SEARCH

The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse

How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7

Start Up Repair

(5 posts)
  • Started 1 year ago by artnun52
  • Latest reply from vistamike
  • Topic Viewed 319 times

artnun52
Posts: 5

Every time I turn on my PC, it says "disc read error, control, alt delete to start". The next window is "do you want to run windows 7". I enter and then it starts start up repair. Sometimes it loads files and and sometimes it stops in the middle. After a while it says repair has fixed the problem, restart. This happens 99 out of 100 times when I turn on the computer. Can anyone help. I have and Emachine.

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
germ-x
germ-x
Posts: 5310

artnun52 hi,
Do you have a USB drive or any other USB device plugged in when this happens?
Check your boot order in your BIOS and make sure your hdd is first boot order.

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
artnun52
Posts: 5

Boot order, HDD??? Sorry, you lost me. How do I do this?

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
GuiltySpark
GuiltySpark
Posts: 4024

artnun52 ,

This may help to understand the Boot priority system and how to access it.(note it will differ slightly from machine to machine).

http://www.howtogeek.com/12981.....ters-bios/

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

artnun52, boot your machine, you have 2 options in most cases,

As the machine boots tap the F12 key, select 1st boot to HDD, press enter, machine should now boot into windows.

Ensure the DVD drive is without a boot disk inserted also.

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 



Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

Get Free Articles in Your Inbox!

Join 134,000 newsletter readers

Email:

Go check your email!