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Windows XP SP3 will only operate in Safe Mode

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I spilled a drink on my gateway tablet. Wine poured straight into the keyboard. Initially, the only function that appeared to not work was the touch pad. Upon restart the computer was non-responsive during start up showing the Windows XP logo and status bar. On restart via the power button the computer will start up if I select safe mode. While in safe mode everything seems to be working fine except the touch pad.
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Safemode does not use all of the touchpad capabilities. If you have a short in a part of the touchpad( scrolling?, etc)Then the regular windows startup see's the hardware as bad and so it does not boot. Replacing the touchpad may solve your problem.


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