Reasons for Windows® 7 to stop booting
What causes Windows 7 to stop booting? How can this issue be resolved?
Windows 7 is an advanced Operating System released by Microsoft. Windows 7 has a large number of new and advanced features. Its goal is to be compatible with applications and hardware with which Windows Vista is not. Windows 7 is a versatile Operating System, which includes a number advanced features like live media steaming, Windows XP mode, fast booting, Blu-ray disc support etc. It comes with five to six themes, different sound effects and colors. Windows 7 is currently available in six versions such as Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Enterprise, and Windows 7 Ultimate. You can upgrade your system from Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional, if you need additional features.
Different reasons for Windows 7 not booting up and the methods to solve them are discussed below:
- Hardware issues
- Software issues
- Ways to fix these issues
If your RAM has any issues while fetching your system files, you will face a boot up issue in your Windows 7 computer. This may be due to insufficient memory available to fetch data. At times you may also face a memory module or RAM error; this due to dust in the system. If any other critical hardware failures occur, such as your processor RAM motherboard or your hard disk that contains the necessary files to boot the computer, then you need to replace the malfunctioning hardware device to fix the issue.
You can also face boot up problems on a Windows 7 computer due to software issue on your computer. You may have files missing or corruption errors. You may need to reinstall your operating system to fix the issue. If you have a lot of applications running on your system, this will adversely affect the boot up process. Your computer may take more time to boot up. It is then better to remove unwanted applications from your system startup.
If you face boot failure, you need to ensure the operation of the boot device. If your boot device is the hard disk, you need to check if your hard disk is working properly. You need to repair the hard disk if it is damaged. You also need to ensure the cables and connectors associated with the boot device.
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