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Laptop starts up goes from acer screen to black screen with options safe mode etc then goes on to windows screen like its going to boot up then goes off and restarts from the beginning again just keeps going round in circles. can you help please.

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Re: Laptop starts up goes from acer screen to black...

Your PC is looping back to the windows splash screen, you will never get it to bootup like it is supposed to. Your OS is corrupt, you need to reinstall your OS, there is a way to do so provided you have the disks to reinstall the OS. Now if you have data or files you need, when reinstalling you can choose to reinstall the OS keeping all existing data files intact, you must make certain to read closely when you get to this point!

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My Acer aspire turns on shows windows logo then goes to black screen, what can I do?

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Step 1: Shut down your PC completely.
Step 2: Turn on the Power button.
Step 3: As soon as you turn it on start hitting the F8 key on your keyboard until you get to a black screen called "Windows Advanced option". (If you don't get to that that screen but you end up reaching the blue screen than that means you have delayed in hitting the F8 key. start again from step 1.)
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if it loads to windows click on start -> all programms -> accessories -> system tools -> system restore
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if it dont go to windows... you need to reinstall the operating system..

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First try to Boot to Last Known Good Configuration.. do this by pressing F8 upon bootup...look at the prompt screen for the option mentioned OR

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