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Computer Restarts in Safemode

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Blackham, Aug 5, 2006.

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  1. Blackham

    Blackham Thread Starter

    Jul 18, 2006
    please help!
    Norton found a virus on my computer and couldent delete it, so it gave me this link

    the instructions to get rid of it told me to reboot in safe mode, so thats what i did.
    i set up msconfig to restart on safe mode, but when the computer comes on, it gets as far as saying, 'windows is starting' but, before the login page comes up, the computer restarts.

    when it restarts, the same thing happens.

    please help, i need my computer!
    any coments are welcome.
    Thank you for reading.

    Windows XP home edition
  2. ozrom1e


    May 15, 2006
    Give this a try but only if you have the Windows install software for this computer. I would also suggest when it is running to backup all of your important data.

    How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install = http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
  3. unbidden


    Jun 9, 2005
    Try tapping the F8 key during boot-up, choose Safe Mode. If the pc still doesn't boot, use the same F8 method, but this time select 'last known good configuration'.
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