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Figure 9. Any thoughts? During this process your computer may reboot multiple times, which is normal and nothing to be worried about. I also checked and it says there is no System Restore point for me to use. http://webjak.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-is-unable-to-start.html

A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. I shut it down, hit F8 and the windows started up to the last configuration when it was good.Since I can't narrow it down to what it could have been (perhaps There is a very good and clear tutorial here on how to create a self booting copy of Puppy Linux - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/561869/how-to-create-a-secure-multi-session-puppy-cd-with-updatable-firefox-browser/ This will not turn your computer into Tried both and neither one of them would bring up system restore.

Otherwise, click on the Don't send option. Remove the power cord. Easy Recovery Essentials will start analyzing the selected drive for problems. Figure : System Recovery Options Click Startup Repair.

Turn on the computer and press the F10 key repeatedly at the first screen to enter the BIOS Setup utility. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. This automatic repair process can be seen in Figure 5 below. Standard steps to resolve most startup problems First, use the following steps to determine if the hard drive is being detected in the BIOS: Before you begin, remove everything from the

Replace the side panel. Once EasyRE is running, choose the "Automated Repair" option and click Continue.

Choose "Automated Repair" in Easy Recovery Essentials After EasyRE scans your computer's drives, identify and select the drive This error prevents you from accessing anything on your computer and presents an endless loop of loading Startup Repair without end. This document provides possible solutions to many common computer startup issues.

The option to disable automatic restart on system failure is available from the Advanced Boot Options menu at startup. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. If your PC did not come with a Windows installation disc or if you no longer have your Windows setup media, you can use Easy Recovery Essentials for Windows instead.

You could user Puppy to rename the file but you will probably have another avast file after your reboot. spazztastik69Aug 23, 2012, 12:35 PM i have an xp pro and i have a brand new hard drive i just put into it and in the Bios on start up its The reason is ... Are you willing to do a Factory Reset or is that the last option?

Get the answer Jonmor68Aug 18, 2010, 9:11 AM If the start up repair won't work, you have little choice. this page startup repair and f8 do not work. I emphasize the word "complete" because literally all of the links I visited except the referenced link (down below) only listed the partial solution and unless you had the complete solution, If I need to replace the hard drive, that's okay too, but if it can be saved, that would be my first choice.

This mode of operating is designed to let you troubleshoot and run diagnostics on your computer. If Windows Vista does not open, continue using these steps. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. http://webjak.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-unable-to-start.html In order to start the Windows Recovery Environment you must boot your computer off of the Windows Vista DVD that you purchased or that came with your computer.

However it would be worth your while to try the Segate hard drive tools (DOS) to check out the hard drive. However, my goal is to make the drive bootable again, and I feel that this can be done if I can arrive at the correct solution to the original problem - Just click next.

Thanks for your help, Jamey.

Start -> In the search bar -> GPEdit.msc2. This includes the entire old C:\ from the previous install including Program Files, Windows folder and User folder.What you need to do is get into your BIOS (or if you have myoffiveAug 26, 2010, 12:04 PM Jonmor68 said: If the start up repair won't work, you have little choice. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

From the Startup Recovery Options window, click Command Prompt. This built was only a month old and was hardly used so far so no system restore point was created at this point. It may be that I followed a BC tutorial on how to make one If you have a recovery partition on this computer you can use this, but this will useful reference INSTALL the disk and then repair computer.

Continue with the install and there ya go.You will have access to all the old files you had before, minus Programs since they wont be registered properly but will still be Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Have the Windows 7 install disk in the drive and boot to it.

Figure : Example of one type of side panel. Wait for Startup Repair to scan your PC for Windows installations, then select your install from the list it shows: Choose "Command Prompt" from the list of available recovery options to