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After starting my computer it goes into normal setup and then I only have a blue screen...no cursor no icons no Ibm map background, etc.
I've tried the safe mode, safe mode with networking, last good startup, and normal setup...they all go to the plain blue screen and I can' t get any further.

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  • jaani Nov 21, 2007

    After starting the computer it goes into blue screen & nothing is displayed

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Hi tdarrin,

Try to repair your operating system using your current version of windows OP. Possible some destructive program black the windows startup not to continue.

Hope this will be helpful to you. Please let me know if you need more help.

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Philip

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Screen_of_Death

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/174630

THe most popular windows issue in all the land.

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

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