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My computer won't stop rebooting itself. Hello and thank you for reading, My computer won't stop rebooting itself regardless of what hard drive I plug in, it gives me the "Windows didn't start ... please use the up and down keys to choose .... safe mode, safe mode with network, command prompt start windows normally, last know configuration" Regardless of what I choose it's start to load then there will be a beep and it'll be as if I just turned on the computer, the bios info will be there and I will get lead back to the windows didn't start screen.

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Base from the description of your problem its clear that your operating system is already corrupted and needs to be repair or better to do a clean installation of the operating system, in order for you to repair the operating system you need a XP installation disc and then load that from there you will be able to repair the system or do a clean installation.

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