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In my experience, when this happens, it can be a couple different things. In the worst case it can be a failing hard drive, that is causing the hard drive to get stuck and not be able to boot. A boot level hard drive test would be able to find out if the hard drive is healthy.
But, since you are able to get into safe mode okay, it may mean that a type of malware has interfered with the normal Windows start up process. I have seen this happen before. If you can get into the "safe mode with networking" and then get online, you might try running Trend Micro's free online virus scan to check for any issues.
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
Also, if you have the original OS disc that came with your computer, you can boot to that disc, and then see if the disc can repair your install of Windows. Xp, Vista, and 7 all have options to repair from the original disc. If maybe the issue is a corruption of the windows operating system.

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