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vista wont fully boot up.

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went to turn on my comp today and my vista home premium wouldnt boot up. after going through the videocard and bios boot screens it goes to the microsoft screen with the little green status bar it goes dark and after a second my curser appears on a black background. i can move it around but cant do anything... i also cant find my vista disk to reformat....
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1. Restart the computer from the Windows Vista DVD (the computer must be configured to start from CD/DVD), and start setup.
2. When prompted, click Repair your computer.
3. Startup Repair will automatically detect a problem. When prompted, click Repair and restart, and then restart your computer from the Windows Vista DVD. If Startup Repair does not automatically detect a problem, continue to the next step.
4. When prompted, click Repair Your Computer.
5. Click Startup Repair from the System Recovery Options.
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