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My computer went to safe mode


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Hamze

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My computer was working fine yesterday. Nothing unusual happened. I tried turning it on this morning but it wouldn't boot normally(It "automatically" directed me to a page with options for safe mode, safe mode with command prompt etc.) I don't know what caused this to happen. I tried using a restore point but it didn't work(and it was my only restore point of this month). I'm not sure what the right forum was(does a computer not working straight count as a hardware problem? :) ) for posting this question is.
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Just after your PC starts up and goes past the detecting drives sequence, hold down the CTRL key and then choose "Normal mode". If your PC fails to start up then go back into safe mode and do the following:
Right click on My Computer and check 'device manager' for any conflicts marked with a yellow (!) If there are any you need to reinstall drivers or assign different IRQ's .
Also by holding down the CTRL key at startup, go to DOS PROMPT and run SCANDISK C:
Also in DOS mode, you can run SCANREG/FIX at the C:\ prompt (just in case).

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try tapping F8 during boot up, and choose normal mode.

Regards,
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