Fixing Startup Issues in Windows® 7
Get to know more about fixing startup issues in Windows 7.
You could be getting a number of issues with the Microsoft Windows 7 system. One of the possible issues includes the start up issue in the system. There are a variety of startup issues which could possibly come in your Microsoft Windows 7 system. One of the possible issues includes the system taking much time to start up. More than one minute could be taken for the start up. It is possible that the system never start up. It is possible that you get continuous rebooting in the system and you could not be able to get into your system with this particular reason.
There are a number of steps to fix startup issues in the Microsoft Windows 7 system. These steps are:
- Use startup repair
- Use the Bootrec.exe
- Use last known god configuration
Use startup repair
The Microsoft Windows 7 comes with a Startup repair tool which is located in the System recovery Options menu. This tool could fix issues which cause start up problems in your system like missing or damaged files such as MBR boot file. To get the problem fixing with this tool, you need to boot to the System Recovery Options screen at first. Then, you need to select the Startup Repair button in the screen and the tool would then start to scan your system to find and attempt startup problems in the system. If the problem is not found, then you need to click on the “Next” button and you could get with two options from which you need to click the “View Diagnostic and Repair Details” to get the summary of start up repairs. Then, a clean restart of the system could get you to Windows 7 logon screen.
Use the Bootrec.exe
The next possible step to resolve the startup issue in the Microsoft Windows 7 is to use the Bootrec.exe tool which is located in the Windows Recovery Environment. This would troubleshoot items like Master Boot record, Boot Configuration Data store and boot sector in the system. To run the tool, you need to insert the Windows 7 configuration disk in the system and then press any key to proceed and click the Repair your Computer option. The next step is to click on the Operating System which you want to repair and then click on the Next option. You could then get a Command prompt window in which you need to type Bootrec.exe.
Another step to fix start up issues in the Microsoft Windows 7 system is to use the last known good configuration. This is the most common method to enter any Operating System. To get the option, you need to press 'F8' key continuously as you reboot the system. Then, you could select the “last Known Good Configuration’ on the Advanced Boot Options screen to enter this mode.
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