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Startup problem With thinkpad g40 and xp: I shutdown last night by (accidentally) shutting down windows. Now when I attempt startup I either get a blank screen or windows starts up and progresses to where the wallpaper background displays...then nothing.

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I would recommend you to boot your system and safe mode and do a system restore...To open your computer and safe mode hit the F8 button on your keyboad when the computer is booting up..click safe mode..and then once you get to safe mode its going to give you an option to restore your computer to another day..after the restore is finish, you should be able to use the computer without any problems...

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