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Windows 7 will not boot

By gary1971
Sep 7, 2011
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  1. Please help,

    Today I booted up as normal but got the following message 'WYIFM is compressed' Press Ctrl Alt Del to restart.'

    I do that but the same message comes up evey time.

    F8 does not work so I can not even go into safe mode.

    I have windows 7 and the last thing I installed was a DVD burning programme which worked fine. he PCis about 18 months ldand I have not had any problems with it.

    Any ideas please?

    Thank you
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try reinstalling Windows 7 fresh?
     
  3. gary1971

    gary1971 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    its not letting me boot from CD
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You have to change the first boot device to the CDROM in the bios before you can boot from the CD
     
  5. gary1971

    gary1971 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I did that but still had a problem. I used my laptop to create a rescue disc but that didnt work either then I found this link - 'sevenforums.com/tutorials/20864-mbr-restore-windows-7-master-boot-record.html' and that worked perfectly with my rescue disc.

    Thanks for the help though :)
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Okay thanks for the update :)
     

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