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I tried turning my computer on today, and it says "windows failed to start up"

so i try and starting it up normally but i receive a quick flash of a bsod and it restarts... I then proceed to try to do a system recovery, but as i try to do it i get tells me: the instruction at xxxxxxx referenced memory at xxxxxx the memory could not be read..

I have no idea what happened but basically i cannot boot into windows I need help fixing this please.
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post #2 of 10
If you have Memtest86+ laying around that might be useful.
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Try resetting your CMOS.
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post #4 of 10
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i've done both... does anyone know how to fix/reconstruct the mbr?
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post #5 of 10
I have had this problem before. It was a hardware problem with my ram. I tested the memory, and the test failed. I pulled the 2 suspect culprits, not sure which one is failing, but I booted up fine afterwards.

You should try this and see if it works for you.
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post #6 of 10
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i tried taking out and interchanging both dims (tried booting with 1 dimm)... both failed to boot.. i doubt that both would have failed on me...
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post #7 of 10
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\\i was able to reload a previous check point... it wasn't a hardware problem... the only thing is my internet isn't working anymore (wireless pci adapter)

its giving me "the diagnostics policy service is not running" when i trouble shoot...

of course i enable it, still gives me the same thing though
Edited by badatgames18 - 4/9/11 at 12:30pm
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post #8 of 10
You try just using a Windows 7 install disc to repair your system? I'm probably not much help haha, when Windows goes wrong for me I usually just reinstall it

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post #9 of 10
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yep that's what i ended up doing... now i am downloading all my stuff again..
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
i've done both... does anyone know how to fix/reconstruct the mbr?
You already got it fixed but the answer to this question is:
  1. Put in Win7 DVD
  2. When asked do "repair my PC" and then select "command prompt"
  3. Assuming Win7 is on C: do "bootsect /nt60 C:\\" without the quotes. Alternatively, you can do the same command except replace C: with SYS (for system partition) or ALL (for all partitions)

These steps are for Windows 7. Use fixmbr in command prompt for XP.
Edited by sgr215 - 4/9/11 at 9:06pm
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