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#1 madphotos


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Posted 05 July 2007 - 01:52 PM

my computer wont work right. it boots and windows xp opens but thats it. all the icons are there but they wont respond or open. if i shut it down and start in safe mode and hit systems restore it works fine. but then if i shut it down it wont remember the restore point. and i have to start all over. can you help me I'm not the brightest light in the house.
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#2 bicycle bill

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Posted 05 July 2007 - 06:59 PM

Since you can get into safe mode maybe thy this approach.

How to start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature
To start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature, follow these steps: 1. Start your computer.
2. When you see the "Please select the operating system to start" message, press the F8 key.
3. When the Windows Advanced Options menu appears, use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration (your most recent settings that worked), and then press ENTER.
4. If you are running other operating systems on your computer, use the ARROW keys to select Microsoft Windows XP, and then press ENTER.

Moderator Edit: Deleted unnecessary quote, to be more dialup friendly. ~ Animal

Edited by Animal, 05 July 2007 - 09:16 PM.

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