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Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically


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Hi. This is my first post so I hope it is in the right place.

I shut down my computer earlier in anticipation of the maintenance at my complex turning off a power breaker. The shut down did not complete before the power went off but my UPS kicked in and windows finished shutting down. (the monitor blue light stayed on so I know the UPS didn't run out of battery). When the power was back on I tried to turn the computer on and it seemed to freeze at the "Starting Windows" logo screen. after about 20 minutes I did a hard reset and then got the message to run start up repair. It said it was successful but I got the same error. I seem to be in an unending loop of you system needs to run start up repair message and then after running through everything I get "Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically" When I try to skip startup repair I get the same frozen "starting Windows" screen. I have tried going to the command prompt and using "bootrec /fixmbr" followed by "bootrec /fixboot" as well as the method posted here:

http://www.sevenforu...p-recovery.html

None of the above methods have worked. I'm hoping not to have to re-install windows. Thanks

My system:
Windows 7 Professional
OCZ Revodrive X2 PCI-express SSD
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Try these: How to run chkdsk or System File Checker (SFC) from the Recovery Console
  • Boot your Vista or Windows 7 installation DVD
  • When you see "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD", press Enter
  • At the "Install Windows" screen, click on Repair your computer at lower left
  • At the System Recovery Options screen, make note of the drive letter assigned to your boot drive (normally C:) and click Next
  • At the Chose a Recovery Tool window, click on Command Prompt. You will be sitting at X:\Sources directory
  • Run chkdsk or SFC
  • If you did not note the drive letter of your boot disk, you can enter bcdedit and look at the osdevice line to see what it is.
  • For chkdsk, type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter (use the letter from above if not C:).
  • For sfc, type sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows and press Enter (use the letter from above)
Let either run to completion undisturbed.

Vista or Windows 7: If you don't have a install DVD, you can download a legal copy here:
Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River
Download Official Windows Vista RTM with SP1 Setup Files (32-bit and 64-bit)

Make sure you get the same version you have installed: 32 or 64 bit; Home Premium, Pro or Ultimate.
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Thank you for responding. I've run chkdsk per your instructions and at the end I got a message:

"Failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50."

Other than that message it completed without any errors or odd messages. I then restarted and attempted to boot the computer and it stalled at the same "Starting Windows" splash screen as before. I then tried SFC and I got the message:

"Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations."

Still no luck turning on the system.

Any other ideas?
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I found an image and I'm going to attempt to restore it to the computer and see if it works.
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So the image I found was from a different pc and I was not able to restore the image and now I am back where I started. Any suggestions?
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