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Unable to load windows xp, on start up black screen with white text with 4 options of safe mode,i,ve tried all four options but it still won,t boot up just returns back to same screen do i need a boot disk

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U have to reinstall xp

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Is your computer set to boot from cd?

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  • Timothy Johnson Jun 01, 2008

    check your Hdd for errors. Re-install xp

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This problem happens often. Please try the following steps to resolve the issue.

1) Restart your computer.
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start your laptop before booting windows press f8 button continuously

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bulb.gif If you are running Safe Mode because you cannot get into Windows, you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration.

To get into the Windows 2000 / XP Safe mode, as the computer is booting press and hold your "F8 Key" which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to move to "Safe Mode" and press your Enter key.

Note: With some computers, if you press and hold a key as the computer is booting you will get a stuck key message. If this occurs, instead of pressing and holding the "F8 key", tap the "F8 key" continuously until you get the startup menu.

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Windows Advanced Options Menu
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Safe Mode
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Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Enable Boot Logging
Enable VGA mode
Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked)
Directory Services Restore Mode (Windows domain controllers only)
Debugging Mode

Start Windows Normally
Reboot
Return to OS Choices Menu

Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.

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bulb.gif If you are running Safe Mode because you cannot get into Windows, you may want to first try loading the last known good configuration.

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i m sure its some kind of maser problem with u r system...
because at the 1st time when u select safe mode it should work .....i think some big data dammage have made....and now u are unable to recover it....

so my suggession is that u can re install win xp on u r computer..

regards..

for any quarry u can mail me at-sigma_shiva1@yahoo.co.in

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