window 7 hanging after login

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Installation' started by ljy888, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. ljy888

    ljy888 New Member

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    New to the forum, thought I try a new thread to see if I get some help. I'll continue to search the forum for this too.


    I had Vista 64 bit home premium and decided to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional, didn't realize it wasn't just a simple upgrade until I started the install and had to do custom. Everythng seemed to work fine with the install, patched loaded, all look pretty cool. The issue I'm having is when I boot up and login, my laptop seems to hang after the desktop appears. I can see the HD activity going on, when i click on Start nothing happens, nothing on the task bar responds. Now if I do a Cntl, Alt, Del and just hit cancel my laptop comes back to life and works properly. I've let the laptop sit for at 10 minutes and still won't do anything until I do cntrl, alt, del, and cancel out of it.

    Any ideas or suggestions to not have to kick start things with the three finger solute and cancel out of it
     
  2. busydog

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    Trying to upgrade from Vista to Win7 yields some weird results and IMHO you have just found one. Your data should still be there in your corrupt Win7 installation. I would make room in the HD (will probably have to use something like Acronis at this point) and do a clean install of Win7. You will get a dual-boot but the old Win7 boot will still give you the same problems. Boot to the new Win7 from the dual-boot and move your data over and reinstall your applications.
     
  3. ljy888

    ljy888 New Member

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    Ok rather than pay for another tool, can someone give a quick step by step instructions on loading from scratch. Is it possibe to do that from a Windows 7 pro upgrade that I bought? I have my data backed up already.

    Another strange thing that's happening too is within IE going from different pages IE disappears for a few seconds then pops back up. It's strange, because it doesn't happen all the time just randomly.

    This is why I'm leaning to doing a clean install if possible from a upgraded if possible.
     
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    Here's a link to complete instructions.... http://www.winsupersite.com/win7/clean_install_upgrade_media.asp
     
    #4 busydog, Dec 13, 2009
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