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Blue screen of death

Everytime i start up the computer it asks me if i want to start in safe mode, safe mode with network settings, and safe mode with command prompt. also it asks if i want to start windows from last known safe point, or just start windows normally. i click safe mode, and it starts up, but as soon as it goes by the compaq screen, the blue screen of death pops up, and says there is a problem with windows, and windows has been shut down for your protection. what should i do?

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Well 2-4 months ago i attached new hardware and got the same responce

took it out all better

2 thing is you need to what the other guy suggested is reinstall th OS/operating system EX/win 98

or your hard drive is broke
or your harddrive needs to be erased then install everything again

please make sure that what ever new stuff you try to add is compatable to the computer

if your going to download something you don't know into the computer you lible to make it crash and make your life worse.

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The problem is really on your operating system. You have to reinstall the O.S. of your pc. Have your windows installer ready and repair the damaged operating system and it will go back to normal.

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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Which operating system ????.....
Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode
Start Windows Normally
Reboot
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Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice
select safe mode with command prompt
Click start run type cmd press Enter
black screen should open DOS mode
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type in net user username
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It will prompt you to enter the new password.
Enter the new password and the password is changed
http://wiki.ljackson.us/Control_Userpasswords2
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you could download all of these or just one save them to a usb drive for later use if one fails to remove the password
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Restart your computer repeatedly tapping the f8 key to enter safe mode while the screen is black once in safe mode where the only things working will be your keyboard and mouse allowing you to attempt to repair your computer
Windows Advanced Options Menu
Please select an option:
Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
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Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice
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  2. Select an option when the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, and then press ENTER.
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Description of Safe Boot options
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An environment variable is set when you use one of the Safe Boot options. The environment variable is SAFEBOOT_OPTION. This variable is set to either Network or to Minimal.

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To determine which files could not be repaired by the System File Checker tool, follow these steps:
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  3. Type the following command, and then press ENTER: edit sfcdetails.txtThe Sfcdetails.txt file uses the following format: Date/Time SFC detail


This information was obtained from Support.microsoft.com

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Once your past that.

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Just press the Y key, then enter.

Restart the computer.

Let it do it's thing ( disk check will appear)

Let me know if this solves your problem.




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