Windows 7 Updates causes Failure to Boot. What could be the issue? (Motherboard, Install Disc, Something else?)
Hi everybody, I am new to this site, but I see that everybody is extremely helpful so I'm going to give this a shot.
I recently built a brand new computer. Everything was put together well, got the computer to start up no problem and work like a charm. I installed Windows 7 and got to my usual routine, updating, installing anti-virus and such, etc.. When the updates were done, I restarted to install them. When I restarted my computer, my screen would go past the ASUS logo, then to the Windows screen that says "Starting" as if windows was starting to load. After that, my screen turns black, my monitor says no signal and that's that. I turn my computer off and back on and I get the following error: Failure to boot Windows. I have 2 options at this point:
Launch Windows Normally - Try to boot Windows up again, but eventually have the same issue happen and return to this screen. Launch System Repair - Have my computer do a System Restore to the point when it originally worked.
I do the System Repair and it says it failed to restore my computer and one of the errors says BadDriver. I restart my computer and I am back to the original point of where I had no updates and the cycle begins again. Everything works fine when I do a dxdiag, it says I have 8GB of RAM installed, my graphics card, the whole nine yards. What could the issue be here? I've never heard of anything like this or had anything like this happen to me or anybody I know.
My Computer Build:
- Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive, Blue - OEM - EVGA 02G-P4-2660-KR GeForce GTX 660 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card - CORSAIR CXM series CX600M 600W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - ASUS P8Z77-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K - LITE-ON Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model iHDS118-04 - OEM - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
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Just format the installation with a bootable media (DVD/USB) and then install the OS again, hopefully all will be fine.
Just a side note : Give some time to install the updates, wait for a while, don't hurry. Good luck.