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Laptop won't boot past crcdisk.sys


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#1 hoongan

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 02:49 PM

I was installing Outlook 2007 on an HP Pavilion dv2000 running Vista and the laptop froze in the middle of the installation. I had to perform a hard reboot and now the PC won't boot up at all. I have tried all boot options (Normal, Safe Mode, Last Good Configuration, etc.) and each time it will load up to crcdisk.sys, freeze for a few seconds, and then automatically restart. In my boot log, nearly every single driver after crcdisk.sys fails to load.

Startup Repair and Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool cannot find any problems. System Restore states that there is not an earlier point to restore to, and Windows PC Complete Restore says no valid backup locations could be found.

This notebook did not come with a Vista disc but I have created a boot disc. Unfortunately it hasn't helped much other than allowing me to access the command prompt.

I have tried various solutions for this problem that I have found online and none have seemed to make any progress. I am trying to avoid a complete restore if possible but I will do so if it is my final option. I am hoping someone here may have an idea. I'm willing to try just about anything. Thanks in advance.

Any thoughts?

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 03:39 PM

In most cases Windows Startup Repair can fix what ails you - BUT - there are instances where it doesn't work.
Recently we had a disk corruption problem that was solved by a member using a disk check in Linux to fix their file system.

If it's not a file system error the usual place to start is with a bootable hard drive diagnostic available from the website of the manufacturer of your hard drive. Here's a link with a list of the most common ones: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/28744/hard-drive-installation-and-diagnostic-tools/
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