WIN 7 restart

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  1. talisman

    talisman Senior Member

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    After trying to backup my hard disk data files and failing I tried various options including the Win7 system repair disk unsuccessfully and then the three ACER system recovery disks with no success .
    Ended with SETUP IS STARTING SERVICES for 20 seconds or so and then WINDOWS CANNOT RESTART, TO CONTINUE INSTALLING WINDOWS RESTART THE COMPUTER.
    So when I restart the procedure repeats and I cannot escape the sequence .
    Can anyone please advise on how to break free of this conundrum other than a hammer !!!!
     
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    davidhk129 Senior Member

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    See if will help you......... change the "boot sequence" to start from your CD/DVD drive.

    Computer power off > power back on > immediately and repeatedly tapping F2 key until you see a window appears > use the arrow keys select and change the boot sequence to boot from the CD/DVD drive > insert the repair CD in the drive and reboot.
     
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    Thanks David. Have tried this with no change in result, seems I may need a Win7 disk. I am trying locally.
    Your help is appreciated.
     
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    You have set of Recovery Discs. Have you tried them with the boot sequence I mentioned?

    If you really need a Win 7 Installation disk, go to Digital Rivers and download the ISO that matches your version of Win 7 as well as bit version, then burn the downloaded iso file to a bootable DVD and reinstall your Win 7 using the bootable DVD. You will need your legal Win 7 product key to install. You might also need to activate after successful install.

    Digital Rivers Win 7 ISO downloads............ This is perfectly LEGAL, supported by Microsoft.
    http://www.w7forums.com/threads/official-windows-7-sp1-iso-image-downloads.12325/

    Create a bootable DVD..............
    http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/31541-windows-7-usb-dvd-download-tool.html

    Good luck.

    P.S. I had re-installed my Win 7 Home Premium using the above 2 methods.
     
    #5 davidhk129, Oct 15, 2013
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    Thanks again David. I have tried booting from the repair disks, no better result. I will follow your advice to the letter
    and will advise result. may be a day or two.
     
  8. talisman

    talisman Senior Member

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    David, SUCCESS !!! Downloaded the Win7 ISO and the DVD maker. And both worked first time !!!
    Now have the enjoyable ?? task of updating and rebuilding my system.
    Many thanks to you for your expertise and to WindowsForum for the ability to access such info.
    Best Regards
    Terence
     

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