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Help cannot get into safe mode or pass windows screen just black screen with writing have tried all options f8 etc no luckmany thankssarah

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  • msdell Dec 13, 2007

    I too have the same problem and do not have a floppy drive or original cds. can you suggest another solution please?

  • msdell Dec 15, 2007

    I too have a similar problem with no floppy drive and original cds! please advise how to get into safe mode..... thanks

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Must boot machine into DOS only from floppy disc. Once in, first run chkdisk.exe on hard drive to correct errors. If, after this produces no results, must repeat process, then re-install Windows.

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