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It won't boot up

My laptop turns on and shows a screen that asks if I would like to start it in safe mode or normal. I have picked every option it gives me but the screen turns black and won't start up.

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    Kevin Flannagan May 11, 2010

    Try pulling any discs out of the disc drive then shut down the computer. Then pull out the battery and unplug the laptop. Let it sit for a few min then try booting it up again. It may just need a few moments to refresh from a hard shut down. Let me know what happens.

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Your computer must me reformatted. If you dont know how to do it then get help from a computer guy there. or email me at m.abarabar@yahoo.com. i really would like to help you and the others that have computer problems if only im there.

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