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To get your pc back you can reset the BIOS just take out the battery on the motherboard & put it in back. That will reset the motherboard and data will not be lost.

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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    A Kisling Apr 15, 2008

    Or u can go in Control Panel and restore the system to and earlier date. This will carry back your system to that date in performace not data wise (meaning your computer will perform the way it was on that day)

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