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My comp asks to start in Safe mode, Last good, Normal etc

by itzrew / August 13, 2007 8:06 PM PDT

hey everybody.
basically, when i turn my computer on it asks me to choose it to start in safe mode, last good settings, run windows normal. And it says which one I should pick depending on my situation, but the problem is, no matter which one ive selected, it just freezes and nothing happens. wat happened ? the last thing that happened before this started occuring was the mouse stopped working and the computer was restarted.
Any advice please ?

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What OS?
by Darton Fury / August 14, 2007 7:09 AM PDT

What operating system? Have you cleaned out the case? Added any hardware or software before this happened? If you can't start in any mode, try the Recovery Console from the operating system CD. Run a chkdsk. Or you might install it as a slave in another PC.

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by itzrew / August 14, 2007 12:58 PM PDT
In reply to: What OS?

its Windows XP. The last thing that happened before hand was the mouse plug got pulled out. Then the computer was restarted using the keyboard. and since that happened this problem occured.

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by tomron / August 14, 2007 1:18 PM PDT
In reply to: XP

Check this LINK for possible solutions.

Did you try system restore?


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i can't get that far.
by itzrew / August 14, 2007 5:27 PM PDT
In reply to: itzrew

thanks for the link. I have read through them but in my situation, the second i select any of the 5 options it freezes and does nothing. thats it.including safe mode doesnt work. =S not sure wat else to do besides try n backup n reformat =[

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