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I can't get out of a loop: "Start Windows normally", flash new screen, return to 1st screen

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, may I offer an alternate possibility, hardware...
Pls try:

  • remove the memories, clean the little gold pins with a hard rubber eraser;
  • if more than one memory stick is present, test/try one at a time.
Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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The first thing you need to do is start in safe mode, by toggling the F8 key before the computer starts up. Once in safemode you can do a system restore Start, Program, accessorys, system tools, system restore. Go back to a day closest to today where the computer was running perfect. If yesterday everything worked, go there. select the day and follow the prompts, wait fou it to re-boot and you should be ok. Worse case scenario we need to clear the cmos "where the battery sits", but try it this way first. If on the way to safe mode it offers you the choice of going into restore then take it from that prompt, good luck,Gym

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This happens cause eighter the Hard drive or the windows instillation has crashed, normally you must format and reinstall to fix this issue..

You should first try
1.) when it boots and ask you to start normally select safe mode
2.) If it boots into safe mode, shutdown and restart
3.) Hope it works


If that fails you mist first insert the original windows cd that came with your computer.

1.) enter setup (it usually displays some keys on the screen when you turn the computer on, normally its del or F2 to enter setup.
2.) sent the first boot device to cd rom (its located in boot options or advanced)
3.) Save and exit setup (F10 then y then enter)
4.) It will display Press any key to boot from cd rom (press any key)
5.) follow the onmscreen instructions to eighter repair the windows or install a fresh one..

If the instillation fails to detect a harddrive or cant format it,, Its the harddrive thats crashed and you will need ti replace it.

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Try to boot to Last known good configuration or safe mode so we can check what is really causing the problem,,,,

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Shut down
Restart
while restarting press F8 key
select Disable automatic restart on system failure

Let us know what error(s) you get then

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    Jay Glendenning Dec 29, 2008

    rholtz2,

    Have you tried any of our suggestions?

    There are errors but until we know .. We can't help any further.

    crayz


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Try to get into safe mode by pressing F8 immediately after the post screen. What computer and what OS are you using?

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That means that system installation is damaged, you need to use a windows setup disk to reinstall the system.

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When it comes to the start windows normally screen, use the arrow keys and select the disable automatic reboot on error option. Then post back what it says.

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This is a common problem of windows that has infected with virus or some spyware. i experienced this myself. format your computer with a new windows to solve your problem.

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