Second time Windows failed to start

Discussion in 'Computer Help' started by raildogg, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. raildogg

    raildogg Lifer

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    Hey all, I had a problem two weeks ago when Windows failed to start. It tried to do repairs but could not. I then reinstalled Windows and it was fine for two weeks until I restarted my computer today. Windows would not start today and launched Windows Repair. It is now "Repairing Disc Errors" as of right now.

    I am starting to think that this is a hard drive issue since I don't believe it is a virus - but it could be. I am thinking of installing a new hard drive and using the existing hard drive as a secondary drive to get back the files.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. power_hour

    power_hour Senior member

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    Sounds like it could be. Event viewer should have some indicators. Run a chkdsk offline and see what it says. What your seeing could be virus too though. Test hardware first. Regardless, make sure your files are backed up externally.
     
  4. denis280

    denis280 Diamond Member

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    sounds like it.
     
  5. KillerBee

    KillerBee Golden Member

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