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Windows vista won't boot up. i pressed f8 on startup, then chose to have windows repair any startup problems. so far this function has been running on my pc for 24 hours. HELP!!!!!

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Try pressing F8 again on startup and go to start>programs>accessories>system tools> system restore and choose a date when you know you computer was working without any problems. When the computer reboots if asked choose start windows normally.

I hope this helps

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Do you have A INSTALLATIONDISC.Place it computers cd player.and let Windows start from it.and repair the computer.if no disc try F8 .F10.or DEL depends on computers manufactor.it should have have a partition for repairs.chose startrepair.

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ndows 2000 / XP users

bulb.gif If you are running Safe Mode because you cannot get into Windows, you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration.

To get into the Windows 2000 / XP Safe mode, as the computer is booting press and hold your "F8 Key" which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key.

Note: With some computers, if you press and hold a key as the computer is booting you will get a stuck key message. If this occurs, instead of pressing and holding the "F8 key", tap the "F8 key" continuously until you get the startup menu.

Trouble Getting into Windows 2000 or Windows XP Safe mode - If after several attempts you are unable to get into Windows 2000 or Windows XP Safe Mode as the computer is booting into Windows, turn off your computer. When the computer is turned on the next time Windows should notice that the computer did not successfully boot and give you the Safe Mode screen.

Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode

Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu

Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.

Once you're done in Safe mode if you want to get back into Normal Windows restart the computer like you normally would and let it boot normally. Click here to get additional information about getting out of Safe mode.

Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 users

bulb.gif If you are running Safe Mode because you cannot get into Windows, you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration.

To get into the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Safe Mode, as the computer is booting press and hold your "F8 Key" which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key.

Note: With some computers if you press and hold a key as the computer is booting you will get a stuck key message. If this occurs, instead of pressing and holding the "F8 key", tap the "F8 key" continuously until you get the startup menu.

Trouble Getting into Safe mode - If after several attempts you are unable to get into Safe Mode as the computer is booting into Windows, turn off your computer. When the computer is turned on the next time Windows should notice that the computer did not successfully boot and give you the Safe Mode screen.

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My DT will not finish start-up. Pavillion DT p6110f with Windows 7. It shipped with Vista, but I downloaded, installed, and used 7 for months before this problem. I get a DOS screen on start-up, then it...


F10 takes you to the bios settings. What happens if you press f8 repeatedly when it boots up? Is there an option for a recovery console?
Here's a link to the primary support page for your system, at HP.com.But please try to follow the steps in this article, or this article, even though they apply to vista..Expecially focus on the "standard steps to resolve most staartup problems." Also recovery options here.
Finally, read the startup repair section in the windows 7 help and how to, available here. I'm not familiar enough with the vista to windows 7 upgrade to give you a lot of advice on this startup problem, but here's one possible article that may prove helpful, if you can get that far...

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take just a moment to rate this post....thanks!


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Try this if using windows vista or 7:
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My computer starts up- the browser window comes up along with windows explorer message -need to close windows what can i do to fix this problem- I need my computer, i am a college student.


Please reboot your computer and before you see windows loading press F8.

Select to boot in safe mode when prompted.

If you don't then one of your startup programs is causing the problem you can disable these with msconfig tool provided in windows.

if you have the same problem then reboot and press F8 and select safe mode command line only.

and type 'sfc /scannow' (windows xp, vista, 7) this will repair system files like explorer.exe

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Box have no problem i can,t connect to computer


software problem thn press F8 AT STARTUP & go in safe mode or repair XP

Else hardware problem thn clean sliver portion of ram by rubber

Repair PC
press delete at startup
go2 BIOS option
1ST BOOT DEVICE CD/DRIVE
2ND BOOT DEVICE CD/DRIVE
F10 SAVE
RESTART PRESS F12

SAFE MODE
At start up press F8 go2 SAFE MODE thn type at run chkdsk,chkdsk/f/r & thn restart pc
Else Repair XP
Else clean ram BY RUBBER

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    • If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to repair, and then press and hold F8.
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hi dear

oh so sorry to hear that

this methode for windows Xp

and let try this

Microsoft Windows Vista users Tip: If you are running Safe Mode because you cannot get into Windows you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration. Additional information about this mode can be found on document CH000626
To get into the Windows Vista Safe mode, as the computer is booting press and hold your "F8 Key" which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key.
Note: With some computers if you press and hold a key as the computer is booting you will get a stuck key message. If this occurs, instead of pressing and holding the "F8 key", tap the "F8 key" continuously until you get the startup menu.
Trouble Getting into Windows 2000 or Windows XP Safe mode - If after several attempts you are unable to get into Windows 2000 or Windows XP Safe Mode as the computer is booting into Windows, turn off your computer. When the computer is turned on the next time Windows should notice that the computer did not successfully boot and give you the Safe Mode screen.
Choose Advanced Options for: Microsoft Windows Vista
Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable low-resolution video (640x480)
Last Known Good Configuration (advanced)
Directory Services Restore Mode
Debugging Mode
Disable automatic restart on system failure
Disable Driver Signature Enforcment
Start Windows Normally
Description: Start Windows with only the core drivers and services. Use
when you cannot boot after installing a new device or driver.

ok

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