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I have a Toshiba Equium A110-252 Laptop and on start up it will get as far as the Windows XP loading screen but then shuts down. the screen appears which asks you to re start in safe mode etc. but whatever option you choose it repeats the same pattern.

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My friend sounds like your BOOT sector is rewritton by TROJAN VIRUS. best thing you can do is REINSTALL UR xp

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