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Win 7 boot issues cause by Magicjack

by Redrek / June 24, 2012 3:59 AM PDT

I use Win 7 ultimate. Its been working without error for 2 years now. I just recently installed Magicjack and now i have boot issues. When i boot up comp it goes normally until right before desktop comes up then it shuts down on its own and goes to restart on its own. Then i get the black screen that gives me the option to repair startup or start normally. If i select repair it takes about 20 mins but finally starts up. However, when i boot up again the same problem occurs. I can also select start normally and after a couple tries it usually starts up fine. Can anyone recomend what i need to do.

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(NT) Did you unplug that thing? Uninstall it?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 24, 2012 4:03 AM PDT
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I did
by Redrek / June 24, 2012 9:52 AM PDT

yes, i tried to unplug it and uninstall it and it still wont boot properly

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Then boot to safe mode
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 24, 2012 9:53 AM PDT
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Use MSCONFIG and prior discussions to remove it.

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by spittsp / July 1, 2012 10:29 AM PDT

With or without MagicJack you will have same problems until you reinstall Windows. I know. I had same problems and I didn't have MagicJack.

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