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Tried to enable restore point on my computer.It did't take.

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If there is a restore point, safe mode should be able to use it. All I can suggest is to try again, hopefully it is not corrupt.

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E640 REBOOT


Hi John,

I see you mentioned you update IE9 then you now get a blank screen...

If I may ask the blank screen showed up after the update or did it show up after restarting the computer?

If your getting a Blank screen when you boot into windows after the IE9 update, try rebooting then boot into Safemode.

Restart you computer then as soon as you see the Boot screen of you computer keep on Tapping f8 to get a list select safemode, then once it boots into safemode windows will load up in safemode on the issue and you can navigate arround to fix things that went wrong.

click on the Start Button on the lower left of the task bar then, click on Programs, select accessories then select system tools, look for system restore then select the option select a different restore point, on the window you may see a list of restore points hoping your system restore was turned on in the very beginning, once you have selected a restore point keep on clicking next then a warning will show just click next again then it will restart your computer.

System restore allows you to restore to a date where you had windows working fine without any problems so if you can get a restore point before updating IE9 then it is possible that you may be able to fix you windows back the way it was.

I hope that this will help,

michaelvincentc

Dec 22, 2011 | E-Machines W Computers & Internet

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My computer says configure updates and then it automatically turns off


This will be a long process of troubleshooting and may end up of restoring your computer to a factory settings. You can try the steps below:
First is boot up to advance boot options, to do this follow the steps below: -Turn off your computer -After pressing the turn on button start tapping F8 key until you see the Advance Boot Option. -Try choosing Last Known Good Configuration if it fail try Safemode, Safemode with networking or safemode with command prompt, if one is successful use system restore to restore your computer to an earlier date but if it fails you'll need to use your Operating System Disc to use the repair option.
Here's how to access system restore incase you're able to access Last Known Good Configuration, Safemode, Safemode with networking or safemode with command prompt: Windows XP: Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore select Restore my computer to an earlier time then select a bold date on the calendar and click Next on the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer. Then click OK on the System Restore Restoration Complete page.
Windows 7 and Windows Vista: Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore select Restore my computer to an earlier time then select a bold date on the calendar and click Next on the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows configuration, and then restarts the computer. Then click OK on the System Restore Restoration Complete page.
If you're on safemode with command prompt: At the command prompt, type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe, and then press ENTER, System Restore window will pop-up then select Restore my computer to an earlier time then select a bold date on the calendar and click Next on the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows configuration, and then restarts the computer. Then click OK on the System Restore Restoration Complete page.
If all the steps above fails you need to use the recover disc or the operating system disc to do a repair on your computer. Revert back in case you need steps for using start-up repair.
Note: If the steps above and start-up repair fail there's no other option but to restore your computer to factory settings.

Apr 21, 2011 | Acer Aspire AX1700-U3793A PC Desktop

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Acer Aspire One netbook freezes upon start up and will not shut down...still froze! Just got for Christmas this year. Only 3 months old.


Hi jenksjodikay,

If your system freezes up during boot up, a file in the OS might have been accidentally deleted or corrupted. You could also diagnose what happened on your system by checking if you have installed something new that caused the issue. There are several ways to resolve this, either you try to do a windows system restore or you reformat the system. But before reformatting your system you need to get all your data off the computer or else you will lose everything.

I recommend trying to do a system restore, it would help you to sort the problem out. Please follow the steps below:

1. Turn the computer on or just restart the computer.

2. After switching on the computer, start tapping the F8 key. "Windows Advanced Boot Options Menu" will appears. If you're not able to do so try restarting the computer and try again.

3. Now select the "Safemode Option".

4. Ensure that you press the enter button to select it. Computer will then begin to start in safemode.

5. Now click [Start] point to [All programs] go to [Accessories Folder] then [System tools] and click "System Restore".

6. On the "Welcome system restore" page, click the "Restore my computer to an earlier time" option then click next.

7. On the "Select a Restore Point page", click the most recent system restore point in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next.
--> A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.

8. On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next and it will restarts the computer.

Hope it helps,

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Feb 14, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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You can try to access safemode by pressing F8 during startup, choose safemode then try to run system restore via start->all programs->accessories->system tools->system restore-> follow the prompts and then choose a restore point(date) when you where able to access your account.

***system restore lets you get previous settings of the computer when it was working ok***

May 15, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

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I was using my laptop a while ago acer aspire one aod150 i just dloaded dvix codecs. i was using google chrome and then my laptop froze. i tried restarting it, but it just froze. it wont start up properly....


You should perform a restore. Boot the computer in SafeMode. To do so, restart the computer and keep on tapping 'F8' key, select SafeMode. Now click Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools> System Restore, select a restore point when your computer was working fine.

Mar 18, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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When cp is bootin up, it goes to welcome screen an then is black screen, stays black except the mouse arrow is showin' it bwon't boot up no further,can sombody please help, Jack


Restart the Notebook and keep tapping the F8 key to access the Windows advanced options.

select Safemode.

Once you are in safemode, follow the below steps :

  1. Log on to Windows as Administrator.
  2. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore. System Restore starts.
  3. On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next.
  4. On the Select a Restore Point page, click the most recent system restore point in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next.

    Note A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.
  5. On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer.
  6. Log on to the computer as Administrator. The System Restore Restoration Complete page is displayed.
  7. Click OK.

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Internet explorer will not open


try to do system restore 2 - 3 days from the time you first experience the problem.

to do system restore ( for windows xp) click start, click all programs, click accessories, click system tools and click system restore. click next and after that you will be able to see a calendar with dates that is bold form, it means that those bold dates are your usable restore points and choose the restore point 2 - 3days from the time you first experience the problem then click next or restore. after that the computer will process the system restore and will restart automatically, if the system restore is successful click the finish button if not just click ok and try another restore point.

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if that doesnt work try to go to safemode w/ networking, at that mode try to use your internet explorer.

to go to safemode w/ networking shutdown the computer completely. turn it on again after 10 - 20 secs, as soon as you see the dell screen immediately tap the " F8 " key continuously. if that is successful you be in the windows advance menu option screen. use your up and down arrow key in your keyboard to navigate, choose the safemode w/ networking and hit enter twice. log in to your account or name ( not the administrator ) just to check if you are in the safemode w/ networking, there will be safemode word in each corner of your screen and the desktop background is black.

if you are using windows xp and you are internet explorer 8, try to uninstall the internet explorer 8.

to uninstall the internet explorer 8, follow the instructions below
- click start
- click control panel
- click add/remove programs
- navigate and look for the internet explorer 8, click it then click remove and restart the computer after.

Feb 20, 2010 | HP Computers & Internet

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Computer will not boot up, runs continuously at start up


try pressing F8 after the BIOS screen, this will lead you to windows advance options, from there choose safemode. Inside safemode, run system restore and choose a restore point/date from where the computer was working fine.

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Start in safe mode as you have been doing,Once you get to the desk top,Click start>Run>Type Msconfig and hit ok or enter,When the configuration window opens,Select start up Normal and click apply,The computer will restart in normal mode.

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