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Solved: With InCD installed computer boots to Safe Mode

Q: Solved: With InCD installed computer boots to Safe Mode

I have recently installed a new hard drive and re-installed all my old programs.
Everything works fine except InCD packet writing utility. With InCD installed my PC gets through the POST test then hangs on the Autoexebat file before booting into Safe Mode.
If I uninstall InCD the PC boots ok and is stable.
Any ideas for a cure would be appreciated.
My OS is Win98SE. My Anti virus and spyware programs are up to date.
I have defragged the HD and generally cleaned up elsewhere.

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A: Solved: With InCD installed computer boots to Safe Mode

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I have tried start normally, it comes up in safe mode. So far no matter what I do I cannot get past safe mode. It worked great until I shut it down last evening. This afternoon it will only boot up in safe mode. I tried to run my antivirus from safe mode but it will not run.
Any ideas will be appreciated.
sluggo123

A:[SOLVED] computer always boots up in safe mode

Hi sluggo123, try running msconfig to see if 'Normal startup' is selected.

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I am running using Dell Inspiron with windows vista. A couple days ago, I got on the computer and then it froze, at fist the program I was using froze, and then I got a circle next to the arrow, but could still move the arrow, then the arrow stops moving. CTL ALT DEL does not work, so i must do a hard reboot, try to boot in safe mode and all the files come up but then it goes no where and the computer either restarts or I reboot it.

I have run all types of tests and nothing comes up. Today I got the blue screen of death twice, but after reboot, it goes away. I do not have a Boot Disk and have tried all the tests in the F8 command. Currently I am running an expanded memory test, but figured I would get this out there before I go insane.

Any ideas would be MUCH appreciated.
 

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My computer will only fully load windows if I boot in safe mode.  Otherwise, it only allows me to the login screen and after I enter my password, it goes to a black screen and just sits there.  There is not CTRL-ALT-DEL capability or anything.  It's like Windows stalls after you enter your password.  The only thing that works is the cursor will move around.  Nothing else works.  Tried resetting BIOS to default, tried system restore to a couple of earlier points, nothing seems to be working.  I installed FARBAR, ran it, and here are my logs.  Any help would be greatly appreciated:
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:31-12-2015
Ran by Admin (administrator) on ADMIN-HP (01-01-2016 12:30:36)
Running from C:\Users\Admin\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Admin (Available Profiles: Admin & Babysitter & April's iPhone & John's iPhone)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Safe Mode (with Networking)
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(Mozilla Corporation) C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\... Read more

A:Computer only boots in safe mode

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I have a PC that the only way to boot into Windows XP, is by booting into Safe Mode. If I don't boot it into Safe Mode, it will try to boot normally but it would freeze/hang at the Windows XP splash screen (where the blue bar is going across from left to right) and then there is nothing on the screen (no image). It just disappears. Once this happens, I noticed that the HD activity light in front of the case would not blink/light up.

What can be the cause to this problem? Again, I can boot into safe mode only. "last known configuration" also wont help.

Thanx in advance guys.

A:Computer only boots in safe mode

Hi, in safe mode open a command prompt and type chkdsk /r press enter say "y" to run chkdsk at boot after volume in use message. Reboot to take effect and be patient can take hours to run.

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I have absolutely no idea why my computer is doing this, can you please help?

Here's a HJT log.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:00:19 AM, on 7/29/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: bho2gr Class - {31FF080D-12A3-439A-A2EF-4BA95A3148E8} - C:\Program Files\GetRight\xx2gr.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [APVXDWIN] "C:\Program Files\Panda Software\Panda Titanium 2006 Antivirus + Antispyware\APVXDWIN.EXE" /s
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DAEMON Tools] "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe" -lang 1033
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [kav] "C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0\avp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [!ewido] "C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\ewido.exe" /minimized
O4 - Startup: Rainlendar.lnk = C:\Program Files\Rainlendar\Rainlendar.exe
O4 - Startup: Xfire.lnk = C:\Program Files\Xfire\Xfire.exe
O4 - Global Startup: GetRight - Tray Icon.lnk = C:\Program Files\GetRight\getright.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download with GetRight - C:\Program Files\GetRight\GRdownload.htm
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A:Computer only boots to safe mode

Have you tried msconfig? Go to start then run and type 'msconfig' and make sure Normal Startup is selected.
Anthony
 

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Hi, my computer is currently only booting into safe mode. Normal mode freezes with a black screen before Windows logo comes up.

I tried running a memtest, but it kept freezing at 1%. I tried running ultimate boot disk as well, but the program froze as well. This is such a peculiar issue that i wasn't even sure on how to start searching for answers.

As well, i ran Spybot and cleaned up a few cookies, but nothing major appeared.

Recent events include placing a HDD into the computer that i had taken out and put in an external casing (which had worked just fine days before when it was in the computer).

I hope someone can provide some insight/first steps. Thanks in advance.

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hey guys,

I recently did a repair of windows because i could not boot the computer at all. The repair seems to have worked because now i can atleast get to the XP loading screen.

However, it is now booting in safe mode ONLY. no matter what i pick (i.e start windows normally, last known config that worked etc.) it boots in safe mode.
The setup from the repair is attempting to finish but it's unable to do so in safe mode.

I can't actually DO anything in safe mode, because the message comes up that windows setup cannot complete in safe mode so i have to restart the computer.

Could someone help me boot my computer normally so windows can finish it's setup?

Thank you

A:Computer Only Boots In Safe Mode

I should add that before i did the windows repair i did use MSconfig to boot in safe mode. Starting to think that was a mistake.

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Hi i just installed a fresh version of windows xp on my compaq presario 5200SR computer... yes i know its old... but when i turn the computer on it stays at the compaq screen.. when i look at the case the light goes from green to orange... anyone know how i would be able to get out of this mode? help would be appreciated greatly :)

A:Computer boots into safe mode...

btw ive tried removing the cmos battery and it still didnt do anything ... i also tried looking for the switches on the mobo.. (i forget what their called.) cant find it... any help would be much appreciated.

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Husband upgraded my puter yesterday. New mother board (MSI P5N SLI Platinum, graphics card (VGA Asus EN8800 GT/G/HTDP/512M RT), more/new ram (4GB Ram Corsair 1GBx4 240P Twin2X2048-6400C4) and new processor (CPU Intel/C2Q Q6700 2.66G 775 65N), and a CPU Cooler/Arctic P4/ACFZ7-PRO R. Will only boot up in safemode or safemode with networking. As it boots up a screen pops up that "appears" to be telling me why, but it goes off so quick I can't read it. Is there a way to freeze that screen so it can be read? Surely there's some kind of "log in log" that tells you this somewhere in XP?? After booting up for the 1st time we had 2 question marks in the device mgr and we finally got it so there are none. But still it will only boot up in safe mode. We're thinking that boot up screen will tell us what the problem is. I called MSI and they said I'd just have to re format my hard drive. I'll lose SO much stuff!! They said it's something to do with a new mother board not doing something..with my old hard drive. We got this mother board so I wouldn't have to get a new hard drive..ie sata hard drive. Please help? Thank you
 

A:computer only boots in safe mode

I think hitting the pause break key will allow you to read the message.
 

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I am running a Dell Dimension 8200 with XP Home SP2. Was working flawlessly until this a.m. when it would not reload icons after I tried to get back on from log-in screen. Shut it down and then found it would hang when trying to load windows on reboot. I get a black screen with only a mouse cursor visible when log-in screen should be coming up. No BSOD's or error messages seen. Boots fine in Safe mode, however. I have tried two systems restores and two "return to last working configuration to no avail. Scanned with McAfee Antivirus and Counterspy V2 antispyware - nothing bad detected. Very frustrating.

A:[SOLVED] XP boots in Safe Mode but not Normal Mode

in safe mode go into msconfig/startup
unticl all the boxes not m/soft related and see if it then boots normally
check the device manager for any yellow alongside of anything

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I am visiting my kids and my ex-in laws got scammed by a FakeAV.  The person they talked to installed windows 8 and now it boots only to safe mode. 
 
Here are the Hijack This logs, DDS logs.
 
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5
Scan saved at 12:12:54 PM, on 8/29/2014
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.02.1008)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.17028)

Boot mode: Safe mode with network support
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbam.exe
C:\Users\Ron and Karen\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\89NEVL99\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://dell13.msn.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
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A:Not exactly sure what computer is infected with but boots only to safe mode

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My company is running about 9 computers on a Windows 2000 server ethernet network. This morning 3 of the computers (Dell Dimension 2350 Windows XP Service Pack 1) booted to the safe mode menu. Even though I chose all options:
1. Safe Mode
2. Safe mode w/networking
3. Safe mode w/command prompt
4. Last known good configuration
5. Start windows normally
the computers kept rebooting to the safe mode menu. Also I noticed that the computers would not shut down even trying to do a hard shut down.

Does anyone have any advice?

Thank you in advance.

A:computer boots to safe mode menu

Download and run Ad Aware from lavasoft. They may have shared an email that contained a link that dloaded spy/ad software.

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Hello,
 
This was one of those occasions where 2-year old toddler, glass of water, and laptop should not have come together...  My wife may or may have added to the problems by chaos the battery out of the computer immediately after water hit laptop but before turning it off.
 
Result is a laptop (running Windows Vista) that won't boot in normal mode. But it will run in safe mode.  Running chkdsk (okay, I accept that might be a bit old-school) it seems there are problems on the hard drive - the volume bitmap is incorrect and there are problems with the file system, and I'm hoping I can fix them if I can boot up from a USB stick.
 
But here's the strange thing - when I try and boot from a Windows Vista installation (on a USB), after selecting the option to boot from USB stick, the computer displays for a long time a black screen saying 'loading Windows' and then, when it flicks to the light blue of the Windows start-up screen, power cuts and the computer switches off.  [I've double-checked and the USB seems to work on another laptop]
 
The laptop doesn't seem hot at all, so I don't think it's to do with overheating.  Might it be to do with power supply?
 
Any ideas? 
 
Thanks
Saamah

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Hello,
 
This was one of those occasions where 2-year old toddler, glass of water, and laptop should not have come together...  My wife may or may have added to the problems by chaos the battery out of the computer immediately after water hit laptop but before turning it off.
 
Result is a laptop (running Windows Vista) that won't boot in normal mode. But it will run in safe mode.  Running chkdsk (okay, I accept that might be a bit old-school) it seems there are problems on the hard drive - the volume bitmap is incorrect and there are problems with the file system, and I'm hoping I can fix them if I can boot up from a USB stick.
 
But here's the strange thing - when I try and boot from a Windows Vista installation (on a USB), after selecting the option to boot from USB stick, the computer displays for a long time a black screen saying 'loading Windows' and then, when it flicks to the light blue of the Windows start-up screen, power cuts and the computer switches off.  [I've double-checked and the USB seems to work on another laptop]
 
The laptop doesn't seem hot at all, so I don't think it's to do with overheating.  Might it be to do with power supply?
 
Any ideas? 
 
Thanks
Saamah

A:Computer boots in safe mode, but not from installation USB

Depends on how handy you are with taking a system apart.
Sounds like enough water got into this that it might not be worth fixing.
You may get better answers by posting over in the Internal Hardware forums:    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/7/internal-hardware/ 

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The computer was displaying pop ups and running very slowly.  I ran Eset and Malwarebytes Anti-rootkit.  Both found several infections.  While Malwarebytes was running the computer screen displayed a blank screen with many different colored pixels then the computer shut down.  After that, the machine will only boot into Safe Mode.  Every time I try to start the machine normally it gets to the Windows splash screen then turns itself off.  I ran several more virus scans in Safe Mode and found some more infections but it still will not boot.  Even when I boot up to the Windows 7 CD and choose Repair the computer will turn itself off.  I ran a program called MBR-Check to see if the MBR was corrupt but it says it's fine.  Please help!

A:Computer boots to Safe Mode only after virus removal

Please re post this here...http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/If I move you will not get notified of replies.

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First some background.

Last weekend my laptop (Lenovo U460) started overheating and crashing. It has run loud and hot since I bought it, and this model has a known issue with the video adapter that makes it crash if it is set to the highest performing mode. I realized yesterday that one of the vents on the bottom of the laptop was clogged with dust, so I used canned air to blow it out, and blew into the other intake and outlet vents, and got rid of lots of dust. It has run much quieter and cooler today, but has still crashed once, I think from overheating. I don't know if this has anything to do with the problem that cropped up today, but there it is.

Now a little more background.

A few months ago my neighbor reinstalled Windows for me. Last Friday as I was leaving work I shut down my computer and it installed a dozen or so updates.

Today something strange happened: Java ran an update, and then Windows 7 Service Pack 1 was installed, followed by about 140 updates. When I check for updates it now says it is up to date. I don't know why the Service Pack wasn't already installed, but after the service pack installed (and before the other updates installed) my computer started booting up in safe mode -- at least that's what it looks like. The resolution is much rougher, and my second monitor won't work. But I'm able to open Microsoft Office programs and use the internet and everything.

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A:My computer automatically boots in safe mode without prompt...and more

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Did anyone remove the back and blow it out,
Blowing dust back and forth really isn't cleaning it's just shifting it around,
if a bunch came out somehow imagine how much is trapped inside
Cheers.

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/586028/computer-boots-to-command-propmt

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SOLVED
--- Somehow my startup selection in msconfig was switched to selective, switching to normal fixed everything. Case closed. ---
 
This morning my computer booted abnormally fast, like 3 or 4 times as fast as normal. The window style is the classic windows 98 look, the sidebar is bright white with only a couple gadgets, most external devices (speakers, ethernet, webcam) won't connect. Every single startup service in msconfig has been enabled for some reason. In my System window, processor and memory are listed as "not available". In fact, many things just don't seem to work or are not available. Running sfc /scannow just told me it couldn't start.
It feels like safe mode but it isn't. Resolution is correct on both monitors, but there is no option for aero. Last time I used the computer all I did was enable a logitech startup service for my keyboard, install python, and run some python scripts.
Windows Vista 64 SP2, 4gb memory, radeon 4850, Intel Q6600 2.4 GHz. Six year old computer with no hardware upgrades. I tried a system restore but that only gives an error that system restore isn't functioning. Malwarebytes says I'm clean.
Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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Here is the note:

We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this.

A couple days ago, I clicked to watch video and screen came up and everything froze up. So, I rebooted computer. It boots to this screen every time. None of the safe mode options works. One time, it said I was missing WINDOWS/SYSTEM/system32/CONFIG . This is a laptop and the CD drive does not work. I have tried a external CD drive to recovery and it will not boot off this CD. Also, I have tried to boot Ultimate Boot Disk and this will not work.

Any Suggestions? I would believe my files are still on the drive but the Windows files need to be reloaded.

Please advise as soon as possible. Thank you again for your immediate help because it would be greatly appreciated.

In addition, I have tried changing BIO settings and Have restored to default.

Thanks again .

Smirk

A:Computer Boots to Safe Mode Screen Everytime

Without a working cd drive or a bootable external cd drive I don't know of any way this can be repaired. Do you have access to another cd drive that would fit into the laptop temporarily (borrow)? Is the BIOS set to boot from CD first in the Boot Order?

Karaokeman

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Hi, i have read posts on this site and am confident in the help you could give.

Problem: I am running Vista 32 bit operating system and currently my computer will only boot up in safe mode. If i try to boot in normal mode it goes to a black sreen and sits there. It gives no error msg.

History of what happened: My computer would sometimes turn on, and sometimes not. Finally it would just about never turn on. So i installed a new Power Supply. Computer turns on fine now, but it said the computer was not shut down properly and i had to run some repair program. That did not help. It will not give me the option to do a system restore. I ran malwarebytes and that did not find anything. Super Antispyware found a hkcer.exe broken file association in the registry which i removed. As you can see i can do a safe mode with ntwking. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

A:Computer only boots in Safe Mode after installing Pwr Supply

im no expert ,but do fix other people computers in my spare time ,if it were mine or on my work desk . the first thing i would try is ,in safe mode uninstall the video device drivers and reboot the computer ,

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Resolved. Got regular mode to boot with vga, and re enabled configsys items, and allowed error codes to go to msft. Turned out to be ATI video driver, which would not update in safe mode, finally got it to update in normal mode and now works fine.
Hello: thanks for opening my request for help.
After 3 days trying to get sp2 to load.. It finally did, in safe mode after removing Norton and other products.

Now boots into safe mode and not into standard mode.
In configsys have unchecked all but microsoft, and also startup items and still goes blue screen.

Error code is Win32ksys page fault in nopaged area 0x00000050 address bf9354E0 base bf800000

Stop 0x00000050 (0xF000EF0F, 0x00000000, 0xBF9354E0, 0x00000002)
Win32k.sys-address BF9354E0 base at BF8000000, Datestamp 43446a58

I ran a scan and was clear.
not much running..

Wondering about bios 1014 on asus p4c800Edeluxe
SP1 worked fine.

Also recently started show a second operating system xp2003 besides the xpPro. I select xppro during boot.

Any help would be appreciated.
Bryan.
 

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XP with Service Pack 3 suddenly failed
Now only boots in safe mode.
Tried repair with orig system disk
Did non destructive reinstall
Any original restore points or last good config are all gone..
now Service pack 2
Clean boot did not work
Tried Diagnostic boot,, failed
Tried selective startup,, failed
Every suggestion so far was above steps which all fail
System still only boots in safe mode
Can anyone help?
 

A:Solved: XP only Boots in Safe Mode tried everything

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My older Dell laptop, which I use for personal finances, taxes, etc. has Windows XP, and today when I turned it on, it would only boot up in Safe Mode (or with Networking). After backing up all important data files, I tried system restore. There were 3 dates bolded. I tried one that was before a Java update. It didn't complete the restore process; it said "No changes were made." I tried the earliest date, which was before I installed TurboTax 2010. It wouldn't do that either. Each time, I had to reboot it in SafeMode after my attempts. I thought maybe my C drive was too full, so I compressed/zipped some folders. That freed up some space. I retried the System Restore routine, but it still didn't work.

Service Pack 3 is installed on that laptop. I am posting from my newer laptop, which I use for business.

Any suggestions?

I've seen older posts about this problem, but since they were over a year old, I thought I would post for the latest wisdom from the group.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: XP only boots in Safe Mode

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I am running a win 98 machine with a amd k6-2/350 sitting on a vp1541 pentium mobo. i am running 192 mb ram with an 8 gig hd.
The problem is : I am trying to upgrade to a wd 20 gig 7200 rpm hd. after running fdisk and format ,I load windows everything goes fine until the" running windows for the first time" I get an error
"unable to write to disk" it hangs there. I can f8 and boot to safe mode.

another problem: I have changed my e-mail addy and I cant find a place in helponthe .net to update my addy.
 

A:[SOLVED] 20 gig hd only boots to safe mode

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My computer started displaying the System Tool pop up and the dreadful blue screen that said there was an error within the computer and the program was closing to save it (paraphrased of course-the screen came and went so fast)it then said if recent hardware had be installed try uninstalling it then it restarted. It went from that to now only being able to boot in safe mode. Now the wireless network is disabled...it says connection status unknown- the dependency service or group failed to start.
DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86 MINIMAL
Run by msladydebbie at 23:09:48.71 on Wed 03/02/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18975 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2813.2347 [GMT -6:00]

SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Users\msladydebbie\Desktop\dds.scr
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe

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A:Infected With System Tool Computer Only Boots In Safe Mode

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here. If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far. Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues. If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed. Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread. Thanks and again sorry for the delay. We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scr DDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run. A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running. Notepad will open with the results. Follow the instructions that... Read more

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Help!!!
my HP laptop has stopped working, freezing whenever i try to open any program.
It however works fine in SAFE mode, but with limited functionality.
what do i do.
can it be fixed without disk?

A:Computer boots in SAFE mode, but freezes on home if boot normally

Hello and welcome eklassie mate just run these in safe mode

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html

and
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html

A few more system specs would be good too my friend

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Windows 7 will not boot into NORMAL mode. It will only boot into SAFE mode.
This Windows does not provide the option: Boot into last good configuration....
It only offers: SAFE
SAFE with Networking
normal

In Safe Mode, I can not get Windows to react to a hard network connection.

I don't know how to get out of the SAFE mode loop and force Windows back into NORMAL mode.
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 boots only into SAFE mode

Does it boot when you choose "Normal" mode? If not, using "force" to boot to normal mode will make it completely unbootable, right?

You will need to fix whatever the problem is first.

How did this happen? Were there any recent updates or installations? Did you damage the system with any registry cleaners or "optimizers" of some kind? Was anything possibly important recently removed? Were there any problems or symptoms before this happened?
 

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This is a Dell C521 and it will not boot normally, stalls at welcome screen. I can only force shutdown and start up in safe mode. I did SFC /scannow and chkdsk, nothing found. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Vista only boots to safe mode

Since I did not hear from anyone, I reformatted the hard drive and I am back up and running.
thanks anyway.
 

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Hi everyone,

I am working on a friend?s computer. It has XP home edition installed. They say that it had a virus on it, and they reinstalled XP. After the reinstall the computer would only boot up in Safe Mode.

We checked windows config to see if the Safe Mode Boot box was checked, it wasn?t.
We ran a chkdsk/r and that found nothing.
We then reinstalled XP, thinking that it was a bad install, and the problem still persists.
I also checked the BIOS and couldn't find anything wrong.
Device manager has a video controller and a audio controller that are missing drivers.

Before the XP reinstall I found that the hdd had 2 partitions on it. One with XP installed which was NTFS and another with 3.7 GB in size with about 3 GB used, this one was FAT 32. My friend isn?t sure what that 3GB partition is or what is on it, so we didn't delete it.

I am wondering if anyone thinks that the smaller partition could house a virus or be the problem?

I am also wondering if it could be a bad XP install disk or maybe faulty hardware on the computer.

I imagine that the answer to all questions is yes, but I wanted to ask anyways or see if anyone has another solution.

Sorry I don?t have access to the computer at the moment to give more info, but I will try my best to answer questions.

Thank You Very Much

A:[SOLVED] Help! XP Only Boots in Safe Mode after XP Reinstall

Does it actually say Safe Mode in all 4 corners of the Desktop? Sounds more like you just need to install the drivers. If you haven't installed the Video Driver, you will only have VGA resolutions (640x480 or 800x600) available, same as Safe Mode, but you aren't actually IN Safe Mode.

The chipset driver should be the first one installed, then Video, LAN, Audio, etc. If you don't have a drivers disk for the system/Motherboard, you can download the drivers from the manufacturer's website

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I come to you on bended knee ...

I am missing something basic, I think.

My XP Pro box will not boot in Normal mode. The XP screen appears with the little timing bar active, then the screen goes black, I hear a brief chatter of the disk, and then nothing. No bootup sound and no further noise from the disk.

After a forced reboot, the various options appear and I can get to Safe Mode.

CHKDSK finds no errors.
A system restore results in the same hang.
(and after returning to safe mode, it indicates that the restore was successful)

The ONLY thing that I remember doing before this happened was to set my Power Settings to Desktop, which only has Turn off Monitor afer 10 minutes. I went out for a while and when I returned, the screen would not return. IE it stayed black.

And, it's been downhill since then.

Any suggestions would be more than appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Xp Pro-Boots to Safe Mode but not to Normal

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Fist of all sorry if this is in the wrong forum but couldn't find a BIOS section.

I have a weird problem that started early today when I was playing World of Warcraft. The screen froze mid game and after a few seconds the computer rebooted. It loaded fine so I went back on the game, only for the same thing to happen 30 seconds later.

Now when I start the computer, the boot screens are very glitchy, with lots of random characters all over the screen (background is full of "$" signs) and then words are unreadable due to seeminly switched characters. Even the Dell screen at the very start has red vertical lines cutting through it. On top of that, the computer wont boot all the way into windows unless I start it in safe mode. It gets to just before the log on screen and then I get a blue screen of death, with an error about nvlddmkm.sys. After looking around I found this was related to the video card bios so I did the usual, uninstall old ones, install freshly downloaded ones, no joy.

After more searching, I also tried resetting the BIOS by removing the CMOS battery, which did reset the BIOS as the date/time had to be put in again, but still got the same graphical glitches. Even the BIOS menu has these red vertical lines running down it, but the text is readable.

I'm unsure what to try next? Is it likely a hardware problem?
 

A:Computer only boots fully in safe mode, glitchy boot screens

Hi try updating your graphics driver from either your computer makers support site for your model or from nvidia's support site
 

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After removal Antivirus Security Pro virus with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and SpyHunter 4 my e-mail AOL stopped working. I tried to restore the Dell Studio 540 computer to an earlier date. It did not help. I tried several earlier dates in safe mode. After that Windows 7 boots only in Safe mode whatever I do (msconfig, services.msc...). I conducted all diagnostics via F12 - everything is OK; F8 - reboot in normal mode - it does not, again in safe mode. 

A:After removal Antivirus Security Pro virus computer boots only in safe mode

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No sure if this is in the right place.

I had a problem with the computer earlier where I was browsing in firefox then it would keep on closing so each time i restarted it and it got to a certain point where the computer would restart.

Then the machine decided not to get into windows but would get as far as the safe working mode so i clicked safe mode and it keeps on going in a circle eg chose safe mode then restarts then asks if i want to start safe mode etc again and again. MSE had found a trojan and told me about it so i said to remove it and thats what caused what ive described. Ive tried using the windows cd but when i tried it earlier it still didnt help as the computer would still reboot after say 5 minutes.

What else is there I could try

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This place I've heard, has an excellent reputation for helping poor technologically impaired haha, I hope I leave with that reputation in my head as positive still.

Anyways
A trojan on the computer is wrecking havoc
I had Symantec Security which kinda sucks and failed me.

Computer, loads up to desktop, everything seems fine, then it promptly BSOD about 2 minutes later.

Computer is able to start in Safe Mode.

I tried a restore point to before I was wrecked by the trojan. No avail
System recovery is also not an option, I have no Windows reinstall disks. (It is a rig, cousin built it, I'm going to see if I can get the disks) but in the mean time, I rather try to save my computer instead of renewing everything. Nom'sayin.
I have my sibling's computers for files too, if deleting a certain file then replacing it with one from another computer would work then yea, that's available as an option
I'll post anything you ask for, Event Logs, Diagnostics, etc.

A:Computer boots to desktop, then shortly BSOD (Safe Mode Works)

Quote:




A trojan on the computer is wrecking havoc




Due to Forum Rules we cannot assist or comment on Virus removal here. Please click on the link in my signature for Virus/Malware Help and do those things and post in that section of the forum.

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This place I've heard, has an excellent reputation for helping poor technologically impaired haha, I hope I leave with that reputation in my head as positive still.

Anyways
A trojan on the computer is wrecking havoc
I had Symantec Security which kinda sucks and failed me.

Computer, loads up to desktop, everything seems fine, then it promptly BSOD about 2 minutes later.

Computer is able to start in Safe Mode.

I tried a restore point to before I was wrecked by the trojan. No avail
System recovery is also not an option, I have no Windows reinstall disks. (It is a rig, cousin built it, I'm going to see if I can get the disks) but in the mean time, I rather try to save my computer instead of renewing everything. Nom'sayin.
I have my sibling's computers for files too, if deleting a certain file then replacing it with one from another computer would work then yea, that's available as an option

Unable to launch Symantec Security in Safe Mode


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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 NETWORK
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.4.1
Run by Anthony at 17:28:44 on 2012-08-02
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8190.6990 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {88C95A36-8C3B-2F2C-1B8B-30FCCFDC4855}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Symantec Endpoint Protection *Enabled/Updated* {33A8BBD2-AA01-20A2-213B-0B8EB45B02E8}
FW: Symantec Endpoint Prot... Read more

A:Computer boots to desktop, then shortly BSOD (Safe Mode Works)

Hello junkfooded,


Quote:




A trojan on the computer is wrecking havoc
I had Symantec Security

Computer, loads up to desktop, everything seems fine, then it promptly BSOD about 2 minutes later.




Did Symantec detect and attempt to remove or quarantine anything? What symptoms were you experiencing before this happened?

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My laptop suddenly will only boot in safe mode and the biggest problem is its setup by my old school to only be logged in by their network administrators account in safe mode. It doesn't even give me the option to start in my local admin since it is in safe mode 24/7 I can't get beyond its windows XP user/password window so I think cmd line options are out of the question but give me suggestions if that's possible... I've tried starting windows normally so I could use my XP admin account but it goes right back to safe mode in the other domain. I also can't use boot to flash drive and I doubt boot to cd works either (meaning no reformatting which I am willing to do).. The thing is essentially bricked unless I can log in on my account somehow or bypass domain

A:[SOLVED] boots safe mode only&amp;defaults to wrong log in

There is a Local Built In Administrator account for the computer setup by your school. You must contact your old school to find out what the Local Built In Administrator Password is to log in and then you can create a new account for yourself and leave the schools domain. The only other option is to Boot into Setup (Bios) and set the Boot Order for CD rom drive to be First Boot Device. Then boot off of the XP CD and Delete the Existing Partition, Create a new partition, Format the Partition NTFS and Install Windows XP.

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Hi folks!Unfortunately, my 2 year old pushed some buttons on my Lenovo B590 laptop and something isn't right. Upon start up (Windows 7 64), I get a black screen with a moving cursor. Ctrl+alt+del doesn't bring up the task manager.I double checked the boot order in BIOS and that looks OK.Restarting in Safe mode works.I also updated the video drivers, and (strangely) I was able to restart in normal and everything looked fine. However, when I restarted again after that, I was back to the black screen in Normal.I've been Googling all morning, and done what I've found. If anyone else has any other suggestions, I'd be grateful for them. And if you have any questions for me, please don't hesitate to ask.Thanks!

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This morning we had a power outage and when I turned my computer back on, it would not boot. I tried several times to hard boot, with no luck. Then I tried safe mode. Ran an antivirus scan and it showed malware and several infections which it cleaned. The computer still would not boot normally. I then ran chkdsk, still would not boot normally. I have ran malware bytes, registry repair and the registry defrag program as well as done a disk clean up. It still will not boot in normal mode.
Since my last problems that you helped me with, I have upgraded to a broadband internet connection and have a home network. The 2 other computers on the network are fine.
A week ago, I had purchased Avast internet security and had problems immediately. It would not allow me to connect to the internet. That was uninstalled and I went back to the free Avast antivirus, Zone alarm and Spyware blaster. I was very unhappy with Avast customer service and support iYogi and decided I did not want Avast on my computer at all. I have since downloaded PC tools free antivirus. Once I have my computer operational again, I am open to suggestions.
Fortunately, I did not change anything on the other 2 computers. Just mine.
Running Windows XP 3 .
Thank you.

A:[SOLVED] computer will not boot except in safe mode or safe mode with networking.

what are you running
video card
cpu
m/board
ram
power supply
brand
model
wattage

check the listings in the bios for voltages and temperatures and post them

the outage may have damaged the psu

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Hi,
I am using Compaq Pressario P4 PC with ?Windows XP Home edition? Operating System installed on it. The issue that I am facing is as follows:
- One day, audio was not working with PC. My hard disk drive was close to full, so, I thought of uninstalling couple of unnecessary programs. While doing so, I stopped uninstallation in middle by pressing back button, then, uninstallation process hanged. After that I also tried rollback of soundMAX digital audio driver and again I selected back button and this also hanged. Please note that I had inserted the restore CD in upper CD drive to search the audio driver file. Then, I started the computer through hard reset. After that first it went in restore mode, exited that, Windows Logo came and after that there was just a blinking cursor at top left corner and nothing would happen after that.
- Then I called one PC technician for data recovery from my hard drive. He took my hardrive out of the PC and connected it via USB adaptor to my laptop. The hard drive could be detected and we started data copying from hard drive to laptop. However after every 3-4 minutes, hard drive used to hang and then we had to take out the hard drive cable, again reconnect. This we repeated multiple times to recover the important data from my hard drive.
- After that, hard drive was re-inserted in the PC. Since, after restart PC was not booting up (Windows Logo came and after that there was just a blinking cursor at top left corner ... Read more

A:PC doesn't boot in normal mode even after OS reinstallation,though,boots in safe mode

Yes, the hard drive may have become faulty and unreliable and therfore will soon fail completely. For confirmation, test it with the drive maker's diagnostic software for DOS.
The links are here: Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools

In Safe Mode, no third-party drivers are loaded. In Normal Mode, all those extra drivers being accessed on an already flakey drive is causing it to crash.

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Hi,

My laptop does not starts on normal mode it freezes on Booting. But it starts normal on Safe mode. I tried installing new windows 7 also but it freezes on the starting windows screen after installation file copy. I even tried Ubuntu 10.04 , it freezes on installation screen.

I need a solution for this problem

My Notebook details :

Model: Acer extensa 5230E (But in BIOS I can see 5630 - I have no idea about this because I bought this laptop on ebay)
OS : Windows Vista basic (32 bit German)

A:Acer extensa 5230e doesnot boots on normal mode but world on safe mode

Downloading UBCD which is in my signature.Burn the ISO Image to a blank CD using Imgburn (How to burn a ISO Image using Imgburn) burn at lowest speed. With the newly burned cd boot with the cd go to HDD>Diagnostics>The make and model of your hard drive, Seagate, Maxtor, Drive Fitness which is Hitachi, Or Western Digital. Perform a short and long test. Could also be called "Standard" and "Extended" test or also "Comprehensive" test. The Seagate hard drive test will work on most drives.

Seagate tools will work with some hard drives. If it doesn't with your hard drive try another.

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I booted into safe mode to delete something but my safe mode was black with safe mode writings on every corner I cant access task manager or anything and I cant boot into normal mode...help
 

A:Automatically boots me into sage mode (but safe mode is black)

Have you try proper procedure to enter in safe mode try the link below to enter in safe mode you will be able to delete stuff which you want
windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/windows-startup-settings-safe-mode
 

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Hi,

On Sunday, my computer did its normal automatic windows update, it restarted and then began looping. I have tried everything, running my Norton Anti-virus, nothing found. I have gone into msconfig and disabled everything, it still will not start and stay on. I have gone into the registry and changed a value from 1 to 4 following directions to fix this, to no avail. Since I have run out of ideas and my laptop will not go on the Internet for some reason, I can go into Safe Mode, but not Safe Mode with Networking, I cannot back up my machine. So my question is, if there is no solution to this, how can I use my external back up in Safe Mode if it will not recognize my Maxtor 1 button back up? I am a photographer and I have not backed up my info in over 2 weeks and I have purchased a ton of iTunes over Thanksgiving that is not backed up. I need to back up my machine before I restore it if that is the only solution.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Thank you,

Marina

A:How can I bacup my computer in Safe Mode. Blue Screen after Microsoft SP3 installed

Hello ,

here is a link that does a great job of doing back ups

http://www.majorgeeks.com/DriveImage_XML_d4919.html

you should beable to install it from a cd or thumb drive

it is very user friendly

but when you start to go into safe mode do you see the entry for (Last Known Configuaration That Worked )

well if your system just did updates then this would restore your system back to just befor the updates were installed and you wont loose anything

now your system / is it a store bought as in a HP/Dell/Acer ?
if it is and you installed SP3 to wich caused this loop cycle then you need a patch that you need to run befor installing (SP3) to shut certain drivers down so that you can install SP3

does your system have a AMD processor ? normally this issue happens with mobo's with these processors But its not the processors fault it is the manufacturers fault as with HP put both driver files on their systems for AMD & Intel to wich is the culprit to this issue

I have lost my link and will get it from one of my other techs for i have upgraded to a new system and having to transfer files & links to it but that link got corrupted

let me know

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Hi all,

Windows 7 x64 does not boot into Safe Mode or Safe Mode with command prompt. Normal mode boots perfectly. Are there any suggestions on how to resolve this? I've tried startup repair and attempted fix boot, etc. No affect. The unit is free of infection. I also tried using SFC, but it said everything was fine. Any suggestions? Thanks

-Mike

A:Windows 7 only boots in normal mode, not safe mode

Download SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users:http://www.superantispyware.com/SUPERAntiSypware has a built in "Repairs" feature to fix policy restrictions and certain Windows settings which are sometimes targeted by malware infection. To use this feature, launch SUPERAntiSypware. Click the Preferences button. Click the Repairs tab. Click on (highlight) "Repair broken SafeBoot key" and then click the Repair button. You may be asked to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.If you upgraded Superantispyware to version 5.0, the instructions are a little different.From the Main Menu, click the Repairs button at the bottom.Scroll through the Repairs list and click on (highlight) Repair broken SafeBoot keyThen click the Repair Selected Item button.You may be asked to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

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The only changes I have made recently was installing some adobe products, I am currently unable to uninstall them completely. When attempting to boot normally the login screen appears and then the screen just goes black after a while to a flash of the blue screen and then restarts automatically. Any recommendations as to what I can do to work through this.
 

A:Vista boots up in safe mode but not in normal mode

Hi

The eventviwer (goto start then type eventvwr) system option would be giving a reason for the problem.
Most probably a driver update like display would be the problem.
Please do not try to delete any driver yourself as it may stop you from using the computer totally

you can go and try a system restore by restoring it to the date where you last remember all as working
System restore is accessible by clicking start and typing system restore.
There is no risk of loss of data when you run system restore(but avoid using a very old date as that will kill any new softwares installed)
 

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windows xp sp3 boots in normal mode ..However when I boot in safe mode I get the blue screen of death.
When i ran the chkdsk /f or chkdsk /r command in normal mode it tells me the volume is in process and prompt me whether i would like to run the chkdsk on next restart. However chkdsk never gets started on next restart.

I ran the chkdsk (read only mode in the normal mode) and it says there are errors at stage 2 and cannot continue.
Before all this happened I was affected by malware/spyware. I ran the antispyware/antimalware and was able get rid of them..

Any help greatly appreciated...

A:windows xp sp3 boots in normal mode but not in safe mode

Phase 2: Checking indexes (directories) During this pass, Chkdsk examines each directory that is on the volume, checking for internal consistency and verifying that every file and directory that is represented by a file record segment in the MFT is referenced by at least one directory. Chkdsk confirms that every file or subdirectory that is referenced in a directory actually exists as a valid file record segment in the MFT and also checks for circular directory references. Finally, Chkdsk confirms that the time stamps and file size information for the files are up-to-date in the directory listings for those files. Just a guess...but the fact that chkdsk cannot run could mean MFT problems.http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/file/ntfs/archMFT-c.htmlhttp://www.ntfs.com/quest14.htmSee data under Repair NTFS MFT at http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Advanced_NT..._and_MFT_RepairI've had one bad MFT experience, I just did a clean install after deleting the partition. Some things cannot be repaired.Maybe others have better ideas...Louis

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