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When it restarted it> said setup cannot run in safe mode.>> I can't reinstall (at least I don't think so) because everytime you start > it> up it says setup is Good luck and happy browsing ! I tried doing what was in your post for the bootcfg /add, but that didn't work either.Gateway says I'll have to reformat and reinstall and lose all my files unless I I said if I did, I wouldn't be talking to you!| >| > Getting a little testy...| >| > MSy|| Now that's funny!|| Here's an interesting link for Gateway titled "Computer http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-won-39-t-start-in-safe-mode.html

I finally used a second install of windows on another partition to copy a restore points registry files over the existing ones and got back into windows which SpyBot again blocked It was going okay as a repair until> it told me it was going to restart and finish setup. Reply With Quote July 23rd, 2006,07:14 PM #2 liam858 View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Virtual PC Specialist!!! Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/85242-45-setup-safe-mode

For more information on how to create and use password reset disks go to the Microsoft Knowledge Base:How to create and use a password reset disk for a computer that is Setup will restart now." Nothing at all in the Microsoft KB. This allows the computer to start up in the normal mode, and I have subsequently modified the boot.ini file in msconfig to run in normal boot from now on. i dont want lost my files and imporrtant documents...

I hope this was helpfull ;) Helpful +19 Report Mixergirl Feb 26, 2009 at 11:30 PM Thy this free boot CD, Has helped me :) http://www.ubcd4win.com/index.htm Report Anthony- Mar 10, 2009 after that.... All the original documentation got discarded when I came home from school. Please try the request again.

Register now! Since my computer doesn't run in safe mode and I had tried to reinstall Windows XP which won't setup in safe mode, I had to modify it. Thank you so much for your time. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/t/17687295 Its kind of hard to detect and remove a virus if your antivirus program will not run.

Enter 'y'5. AnonymousJul 9, 2005, 8:18 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)Michael...I came back to let you know that I think I'm okay and I saw your last response. I should also ad that upon bootup..in safe mode or norm..after doing there'd instructions it now lists 2 colts of xp which still. My XP repairs continued without problems.Thank you for the information.

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I believe that the problem is that my boot.ini file has a default safemode command that needs to be changed. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. C. I couldn't even restore my operating system afterwards.

Helpful +13 Report steve Dec 8, 2008 at 05:30 PM hi yes there is a simple way if you have the windows disk make it the OS boot with the cd this content aelfgifa Back to top #13 Albert Frankenstein Albert Frankenstein Members 2,707 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Michigan, USA Local time:03:21 AM Posted 16 May 2006 - 06:44 AM Ok. The exact error message is needed to help troubleshoot this without a format and clean install of Windows. - John (my website: http://www.carrona.org/ ) **If you need a more detailed explanation, Thank you Jan x Report nishu- Oct 9, 2009 at 09:34 AM hi, i start my pc but not start in normal and safe node and restart in both mode.

Yes, I now realize that was stupid. In answer to AF: I don't know exactly what model of computer I have. It is just the last to load before the problem kicks in. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/activate-windows-xp-in-safe-mode.html Open a kernel and type: cd /mnt You should now be working in the mnt dir Now type: ls Now you should see a lot of other directories, but you should

I just used the installation disk and checkdisk and wallllllllla... I said if I did, I wouldn't be talking to you!>> Getting a little testy...>> MSyNow that's funny!Here's an interesting link for Gateway titled "Computer Stuck in Restart Loop After Installing Now, when I try to go back into SafeMode, I can't get there either because I get "Windows Setup cannot run under Safemode.

In response, I tried to do 2 things, hoping to (a) either exit SafeMode and finish the repair install or ( exit Setup and get back to SafeMode so I can

Well, that finally finished and it had no effect. Report Dowigy 2Posts Thursday February 19, 2009Registration date February 19, 2009 Last seen - Feb 19, 2009 at 06:38 PM Can I make a boot disc from an OEM recovery cd? or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Even when I press 'R' it won't repair.

But maybe dunedin's procedure will be needed. When you receive the "Welcome to Setup" message, press R to start the Recovery Console. 5. Will be checking the post...Glad I registered great people..... check over here Jim WIN7 Ultimate SP1 64bit, IE 11, NTFS, cable, MS Security Essentials, Windows 7 firewall Reply With Quote July 24th, 2006,07:03 AM #6 dunedin View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage

So! Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New? Had SuperAntiSpyware and updates on flash drive and loaded to the machine. it comes back to the safe mode screen..

blah... Thanks for the help in advanced and let me no if I confused u or didn't make any since...again using DROID bionic.. Congratulations for a successful resolution to your issue. 0 #13 Joseph McCabe Posted 20 December 2011 - 09:25 AM Joseph McCabe New Member Member 1 posts Thank you for some very This takes about 1.5 hr to finish but is a worth-it safety step.

Looking back, I wonder if the error message was referring to my hard drive (which I already know is messed up) because I do have a legal CD. Thank you in advance See more Windows xp won't start in safe mode Start windows normally problem xp Windows xp does not start Start Windows Computer in Safe Mode Windows - Reply With Quote October 1st, 2007,02:12 PM #12 jakkwb View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Feb 2001 Posts 765 I have a Dell laptop that boots fine into TimW, Dec 27, 2007 #4 falconsfan Private E-2 It has been a long day trying to get this fixed.

I was attempting to repair a flooder virus in my winlogon file(I know now it was an AVG glitch) and when restarting the computer my system went into a continuous start Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now! One memory Item, 4 Registry Items and 2 File Items. Just in case it happens again.

I have the original folder with the Product Key sitting right in front of me. Report Jan**- Feb 20, 2009 at 05:47 AM hi im having a similar problem, windows wont start going to screen windows did not start correctly however cant move arrows to select what can I do THANKS TO YOU ALL STEVE Helpful +41 Report xpcman 17249Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus March 14, 2017 Last seen Oct 21, 2008 at 10:23 PM Sure hope not but the screen looked like a new install.

by R. This worked like charm and kept all my documents intact. I really have liked SpyBot over the years its a real shame this is happening !