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xp freezes at splash screen no safe mode either!


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suntanio

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hi,
last night i was trying to download a registry cleaning software and i think i picked up a trojan virus .
norton told me o reboot so i did , and now all i can get to is the windows is starting box.
its like it halts it re-boot and the monitor lcd flashes and it then proceeds to the srating windows box.
i have also looked in my bios setup screen , and i have no start in safe mode either ....any ideas? :tazz:
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Boot the PC and keep tapping F8 to get options like safe mode

Start the System Restore tool at a command prompt

1. Restart your computer, and keep tapping F8 during the initial start-up until you get options, select Safe Mode with a command prompt then press enter.

2. Log on to your computer with an administrator account or with an account that has administrator credentials.

3. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:


%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

4. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to an earlier state.

Look for a recent system checkpoint to restore from

For additional information about the Safe mode with a command prompt, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:


http://support.micro....com/kb/315222/


A description of the Safe mode boot options in Windows XP
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