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My Acer Aspire One netbook shuts down at 38 seconds into booting up... I've timed it a dozen times and no matter I do or don't do (log in, etc) the screen goes balck and it shuts down at 38 seconds. I religiously run Iolo System Mechanic to clean & check my registry and I just ran a complete system scan prior to this problem starting. Any ideas???

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  • mrkayak931 Nov 07, 2010

    what will tre-installing Windows do to all of the files



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The problem is because your software might have accidentally deleted system files... You can repair your windows using your setup windows disk....(Recommended) OR try starting your laptop in safe mode and try restoring........

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  • mrkayak931 Nov 07, 2010

    Even I try to start up in Safe Mode it only runs 38 seconds.
    As it's a netbook, there's no cd rom or Windows set-op disks...

  • Nitin Bhatt
    Nitin Bhatt Nov 07, 2010

    You can try installing windows from the USB drive.
    Follow the link below to download the software

    the easier way you can use a "External CD drive"



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