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System will not boot. It goes through normal re boot but it is stuck in a loop and comes back to the same re boot screen

I attempted to restore my ThinkPad G40 to an earlier period and upon executing the process it is stuck with a Runtime Error message. Is there any solution to this problem. I do not have the original system disks as this is an older system. Thanks Manny I tried to re boot the system and a screen comes and it says re boot in 3 or 4 different modes. Safe mode, safe mode w/internet, normal mode, ect. I tried normal mode and it just keeps comming back to the same page.

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Reboot in safe mode then shut down.

restart again and it will be alright.

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