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Computer tries to start but only goes to safemode.

My computer tries to start but it only goes to what I think is the safemode page but nothing works. I tried the F8 key but again did the same thing. The safemode, safemode network and others didn't do a thing. I tried to go back to the last good configuration but none of the keys worked. HELP!!!!
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Vickie

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I just suggest you to Format your OS, make partitions and reinstall your win again,  don't forget to install a good anti-virus!

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