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Windows Error Recovery Loop(Windows7), Help Please !

Q: Windows Error Recovery Loop(Windows7), Help Please !

Greetings:
My computer froze during an update, upon restarting the computer I now I have a endless loop error.    A black screen appears with the following message.
"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.
To fix the problem:
1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart the computer.
2. Choose your language settings and click next.
3. Click "repair your computer"
If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.
File: \Windows\system32\config\system\
Status: 0xc000014c
Info: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt."
 
The computer is a gateway zx6971-ub10p, No windows installation disc was included,
(I had previously made one but am unable to find it, also don't have the box/packaging anymore). I do not care about recovery anything on the computer, I just need to get the computer working again for school.  
Windows Memory Diagnostic found no problems, Various Safe Modes, Last Known Good Configuration, Start Windows Normally,etc... do nothing. 
Was going to try http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery but I don't even know my 25 character product key, no warranty from Gateway now, and no $ to take this thing somewhere.  
 
Is this computer toast?!?    
 
If anyone could help me out I would be so grateful!!!

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A: Windows Error Recovery Loop(Windows7), Help Please !

Looks like the computer can't find the registry:

 
Status: 0xc000014c
Info: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt."

Several different things could cause this.  Start with these free, bootable hardware diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html
I suspect the hard drive, so be sure to run that test.  Also, run the MemTest86+ as I don't trust the results of the Windows Memory Diagnostic
 
Does the computer have a Windows sticker affixed to it?  If so, that'll contain the Windows Product Key

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My computer froze earlier today and I thought little of it, so I rebooted my computer and it went to Error Recovery. Unfortunately after choosing to Start Windows Normally it takes a couple minutes and just reboots itself and goes back to Error Recovery.

I've tried Safe Mode, I tried Last Known Good Configuration, and I haven't had any luck. The only OS disc I have is the one Gateway packaged with the computer years ago and it doesn't seem to work at all.

I am fairly computer inept and I have nothing left. Searching the internet hasn't helped me at all and I'm starting to get a bit scared. I need help asap.

Any help anyone can provide would be much appreciated.

A:Windows Error Recovery Loop

Which version of Windows?

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I've been working on a Toshiba Satellite C655-S5540 tha's been suffering from a devasting recovery loop. I've tried to rebuild the MBR with all the bootrec commands from the System Recover Repair Disk. Nothing is seeming to work. I've recently came across the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64. I've read good things of this tool, so I ran in on the computer, but am now in need of a fixlist.txt. I don't know how to acquire a fixlist. I do have the FRST.txt. Here it is:
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 09-12-2013
Ran by SYSTEM on MININT-9ELQM0K on 09-12-2013 18:51:26
Running from F:\
Windows 7 Home Premium (X64) OS Language: English(US)
Internet Explorer Version 10
Boot Mode: Recovery
The current controlset is ControlSet001ATTENTION!:=====> If the system is bootable FRST could be run from normal or Safe mode to create a complete log.
==================== Registry (Whitelisted) ==================
HKLM\...\Run: [] - [x]
HKLM\...\Run: [HotKeysCmds] - C:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe [ ] ()
HKLM\...\Run: [SmartAudio] - C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe [316032 2010-12-14] (Conexant systems, Inc.)
HKLM\...\Run: [SynTPEnh] - C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe [2052392 2010-03-10] (Synaptics Incorporated)
HKLM\...\Run: [TPwrMain] - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.exe [590256 2011-05-17] (TOSHIBA Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [TCrdMain] - C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\FlashCards\TCrdMain.exe [972672 2011-04-27] (TOSHIBA Corp... Read more

A:Windows Error Recovery Loop

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started my pc and recovery error came up. Tried system recovery DVDs, safemode just does nothing n it loops again,, but when i hit startup repair it goes to n empty desktop with just a mouse pointer.

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Have tried it all I saw a post a while back about it but nothing seemed to work for me it always loops back to the error page when I enter my win7 disc it does nothing just brings me to the same exact page. Please help me.

A:Windows error recovery loop

What is on the error screen? Message details?

When you have the Windows disc in the drive must boot set as the first boot device

either in the BIOS or you can use the quick boot menu during startup (varied by make/model)

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I turned on my computer after working with ATT Tech's for wide band and now have a Windows Error Recovery on the screen. I have chosen both options with no results; it just loops back to the same Window Error Recovery screen. I have tried to reboot and completely unplug the computer. Are there any solutions?

T

A:Windows Error Recovery Loop

Hi and welcome to TSF you could try running a repair if you have a install or recovery disc http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tuto...torial148.html

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Greetings: 1st, not sure if I have posted in the right section, moderator please feel free to move.

My computer froze during an update, upon restarting the computer I now I have a endless loop error. :***

A black screen appears with the following message.
"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause.
To fix the problem:
1. Insert your Windows installation disc and restart the computer.
2. Choose your language settings and click next.
3. Click "repair your computer"
If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.
File: \Windows\system32\config\system\
Status: 0xc000014c
Info: Windows failed to load because the system registry file is missing, or corrupt."

The computer is a gateway zx6971-ub10p, No windows installation disc was included,
(I had previously made one but am unable to find it, also don't have the box/packaging anymore). I do not care about recovery anything on the computer, I just need to get the computer working again for school.
Windows Memory Diagnostic found no problems, Various Safe Modes, Last Known Good Configuration, Start Windows Normally,etc... do nothing.
Was going to try Microsoft Software Recovery but I don't even know my 25 character product key, no warranty from Gateway now, and no $ to take this thing somewhere.

Is this computer toast?!?

A:Re: Windows 7 System Recovery Loop Error

You can borrow my boot media , see if you can replace the hives from \windows\system32\config\regback.

Copy them to \windows\system32\config

A23x86.iso

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It seems that my wife's laptop is stuck in a loop to where no matter the option i choose, Windows Error Recovery loops back to giving me <Launch Startup Repair (recommended)> or <Start Windows Normally>.

If i go into Launch Startup Repair...it cycles back within seconds to the exact same page. If I go into Start Windows Normally, it seems to try to load up with the Windows icon showing and Dell showing, then cycles back after about 1 minute.

I've tried booting into Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, and Safe Mode with Command Prompt to no avail. Seems to cycle back in the end to the Windows Error Recovery again.

It's a Dell Inspiron m5010 with Windows 7 and I have no Windows 7 Recovery/Restore Disc.

I've tried the option of hitting F8 til Recover Your Computer as well...but it also just cycles back to the Recovery screen with no option to hit NEXT and Language settings..

Any suggestions to what I can do? I have no idea what my wife did to her computer. :(

Thanks in Advance!
-Andrew

A:Stuck in a Windows Error Recovery Loop

Use your program CD or boot disc to get to Command Prompt and run chkdsk /p

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Hello,

I have an issue with Windows Vista 32x on my Asus laptop. Whenever i turn on the pc, i am taken to a windows error recovery page and am given two options - both of which take me back to this error recovery page.

Vista was pre installed on my pc, so i dont have a Vista DVD to boot from so i can use windows repair.

My other problem is that i am currently travelling in Europe, and i need to know if i can use a Vista DVD in say French, to perform Windows repair.

Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Windows Error Recovery Page Loop

Have you tried going through safe mode?

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I've fixed this problem for other people before and go figure when it happens to me I'm stumped..
just got a new hard drive so before i installed Vista Ultimate x64 i loaded fail safe defaults in BIOS and made sure to boot from CD before HDD...
I put in the Vista OEM installation disk, Boot from CD and after finishing verifying DMI pool data it continues to go right on to windows recovery...instead of giving me the option to press any key to boot from DVD...
I'm guessing it's an option in Bios i'm over looking but i can't for the life of me figure this out. Looking forward to input. Thanks in advance

A:Windows error recovery loop..With a twist..

Originally Posted by SkiilisMyWeaopn


I've fixed this problem for other people before and go figure when it happens to me I'm stumped..
just got a new hard drive so before i installed Vista Ultimate x64 i loaded fail safe defaults in BIOS and made sure to boot from CD before HDD...
I put in the Vista OEM installation disk, Boot from CD and after finishing verifying DMI pool data it continues to go right on to windows recovery...instead of giving me the option to press any key to boot from DVD...
I'm guessing it's an option in Bios i'm over looking but i can't for the life of me figure this out. Looking forward to input. Thanks in advance



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I have the same problem ..
I get windows error recovery when boot the computer..
What isthe solution?

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I did a restore point a week back from when my laptop was acting up..since then Ive been getting the bsod then switches to the windows error recovery screen in a loop..now..I cant launch startup repair (it loops back to the error recovery screen) and start windows normally will load but then loops back to the error recovery screen..I can go into f8 but it doesnt matter what I choose none of the options will work..I went into f12 and go into bios setup and i ran a system configuration and every thing is running fine..I also can change the boot sequence...I burned a copy of windows 7 from my desktop because im unsure how to do it from my laptop..I didnt get a cd for my laptop when I bought it and since I cant get to my desktop I can even look for it to reinstall..I have files I need to get off my laptop before I install windows 7 and I wasnt sure how to recover my files in case they get deleted before I reinstall windows 7...im a mess..pleas help..thank you

A:bosd and windows error recovery screen loop

Welcome .
Step #1 Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hi everyone,
Newbie here so hope I posted this in the right section.

I am not able to boot up my laptop at all so I cannot do the DM Log Collector, sorry!

I own an ASUS R500A laptop that seemed to have crashed for no reason yesterday. I was using it, went afk for a few hours, came back and saw it in Windows Error Recovery. I had 2 options - Start Windows Normally or Launch Startup Repair. Start Windows Normally loops back to Windows Error Recovery. Launch Startup Repair takes me to a blank screen with ASUS logo and a window X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe. I am unable to type anything in this box.

I cannot boot in Safe Mode (loops again). I get BsoD when i choose "Disable Automatic Restart Upon System Error". I did not install any new hardware or software recently. I also don't have a Windows 7 DVD or Recovery Disk to boot from. After a few more times trying to reboot, F8 on start up no longer takes me to the screen where I can choose to boot in Safe Mode. All I get is the Windows Error Recovery window.

Is this something I can fix on my own or should I bring it to a repair shop? I would appreciate any help you guys can provide! I'm heartbroken that I might have lost all my pictures of my beloved pets that have passed on, as well as my school work.

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Hi,
 
So frustrated and baffled by what shouldn't be a big deal... after a week of searching online/trying things, I'm ready to pitch laptop out the window. :/ I'm hoping someone recognizes this situation and what might be necessary to fix it.  I'll try to make this as brief as possible.
 
This is an HP Envy 14, originally bought w W7. A month ago i accidentally "upgraded" to W10 and didn't revert back to W7 in the 30 day window.  So last week I was trying to get rid of W10, which I didn't like and had multiple issues.  Eventually I booted off the recovery discs I made when I got the laptop years ago, all 4 discs used, and it seemed to be installing fine.  Messages on laptop that it was setting computer up for first time use, etc.
 
Then when the "Starting Windows" message comes up w the W7 logo, it's followed by the Windows Recovery error message (Windows didn't shut down correctly last time; start in Safe Mode, etc) and is in a loop. Going into Safe Mode results in an error message that Windows can't complete installation in Safe Mode and to restart the computer.  This leads to the HP screen, which automatically starts up W7, which results in the error message.
 
This happened both when I ran Factory Reset and I think the other option was System Restore.
 
Also tried using a repair disc, which didn't fix the problem.
 
My son (who's helping me in this) thought maybe there was leftover stuff from W10 that was causing the... Read more

A:Wiped HD: why won't Factory Reset work? Windows Recovery Error loop..

Is there a sticker on the bottom of the computer with a Windows 7 key? Is so you can install Windows 7 using any Windows 7 install disk with the same version but you would need to do a phone activation. Is there anyone you or your son knows who has a Windows 7 install disk?
 
One or more of your DVDs may be defective. 
 
What is the main use of the computer, general browsing and email?

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During recovery - error message: "system image created using efi and this computer is using bios"

My efi bios lists:
windows boot manager with efi label
dvd ram without efi label
dvd ram with label in addition to above when win7 install dvd inserted
hdd without efi label (ntfs)

Thinking it's a boot sequence problem I tried all possible combinations as well as the probable. In some cases I get missing bootmgr of course from the HDD and the familiar "this version of windows is incompatible with the system......." The most successful attempt and the error msg "image created using efi and this uses bios" resulted from any combination which had the non efi dvd ram before the hdd

This follows a virgin install of Win7/64pro and a successful backup to an expansion drive. The original win7 drive was replaced with an identical but empty target drive.

Asus p8p67 rev 3.1 with efi bios
16 GB RAM @1600 mhz
Sandybridge 2500k
Zoltec 560ti

A:Windows7/64 Pro recovery error

Hello maxxx and welcome to Seven Forums.

Don't know if this will be much help but which system imaging tool did you use? There have been reports that the native Windows 7 imaging tool can be kinda useless at times if that's the one you used. Other recommendations include Macrium free, Paragon Backup free, and EaseUS Todo Backup free.

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Hi--My Pavilion G6 stopped working and the usual Windows7 recover options didn't work, so I sent away for a Windows 7 USB stick recovery kit from HP.  Following the included instructions, the notebook boots up off of the recovery stick, and gets part way through the recovery process but then displays this error: "Windows cannot find 'F:\System.sav\Util\Rstone.exe' Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again." This was an automated process, so there could not have been a typing error. I tried the process several times, but can't get past this point.  Does anyone have any advice on how to proceed? Thanks!

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Hello,

Yesterday morning when I turned on my laptop, I got the "BOOTMGR missing error". My laptop was working with no problems till the night before, so I don't know what happened. Anyway, I tried everything recommend on this forum and elsewhere to fix the problem. But nothing seems to work.

Since I don't have any important stuff on the laptop, I don't mind reinstalling Windows 7 if that would solve the issue. But I don't have a windows 7 installation CD. I have a Samsung R540 which came pre-installed with Windows 7. I went to the Microsoft recovery centre and tried to validate my windows product key but it is not validating.. Is this because my Windows is pre-installed?

Also from the command prompt I can see that I have a recovery partition. When I start the laptop, it says "press F2 for setup and F4 for recovery." But while F2 takes me to the BIOS screen, F4 doesn't do anything. While searching online, someone suggested that the recovery partition must be made active. So I went to command prompt and made it active and tried again. But it has made no difference.

So now I don't what else to do.. I don't really care about any data. I just want the laptop to work.. Is there no hope for me?? I would really appreciate any help
Thanks in advance

A:How to access recovery partition to reinstall Windows7?(BOOTMGR error)

Hi Anna,
have a read of this tutorial.
Bootmgr is missing - Fix

Roy

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I had previously had a issue with a virus/Trojan, I downloaded multiple aintvirus/malware removel
Tools, to no avail. So I decided to do a full recovery, apon the recovery completion my system starts to reinstall windows. At that point after registry install the system gives error message that windows is unable to install to "thuis systems hardware" I have tried everything I know and was suggested via tech support.. Any ideas(besides buying a recovery CD or new OS) please help ASAP. Have college work due end of week.

And now its saying hardisk failure and bios is not recognizing my HDD..

A:Windows Failed Install after (Windows7) system recovery.

if bios is not recognising hdd it could either be a problem with drivers or your hdd is "fried"

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Hello, I have encountered a troubling problem with my ASUS Windows 8 Laptop. Every time I turn on the laptop, it says "Preparing Automatic Repair", then goes into complete black, then the Blue Error screen shows up for about 1 second, then restarts and the cycle keep repeating itself. I am unable to boot from a recovery USB drive, so I an unable to get to the Advanced Startup menu. The laptop did not come with a CD.

Any help is appriciated.

A:Windows 8 Automatic Loop/Blue Error Screen Loop

Hi Kenzilla02 & Welcome to the forums ^_^,

Could you please post a photo of the Blue Screen so that we could see if there is anything which can help us in diagnosing the problem. You cannot get into the Safe Mode as well?

Anyways, you would need an installation disc for the repairs and to check what is going on.
Let me know how it goes ^_^
-Pranav

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My windows7 operating system is no longer booting to desktop it is in a sort of loop which never reaches desktop. I have tried the recovery options on my windows7 operating disk non seem to work. Start up repair was no good tried system restore which would not complete successfully also command prompt chkdsk c: /r which jhas been going on forever. I've been on ebay purchased a windows7 boot disk (arrives fri) I fear it may do no more than the os disk, can anyone suggest anything other than a full reinstore of the os I have important files which I need to get to desktop to peruse. When chkdsk finishes running I am going to try sfc\ scannow.

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My brother gave me his laptop telling me he couldn't get it to start. I asked what he did and he said he doesn't know(he's mentally disabled and doesn't always know what he's doing). So I took it home, booted it up and it turns out he's stuck in a recovery loop. At first, it was stuck in an HP Recovery Loop, asking me over and over if I wanted to do a factory reset, image reset, etc. No matter what option(s) I chose, it would go through the chosen process, reboot, and go right back to asking me what I wanted to do to recover. I managed to get it past this but now it's in an HP Software Installation loop. It will continually "install software" and reboot, over and over and over. I booted Ubuntu from a USB and tested the hard drive, test results came back fine. F2 menu tested memory, came back fine. It's currently testing the hard drive from F2. Has anyone run into this problem/know how to fix it? He bought the computer with Windows 8 installed and the only recovery disc he has in USB from geeksquad.

A:Windows 8 Recovery Loop

Hi,Do let me know the results of extensive hard drive tests.If everything passed,Do a hard reset: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c01684768Plug in laptop and tap away f11 key as soon as you power on laptop, try factory reset now.If this is giving you same issue, try factory reset by booting in from HP Recovery discshttp://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c03489643BTW, have you backed up all the data from hard drive, if not - please do that FIRST, by booting from LiveCD? and copy the files to external drive:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDRegardsVisruth

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Windows 7 RC 64-bit

Tried to load a 64-bit IPSec vpn client and received a bsd.
Rebooted into safe mode and perform system recovery.
All went well until reboot.
Now system continually returns to System Recovery Options even when I boot to safe mode.

Please help, really don't want to have to do a complete reinstall.

A:Windows 7 Recovery Loop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by steiner


Windows 7 RC 64-bit

Tried to load a 64-bit IPSec vpn client and received a bsd.
Rebooted into safe mode and perform system recovery.
All went well until reboot.
Now system continually returns to System Recovery Options even when I boot to safe mode.

Please help, really don't want to have to do a complete reinstall.


Hi steiner and welcome to sevenforums.

Do you have a backup to restore from? have you tried booting from the win 7 dvd? we could also porbably use some sys specs.

Ken

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I'm stuck in the recovery system loop with 0 bytes and for some reason there is only 1 advanced option when there was 5 before. Please help
 

A:Windows 7 recovery system loop

what were you trying to do or what happened that you were trying to do system recovery? and your computer specs please
 

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I was in the middle of reinstalling Windows 7 and the power went out. The computer Dell Inspirion 1440 is caught in a continous loop.

I have 3 options to choose from when I poweri\ up the computer:

Windows 7; Windows ROllBack; and another Windows 7.

Regardless of what option I choose (I tried all 3) it goes to a second screen where I have 2 options: Launch Start up repair or start windows normally.

Regardless of which of those options I choose it goes back to the first 3 choices (Windows 7 Windows Roll setup rollback or Windows 7).

I can't make any progress. I have tried booting from safe mode (F8) and it still will not boot. It blinks safe mode for a few seconds then reboots and goes through the same continous loop.



I am trying to boot from the CD; I am using an external CD drive as the internal drive does not work properly. The boot sequence it set to the CD drive first. I have tried everything I can think of and I have been searching the internet for days and I cannot figure out how to get this system back up. I do not care if I lose everything on the drive. MI have all the discs from Dell. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows 7 Won't boot caught in recovery loop

1) See if there is an option in bios to recognize USB at boot. If so, enable it.
2) The simple answer is to replace the internal cd drive. You're going to have to do it at some point and it's not an expensive proposition.

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This morning my dad was using his Packard Bell laptop not even 4 months old with barely anything on it but Microsoft Office. Whilst checking his emails, Windows Update automatically decided to restart to apply the latest updates and since then it starts up in the Windows 8.1 troubleshooting menu, where the recovery and full system restore options are, each tool requiring a password that when entered it gives me a message saying that the password is incorrect, I tried 4 different passwords about 3-4 times each, checked cap-locks and keyboard language, etc. When I bought it and set everything up on the first time boot, I entered a password which I remember every single letter of, once the laptop was all set up I removed the password right away since I didn't need it so in theory the laptop doesn't even have a password yet it still says it's incorrect, there's also a Forgot Password option that requires the laptop to restart for the password recovery menu, but once the laptop restarts it once again shows a little message saying that there's been an error with a big "" face at the top, then it restarts again and initiates the troubleshooting menu.

I'd prefer not to have to go on a 40 minutes drive to the store where I bought it just to have it taken by a technician for 2 weeks just so they can tell me at the end of it that they can't do nothing with it.

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Hi!
I could use some help :)
Windows stalled, I shut it down, went to bed.   now it's not starting proparly,  the login page is unresponsive.
Finally I got to the restoration-section, where for every option i'm asked for my password. Since I'd forgotthen that, I used me phone to change it.

I didnot realize my laptop is not making an internet connection; it is not accepting my new password.  So I feel completely stuck and would like to know if there is any way to collect my former password (besides my memory,  tried everything I could
think of for the past 2 days), or of there is another way to get out of this loop!
Thanks!
Inge

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hello everybody, it's my 1st post and i'm glad i find this forum.
I have windows 8 for couple of month , it's all work fine till today.
my computer crash, and it's getting to the automatic repair everytime , it's really suck they windows 8 don't have
the F8 thing.
anyway i have windows 8 installtion USB ( plus i check it that it working on another laptop) and when i plug it into the computer it's loading the windows 8 logo, and after 15 secs of loading it's just show black screen (im sure 100% that it's boot from the USB since i choose it from the bios ) .
I tried this USB on my other laptop and it's work perfeclly fine...
please is there anything i can do ?

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The problem started with CD/DVD not being found by the device manager as a drive and Windows updates not installing. Located the device in Bios and made sure everything there was at factory settings.
When I rebooted, it goes to Windows Error Recovery screen, but no matter what I select it goes back to the same screen.
I have the Windows & Pro disk that comes with a refurbished computer. But when I try running it the drive stops and everything just sits.
The last driver to load in any setting is \Windows\System32\Drivers\aswRvrt.sys

A:Windows 7 crashed and stuck in Windows recovery loop

Try a new ISO for your licensed version from Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 written to bootable flash stick, unplug the DVD drive, boot stick by name via on the one-time BIOS Boot Menu key to System Recovery Options to run a few Startup Repairs. If this fails try System Restore from Options List.

If this fails work through the steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.

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Hi all,
I'd like to start out by saying, my computer knowledge is rather basic, so please, bare with me.

I've recently purchased a pre-made desktop. Upon arrival and start up today- I got the window's recovery error screen stating that hardware/software changes may be at fault. I have only the basics plugged in-I have tried unplugging them all and making sure all connections are secure, trying my old graphics card, and even dropping the ram down to 2gb. I cannot start in safe mode, nor window's normally. Whatever I choose, it goes to the window loading screen with the little orbs for about 10 seconds and restarts my computer. And ends up going to the recovery screen again. I have a reinstallation cd, but it wont read it. I have yet to call tech support for the manufacturer, but I am hoping this is something I can fix. Any ideas?

A:Stuck on "Window's Recovery Error/Restart" Loop

You say your computer is almost brand new...and I would imagine under some form of warranty.

A new computer should not be presenting with the problems you have listed - & we volunteers should not be putting at risk the rights,YOU, the consumer has under that warranty...
Be aware that attempting any subsequent hardware troubleshooting steps may, in some cases, void your warranty.

I strongly suggest that you should seek further advice asap.
Under Warranty terms a duty of care applies.

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I am trying to take back up of the files from my Laptop.
I used it for 2-3 days. 
Stages followed. 
I connected my laptop with a hard disk.
1. Welcome
2. Factory recovery media. After starting the application, following error poped up:an error occurred while creating the factory recovery media dell
3. Data back up to hard disk. No issues for this point
4. Finish

A:New laptop 5558 Windows 8.1 Dell recovery and Back up, Error: an error occurred while creating the factory recovery media dell

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly click on the following link:
https://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/media
This link will give all the information as to how you can use Dell backup and recovery and if there are any other issues with the same.
Thanks
Robin

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So I tried to Reinstall Windows7 of the recovery CD, that came wiht my computer. Apparently its stuck on the "Installing Dritek Launch Manager(acer)"
6/32 for most then 2 hours. any ideas at whats going on?

A:Windows7? recovery?

Do you have an Acer computer? Your profile shows you running Vista? Is this Reinstall Disc for 7 for this computer? Pull the disc out and clean it of any smudges or fingerprints. And try it again. What Is Dritek Launch Manager? | eHow.com

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Hello,

i have had to reinstall an computer with Windows 7.  This computer HP was delivered with Windows 8. So we have bought an new OEM Windows 7 DVD because there was no downgrade option as i remember.

1.) extract Windows Key from computer via Magic Jelly Keyfinder
2.) format and reinstall Windows 7 (no hardware change)
3.) activated Windows 7 but now i get an error message: Windows Notification: 0xC004F063

Diag File shows this:

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-788W3-H689G-6P6GT
Windows Product Key Hash: yr8OHoeXhbT4dc6MxGYjdAStSPY=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00008
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {FC918BAD-F7FE-494B-B4D2-EEB6B7043DB0}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_ldr.180908-0600
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A


File Scan Data-->
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\watadminsvc.exe[Hr = 0x80070003]
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\npwatweb.dll[Hr = 0x80070003]
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\watux.exe[Hr = 0x80070003]
File Mismatch: C:\Windows\system32\wat\watwe... Read more

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Hello I need help I have a Acer windows 7 I tried all the possible recovery options the only that can help me is the command prompt I tried most commands but need help thank you
(I do not have a repair disk)

A:Recovery - Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/614188/windows-error-recovery/

Specific Acer model?
 
Louis

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CHANGED THE HARD DISK AND NEED TO REINSTALL WINDOW7, HOW CAN i GET THE RECOVERY DISK?

A:LOOKING FOR RECOVERY DISK TO REINSTALL WINDOWS7

HP will not have them any more. You can go to a third party site like  http://computersurgeons.com/ There are also still some "mirror" links to Windows 7 OEM images Microsoft USED To make available.  Post back with any more questions. I hestitate to post all the options since I don't know what you are willing and able to do. Was the laptop ever upgraded to Windows 10? If so reinstall is MUCH easier. 

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Hey guys,

I'd like to sell my laptop but i first want to restore the laptop to erase all my stuff.

My laptop is a HP pavilion dv7 2040eb, originaly bought with Vista on it together with a code which gave me the opportunity to upgrade to Windows7 with a reduction in price. So i have W7 running at this moment.

When I open up the 'Recovery Manager' of HP it tells me that it's meant for Windows Vista and that there is a slight chance that certain apps and drivers won't work no more... (so i didn't go on with the recovery)

Also I made a set of Recovery Disks whit the 'Recovery Manager' while i was running Windows7. But now i don't know if my computer burned Windows7 on the disks or Vista :s

I'm just worried because the factory setting was Vista, but i replaced it with Windows7 and I'm not smart enough to see which software i burned on the disk

I realy want to put W7 back on it because it's much better than Vista...

Hope you guys can help me!!
Greetings and thanks in advance!

A:HP pavilion dv7 vista/windows7 recovery

Follow these steps here. >>>>> HP Notebook PCs - Recover Windows Vista Operating System Using HP Recovery - c00809678 - HP Business Support Center

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windows 7-64-bit Computer cpu &Everthing 64-bit ( and 32-Bit Format have's got) 950 GB HDD Sata  
 On the last computer,  Backup $MFT tar.gz type,Backup $MFT Gzip type,Backup $MFT zip type,Backup $MFT ?so type,Backup $MFT Rar type,Backup $MFT 7-Zip Type,....And Fat32 data recover& warning "Not Enough Disk Space low Memory" PartedMagicLiveCd
Boot(Ubuntu Boot)  Latest computer, broke before's
Wipe HDD No Registry Change,,7-Zip,HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, Zip Commands,Multimedia Formats ,ActiveXplugin and Negative Cleaner ActiveXplugin And Won't Boot Computer,,...  And Windows Application Data Recovery(Because Other's Ubuntu Application Data Recovery
Testdisk&PhotoRec)  Windows TestDisk&PhotoRec    Warning "Not Enough Disk Space  

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I suspect a hard drive failure on my old notebook (2009 vintage)
HP Pavilion dv4-1530ca
Model: VM160UA#ABC
[Personal information removed]
Windows 7 - 64 bit SP1
 
BIOS Version/Date  Insyde F.67, 29/11/2010
Memory upgrade from 4 to 8 GB (2015)
 
I have been through the recovery process - several times using my 4 recovery disks.
All hardware has been removed from the laptop (e.g. the mouse - memory still at 8 GB)
Each time the recovery process goes to completion and then I see  Error 0xe0f00013
 
I have done a Google search and ended up at this HP site.
 
Question #1:  What this error code mean?
 
Does it mean a hard drive failure? If so, is there a compatible hard drive that I can use to replace it. I have read of users have replaced there hard drive with a 'hybrid' drive that will not function.
 
Question #2: Can I recover from this error? If so how?
 
Thanks

A:Windows 7 Recovery - Error 0xe0f00013 in recovery disk

Hi @Walker127, Welcome to the HP Forum! It is a terrific place to find answers and tips! For you to have the best experience in the HP forum I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide: First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I understand that you have attempted a recovery four times resulting in  the same error message  (0xe0f00013) after completing the process.To rule out the hard drive and memory as a possible cause, please test them  for hardware failures.  HP Notebook PCs - Testing for Hardware Failures (Windows 7, Vista). If no issue have been found, please try this workaround from @DavidPK:  Error code #0xe0f00013, while using factory image restorePlease let me know the outcome. To express appreciation for my post please click the ?Thumbs Up Icon?.  If my post resolves the issue you are experiencing, please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find what worked for you! 

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Hi,
 
I've had some problems with my computer and am consdering wiping out my hard drive and reinstalling Windows 7. The problem is: I don't have a windows cd to boot it from. My friend doesn't have one either, but he has his recovery disk. We both have Sager laptops but differing models. I was wondering if I could use his recovery disk just to reinstall windows using the microsoft product key under my laptop. Will doing this just give me the drivers that are compatible with his hardware and I can just remove them? I've downloaded my hardware drivers onto an external hard drive and was wondering if i could just load up a clean win7 os that way.
 
Thanks for your time!

A:reinstall windows7 using friend's recovery disk

Well...you need to understand just what recovery disks are.
 
They may rely on files which are on a hidden partition on the system's hard drive which was originally installed...they may not.
 
If the system is not the exact same model...using recovery dsiks from a different system is just an invitation to more frustration.  If you look at those retailers selling "recovery disks", you will see that they definitely are system specific...there is no general reovery disks which can be applied to different system models.
 
I also imagine that using someone else's disks...will result in the Windows license applicable to the disks used on another system...will show up on that list which Microsoft maintains for known compromised license keys.
 
Louis

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I have a question about this.

Right now I will upgrade my Vista laptop to Windows 7 . I already did it before with the RC and worked great.

Anyways there are certain functions on my laptop I use . So that's why I didnt do a clean install. But if there is any problem and I need to reinstall windows. I will have to install Vista first . Till SP1 is the best I believe and then again Windows 7 .
A big hassle if you ask me?

Is there a way to make a bootable DVD or something of my laptop once I upgraded to windows 7 and I take kind of a snapshot of that moment.
or something else'

Like when i got my laptop I had to make 2 DVD's so I could reinstall windows. Was hoping I could do the same with Windows7 somehow.

Another thing is. I have an English Windows Vista on a machine but will get a Dutch windows 7 upgrade. I don't think I can upgrade from a English to Dutch right? Although the upgrade is Ultimate?

I also can install an English version of Ultimate and use the key from the Dutch ultimate? or is the key from the box really only for the DVD that's in the box ?

thank you for your answers.

Eezdva

A:Make recovery disk windows7 upgrade from Vista

  
Quote: Originally Posted by eezdva


I have a question about this.

Right now I will upgrade my Vista laptop to Windows 7 . I already did it before with the RC and worked great.

Anyways there are certain functions on my laptop I use . So that's why I didnt do a clean install. But if there is any problem and I need to reinstall windows. I will have to install Vista first . Till SP1 is the best I believe and then again Windows 7 .
A big hassle if you ask me?

Is there a way to make a bootable DVD or something of my laptop once I upgraded to windows 7 and I take kind of a snapshot of that moment.
or something else'

Like when i got my laptop I had to make 2 DVD's so I could reinstall windows. Was hoping I could do the same with Windows7 somehow.

Another thing is. I have an English Windows Vista on a machine but will get a Dutch windows 7 upgrade. I don't think I can upgrade from a English to Dutch right? Although the upgrade is Ultimate?

I also can install an English version of Ultimate and use the key from the Dutch ultimate? or is the key from the box really only for the DVD that's in the box ?

thank you for your answers.

Eezdva


You choose your language upon installation,i did anyway.
And microsoft have language updates also.

I think as long as the key is for "ultimate" it will work.

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Plz Help!!

I deleted a few files like a year ago.. i placed them in the program files of other software in C: . Eventually when i uninstalled that software the folder was gone. Is it possible to recover it in anyway??

A:Recover deleted file without recovery softwares in windows7

A year ago is a very long time. Most likely Windows has long since over written that area of the disk to a point that anything that you would get would be very incomplete and unuseable.

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Hi All

I installed Windows 7 on a formerly Vista Business computer. Now I would like to know, does a clean installation of Windows 7 automatically create a recovery partition or backup? Or do I need to format the Recovery Drive D(from the Vista installation) and make a backup on that drive (D)?

Thank You
 

A:Solved: Does Windows7 Automatically create recovery partition during installation?

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My aim is to have a Windows 7 bootable cd as Microsoft is going to kill Windows XP on April 2014.

I have Vaio laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit with 4 recovery discs that I created but I haven't used it so far as Vaio never gave any trouble.

Is it illegal or possible to create Windows 7 cd from my Vaio laptop Recovery Discs so that I can use on my another desktop that has Windows XP SP3 as Windows XP era ends on April 2014 ?
 

A:Is it illegal or possible to create a bootable Windows7 cd from Vaio Recovery Discs ?

The recovery disk is only for that one Vaio laptop only. It won't work on any other machine as contains the operating system, drivers for that machine and activation key. It not only wouldn't work but would also be illegal. Why are you so concerned about XP coming to an end? It doesn't mean XP is going stoping working. It's just the end to support. Get a backup program and do I regular backup so you can get it back up and running should something should happen.
 

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Hello,

Unfortunately my disk is broken completely and I am not able to boot it anymore. Is there a way to download somewhere the data from the recovery partition?

My Model: Satellite A660-16Z (italian model)
http://www.toshiba.it/discontinued-p...lite-a660-16z/

Operating System: Windows 7

Next I tried to order from the web
https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx
the recovery image, but after inserting the serial number, the web-system shows me the message:

For your device no recovery medium can be ordered, because it comes either not from the region of Toshiba Europe, or it is too old for this service


thanks in advance
Markus

A:Satellite A660 Windows7 home recovery data needed

The notebook belongs definitely to European series so the only plausible reason why you cannot order the recovery disk is: notebook is too old.
In such case you can install only a clean Windows 7 system. The essential drivers are available on the Toshiba EU driver page and could be installed after the system installation.

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issues with tls hand shake looping on links to microsoft, outlook and many other sites

anyone have a fix for tls problems

sys info below I do have bitdefender 2019 protection

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 12180 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 630, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 118 GB (51 GB Free); D: 920 GB (161 GB Free); E: 11 GB (2 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 82F2
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

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Please help. Was prompted to restart and update my pc and after an hour update it won't allow me to start properly. I get the option of which language and then 5 options. Continue and exit to window Rollback, use a device, use another operating system, troubleshoot or turn off. I jave no restore points when I go in to trouble shoot and can't reset. When I go back to my previous Windows 10 version, it gets stuck. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks
 

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I need some help with a friends laptop. He is running Vista Home Premium (32-bit). When you log into Windows, you immediately get the error "Windows Explorer has stopped working". Then it says explorer is restarting, restarts your desktop, then is ok for about 3 seconds. The error then pops back up and it is stuck in that loop.

It started when he clicked on some popup he shouldn't have. I removed a trojan identified by Mcafee as exploit-byte verify. I have also disabled all startup programs and services (except windows services) through msconfig. However, I am still getting this error popup. Unfortunately, he had previously turned off the system restore option and got rid of the recovery partition.

Any ideas would be apprciated!!

A:Windows Explorer error loop

Installing SP1 seemed to fix it.

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Hello, I need help with my computer which is a HP Envy 700, operating on windows 10. I think it's 64 bit but I'm not 100% sure. I'm using my tablet to post this, sorry if there's any typing mistakes, its hard to type on it.

Everything has been fine until I switched it on this morning. I switched it on then went off somewhere, came back to see it was running a disc check and then I got a blue screen saying my computer had ran in to a problem and needed to restart.





It goes into a loop, of not being able to start up. It won't even load in safe mode. I've tried a system restore but the only date it will reset to is the day before. This fails, it says the restore file is damaged or something.

My housemate looked at it, only had him for an hr before he had to go out but he pressed a key as the computer was starting up, and set something so that the computer would start up using(?) a USB, on this USB he put an installation file for windows 10. He tried to run a repair off this USB and tried to run the repair (which would not delete my files). Annoyingly this didn't work, I've lost the page, but it said in order to do this, youd have to run windows normally. Which we can't do.

He says the last thing he can try when he gets back is to install Linux and save the files I want to keep using that, and then format the computer. It didn't sound like he thought that would work though.

If anyone can give me any advice, that would be great thank you. I have lots of work... Read more

A:Error 0xc0000135 - windows not starting loop,

Hi, in those circumstances, the first thing I'd do would be to try check the disk and then back it up. (Note: your attempt to restore failed, suggesting possible disk corruption).

You can do that using - for example- a windows installation disk, boot from that, select Repair this PC, and navigate to a command prompt., and then use chkdisk on the appropriate drive or partition.

If chkdsk is clear, or you've used it to repair the disk, then I'd
create an image of the disk
using e.g. Macrium Reflect (free), booting from its boot disk or USB flash drive, to an external storage medium.

That creates a full backup of everything from which you can extract files without worrying which you haven't backed up.

If chkdsk fails and can't repair the disk, then you're down to what you can copy off the disk using an external boot disk, for example, or extracting the disk and connecting it to another PC.

(You may wish to try that if you can't access the disk when in your laptop in case sthg is wrong with your laptop).

There are plenty of threads on the forum about being stuck in a repair loop which you can read, however I think you may need to deal with recovering your data (if you haven't been in the habit of using disk imaging regularly- which everyone needs to use to preserve the state of their PC, their sanity and make a complete backup) first.

Once you know the state of your disk (you can check its SMART parameters using a program on a boot disk for example - Passmark does one (fre... Read more

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