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Startup Repair Problems

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#1 eddief1964


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Posted 31 October 2013 - 05:55 PM

Mod Edit:  Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/512169/boot-issues/ - Hamluis.


Hi I am not a techi but my Dell E6420 keeps showing the start up repair screen and does not change. I tried F10 and it came up with the message Elise posted [/noexecute=optin...]. Not sure what to do next. Please help. Is there a hardware issue?

Edited by hamluis, 01 November 2013 - 04:37 PM.
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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 07:08 PM

Startup repair is unhappily not infallible. When it stops, there is a command 'Advanced options'. Click on this and another screen will open which will list, among other things, 'Restore Windows to an earlier date ?'. Click on this and you will be offered a restore point. Select this and accept the options you are offered and let it work away. Once it has finished it will either start normally or re-boot itself or ask you to do a re-boot. Do so, and it should start normally.


If this doesn't work, let it cycle round through 'Repair' again and repeat the above process, EXCEPT when you get to the 'Restore Windows ?' screen, click on the button 'See other restore points' and choose an earlier one.


If this doesn't work, or there are no restore points, post back.


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