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Windows XP will not boot up, keeps going to Safe Mode screen then rebooting

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  • My computer will not boot up.  It goes into the Safe Mode screen and no matter what I choose (Safe Mode, Safe Mode w Networking, Safe Mode w Command Prompt, Last Known Good Configuration, or Start Windows Normally) it reboots and goes back into the Safe Mode screen and does this repeatedly until I switch it off by hitting the power button.  It did not have any problems shutting down prior to this problem, I don't know what would have caused it and I have no idea what to do to fix it.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    I am running windows XP SP3.

    Wednesday, June 30, 2010 7:40 PM

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  • I would advise reinstalling windows XP, using a Windows XP install disk.
    Young, and learning...Have mercy.
    Thursday, July 01, 2010 6:56 PM
  • <Sigh>  I figured that would be the only solution.  OK, thank you for the reply.
    Friday, July 02, 2010 2:08 PM
  • You could wait for another reply, BUT, idk... it doesn't like there's anything else you could do. Perhaps use the XP recovery disk?
    Young, and learning...Have mercy.
    Friday, July 02, 2010 4:20 PM