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My lenovo keeps rebooting..when I select ''last known'' it shuts down and restarts the process again

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  • chrissydenne Dec 10, 2009

    Thanks for your quick response. I tried to select that and it goes right back to rebooting and not getting me to the start screen

  • chrissydenne Dec 10, 2009

    I'm not good at these things but does that mean to reinstall the disk I first used when setting up my pc?

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Start in safe mode and do a system restore pick a date before the problem came about its usauly a piece of hardware or virus.

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Try to see if you can boot up the computer into safe mode. Keep pressing the F8 key as you turn on the computer and when it gets to the boot menu choose "Safe Mode".

If you can get into safe mode then go into the start menu and go into the system tools folder and then choose system restore. Choose a date on the calendar when the computer was last working properly and let the system reboot and hopefully that will take care of the issue.

If you can't get into safe mode or windows normally then that means windows is corrupted and you'll need to wipe out the drive completely and reinstall the OS and device drivers.

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