Blue Screen Windows 7 won't boot. KERNEL_DATA_INPAGE_ERROR 0x0000007A




Running a Sony VAIO PCG-71912L

It would BSOD every once in a while when I closed the lid for to long.  I have power options set to not hibernate or sleep with the lid closed so I thought maybe overworked or overheated, but it has always started back up.  Now it will get to the Starting Windows screen and hang.  I think it may be a bad hard drive but I would really like confirmation.

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Last updated December 21, 2017 Views 2,382 Applies to:

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StartUp Repair often works from a Windows Vista Installation Disk or Windows Vista Repair
Disk when it does not from Recovery or a Recovery Disk. If needed how to make a Windows
Vista Repair Disk is below. A Repair Disk can be made on any computer with a CD burner
running XP, Vista, or Window 7 as it uses no files from the Host computer.

Try Startup Repair from the Recovery Console (if you have one) or from a Vista disk - if you |
do not have a Vista disk you can borrow a friends (they are not copy protected) or make one.
Also your System maker will sell the physical disks cheap since you already own Windows.

This tells you how to access the System Recovery Options and/or with a Vista Disk

Try StartUp Repair from Recovery Options and/or a Vista disk.

How to do a Startup Repair

Also from the COMMAND PROMPT of Recovery Console (if possible) or a Vista disk

SFC /scannow
Hit Enter

and after that runs

chkdsk /f /r
Hit Enter

( Spaces between C and /   k and /  and f and / )

Retry Startup Repair after Chkdsk.

If needed after those you can try System Restore from the Recovery or Vista disk.

How to Do a System Restore in Vista


If needed :

What to do if Windows won't start correctly

What are the system recovery options in Windows Vista?

What happened to the Recovery Console?

If you need to make repair disks - these help repair Windows not re-install.

How to Create a Vista Recovery Disc - Free methods

NeoSmart now charges $9.75 for their ISO images to make the disks.

How to Make a Bootable Disk in Vista

Download: Windows Vista 32 bit (x86) Recovery Disc and Windows 7

Download: Windows Vista x64 Recovery Disc and Windows 7

How to Make a Windows Vista Repair Disk If You Don’t Have One

Hope this helps.

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