Yes No Sending feedback... I did run the repair attempts 3 times as I've seen recommended many times on many forums, and it did make corrections, but still no boot. I should mention my working computer does NOT have a CD burner. 04-25-2013, 10:01 AM #11 joeten Microsoft-Team Manager Hardware - Team Manager Join Date: Dec 2008 Walked out of dere..nd googled the probelm.. Check This Out
I'm running out of options here but I will try to switch the SATA optical drive to IDE drive since the SATA drive seems to through most dos utilities off and JC Evan Wondrasek Microsoft seems to be aware of the problem, but they haven't released any official information that I have seen yet. Was this review helpful to you? PeteA Thanks for posting the solution.
Thank you for your feedback. I used Ubuntu to pull the data off the drive and then tried Bootrec.exe. This laptop has been used very little and has now become stuck in an endless Startup Repair Loop. I orginially had connected it to my PC via USB 2.0 and formatted the entire drive and everything seemed to be in working order.
Error code = 0x0 Time taken = 16ms Root cause found: ------------------------------ A hard disk could not be found. Learn more about Amazon Prime. These steps allow you to create the boot or startup disk (a recovery media) for Windows Vista that you can use in emergency cases. AdvGmni Excellent instructions.
disable the TurboCache Settings and set the drive in simple ATA mode from BIOS. Have a nice format! Nick Hey man thanks a lot! Step 4: Click System Restore in the System Recovery Options menu. This may take a few minutes to launch so be patient. I send this site address to my friends who still have problems.
Reply With Quote 2012-07-04,10:26 #10 ruirib View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date Jun 2010 Location Portugal Posts 12,565 Thanks 152 Thanked 1,401 Times in 1,223 Posts You Locate KB973879 in the list (if it exists), right click it, and select "Hide Update". I'm going to try this and see what happens. Ron Read this: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Vista-SP2-Fails-to-Install-on-Intel-x64-Multiple-CPUs-Multi-Core-CPUs-120300.shtml Rick I forgot to mention that I reinstalled windows so all updates are recent.
Bobszon . My problem was on a 2 week old Dell Studio 1555. My old Windows XP boot cd also crashes to a blue screen. The initial update just gave me the blue screen.
I then saw the “It is now safe to remove…” and clicked on the “OK” button. his comment is here Finally got it fixed! Reply With Quote The Following User Says Thank You to wchittenden For This Useful Post: HmS-PA(2013-03-21) 2012-07-02,20:53 #2 JoeP517 View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Join Date Mar 2001 Location St Thanks again for your help.
On some forum I heard a suggestion that this can be the result of a hibernation gone horribly wrong? Staples didn't know as much about it as I did. Bear-Bear P.S. this contact form Michaela This happened to me yesterday!
but for some reason the whole process hangs and I can't even do that! In trying to figure things out, I have also come across this repair log: Startup Repair diagnosis and repair log ----------------------------------------------------- Number of repair attempts: 1 Session details -------------------------------------- System Disk Type in anything as it will certainly fail anyway.
My problem was on a 2 week old Dell Studio 1555. Thanks again…. By the way your site is great, so easy to understand. The X: drive is the only hard drive that shows up.
Five minute lifesaver! If you have two DVD drives, get rid of one. I have to be honest, this is the most problematic computer I've ever owned and I've probably only used it 30-40 times since I've owned it! navigate here BevyO I have added you to my FAVs!!!
Do we install or not? After a repair from the DVD, I could successfully boot (after an automated file-system check). So, try disabling the HDD or something. After researching this issue, it seems as if this is happening to all different manufactures (HP, Dell, Acer). It will not boot in Safe Mode (goes to System Repair Screen).
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. So I tried the advice in the link and opened the command prompt window and tried to delete the bootcat.cache file from the %SystemRoot%\system32\codeintegrity folder. Kamran comment on cary me too… i even called best buy and asked dem if i could switch..but i was not under the 14 days return policy…but definitely from now onward Will let you know how it goes.
PC restarted, post, booted from DVD drive, Windows loading files.......screen goes dark and Alienware boot screen comes back up, PC post, boots from DVD again, Windows loading files.......over and over again. Support is included in the price. I auto unwittingly updated and installed this Vista 64 file yesterday and have been cursing my Sony laptoptop (FW378J) ever since. Yes No Sending feedback...
The flash memory on the USB device was defective. Thanks Paul. Tuesday, September 02, 2008 8:05 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hello, Same nightmare Saw the picture of your office…..hope it gets better! One day fine, the next, it wouldn't boot at the black screen with the white mouse cursor. Do you have any other way of solving this problem?
Mine was fixed by Method 1 on the USB issue and SP2. Evan Wondrasek This update was released after SP2, so it may not be included when you install the update. Every thing ok now again. I did not touch the partitioning or the mbr, I did not install some software drivers before the reboot (well, to be honest, Photoshop Elements but could that prevent the system
On this popup window, I can have it show the problem details, which are: Problem Signature Problem Event Name startupRepairOffline Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385 Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385 Problem Signature 03: Was having the same problem on my Dell 14z. Of course, ymmv.