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I tried in safe mode and the same thing happens

It keeps returning to the page I just left. Same thing happens with each item: Safe mode and Regular Windows. What now?

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  • hkelly2 Nov 20, 2008

    Actually, I am not able to get that far. When I turn the compuiter on, it goes to a page asking me if I want to sart in safe mode, or in Windows. I click on Windows, it starts running for a second and the screen shuts down for a sew seconds comes back up at the same page I was at. I can't get past that

  • JTAtlanta228 May 11, 2010

    when you open internet explorer it keeps opening up in the last page viewed? What page would you like it to have open up?


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When you start your colmputer hit the key that gets you into your comps bios, which is typically F1, or del, or F2 and make sure your cd/dvd drive is the 1st in priority in the boot order.

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