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Boot Problems When starting up the machine halts. Error reads:Windows Protection Error, You need to restart your computer.System Halted Unable to do so. The only thing I can do is force the power off.

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  • p5000down Nov 15, 2007

    Thanks, but I'm unable to find a bootdisk. I've done a system Restore from the Safe Mode and creates an auto restart where the same error occurs.



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Restoring the registry is supposed to fix it. With your computer off put your bootdisk in and choose start with cd-rom support. When you get to the 'A' prompt, type 'scanreg /restore' enter. Now choose a date to restore from before the problem. Now restart your computer.

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