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windows 7

Hello,

I have two hdd in my PC. HDD #1  contains windows xp and holds the boot-manager. HDD # 2 holds a copy of windows 7. Last night I installed vmware workstation on my windows 7 and tried to create a virtual machine. For some strange reason the installation of the virtual machine froze my computer resulting in me doing a cold reboot.,,, and here is where my problem begins. When I try to boot into windows 7 now, it gets to the start-up screen (the one just before the login screen) and it reboots... and it keeps doing that.... over and over.. rebooting..... any idea what has happened and how to fix this...
please help.

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TomislavjSystem AdminCommented:
did you try to repair win 7 installation from cd/dvd?
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irweazelwallisCommented:
you can do a start up repair from the troubleshooting options

if you can get into safe mode disable the VMware services and if you edit MSconfig you can make sure there is no other autostarts for the program
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MrMayAuthor Commented:
I can not get into safe mode. Same scenario here as well. Its starts booting-up into safe mode and then it reboots.
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darcotechCommented:
You need to repair your installation.
Take the Windows 7 install DVD
Start the install setup as normal.
At one point you should choose to repair existing installation.

Once you do this you should be able to boot normally.
If not let us know.

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Sector5Commented:
Hi,

Something else to try, restart you pc, alternate between F5 and F8, this will bring up an advanced logon option screen, select the option that says in bracket, "Last known good configuration"
This normally sorts issues like these, if this does not work, boot up with your Win 7 cd, go to restore to earlier date (if the function was not disabled)

Otherwise, try the previous mentioned repairs.

Regards.
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darcotechCommented:
Yes, it is F8 that should be pressed at the boot to get to that menu and it is good solution in the case that files haven't been losted.
Will probably help if only the Windows settings have been messed up.

Good luck  :-)
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MrMayAuthor Commented:
Thanks for all the suggestions... but it did not work. When I pop the windows-7 DVD and go into "repair your computer" it does not find the OS.

Any other suggestions?

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TomislavjSystem AdminCommented:
get partition manager boot cd, boot from it and try with repair mbr
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nobusCommented:
try to get to the command prompt, and run chkdsk  : http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html      
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MrMayAuthor Commented:
thank you all for your suggestions... it turns out that there is something physically wrong with the hdd. In order for me to log in successfully I need to run check-disk every single time... and once I'm in, I get a blue screen after a few mins, with errors regarding to redundancy errors on the hard drive... I've replaced the hdd and I'm cruising once again.
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MrMayAuthor Commented:
best solution that worked for me
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