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Windows xp stuck in restart loop

I have a windows xp home ed and while using pc the power went off and now th pc cannot get past the safe mode screen, i have been told that maybe the needle in the tower is stuck, would appreciate any suggestions thanks

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Needle in the tower? Wow! Who told you that? Geek Squad.

OK in all seriousness this is what I want you to do.

Press F8 as the computer boots up.

Choose "Safe Mode with Command Prompt"

Let me know if you're able to get that far and then we'll proceed from there.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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