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Can't boot in safe or regular mode. Help!!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by shrntate, Jun 5, 2012.

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  1. shrntate

    shrntate Thread Starter

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    Hi all,

    We were recently having issues with the new versions of Silverlight. My girlfriend tried to download an older version. Apparently the sight she tried to download it from was rogue. I tried to uninstall it (Silverlight) without success. I thought if I went into safe mode, I might be able to get rid of it that way. However, I was not able to boot into safe mode. The computer just went to black screen. I was able to reboot in normal mode by turning off the computer and restarting so I went into msconfig and checked the system boot box in an effort to force reboot in safe mode. Now it wont boot in normal or safe mode. (black screen) If i could uncheck the system boot box, the computer would not be trying to boot into safe mode, so it seems I’m stuck there. Any thoughts?
     
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