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We added new hardware to our tower, a either port. The computer worked fine at first now it wont boot up properly. we apologize for the innconvenience , but windows did not start successfully. a recent hardware or software change might have caused this. emachines desk top pc T4155 is our model # what can we do it wont go past this screen and keeps trying to reboot.

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At startup start tapping the f8 key and log in using safe mode
go to my computer , right click it, select properties, and go to the tab that says hardware, go to eithernet adapter and highlite the new one and hit the delete key, re start the computer
re install the driver for the card see if that clears up the problem.

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