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WHEN MY COMPUTOR STARTS UP IT GOES TO THE SAFE SCREEN OPTION. WHEN I START NORMAL IT WILL SHOW XP WINDOWS STARTING AND THEN SUT DOWN AND RESTART AGAIN IT JUST KEEPS LOOPING. i HAVE ALSO TRYED STARTING IN THE SAFE MODE WITH NO CHANGE. I THINK MY HARD DRIVE IS JUNK IF THIS IS THE CASE HOW DO I RETRIVE SOME OF MY FILES?

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Try to login in safe mode.
open cmd.
type chkdsk and let the program check your hardidisk for failure if you think that it is the harddisk that is the problem.

option 2.
start your com.
press F8 before the boot screen appears.
choose : start up as last time the system worked.

hope you can use my help.
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Which Password? Bios Password? Hard Drive Password? Windows Welcome Screen User Logon Password?

Which Operating System? Windows XP? Windows Vista? Windows 7?

OK, if you are running Windows 7, Microsoft tightened security on it so you've got to have a password reset disk which 99% of the people who own laptops with windows 7 fail to do. It should be one of the first things you do when you buy the laptop. Otherwise, you're faced with reinstalling the Operating System or possibly doing a System Recovery.

If you're on Windows XP or Vista try this:

Turn off the computer, then hit the power button to turn it back on and immediately start hitting the F8 key repeatedly until you see the Safe Mode option. Select SAFE MODE and let the computer boot up. When it gets to the User Login screen it will show the Administrator userid and the userid for which you forgot the password. Sign in as the Administrator (hopefully you didn't put a password on it and forgot it too). Once the desktop appears it will look different, the screen will be darker and the icons bigger, but this is normal for safe mode.

Click Start/Control Panel/User Accounts
When the User Accounts screen opens, click on the userid for which you forgot the password. Select the option to REMOVE PASSWORD.

Reboot your machine.

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Repair PC
press delete at startup
go2 BIOS option
1ST BOOT DEVICE CD/DRIVE
2ND BOOT DEVICE CD/DRIVE
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SAFE MODE
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When I restart my computer, it comes to the screen showing me the option to start in safe mode, start windows normall, etc. When I choose to start windows normally, the computer then restarts itself again...


restart >save mode >choice for NO> restore privious date for good working (choice that date vfrom witch pc was running well.again if not run ,think virus affected.should format all the drive .


IFYOU THINK YOU WANT THE DATA SHOULD DOWNLOAD, HBCD BOOT CD FROM FRESHWAP.NET .START BY HBCD CHOICE FOR LIVE XP ,SHOW ALL HIDDEN FOLDER CHECK OFF,EXTENTION FILE & PROTECTED OPERATING SYSTEM.OPEN ALL DRIVE BY EXPLORE SIMPLY DRAG THE UNNECESSARY HIDDEN FILE &DELETE .MIND IT DONT FORMAT THE C DRIVE .FOR IDENTYFICATION GO MY COMPUTER R CLICK >MANAGE >DISK MANAGEMENT>LOOK THE DRIVE LETTER WHERE YOUR OS INSTALLED. COPPY ALL DATA FOR PASTE FROM ANOTHER DRIVE TO ANOTHER AND FORMAT DRIVE ONE AFTER ONE . YOU DELETE THE RECYLER (IF NTFS) AND SYSTEM VOLUME INFORMATION
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1.Restart your computer. Immediately after the screen goes blank for the first time, press the F8 key repeatedly. The Windows Advanced Options menu appears. If the menu does not appear, restart your computer and try again. Use the cursor keys on your keyboard (your mouse will not work) to select Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER. Windows XP attempts to start.

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If you recently installed new hardware, shut down your computer and disconnect the hardware. Then, restart Windows XP and troubleshoot your hardware to get it working properly.
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Restart your computer and press F8 again. This time, choose Safe Mode and press ENTER. Windows XP attempts to start in Safe Mode, which does not automatically start programs and hardware, and displays very primitive graphics. If Windows XP starts successfully in Safe Mode, you can remove any programs or updates you have recently installed. Then, restart your computer normally.

Performing a repair installation of Windows XP can fix many serious startup problems. While you should not lose any of your important documents, you might lose settings, and you will need to reinstall many updates.
Before performing a repair installation of Windows XP, you should have both your Windows XP CD and your product key available.
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Restart your computer. If prompted, press a key to start from the CD-ROM.
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When prompted, press R to have Windows XP attempt to repair Windows by reinstalling important Windows components.
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