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win 7 wants to repair itself most every time

by amos555 / July 31, 2012 10:19 PM PDT

I have a Toshibia notebook which came with Vista. YUCK!

I installed win 7 ultimate and it's been a couple years since trouble started.
Three out of four times it wants to repair itself at startup.

Sometimes I have option to repair or start normally. Sometimes normally works!!!

I have replaced hard drive and reinstalled Windows. Same problem.

I suspect a windows update is culprit.
I have no experience using log files.

Guidance much appreciated.

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What laptop is this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 1, 2012 1:53 AM PDT

I have this Acer that did the same thing and it turns out that laptop never will run 7 properly. So it went back to the factory load.

I didn't have to look at log files but check the maker's site for Windows 7 drivers and a little google finding.

In that machine's case, it's a BIOS issue. No new bios so no 7.

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by amos555 / August 1, 2012 7:54 AM PDT
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Thanks for responding. I'll wait for any other answers.

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What laptop is this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 1, 2012 9:08 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks

To help others help you find more answers, can you supply the model of this laptop?

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by amos555 / August 1, 2012 10:14 AM PDT
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Toshiba P205-S6337

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Did you use Toshiba's Windows 7 installer?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 1, 2012 10:36 AM PDT
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