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033


I tried several restore points and despite receiving a message the the restore was successful, my computer still would not boot. Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated.

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I have a new Samsung N210 Netbook and I always have to restore it using System Restore every single time I start it up. It takes about 15 minutes to repair. I repair it because it does not boot up at all and it justs says the splashscreen (Microsoft Corportation text with a status bar above the text).

A:Startup Repair & System Restore Every Day

I'd do a clean install to clear the hdd. If it still acts up then you've probably got a hardware issue.

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I'm hoping someone can help me save my pc! I have a Gateway LX6810-01. Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit with SP1. 8 GB DDR2 Memory. 640 GB Hard Drive. Vista came preinstalled, I do not have a Vista disk. The only thing I have is a Gateway Recovery Disk, that I assume will restore my PC to how it was out of the box....minus my photos and files I have only backed up some of my photos, so there are still a decent amount that I don't want to lose.

The problem seemed to start when I was infected with the Vista Security 2012 Virus. I ran Malware Bytes and Super AntiSpyware and it appeared to have removed the virus. Just to be safe I thought I'd do a System Restore and go back a few days.

When I ran the System Restore it took very long. Ordinarily this only takes my computer a few minutes but this time I started it at night and when I got up in the morning (a good 8 hrs later) it was still at the exact same place. In my ignorance I thought it had frozen and....I'm ashamed to admit, I hit the power button. Then things really went bad. I tried to power it back up and it only got to the Microsoft Windows screen with the green loading bar and then System Repair came up. Repair ran and then told me that System Repair could not fix this problem. The problem details reported:

Problem Event Name Startup RepairV2
Problem Signature 01 AutoFailover
Problem Signature 02 6.0.6000.16386.0.0.0
Problem Signature 03 0
Problem Signature 04 65537
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A:System Restore/Repair fails

Hello lily71,The Vista Recovery CD only gives you the same options that you have now via "Repair my computer;" specifically "Startup Repair," System Restore," and "Command Prompt." These options haven't seemed to work for you thus far. You could attempt to use "Last known good configuration" by performing the following:As the computer is booting, tap the "F8 key" continuously until you get the "Windows Advanced Options Menu."Note: - on some computers, a "Boot Menu" may appear first, with a listing of hard drives, DVD/CDROMs, etc. If that occurs, use the arrow keys to highlight your boot drive, press <Enter> and immediately start pressing the "F8 key" again.When the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" appears, use your arrow keys to move to "Last Known Good Configuration" then press the <Enter> key.If that doesn't work, it is probably a good time to attempt to recover files and photos from your system. While there are many ways to accomplish this, one of the fastest and easiest is using Puppy Linux live CD.What you will need: Another computer with a CD burner, a blank recordable CD disc, and a USB Flash drive or external USB drive large enough to rescue all of your documents.View a tutorial: Recover files from Windows Vista hard disk using Puppy Linux.Once all of your files are safely backed up, you could continue to query other advisors suggestions or... Read more

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I need desperately to fix my wife's HP computer with XP version that her System Restore will not go back more than one day.

She had downloaded a free trial version of Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 4. This program froze completely her system and I could not remove it either by using the add/remove or even the revo program. SOOOO i called the techs from Adobe in India of course and they took me to a link to "fix the problem".

Yes it deleted the Photoshop CS4 but also EVERY Photoshop that my spouse had on her computer (4 years worth). She is a teacher and had lots of pictures and images from her "kids" at school.

I tried to do a System Restore but could not go more that one day.

She has being in tears ever since. Can anyone help me with a solution? I have tried every anti spyware, anti malware anti virus that I can think of to no avail.

PLease, Please someone help.

Manny J.

A:How can I repair a System Restore that will not go back but one day?

Just a FYI, a mod will delete your email address in the post. It is not safe to post an email address on a public forum.

Regarding the problem, are all of your restore points gone or will it just not let you restore to a previous point (you get an error message)?

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Hello!
 
This is my first time doing computer assembly. I'm running on a new motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-970-D3P), GPU (AMD Radeon HD 7870), RAM (Patriot Viper Xtreme 8GB 1600), and power supply (Corsair GS700), with my hard drives containing Windows 7 (1 SSD, one HDD) being moved over from my last computer.
 
When I boot the comp up, it goes to BIOS and then starts loading Windows, but then immediately says that Windows cannot be loaded, giving the options to repair the system or boot normally. Booting normally loops me back to that menu, and attempting repair ends up with the OS saying that it can't do it, restarting itself and bringing me back through the loop. Doing a system restore to an earlier point also ends up doing the same.
 
The BIOS seems to be at its latest update. I imagine it's the mobo drivers, but I don't know how I could install drivers if the OS won't even boot up.
 
This is my first time handling stuff like this, so I don't know what information is relevant. I'll try to provide whatever you guys need to know.

A:W7 Won't Boot, System Repair + Restore Do Nothing

I see that the installed hard drive contains data from another computer, correct?
 
If the parts are different, you will have problems loading Windows. What is being done with the hard drive is like trying to put a square peg through a round hole.
 
I found a relevant post to your problem. This guy had taken a hard drive with data on it, and tried to move it to a different laptop:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/503834/hard-drive-swap-between-old-and-new-laptop/?hl=%2Bold+%2Bhard+%2Bdrive+%2Bswap+%2Bnew+%2Bcomputer
 
Any questions? I will do my best to answer them.

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Vista system restore will create restore point but will not successfully restore system.
had same problem with XP, found fix, works great. Can't find fix for Vista
can anyone help?

A:Repair Vista System Restore

Since Windows Vista is a new operating system, and is still being patched and fixed you may found that there will be problems with your system and you have came across one. One thing you could try is (I know this is not the BEST idea) ring Microsoft and ask one of there tech's to guide you through it to make sure you are doing it the Microsoft way . They may even have a fix for it.

Best of luck!

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Been getting blue screen for the past 4 days... now I switched laptop on its says startup system repair tried doing this but nothing happened after 3 hours just grey screen.

A:laptop won't system repair or restore.

Hi there
I'd either re-install fresh or recover from a backup image.

First though see if Windows boots in SAFE mode. (Press and Hold F8 key on Windows Boot). If it does then just shut down again and try and boot normally.

If you haven't got a backup / restore program it's ALWAYS worth spending a little money on buying one. You can also make bootable media so you can restore via booting from a DVD or USB device.
Backup shouldn't take you more than 30 mins to an hour and really will get you out of a hole many many times.

In a way this is a good experience to understand why a backup program is necessary -- computers DO go wrong for all sorts of reasons --a decent backup gets you out of all sorts of messes.

Cheers
jimbo

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I remember there was a way to force a method to repair system restore and have it work. Unfortunately I cant'
remember how. I am running an old Dell with XP and SP3
Anyone out there with a better memory than mine? I appreciate any help.
 

A:Solved: Repair system restore

I reminded myself I installed Zone Alarm last week. I deleted it and all was back to normal.
 

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Hi,
Whenever I try and do a system restore, it comes back with "system restore has encountered a problem and has to close".
This happens ALL the time, even in safe mode. Have looked at many sites and the closest said rt. click on c:\windows\sr.inf - I do not have that on my Xp SP2 machine.

Can anyone help?

A:System restore repair / reinstallation?

i am doin a search now for the inf file you mentioned. so far nothing at all. have you been able to retsore the system to last good config?

to do this restart PC and and keep pressin F8 before the windows XP boot screen comes up and retsore to last good config. try that.

or try using repair option form the XP CD when booting from it.

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Hello - not sure of problem, but based on some searching here, believe I hv a system restore or system repair virus.  While online, computer shut down and then restarted and asked me to start system repair.  I had skipped this request as the pop up looked fishy and tried to start up normally - only to have no ability to navigate to any programs and a warning from McAfee that I hv a risky connection blocked.   Have tried rebooting in safe mode and running both system repair and restore and they run for hours with nothing apparently happening.  Lastly - I am now getting LogonUI.exe error when signing on....  Ugh.   Very much appreciate any help that can be provided.  Thank you!!!!
 
Jim

A:Possible System Restore / Repair Virus

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and ... Read more

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I read somewhere here how to fix the fact that my system restore does not work, nothing happens if I click on a
previous date. I don't know how long this has been going on because I don't think I have used it for a long time. I have Mcafee. I saw a thread here whoch I can't find again because it was a single thread from a Google search. After following instructions I noticed the date was 2004 and it was for Windows ME. It said something about going to windows explorer and finding a certain file "system" which isn't in XP. Can anyone help please? Thanks
 

A:Solved: Need to repair my system restore in XO

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I'm running Windows7 on a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6067
I believe I'm currently stuck in a startup repair/system restore loop, I stayed up late last night trying every trick in the book to fix it that I know of, but to no avail. I'm currently a college student and I have VERY important files that I need to get(resume for upcoming job fair, schoolwork, etc). This occured after windows was installing a critical update the previous night, I woke up to this problem.
1)Startup repairs gives me error and restarts computer
2)I cannot system restore to any restore point, doing so gives me an error saying that system restore found an unexpected error code 0x80070002.
3)I cannot boot into safe mode and run a system restore. I tried booting to safe mode and got into the startup repair
4) Last known good configuration option throws me into startup repair
5)Going into the command prompt and trying to run chkdsk tells me that Unable to run chkdsk hard drive write protected 6) I tried sfc /scannow and it gives me an error
7)Trying system image restore doesn't work because I don't have an image saved
8)I don't remember from last night, but I went into the command prompt to copy some files on my drive in an attempt to boot my windows properly but failed
I'm not sure where to go from here.. I'm willing to do a complete wipe and reinstall windows7, but I have some VERY important files I need to have for school on my computer. I'm wondering if there's any way I can g... Read more

A:Startup repair/system restore loop

Boot to "recovery environment"->command prompt. then

Code:
diskpart
list disks
(only 1 disk listed? Anyway select the disk number with win7)
select disk 0
list part
(how many partitions do you see? what number has the win7 partition. Assume it's 7 in this example)
select part 7
detail part
detail vol
exit
is it healthy? NTFS? What is volume letter? Is it readonly?

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When I started the laptop today I got a window titled "Startup Repair" with a message "Your computer was unable to start". Then another window wanting to run system restore. I am running vista on an HP G60-230US notebook pc. I am afraid this may be a malware program and have not run the restore. I will shutdown the laptop until further instructions from this forum, I am making this post from a tablet.
The last program installed on the laptop was Turbo Tax, and i have run the computer and the program several times without issues.

A few months ago I had a problem with Internet Security 2012 malware. I believe I sucessfully removed it following the instructions on the malware removal page. The pc has run normally since then with the exception of an error message for windows defender everytime it boots up.

Any help will be greatly apreciated. Thanks.

A:Startup repair, system restore, Am I infected?

Have you tried the Startup Repair and if so, what did happen, did you get any error message?

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hey,
i got a hp pavillion running windows 7
i was installing the windows update and pressed restart now, after this the force restart thing came up but i pressed cancel and it didnt like this, after 2 minutes of program errors it restarted and went straight into startup repair. running it on normal mode doesnt work and safe mode is not available. when it runs startip repair it wont fix anything and tells me to restore, i can get to the windows restore part and have restore points but they do not work and an error is shown, x8000xffff if i remember correctly.

anything i can do?

A:unable to system restore from startup repair

Switch on your computer and keep pressing F8 on the HP Boot Logo.
Then from the advanced boot options, select Last Known Good Configuration and press Enter.

If this doesn't work, boot into safe mode with command prompt. Then in the command prompt, type rstrui.exe and press Enter. This will launch System Restore. Try restoring your system to an earlier date when it was working fine.

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Hello.

I recently downloaded a damaged file, which caused my computer (not this one) to be unable to start up normally.

The computer now boots up in Startup repair, which is unable to repair my computer "automatically" and when I then click "View advanced options for system recovery and support" and go to the "System restore" tab and choose a Date and time for the restoration, it tells me that "There is not enough free space to restore the disk". I seem to have no options to try and sort out the missing space on the harddisk, which should be unnecessary because I am pretty sure there is still alot of disk space on the C: harddrive.
I dont know if this is a problem you have to solve through the Command prompt..?

Any help appreciated.

A:Problems regarding Startup Repair and System Restore

Welcome to the Windows 7 Forum.
Please fill out your computer specs. To have a idea of what is needed check my specs or others, lower left corner of post. What damaged file did you download and from where?

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Hey guys, yet another problem from me (I'm just throwing them all out, what a nice guy eh?).

I recently had to do a repair install since explore.exe was either deleted, moved, or thrown in a corner somewhere and beaten with a stick. Regardless this was because I had tried doing a System Restore which failed miserably. I believe this was due to Norton SystemWorks 2003 but that is besides the point.

When I did the repair install the System Restore utility failed to install and I tried re-installing again. Anyone have any ideas as to how I can possibly get it back?
(I promise this is my last problem for awhile, unless the system goes screwy again )
 

A:System Restore not Installed Following a Repair Install

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Hi there, first time poster here!

I have windows 7 home premium (64 bit) it came installed on my laptop and I dont have the disk. I done a system restore today, and now I am faced with a nice black screen with a mouse cursor. I've seen a few topics like this so I am sorry but my time with another computer is somewhat limited!
I have tried starting in all safe modes, no change.
I have done the F8 repair your computer thing (said it found no issues) and the system can check both disks (I have 2 hard drives called C (main with all program files etc) and D which has nothing but media files) I noticed that that on the system recovery options screen, it is saying thaat Operating System is windows 7 on (D Main.... C is my main, not D and now I'm pretty much stuck. I opened cmd promt and done the CHKDSK for both disks and it takes a LOOONG time to do the D drive.
Any ideas on how it happened or how to fix it would be SO awesome, thanks for your time everyone, hope you have a better day than me

A:System not working after System Restore

sounds like it's trying to boot from the disk that's in the DVD Drive.. (??)

remove it and try again..

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The machine starts to boot normally, but stays on the green scrolling bar loading splash screen window. It doesn't freeze, it just never moves on from that screen. It will not load in safe mode or last known good config either. I've run hardware diags and they all pass with flying colors.

Startup Repair listed the following as the problem details but was unable to fix problem.

Problem Event Name:Startup repairV2

Problem Signature 01: AutoFailure

Prob Sig 02: 6.0.6001.18000.6.0.6001.18000

Prob Sig 03: 6

Prob Sig 04: 786444

Prob Sig 05: Unknown

Prob Sig 06: NoRootCause

Prob Sig 07: 0

Prob Sig 08: 2

Prob Sig 09: WrpRepair

Prob Sig 10: 87

Is there anything else I can try besides reloading Vista onto the laptop? Thanks.

A:Vista won't boot, System restore/Startup repair can't fix

Hello and welcome to the forum.

We need some more info on your system..

1. Manufacture name...
2. Model Number...
3. Laptop or desktop...
4. 32 bit or 64 bit
5. Name of your anti-virus...

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I have a major problem. Spybot Search and Destroy had finished scanning my computer (Dell Dimension e520 running Windows XP service pack 2). I then clicked on it to fix the problems it found, and started doing something else on Tradestation. A short time later, a message popped up on my screen that I had never seen before. It basically said there was a system fault, that my computer was going to reboot in 60 seconds, and that I should save all my work. The only thing I remember about the message was that it said something about "NT" system fault or error fault or something like that and a timer counted down from 60 seconds. There was no way for me to cancel it. A separate message from Spybot also popped up. I don't recall what it said other than it asking me if I wanted it to start automatically before everything loaded up the next time I started my computer because of something it had found or that had occurred. But I wasn't able to click OK before the time ran out because I was too busy trying to figure out why I was getting these messages and save my work at the same time.

My computer then rebooted. However, while Windows was loading, it stopped and gave an error message stating that a particular file (hal.dll) was missing or corrupt. On my computer I have the hard drive partitioned into two drives, C: and E:. Both have Windows on them, but the E: drive is the main drive. When I reboot my computer, it asks me from which drive I want to start Windows. I... Read more

A:Major Problem: Any Way to Restore My System Configuration After XP Repair?

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Hi all

I brought the machine about a year ago, put 7 on it, and never had to do a System Restore until about a month ago.

After a month of twiddling around, it keeps happening every time I try one.

I apologise that I have not got a copy of exactly what the message is.

It (no surprises here) tells me that there were errors, and that nothing has changed.

As a result my PC is getting less and less like I want it (because I can't annihilate slip-ups by restoring past them).

I done the disk clean up method (where you get rid of all the restore points) many times; to no avail.

Please help me.

Best

AD

A:System Restore Always Gives Errors - Is it Time for a Repair Install?

Hi AD,
If the errors are Windows related, an upgrade install ran within Windows will help. If the errors are caused by what you installed, a clean install is the best option.
Getting a free or paid backup program is miles better than System Restore.

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Hello,

Today, one of my family members' computers (Windows 7, 64-bit) was infected with the System Repair (not restore as the title says - sorry) virus, which essentially ran a scan saying that her hard drive wasn't working correctly, and all of her files had been lost. A number of dialog boxes also popped up one after the other with various hard drive 'errors' and warnings.

Because she was panicking, before I had a chance to look for a solution she chose to restart her computer and it is now stuck in a 'Startup Repair' loop. I have tried starting it in the various Safe Modes, but it is met with the same loop. The 'Loading Windows Files' screen comes up followed by the 'Startup Repair' which, after a very brief scan, has the following to report:

Startup Repair diagnosis and repair log
Last successful boot time: 10/15/2011 1:17:57 AM (GMT)
Number of repair attempts: 11

Session details
System Disk = \Device\Harddisk0
Windows directory = C:\windows
AutoChk Run = 0
Number of root causes = 1

Test Performed:
Check for updates, Internet state check, Event log diagnosis, System boot log diagnosis, Boot manager diagnosis, Volume content check, Target OS test, Disk metadata test, Disk failure diagnosis, and System disk test are all listed under this section. All return 'completed successfully, error code = 0x0' results.

Root cause found:
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A:Startup Repair loop following 'System Restore' infection

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Hello everyone. I'm a big fan of this incredible website but I haven't actually posted here ... until now. Hope someone has some advice for me.

My HP laptop running Vista somehow picked up something nasty. Simple scans were not fixing it, so I figured I'd try to do a System Restore back to a point before I picked it up.

Short story is the Restore failed ... and now I can't get Windows to load even in safe mode.

Here's what I was able to copy manually from the error screen:

(After reboot following System Restore attempt:)
Microsoft Windows: Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically
(Send information about this problem)

Clicking on 'More details' shows:

Problem signature:
problem event name: StartupRepairV2;
signature 01: AutoFailover;
signature 02: 6.0.6000.16386.6.0.6001.18000;
signature 03: 0;
signature 04: 65537;
signature 05: unknown;
signature 06: MissingOsLoader;
signature 07: 0;
signature 08: 3;
signature 09: FixBootConfig;
signature 10: 2;

OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.256.1;
Locale ID: 1033

Diagnostic log (before reboot) showed all tests successful except Failed to find OS Loader.

Clicking through results in a reboot, and another OS load fail.

It lets me select "Advanced options" which opens a window with these links:

- Startup Repair [which fails again; repeats this whole process over]
- System Restore [which fails -- see below]
- Windows Complete PC Restore [sounds drastic -- have not attempted yet]
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A:System Restore failed; now Startup Repair fails too

hi ,,, could be a boot loader prob,,, have a look at the 5th post down in the link,,,http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion...lease-help.htmldo you have your pc backed up ?? if so and you have the windows disc i would just clean install the OS and reinstate the backups,, i have read a lot about this issue you have and it always seems to end up with a clean install to remedy the problem,, just thought id mention this in case you want to cut to the chase good luck.

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I have a Dell Inspiron with Windows Vista. On starting up, it says, "Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause." then offers to "Launch Startup Repair" or "Start Windows normally".

When asked to start normally, it tries to start, but fails, returning again to this page.
When asked to launch startup repair, it opens the programme, scans the system for several minutes, and then says "Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically".

When clicking on the diagnostic and repair details, it says:

"Last successful boot time: 10/3/2011 3:42:52PM
Number of repair attempts: 8

Session details
System disk = \Device\Harddisk
Windows directory = C:\Windows
AutoChk Run = 0
Number of root causes = 1

Test Performed:
Name: Check for updates
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: System disk test
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: Disk failure diagnosis
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: Disk metadata test
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: Target OS test
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: Volume content check
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: Boot manager diagnosis
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: System boot log diagnosis
Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
Name: Event log diagnosis
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A:Windows Vista won't run, Startup Repair won't fix it, System Restore won't fix it

What is the make of your harddrive?
 

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