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Won't boot my vaio running XP SP2 gets hung up during boot and will only boot in safe mode. I tried running a system restore with no luck. (inane message saying your restore didnt work). I removed my pcmcia wireless card with no effect. I would like some tips on what and how to disable stuff to try to isolate

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Boot in safe mode go to start> run > type (msconfig) go to startup disable all... start in normal mode running fine please install any good anti virus an scan you hdd....

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This can be caused by a bad sector in the hard drive. Instead of a restore, try a system repair ,then reload if the repair doesn't work. If you have the same issue, or if it has an issue during or after the repair/reload, the the hard drive is beginning to fail and needs replaced.

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Boot to Safe Mode, by pressing F8 during boot. Then try disabling startup programs. Go to Start > Run (search in Win 7) and type MSConfig. In Startup tab, uncheck anything that you don't want Windows to load automatically. It will make Windows boot faster and use less resources while running. This just disables them in startup. Programs will still load, but when only you initiate.



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