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Windows won't start

Hello, I need help fixing my compaq presario S5100NX, It won't start windows, I try to started in safe mode but it keeps shutting off, it like a looping, it won't stop doing it, even if I try to start windows normally or last configuration, nothing seems to be working; before this happened, it was working ok for few minutes it was on than it would shut off by itsef while I was on the internet. I thought maybe it had a virus or something and I bought trend micro internet protection, but it did not worked still. Please Help!!!!!

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You need the windows setup cd, do a repair installation to fix the problem.

how to perform a repair installation>
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/doug92.mspx

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