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frankr3

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trying to remove a virus. need to reboot into safe mode in xp to run program.
after an f8 on startup, I get into a black screen with the words" windows xp" and " safe mode". no mouse, no desktop, no way out. please help!
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Is this after you selected safe mode?
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yes, after I selected safe mode by F8 key at bootup.
(sorry for the delay on the response)
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