I'm posting about an Asus laptop that's been going into a loop of showing the Windows Startup Repair screen, with selecting Launch Startup Repair causing nothing to happen, and Start Windows Normally leading to windows attempting to start before failing and restarting, looping back to the Launch Startup Repair screen.
It started acting like this in 2012, and since I wasn't able to fix it at the time, I bought a new one. However, since my current laptop's charger is broken and it'll take a couple of days for it to arrive, I figured I'd take another crack at it.
The laptop runs Vista, and I can't be 100% certain but as best I can remember it's 32-bit. I bought it secondhand in 2009, so I don't have an installation disc.
I'm able to access the Advanced Boot Options screen, but the last known good configuration doesn't work, nor does starting in safe mode. The last driver it lists while attempting to load safe mode with command prompt before crashing is crcdisk.sys.
Disable automatic restart on system failure doesn't appear to work either, as it'll bring a stop error screen, I'll restart it manually, and then it'll crash and restart automatically again.
The error codes from the stop screen are
STOP: 0x00000024 (0x00190444, 0x8805222D8, 0xC0000102, 0x00000000)