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Won't get beyond a certain page

When I start up my computer it goes to the page asking me if I want to start it in safe mode or Windows. I click Windows, it starts (you can hear it running) and then returns to that page. Over and over I can not get past it. It almost sounds like it shuts down and then restarts again. Help me! I'm in a on-line course at school. This the worst possible time for this to happen

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Have you tried starting in safe mode? If so what happens?





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I would suggest you to boot the computer in safe mode and check if you can boot to the desktop and post back the result. To boot to the desktop in safe mode with networking keep tapping F8 key during restart. Once you see the option to boot in safe mode with networking select it and press enter.


Access the link to know more about how to boot the computer in safe mode:

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If you are unable to boot to the computer in safe mode, you may try to perform a system restore from Windows Recovery Enviornment (WINRE Mode) to an earlier date and check if it helps you fix the issue.


If you have Windows Vista disk you may try to perform a system restore using Windows Vista disk:


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g. On the System Recovery Options menu, click System restore and select the date when the computer was working fine.


If System Recovery Options is a preinstalled recovery option on your computer:


a. Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Click the Start button, click the arrow next to the Lock button, and then click Restart.

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• If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you will need to try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then shutting down and restarting your computer.

• 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.

c. On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight Repair your computer, and then press ENTER. (If Repair your computer is not listed as an option, then your computer does not include System Recovery Option as a preinstalled recovery option.)

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f. On the System Recovery Options menu, click system restore and restore the computer to the date it was working fine.


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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/What-to-do-if-Windows-wont-start-correctly "
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You can restore your system in your safe mode.
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hi,
do you see any error or does it go blank after you see the windows logo,
if it goes blank after you see the windows logo, that means that there has been software misconfiguration at the level of windows operating system, restart your system using the power button and wehn you see the asus logo at start start tapping F8 key, it will lead you to a menu that will say boot into safe mode, select safe mode and enter, see if you are able to boot into safe mode, if you are then what we can do is restore your system back to a previous date
to do that in safe mode follow the following instructions

Caution: After a system restore the configurations/software that are done after the restore point will be lost

for system restore
click on start button > go to run > in there type in without quotes
"%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe"

system restore window will open

  1. On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next.
  2. On the Select a Restore Point page, click the most recent system restore point in the On this list the dat eon which your computer was working, click a restore point list, and then click Next.
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