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Blue screen. windows protection error. You need to restart your computer. System halted. It tells me to start in safe mode. When I press enter, My screen goes back to blue, same error. The keypad is locked. I restart again and end up back where I was. Help please.

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  • brianumpleby Mar 03, 2009

    I am still not able to get in to safe mode.I can get to the reboot page. But end up back with the blue screen,

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    Vivek Jacob May 11, 2010

    This is most likely a virus or spyware issue. Tap F8 while starting up and select safe mode. If it boots into safe mode, you can try system restore. If none of these work you will need to repair the operating system. Let me know if you get one of these to work

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Well i hate to tell you but your pc will need to be reformatted with a rescue  and recovery disc which means unfortunately you will lose all your files and rescue and recovery can take up to 10 hours or less to reformat 
i had the same problem and i reformatted and i didn't have the same problem again
woah woah wait i think you can actually rescue your files from when you select restore my system  and you can save your files from  there
and your computer will still have windows vista ultimate if it was on your pc from the factory

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It might be a software issue but it also be a hardware issue..especially memory error.
You need to reinstall your OS if can't restore using safemode & system restore. Or can't open windows anymore.
If you have another space harddisk install OS there: install antivirus & antispyware. copy files your files & format the drive. SOLVE

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    You need to reinstall the OS

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Safe mode is a troubleshooting option for Windows that starts your computer in a limited state. Only the basic files and drivers necessary to run Windows are started. The words Safe Mode appear in the corners of your monitor to identify which Windows mode you're using.
1. Restart your computer. Click the Start button, click the arrow next to the Shut Down button, and then click Restart.
2. Do one of the following:
· If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you'll need to try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then shutting down and restarting your computer.
· If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to start in safe mode, and then press F8.
3. On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight the safe mode option you want, and then press Enter.
4. Log on to your computer with a user account that has administrator rights.
When your computer is in safe mode, you'll see the words Safe Mode in the corners of your monitor. To exit safe mode, restart your computer and let Windows start normally.
To know more information on how to boot into Safe mode visit the following link:
Start your computer in safe mode

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Start-your-computer-in-safe-mode


Method 2: Also scan the Computer for error using chkdsk command in the Command Prompt from the System Recovery Options Menu.

To open the System Recovery Options menu on your computer
1.Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer using the computer's power button.
2.Do one of the following:
•If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you need to try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then shutting down and restarting your computer.
•If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to repair, and then press and hold F8.
3.On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight Repair your computer, and then press Enter. (If Repair your computer isn't listed as an option, then your computer doesn't include preinstalled recovery options, or your network administrator has turned them off.)
4.Select a keyboard layout, and then click Next.
5.On the System Recovery Options menu, click a tool(Command Prompt) to open it.

6. At the Command Prompt, type: chkdsk /r . Press Enter.


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Which operating system you are using??

You can follow the given steps to avoid blue screen error..
Start Windows in Safe Mode:

Step1: Turn on your computer and press the F8 key repeatedly from your keyboard. You must press F8 before the Windows logo appears. It will display the Advanced Boot Options screen.

Step2: From Advanced Boot Options screen, choose Safe Mode option then press Enter.

Step3: If Windows loads and works fine in Safe Mode, a bad driver is probably causing the error. Uninstall device drivers and reinstall them. If Windows experiences issues in Safe Mode also, repair your hardware.

Startup repair:

Step1: Shut down your computer and then restart it in Safe Mode (see step1).

Step2: From Advanced Boot Options screen, select "Repair Your Computer" and hit Enter. Choose your preferred keyboard layout and then click "Next."

Step1: Click "Startup Repair", and follow the on-screen instruction .Startup repair can solve this problem.

System Repair:

Step1: Follow step1 and step2 from Startup repair section.

Step3: Now select system restore from the System Recovery Options menu. And follow the on-screen instruction to select a restore point.


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So many computer face this blue screen fetal errors on windows.

This error comes usually when there is problem in software or driver compatibility issue with hardware or operating system.
Also this error comes when there is bed indexing unit in hard drive.
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If you are able to boot the computer in safe mode, you can disable the Automatic Restart from the Control Panel.

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Click on the System and Maintenance link.

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The fix from Microsoft's website:
To resolve this problem, start your computer in Safe mode, remove the display adapter, rename the .inf files that are associated with the display adapter drivers, restart your computer in Normal mode, and then update your display adapter drivers. The following steps describe this procedure in more detail:
  1. Start Windows in Safe mode. To do so:
    1. Restart the computer, and then press F8 while the computer starts.
    2. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu that appears, use the ARROW keys to select Safe Mode, and then press ENTER.
    3. Use the ARROW keys to select the operating system to start, and then press ENTER to start Windows XP in Safe mode.
  2. In the message that states that Windows is running in Safe mode, click Yes.
  3. Click Start, click Run, type msinfo32 in the Open box, and then click OK.
  4. Under System Summary, expand Components, and then click Display.
  5. In the right pane, note the information that corresponds to the INF File item, for example, Nv4.inf, Oem0.inf, or Atim128.inf.
  6. Quit the System Information utility.
  7. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  8. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  9. Expand Display adapters, right-click the display adapter, and then click Uninstall.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
  12. In the Command Prompt window, type the following commands, and then press ENTER after each line: ren %systemroot%\inf\INF file name from Step 5.inf *inf.old
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  14. Log on to Windows by using an account that has administrative privileges, and then wait for Windows to detect new hardware.
  15. When the Found New Hardware Wizard starts, click Cancel.

    If you receive a stop error after you remove the updated display drivers, restart the computer and use the Last Known Good Configuration option. To do this, restart the computer, and then press the F8 key while the computer starts. On the Windows Advanced Options Menu that appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER.

    If you receive a "System Has Recovered from a Serious Error" message when Windows starts, restart the computer again. This error message does not recur.
  16. Obtain and install the latest drivers for your display adapter.For information about how to contact your computer manufacturer, visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors (http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors)
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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