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 Best solution Scotteq a b $ Windows 7 November 19, 2009 2:47:18 PM Share 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... 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 Related resources Can I Boot Up Windows 7 64-bit From a USB Optical Drive for a New Comp - Forum Boot up asks shows me 2 Windows 7 - Forum I cant Boot up Windows 7 - Forum New Build Windows 7 just starts to boot up ...then resets (resolved) - Forum Windows 7 Extremely long boot up - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Scotteq a b $ Windows 7 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.. catman112 November 20, 2009 6:37:28 PM Like to thank you for the help. Steve Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I can\'t Boot up Windows 7 Pro - get black screen Forum Delayed boot up windows 7 Forum Windows 7 won't boot , start up repair doesn't work Forum Windows 7 hangs on boot up . Forum Windows 7 boot up stalls at "starting windows " screen Forum Windows 7 black screen on boot up Forum Windows 7 wont boot up , goes into boot loop Forum Extremely long boot up for Windows 7 Forum Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3P-B3: Windows 7 wont boot up after BIOS Update Forum ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 - Windows 7 64 bit locks up /no boot past bios Forum [Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free Forum Windows failed to load... Forum [Solved] Formating Vista 64 bit to Windows 7 32 Bit - Partition Formated Too? Forum Windows vista drivers the same with windows7? Forum [Solved] Windows Explorer crashes - Vista 64bit Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !