Closed Boot up, windows 7 Tags: Windows 7 Computers Boot Windows Vista Safe Mode Last response: June 13, 2010 5:43 AM in Windows Vista Share catman112 November 19, 2009 11:29:38 AM Cannot start computer even to safe mode, would trying to install windows 7 from Vista 64 overcome this? More about : boot windows | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution Scotteq Windows 7 Authority November 19, 2009 2:47:18 PM Can't boot to Vista at all? Not good... The first thing I would recommend is trying repair the start up files. If this works, then you should be good to go from there however you like. How to perform a Startup repair: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/91467-startup-repair.... Second option - This has the potential to be more destructive, but is more thorough. How to perform a full system repair: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88236-repair-install-... If those don't work, then you're looking at a complete re-install no matter what. If you ahve a Win 7 DVD, then you may as well go to that... | Report abuse catman112 November 19, 2009 6:18:45 PM Cheers Scotteq. Tried above but only have the recovery partition on hard drive and this seems to be part of the problem. Will try the win 7 approach to see if this overcomes the problem, sometime this weekend. Steve | Report abuse Scotteq Windows 7 Authority November 19, 2009 6:27:05 PM Yah - Can't even run the maker's recovery utility when you can't get into the OS at all... Best I can say at this point is to make a recovery disc when you have an opportunity.. | Report abuse catman112 November 20, 2009 6:37:28 PM Like to thank you for the help. Steve | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows Vista>Boot up, windows 7> Related ressources: ForumCan I Boot Up Windows 7 64-bit From a USB Optical Drive for a New Comp ForumBoot up asks shows me 2 Windows 7 ForumI cant Boot up Windows 7 ForumNew Build Windows 7 just starts to boot up ...then resets (resolved) ForumWindows 7 Extremely long boot up ForumI can\'t Boot up Windows 7 Pro - get black screen ForumDelayed boot up windows 7 ForumWindows 7 won't boot , start up repair doesn't work ForumWindows 7 hangs on boot up . ForumWindows 7 boot up stalls at "starting windows " screen ForumWindows 7 black screen on boot up ForumWindows 7 wont boot up , goes into boot loop ForumExtremely long boot up for Windows 7 ForumGigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3P-B3: Windows 7 wont boot up after BIOS Update ForumASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 - Windows 7 64 bit locks up /no boot past bios Forum[Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free ForumWindows failed to load... Forum[Solved] Formating Vista 64 bit to Windows 7 32 Bit - Partition Formated Too? ForumWindows vista drivers the same with windows7? Forum[Solved] Windows Explorer crashes - Vista 64bit More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !