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Unable to startup Windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Techproblem, Jan 23, 2011.

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  1. Techproblem

    Techproblem Thread Starter

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    Hey, here is my situation:

    Today my desktop tipped over and hit on its side on the table but after I stood it back up it worked fine for a while ( Continued playing games ). About 20 minutes had passed and everything started freezing up. I waited a few minutes but it was no use - I had to turn the computer off by holding the button in.

    When I started the computer it popped up with this:

    Windows Boot manager
    Windows has encountered a problem communicating with a device connected to your computer.
    This error is caused by ... ect ...

    Status: 0xc00000e9
    Info: An unexpected I/O error has occured


    It gave me the option to run the Repair which I did and it took a while but it picked up nothing.
    I restarted the computer and this error popped back up
    Now im not able to run the repair anymore .. It will go to a black page when I click on it and say " Windows is loading files... " the bar goes over about 5-7% and then sticks there.

    It will then take me back to the same page as before - I tried pressing f8.. unable to boot in safe mode ect because it will stick at "Windows is loading files"

    Any suggestions I could try? .. is it possible something got knocked loose when the computer tipped over- if so shouldn't the computer not have run at all afterwords- im confused any help or suggestions would be much apprechiated.

    Thanks.
     
  2. RaytheBear

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    Sometimes it will properly for a bit if something is slightly loose but then the vibrations of the fans, etc. might have loosened it a bit more.
    Remove your panel(s) and check everything: Your RAMs to see if they sitting properly, your Video and Sound card, etc..

    Good luck
    Ray
     
  3. DoubleHelix

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    It's likely the hard drive physically crashed in which case you'll need to replace it, reinstall Windows and your programs, and restore your data from backup.
     
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