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#1 sod_IT

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Posted 06 December 2010 - 04:23 PM

Hi

I was trying to get a pc into safe mode (over the phone) Pressing F8 wouldn't work so I told my friend to use the run..msconfig and then BOOT.INI and ticked on safe mode. Now the pc wont boot up. Any suggestions please?

The error is it comes on XP goes blank then a message mode not supported. H:64.2KHZV;60.2HZ


I have a "mini copy of xp" which runs off the dvd. How could i access this file and fix it or linux?

Many thanks

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Posted 06 December 2010 - 04:46 PM

See this: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/

Scroll down to the section: Problems that can occur by forcing Safe Mode using the System Configuration Utility
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Posted 07 December 2010 - 07:14 AM

thank-you!




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