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Windows error My son turned the computer off without shutting down first. When we tried to boot up the computer again, it gave us an error message. We could either choose: safe mode, start windows normally, last known configurastion, safe mode with networking, or safe mode with command prompt. We tried all of them and windows will not boot back up. Do you have any suggestions? dbake@hawaii.rr.com The desk top is an HP Pavilion a1123c

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    Tried all advice I can find on internet but safe mode is on , can't turn off uninstalled the game my son tried to install but still on?

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First, make sure there are no discs in any of the drives as this could disrupt the boot process. Prior to seeing the HP screen you should get a prompt as to press F10 to go into system setup. Once in system setup choose the option to go to system restore or system recovery. From there you should be able to restore your computer to a sytem restore point that was set up with a checkpoint at set intervals by Windows XP. If that is unsuccessful you may have to utilize your recovery discs.
Good Luck.

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