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Win 8.1 boot issues

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Win 8.1 boot issues


    Hello.

    I have an issue since few days with my Windows 8.1 Computers.
    When I try to boot windows 8.1 it shows "please wait", "diagnosing your pc" than the Recovery screen shows up: “It Looks like Windows didn`t load correctly”. " see advanced repair Options" or restart the pc.

    1) If I choose see advanced repair Options - troubleshoot - advanced Options - Startup repair the Computer reboots -> "diagnosing your pc" -> Startup repair couldn’t repair your pc -> shutdown :
    Then I Switch on the Computer again and without any error the Computers starts normally
    If I restart the Computer again it starts without an error again, but if I restart the comp once more, I have the same issue like i descripted above.

    2) If I choose "restart" instead of "see advanced repair Options" the Computer boots without an error message.(Till i make a reboot again)

    I reinstalled the Computer, made necessary windows updates, installed few apps, Office and deepfreeze.
    No issues the next 3-4 restarts but after few times more the same error occurs.

    I made an Image of the HD and put it on a new HD, same issue after few restarts - no matter if deepfreeze is activated or not.

    srtTrail logfiles :
    Startup Repair diagnosis and repair log
    ---------------------------
    Last successful boot time: ‎10/‎7/‎2015 10:20:02 AM (GMT)
    Number of repair attempts: 1
    Session details
    ---------------------------
    System Disk = \Device\Harddisk0
    Windows directory = C:\windows
    AutoChk Run = 0
    Number of root causes = 1
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Check for updates
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 0 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: System disk test
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 0 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Disk failure diagnosis
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 16 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Disk metadata test
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 0 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Target OS test
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 125 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Volume content check
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 375 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Boot manager diagnosis
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 15 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: System boot log diagnosis
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 0 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Event log diagnosis
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 16 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Internal state check
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 0 ms
    Test Performed:
    ---------------------------
    Name: Boot status test
    Result: Completed successfully. Error code = 0x0
    Time taken = 0 ms
    Root cause found:
    ---------------------------
    Boot status indicates that the OS booted successfully.
    ---------------------------
    ---------------------------

    Any suggestions?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    First let me say, I'm a Computer Tech, so I see more PC problems than the average user.
    Lately I've had boot failures on two of my 11 Desktop PC's. One was caused by a Power Supply that had several voltages that were out of spec.
    A new PSU solved that problem. (but, without a PSU tester, I probably would not have caught that one)

    The next boot failure was due to one bad RAM stick, out of four installed. When I pulled out the pair of sticks that contained the bad one, the PC booted up normally. Running "Memtest 86+" from a boot disk, quickly identified the bad ram. I replaced the bad ram and that PC was quickly back in service.

    All too often, people think that Windows is at fault, when actually it's a piece of hardware. I've even read posts, in the past, where someone has reinstalled Windows to fix a problem that wasn't even caused by Windows in the first place, only to still have the same problem.

    As a technician, I learned years ago to not just jump on the OS as the problem, but check the hardware first.

    Just a thought

    TechnoMage
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Hey,

    thanks for your reply but i already checked the harwade with diagnostic tools. everything ok except a HD warning, thats why i replaced the disk - without success.

    cku
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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