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My toshiba a60 laptop won't start up

It just gets as far as "windows is starting" I have windows xp home edition. IS there any way to fix this. I don't have any discs or anything for the computer anymore. Help

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    Will the laptop boot and run in safe mode?

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Nope. Sorry to tell you but there is nothing you can do but get a windows xp disk and reinstall. Sorry for the bad news.

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