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Computer starts and won't recognize Windows install


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#1 NateDiggit

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Posted 04 August 2015 - 11:29 PM

Hi my cat ran across my keyboard made the screen go black so I powered off then powered on now when it starts it does not recognize my windows install. Still recognizes all of my hard drives but won't launch into windows just restarts over and over. When looking at drives with windows install disc still recognizes all hard drives and space used on them. So drives are good. Disc won't let me repair windows install. How do I get this running again?

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 01:26 AM

Have you got a thumb drive plugged into the computer by any chance?  Or any USB storage devices?  Unplug them if you do then try boot.



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Posted 05 August 2015 - 06:16 AM

No I don't have any USB devices hooked up

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 10:15 AM

One thing I know for sure my windows install is corrupted, I still have all my data though.

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 10:31 AM

What is your OS? If Windows 7 and earlier tap F8 at boot. In Advanced Boot Options select Last Known Good Configuration.

 

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 09:06 PM

Hi john thanks for the reply this is what I'm getting.

Edited by NateDiggit, 05 August 2015 - 09:08 PM.


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Posted 05 August 2015 - 09:25 PM

So you pressed enter after highlighting Last Known Good Configuration and you still get a reboot? What is your OS?

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 09:42 PM

Ok figured out adding photos.

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 09:47 PM

That is a hardware issue and not a software issue. Something is going on with your graphics but I can't say for sure what it is. It's possible when the cat walked on the keyboard something jarred loose. Is this a laptop?



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Posted 05 August 2015 - 10:45 PM

Haha no that is a gaming monitor that once had a controller hit it. As you can see I didn't get the same screen. Not sure if there is any other way to access it; I couldn't find anything in my bios.

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 10:46 PM

This is windows ultimate 7 by the way

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Posted 05 August 2015 - 10:59 PM

It is getting late here and I will be off until tomorrow morning. Can you give me the make and model of the computer or the make and model of the motherboard if a custom built? Thanks.

 

It seems as if F8 gets you to the UEFI settings and not the usual setting for Windows 7..






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