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I got to turn on my laptop and it boots to the log on password screen then it freezes and reboots itself, then repeats the same process over again. it is an acer aspire 4220, running vista home basic.

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Hi thanks for that but i cant find my recovery cd.... is there any other was of fixing it

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Boot your recovery cd and choose the language, then on the second page , select repair options. Then on then next page, select system restore. Pick an earlier date restore point, and let it finish. It should restore it to where it was working.


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