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Blue error screen when starting up computer

When I power up my laptop, it looks like everything is going fine....until it gets to the Microsoft logo screen with the start up blocks at the bottom. The blocks of blue only get to half way when it pauses and a blue screen error appears. My computer shut down because of a power outage, now when turning on my computer it goes straight to a blue error screen. Is there anything that can be done?

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Looks like a OS software problem on reboot try pressing F8 and choose last good known configuration
if that fails to do the trick
This option will put your comp back to how it was when you bought is so all you saved stuff will be lost
press contrl and F12 together on boot up this will restart pc as it was when bought new

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