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Windows update broke my laptop, Not happy.

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Woke up this morning and update was complaing it had 22 updates to do or something so I just clicked install and let it restart my system, Upon restart on the "Starting Windows" screen I start to see the Windows 7 balls/lights come up then instant BSOD and restart.

Startup repair can’t fix it and all my restore points have gone apart from before the update to which an error occurs once it has finished restoring saying it was unsuccessful.

I rely rely don't want to have to factory reset simply because of the amount of data on there and personalisation.

Can't run CHKDSK /F from system recovery as it says the volume is locked and cant have write access.

Any help appreciated helpinghand.gif

EDIT: Safe mode also crashes.

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Edited by Rian - 4/30/11 at 4:34am
   
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Have you got a Windows 7 dvd ?
If so you will be able to run the disc and repair it that way,

Also have you tried entering safe mode,
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Have you got a Windows 7 dvd ?
If so you will be able to run the disc and repair it that way,

Also have you tried entering safe mode,

Windows 7 DVD does nothing, Same as recovery and Safe mode still crashes.
   
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So you clicked install, it rebooted and whamo? OR did it download some and update for a bit then this happened.

If worse comes to worse and you have another computer,

You can burn a Linux live CD, pop it in your laptop, backup your data, and do a reformat. I know its a last resort.
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