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windows not starting up

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#1 bobbies


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Posted 08 May 2012 - 03:26 AM

Hi. When i first switch on my laptop, the logo comes up saying Windows is starting up. I have waited ages but still it dosen't start.When i switch of and then on again it's O/K. Is there something i can do please. Thanks.

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#2 Guest_Xircal_*


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Posted 08 May 2012 - 04:34 AM

Do the following.

  • When the laptop boots to the desktop, open Windows Explorer.
  • Right click your C: drive and go to "Properties".
  • Click the "Tools" tab and then in the top menu which is called "Error-checking", click the "Check Now" button.
  • In the next menu which appears, checkmark the top box called "Automatically fix file system errors". Leave the other one blank.
  • Next, click the "Start" button. You'll see a dialog windows appear which says the tool cannot run because the disk cannot be locked and whether you want to schedule a diagnostic check on the next reboot. Click "Yes" and then reboot.
Let the error checking tool run after which the machine will automatically boot to the desktop. Hopefully, this will fix the problem for you.

#3 IT2k3


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Posted 10 May 2012 - 08:51 AM

Try these steps:

1. Go to start search and type msconfig.
2. Select Startup tab
3. Click disable all
4. Restart your computer and check if issue persists

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