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Need some help!!! Win7 not loading at startup due to "bad driver"?

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#1 ShadowTx


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Posted 27 February 2014 - 10:04 PM



Win7(64bit) not loading at startup due to "bad driver"...

It stalls right when the colors are about to become visable and then goes to system repair.


I get:


Problem Signature 1  = 6.6.7600.16385

                              4  = 21199501

                              5  = autofail over

                              6  = 5

                              7  = bad driver

      Locale ID 1033


This is gonna be a learning experience for me - solid help is much appreciated..!!!!




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#2 Alex&Vanko


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Posted 27 February 2014 - 10:12 PM

Reboot and start pressing F8 many times.Some possibilities will be displayed.Choose Safe Mode with networking.

#3 ShadowTx

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 10:27 PM

Been exploring all day with all the checks and tools the OS uses and Win7 CD- no homeruns yet....


the recovery utility couldn't figure out what exactly was the problem and gave me those codes.

I still have the Windows 7 installation disk (full install disk), and I boot from there, go through the recovery process so it can fail and I can select to do advanced options where I can access the command prompt.

What I Have Tried So Far

  • Boot in safe mode
  • Boot with minimal graphics
  • Run chkdsk (no problems found)

All of the above failed to solve the problem.

From the command prompt, I have attempted...

  • chkdsk
  • sfc/scannow

The above didn't work either.


#4 Anshad Edavana

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 10:57 PM



Instead of selecting "Safe Mode" , please select "Disable Automatic Restart on System Failure" and the system may halt on a blue screen instead of restarting.


Then take a clear screen shot using either digital cam or cell phone and post with the next reply.





If you are not receiving any blue screen  and the system continue to boot to the "Startup Repair" , please try restoring the system to a date prior to this happened.


Edited by Anshad Edavana, 27 February 2014 - 11:02 PM.

#5 JSntgRvr


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Posted 28 February 2014 - 11:48 AM

If you are able to boot in Safe Mode, perform a clean boot to troubleshoot the drivers and startup.


Here are the instructions:



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