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Computer won't start, 0x0000007b error and startup repair looping

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#1 Delamos


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Posted 20 June 2011 - 06:31 PM

I was browsing the web, and a thing popped up saying Would you like to install Setup12345678910 or something like that it may have been 1-8 but it just had numbered on the end of it. I hit no like 20 times and it wouldn't go away, so I hit yes and figured my anti-virus would stop it if it was anything harmful. That was obviously a bad move because right after I hit yes, my computer blue screened and restarted was was looping the startup repair thing. Start up repair doesn't fix it. I tried to start my computer normally when it asked one time and got a 0x0000007b blue screen error. I got to the command prompt thing, did a system restore, did nothing. I did a memory diagnostic, did nothing. Check disk found nothing wrong. I am not sure what to do now that might fix it, Any help would be wonderful. Thanks in advance.

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 01:13 AM

Please sit tight and be patient.

I have requested that an experienced helper who specialises in malware-related un-bootable computers respond to your topic.

Thank you.
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#3 Farbar


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Posted 21 June 2011 - 02:48 AM

Hi Delamos,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer. I will be assisting you with this issue.

For x32 (x86) bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.
For x64 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to a flash drive.

Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.

Enter System Recovery Options.

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

On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:
Startup Repair
System Restore
Windows Complete PC Restore
Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Command Prompt
[*]Select Command Prompt
[*]In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.
[*]The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.
[*]Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.
[*]In the command window type e:\frst (for x64 bit version type e:\frst64) and press Enter
Note: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.
[*]The tool will start to run.
[*]When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
[*]Press Scan button.
[*]It will make a log (FRST.txt) on the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.[/list]

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Posted 25 June 2011 - 07:41 PM

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