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Acer Aspire 5100 Wont Boot To Start....

My Laptop wont boot, it restarts again & After trying everty option given to me from the few "Menu" Screens I've found my way into and have got no where just false hope... Now however I'm on this "EDIT BOOT OPTIONS" screen... It's seems that if I knew what to type in I could Undo whatever the issue is. Can someone please help me figure out what I do from here?

It reads: Edit Windows boot options: Microsoft Windows Vista


Path: \Windows\system32\winload.exe


Partition: 2
Hard Disk: af0c9839


[ /MAXMEM=939524096 /NOEXECUTE=OPTOUT /NUMPROC=2 /SAFEBOOT:MINIMAL /DETEC
THAL /PCILOCK /DEBUG FOLLOWED BY A THICK WHIT CURSOR AND IT ALLOWS ME TO TYPE IN ANYTHING... So is there something I should write? Rewrite? Please help me figure this out withoue having to take my laptop in for repair or with out recovery disks. I have none, only if I absolutely must I'll take it in or by the disks...

So can anyone please, pretty, pretty please help my sorry lil broke self?

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  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    same here

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Try booting in safe mode. you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration.
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 yourarrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key. Let computer boot to safe mode and then shutdown. If problem continues then Start in safe mode again.

After you boot to safe mode then go to Control Panel, System, Advanced System Settings, Advanced tab should be at the forefront. Go towards the bottom of the popup (Startup and Recovery) and select settings. Then in the settings popoup uncheck Automatically Restart. OK and apply everyithing then restart computer. Let me know what happens.

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