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Computer keeps returning to "safe mode" options screen

When booting up my computer it tells me that it was not shut down correctly and goes to the safe mode screen (also has about 5 other options) and no matter what option I choose it goes back to the same safe mode screen.

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If you choose Start Normal and it boots into safe mode again then you should get professional help if you value any of the files on your computer and don't want to loose any data.

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