Windows® 7 recovery from driver update failures
Sometimes, driver update failures can cripple your system and prohibit it from starting. However, you can easily recover a Windows 7 computer from this problem using Windows 7 Recovery Environment.
Driver update failures may occur under the following two situations:
1. The new device or driver causes conflict with other installed drivers.
2. The installed drivers are damaged.
If you have performed the updates for the drivers for a device component of your computer and your computer is not starting up, then the best option to resolve this issue is to revert the changes. If again your PC is not starting up normally, then restart your system and press F8 during startup. You can also go for alternate method, that is you can choose to boot in Safe Mode. After booting your computer,Â go to Open Device Manager in the search box under the start menu. Then choose the device you updated the drivers for, right click on it, select properties and then click Roll Back Drivers from the Driver tab. And if you want to remove the freshly deployed applications with integrated drivers, it can be done via Control Panel. At last, reboot the computer to revert it back to normal.
In case you need to take the help of the Windows Recovery Environment in order to repair Windows 7 from driver update faliures, follow the these steps :
STEP 1. Put the Windows 7 installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.
STEP 2. Press a key when you are prompted.
STEP 3. Click Repair your computer.
STEP 4. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
You can use the tools in the Windows Recovery Environment to repair Windows 7. If the computer does not start in safe mode, click Startup Repair in the System Recovery Options dialog box to fix certain problems that may prevent the Microsoft operating system from starting correctly. IfÂ Windows 7 starts, go to the "Resolve the cause of the startup problem" section.