If you have problems booting to Windows 7 it can
be difficult to remedy the problem. One way round
the problem is to use a retail copy of the Windows 7
DVD to access the repair options. However, these
options are not supplied with PCs that have the
operating system pre-installed by the manufacturer,
so unless you have purchased a retail copy of the
Windows operating system you would, effectively, be
Well that may have been the case with previous
versions of Windows, but it certainly is not the
case with Windows 7, you can now quickly and easily
create a system repair disc which will enable you to
quickly repair startup problems.
To create a recovery CD proceed as follows:
- Click the Start button.
- From the Start menu, Click All Programs.
- Next click Maintenance.
- From the menu that now appears, Click on
Create A System Repair Disc.
- In the next window select your CD/DVD-ROM
and insert a CD/DVD into your CD/DVD drive.
- Finally click the Create button to allow
Windows 7 to create your system repair disc.
- The available repair options on the System
Repair Disc are:
- Startup Repair - automatically fixes
problems that are preventing Windows from
- System Restore - restores Windows to an
earlier point in time.
- Windows Complete PC Restore - restore your
entire computer from a backup. You must have
created a backup before you can use this option.
- Windows Memory Diagnostics - checks your
computer for memory hardware errors.
- Command Prompt - opens a command prompt
If you don't wish to create a System Repair Disc
you can, alternatively, use the Repair Computer
option on the safe mode menu as follows:
- Restart your PC.
- As the PC is booting keep tapping the F8
- Eventually a safe mode menu will appear.
- From the safe mode menu, select the Repair