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Laptop will only boot up in safe mode

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#1 rosemart


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 12:41 PM


I have a Sony Vaio laptop with Vista Home Premium. Last week, windows update was installing about 14 updates and we lost power in our neighborhood for about 30 minutes.  When I went to restart my laptop, it would only boot up in the safe mode. I have tried restarting the computer several times but that does not seem to work. I have tried System Restore and have picked dates that were a week before this event when my laptop was working really well. I have also went to the devise manager to check to see if any of the drivers need to be updated.. Could you give me some other solutions that I could try to fix this problem.


Thanks a lot,


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 01:11 PM

When the power went down applications which were running at that time may have been damaged.


Try running sfc /scannow in Safe Mode.  The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces corrupted and incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions


Go to Start, type cmd in the search box.  It will appear above the search box, right click and choose to Run as administrator.


When the command page opens type in sfc /scannow and then press Enter.

Edited by dc3, 19 July 2013 - 01:12 PM.

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