If you choose Reset option, your data, files and apps will be deleted. Type Exit and press Enter. The Startup Repair utility runs and can't resolve the issue. Once the process is complete, click Restart. Restore Cancel Then, Windows starts to revert to a previous system state and reboot.
This has been a mess that at least on some level perhaps completely is Dell's fault. I started with the dvd drive disconnected and it still showed the same thing and system startup repair couldn't repair the problem. You can see where the option is in Again, this may not work- it depends what has happened. Please let us know the details of pending update or package. Do you already have a full backup of your data? It just blows my mind that a Dell driver update could do this much damage. Only updates to hardware and software are installed from Microsoft and reputable companies for antivirus and malware. Second, select the target drive you want to recover and then click the Scan button, or you can click Settings feature to specify needed file systems as well as file types before scanning.
My own thought is that it is either problems with the Startup Repair you tried or, and possibly linked, a rootkit infection. But this time the computer took a very long time 5 minutes to open a folder from the Desktop. No harm in doing the above either way. It will be quicker in the long run. And see if you get the box like above with the load drivers and Next button to take you to the list of 5 options by hitting Next. Thank you so much for helping. From you description I am not sure we will have much luck but let's try.
The problem here is that my mouse and keyboard no longer work, and I am unable to select either option. It's difficult to offer any assistance when we don't know what you have, other than it's a Dell. The folders are highlighted in red: I confirmed that the dates of the folders on the original drive are exactly the same as these! Continue with the install and there ya go. And safe mode is not working too. Or which ever is the right one for your computer 2. No that's my fault, I should have been more clear. Net is the opinions of its users.
Under File menu select Open. Then it should go through the screens of Option 2 from this link In step 5 it should show a drive letter for your Windows 7 installation. Your Windows Vista should now start again. It did say it was a Windows 10 with downgrade rights to Win 7 but it arrived with Win7 installed and ready to go. But my laptop has cant produce audio and no internet connection.
If previous step does not fix your issue, then this time please go back into that advanced boot options menu before Windows tries to boot. I had that virus and it took Windows Vista away from me, but now I have windows 7. I posted yesterday but the site was undergoing maintenance and it appears that the post was lost. I really don't know how it worked to do that!!! Then in screen 6 you will select Startup Repair. Fix 3: Use Easy Recovery Essentials.
Continue with the install and there ya go. I also tried entering Command Prompt from the Startup Repair screen. Easy Recovery Essentials will now create a backup of your current system configuration and begin restoring the selected snapshot. It will tell you it found a previous Windows installation and that it will move it to 'Windows. You may be told you need to use a Windows installation disc to repair your computer instead. Click on the Boot tab to see all of the boot options Windows has to offer.
Makes it so much easier since we do not have to transfer the files to a bench machine, install Windows and then transfer back. The way I described would save your files while allowing you to do a clean install. I don't know what else to try I'm all out of options, please help! Follow these steps: Download Easy Recovery Essentials. I was smart enough to back up my most important files before I reverted back to Windows 7, however, I'd rather not wipe my laptop clean if I don't have to. Since I know this computer came with a legit license I'm just going to use product key from the one they had before this one but this has been one big stinking pile of. Fisrt, you need to launch this software and enter its interface.
It then gives me the option of launching Startup Repair, which does nothing at all I have left it for more than an hour in case patience was all that was needed or start. Note: Unless otherwise instructed always post the logs in the forum. I started Windows 7 normally but it froze again at the Windows 7 logo. You will have access to all the old files you had before, minus Programs since they wont be registered properly but will still be there. I had this same exact thing happen to me in November.
I've schedule the check for when I shut down here after I post. I ran the Auslogics Disk Doctor and it says errors were found on my C: drive. I have Windows 7 and it refuses to start up. Press and hold the F8 key right after booting. If that doesn't work try this although again I am not confident of success. My work requires the computer so I have to wait till I finish before I can leave it for 2 hours while the test runs. Let's do an online scan to cover all bases.