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My computer keeps rebootin and rebootin

When I turn on my computer the ACER log appears than it takes me to a black screen where the tabs SAFE MODE, SAFE MODE with Networking, Safe Mode with Command Prompt and so on are....I click on anyone and then the computer appears like if it is goin to load but then a blue screean appears and about 2 seconds dissapears and the computer shut down and turns on again it keeps doing the same thing and dont stop...please I need help to solve this problem

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  • angelitoroma Nov 21, 2008

    Thanks for the answer but how do I reinstall the computer operating system....do I need a cd or what if I dont have any cds

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Don't click on anything, press the number one key and it will boot into safe mode , once it does try to restart.

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If you cant start windows in a safe mode (safe mode with command prompt is the one I use) to do a system restore then you will need to re-install the OS (Operating System), Sorry for the bad news....but welcome to Windows....Try running the repair option instead of the full install with the OS Disk first……Some times you can get lucky and save the existing data….Good Luck and let me know if this fixed ya,

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HI,
When you get that black screen selecr LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION and then wait for the windows to load.If it restarts again then you will have to reinstall your operating system.

Posted on Nov 21, 2008

  • Priya darshan Nov 21, 2008

    To install your operating system you will need the discs.I ma sure they were given to you with your Acer laptop?let me know.

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