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I did a system restore to an earlier time and now my computer turns on to the screen where it asks you if you want to start on safe mode, safe mode with internet, start normally, start to last good configuation, etc. I have chosen each one and it keeps bringing me to this same screen and it won't log into my system. What do I do?

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Im not expert but it sounds like your OS may be corrupted or messed up and you may need to reformat your hard drive

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Did you install a new piece of hardware or software?? what was it? uninstall it that piece of hardware and try booting again.
what were you doing on your system that required you to use system restore?
at what point does the computer restarts if you were to log into safe mode.

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