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Installed Sp 3 Now I Can't Reboot Not Even In Safe Mode

Q: Installed Sp 3 Now I Can't Reboot Not Even In Safe Mode

I installed sp 3 and my computers constantly rebooting, I can't log into safe mode at all. I tried xp recovery disk but it tells me I need an administrator password in which I never set one up and can no longer continue to try the sp3 removal? Is there a way to get past the password?

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Preferred Solution: Installed Sp 3 Now I Can't Reboot Not Even In Safe Mode

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A: Installed Sp 3 Now I Can't Reboot Not Even In Safe Mode

If you dont have a password set, try hitting enter. (I think thats the default for no password)

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Hello,

I have a Satellite Pro C850 1KU running Windows 7 Enterprise. When it is started in normal mode, it will load until the login page, then just reboot about 20 seconds afterwards. Over and over. The computer runs fine in Safe Mode. I have tried many different things, the recovery tools all say that the Windows installation is fine, the hard drive is in good shape and rather cool (41 C). I have tried all possible power setting combinations, have disabled all CPUs but one, stopped all programs and services in msconfig, ...

Having looke through various forums, I noticed that a frequent problem with Toshiba Satellite laptops seems to be the NEC/TOKIN capacitor on the mainboard. It dies after some time and seems to cause just the problems that I observe. There are many videos (search youtube satellite+toshiba+nec+tokin) and forum entries which describe the problem quite accurately (e.g. thread 8991 on badcaps dot net)

So before I disassemble my laptop, I have a few questions which hopefully someone has an answer to:
- Is there also a NEC/TOKIN capacitor on the mainboard of the Satellite Pro C850 1KU and could this cause the problems I have?
- Would it be in principle possible to just exchange the complete mainboard without having to reinstall Windows? Which mainboards would work, any of the C850 series (e.g. with 2.6 instead of 2.3 GHz)?

Thank you very much and best regards.

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I5 4690k
Win 7
16gbram

Hi, I found adware so decided to clean. Used msconfig to reboot into safe mode and when pc restarted there was no display signal going to my TV (Samsung) now I'm stuck with no display....

What can I do?
 

A:Reboot in safe mode

GoldenSilence said:





I5 4690k
Win 7
16gbram

Hi, I found adware so decided to clean. Used msconfig to reboot into safe mode and when pc restarted there was no display signal going to my TV (Samsung) now I'm stuck with no display....

What can I do?Click to expand...

It's fine now, I had two TVs plugged into back, disconnected it and now working
 

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Among a host of problems, I've found that I can't reliably get to taskmanager or regedit or many other executables following a reboot. I tried rebooting in all flavors of Safe mode, and was unable to. Does anybody have any sense at to what my options might be? It seems I have at least 'HomeAntivirus 2010' infection. Thanks in advance.

A:Can't reboot in SAFE mode in XP

Probably because of the infectionThe process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results... Read more

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My PC started to have reboot problem right after a power outage. The outage happened in the middle of a file transfer between hard drives. After that I tried to turn it back on but it only boot right passed the XP greeting screen and then turned into a black/greyish screen, the light on the case was green but no sound of the hard drive or CPU. I had to press PowerON button to shut it down and reboot to go to safe mode. After going bnf for a while it suddenly booted up normally. Things went okay for a while until this afternoon. I was in the middle of a recording session and the program just closed down by itself. I tried to restart but it just wouldn't except in safe mode. Do I need a new computer? PLEASE HELP!!!

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WinME: Pressing F8 on reboot only gets me a black screen with blinking dash in upper right corner. Does anyone know what the problem & solution might be?
Thanx
 

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On my sons' computer, against my wishes one of them got on Limewire, and got a trojan: lanmanwrk. So I followed the directions on how to get rid of it, until I got to the part where I was supposed to reboot into safe mode to delete some bad files (Cant remember the step, was with smitfraud or something).

I can't boot into safe mode, I cant access the CD drive to use the windows disk, I cant even SEE the Hard Drive anymore, and things are only getting worse. I'm out of ideas here, as each day, something else poofs from the system to access.

Is that HD just fubared? Or can I actually FIX this?? Someone please help!
 

A:XP will not reboot to safe mode

what happens when you try to reboot?

do you not get the option to press f8 for advanced booting options?

What kind of PC is it? IF it's a dell there are some advanced System tests foryou to try if you can hit f12 / f10 (can't remember which one it is) when the bios first starts up at the very beginning of the boot sequence to see if the HDD is fubared or if there is a chance you can get back into the system.

it's weird that your AV didn't pick up the download from limewire before it was too late.
 

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Hello is there a program that we have to allow us to reboot to safe mode?

A:Reboot In Safe Mode

http://www.superadblocker.com/bootsafe.htmlYou have to use it again in Safe Mode to reboot to normal - otherwise you'll be stuck in Safe Mode.You can also do this through MSCONFIG.

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I've discovered that Win 8 dumped the F8 key on reboot to enter safe mode, now it seems that you have to go through a convoluted process within Win 8 to set up boot into safe mode or alternatively through "msconfig".
What if you can't boot into Win 8, wasn't that one of the uses of safe mode?
Win 8 looks quite messed up to me and more complicated to use, maybe a little faster to reboot and more flashy, but apart from that not very convincing.
Probably I'm reverting to good old Win 7.
Any opinions?

Arturo

A:F8 to reboot into safe mode

If you can't boot, you will need to use a win8 install DVD or USB drive to boot, then repair your win8 installation. Alternatively, you can enable the legacy bootloader using bcdedit, which should reenable the F8 shortcut.

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Hi ThereThis morning I got what seems like an AVG message saying that I had a number of serious virus type errors on my ACER laptop A pop up arrived sayibng the system was shutting down to protect.I couldnt stop this and the laptop shut downI tried to start in safe mode so I could run Malware Bytes and Rkill but could not get into safe modethe usual choose mode screen (safe mode/Safe mode with networking/safe mode with command prompt etc) but it just goes back to the same screen over and overI do not have the XP CDCan anyone help?I am running XP professionalEDIT: Moved from XP to more appropriate Am I Infected forum ~ Hamluis.

A:Cant reboot in Safe mode and have no XP CD

Hi and welcome to the Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum,I am thcbytes and I am here to help you!I ask that you refrain from running tools other than those I suggest to you while I am cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Please perform all steps in the order received and do not proceed if you need clarification.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter problems please stop and tell me about it. When your computer is clean I will alert you of such. I will also provide you with detailed suggestions for prevention.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.After 5 days if your topic is not replied I we assume it has been abandoned and I will close it.I would also like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please be courteous and appreciative for the assistance provided!Again I would like to remind you to make no further changes to your computer unless ... Read more

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Sorry boopme , I'm computer illiterate but trying. how do I reboot in safe mode? thanks joe

A:Reboot In Safe Mode ? How

Soory I didn't add that
How to enter safe mode(XP)
Using the F8 Method

Restart your computer.
When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu.
Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys.
Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode.

DO NOT force safe mode, if you can not get in scan in regular mode

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hey there, i recently forgot my password on my computer, and did a forum search and see that you guys do not give that info out anymore. thats cool.
but when i try and restart into safe mode, by holding down f8 it does nothing. the only way i can get to that menu is by putting the xp disc in. then it brings up the menu.... but my arrows wont work. so it automatically starts xp normally after the 30 seconds... any suggestions?
 

A:cant reboot safe mode

Intead of holding the F8 key, try pressing it repeatedly before the windows loading screen comes up. If this is a desktop computer, try a different keyboard as your keyboard controller might not be compatable with the keyboard.

You will be required to enter a password to get into safe mode as well.

If all else fails, connect the hardrive to another computer as a slave to recover your files, then reinstall windows (this will have to be done on the computer you are working on.)
 

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I have a pc that has Vundo on it and after reading here have tried running various scans, however I cannot boot in safe mode. This is a password protected computer (my bosses at work) and I can log in just fine in normal mode using his password, but when it starts in safe mode the normal password does not work on it.

Any ideas?

(no pc expert here, just the most "expert" in our small office)
Thanks!

A:Have Vundo and can't reboot in safe mode....

hi ahave you run MBAM ? it is better in Normal mode anyway.Next run ATF:Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop.Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browser click Firefox at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.
If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browser click Opera at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.
If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".Follow with MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.32) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing ... Read more

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spybot found pws.ld.pinchIE this morning. but after reboot it showed back up and locked up the pc. i rebooted in safe mode and ran spybot again, same thing. googled to find a cure for pinchie and found combofix. im my haste to remedy i ran it. i followed the instructions including turning off avast, but it rebooted before i could turn avast to stay off. machine has been in continual safemode reboot loop since (4hrs). the reboot cycle takes <20seconds. i googeled safe mode reboot loop and found this link to a thread on this board.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic367199.html

followed the instructions by elise025, machine would not reboot from usb drive jumped right back into the reboot loop.

any ideas?

Thx
W

A:SAFE MODE reboot loop

I have managed to to stop the reboot loop in safe mode. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic367904.html

but tnow black screen.....

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Sigh. Looks like I got nailed. I have an ASUS netbook I don't use that often running Windows XP. I run MSE on it regularly. Still, I just went to wake it up and it was showing the FBI Warning page regarding illegal software and how to "pay the fine." I re-booted, and it immediately goes to a blank white screen with "Navigation to the webpage was canceled".It won't let me re-boot into safe mode, and it doesn't run long enough before freezing on the white screen for me to run an antimalware program.I just managed to squeak in fast enough to run ipconfig/all. The DNS numbers actually appear to be okay, so it's not DNS Changer. A helpful person on another forum identified it as FBI Moneypack and directed me here. I tried following the directions elsewhere on the site, and am stuck.It won't let me reboot into safe mode. I tried F8 with no success, so I went into msconfig and checked 'SAFEBOOT', still with no success. "We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully. A recent hardware or software change might have caused this." Being a netbook, there's no drive, just USB ports. Since Windows came pre-installed, I have no boot software in any case.Any thoughts?EDIT: Ah, Reveton. That's what it is.Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:FBI Moneypack - can't reboot into safe mode

It's been resolved with a recovery installation.

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Ok to make it short, I brought the Desktop 3 days ago and at Monday afternoon there seem to be a problem on my Desktop.

-Endless Reboot when enter Window Loading Screen.
-When try safe mode, the COM boot until CLASSPNP.sys then auto Reboot.
-Try F5 and choose to stop the auto restart, result in Blue Screen of Death appear with this error: *** Stop: 0x0000007B (0X80786B58, 0xc0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

Spec:

Motherboard-ASUS P7H55
RAM-Winova Memory 4GB*2Gx2*
HDD-WD
Graphic Card-ATI Radeon HD 5570
OS: Window 7 Home Premium

What wrong with it? Can I fix it with out taking back for warranty?
 

A:Reboot loop, Safe Mode also.

I would, firsthand, suspect a pending problem with the hard disk. In which case - take it back!
 

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Hi All,Does any one know if it is possible to do an unattended reboot into admin safe mode on an XP Pro PC. My home network has been giving lots of grief lately resulting in me wanting to reboot into safe mode. Rather than sit there manually closing the machine down, rebooting, waiting to press F8, selecting the boot mode, selecting the OS, selecting the User etc I'd like to be able to click on a script, (or something) then go off for a natter and or make a cuppa and come back to find the machine at the safe mode desktop. Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Automatic reboot into safe mode

hi, i googled ,like i always do ,found a batch in post #6 here ,have no idea if it works,http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/65219-unattended-reboot-to-safe-mode/more possible info .good luck http://tinyurl.com/6qqnebo

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Hello, my wifes computer is having issues, she was looking through surfthechannel and was browsing shows, and then firefox crashed, she tried to restart firefox, but then the computer went black, and began a restart cycle, now it will not actually load, just cycles through the start up gets to the "HP" screen, then starts over, but won't load. I've tried loading safe mode, it loads to where it will give me safe mode options, but then starts the process over without starting.

Anyone heard of anything like this recently? Any suggestions?

We have an HP with XP home

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I can only start in safe mode. Have tried System Restore but it's no help. I think I may have changed some setting which caused this but I can't find any way to fix.

A:Automatically reboot in safe mode

Hello, did you try to do a Vista Startup Repair?

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I'm on my husbands Mac while asking this question because my ASUS running Windows Vista will not reboot. I have tried I think all the options in safe mode and when I get to the system restore screen, it says it needs to restart for configuration to effect but then it won't restart. Am I out of luck?
 

A:Vista Will Not Reboot in Safe Mode

hi,have you got or did you create a startup repair disc,if not can borrow a friends
 

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Hi All,

I have a strange problem. My Win7 ultimate x64 is rebooting itself at the welcome/logon screen, in safe mode only. Normal mode is fine.

The reboot happens instantly, after a few seconds at the welcome screen, the screen goes black and the system is rebooted as though I had hit the "reboot" button on the case, with no clean shutdown taking place.

I am at a loss to know what could be starting in safe mode, that _doesn't_ start in normal mode, to cause this.

I have recently done a repair install of windows (the problem was there before that), I have tried replacing the safe mode parts of the registry with clean ones downloaded from an AV vendor website (mcafee if I remember correctly), and have tried doing sfc /scannow which resulted in a corrupted boot.sdi being replaced with the archived copy. None of these have fixed the problem.

Obviously, given that I have a usable normal mode, and good backups, this isn't the biggest problem ever, but it would be nice to get it fixed especially for the next time I need to fix a dodgy driver install or similar.

Can anyone help suggest what I can check next, particularly in regards to understanding the startup process and what will be loading at the welcome screen that might be causing the reboot.

A:Safe Mode Reboot Loop

Hello BorisTheSpider Welcome to the Seven Forums!

Downloading parts of the registry wasn't a good move from the start. When booting in Safe Mode you shouldn't be seeing any problems since only the bare essentials in Windows are loading to begin with.

The actual best solution anyone could offer for this would be either restoring a full system image if you made one while Windows was in 100% working order or plan a clean install to get everything back to normal again. Apparently the repair attempts have not fared well for you.

The other tool not mentioned so far you can try out but wouldn't solve the not able to boot in safe mode problem would be scheduling a run of the Check Disk tool. That will scan the main drive for errors but not fix any deep problems in the system registry. A fresh registry seen with a clean install still comes up as the best move.

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Hello,

I can't start Windows 10 in Safe Mode on my Dell laptop. There are tons of videos and websites that explain how to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode but none of these anticipate the BitLocker Drive Encryption that I keep encountering no matter which way I try to restart Windows 10 in Safe Mode:



When this happens, it asks me to provide BitLocker recovery key before it allows me to restart in Safe Mode. I have no idea what my recovery key is. It says that I can go to the following site to get my recovery key:

https://account.microsoft.com/devices/recoverykey

...but all that did was get me to reset my security settings, which I was told will take a month to complete. Any subsequent attempt to go to that site resulted in a message saying I could not access my security settings at this time because it is not done resetting (and to try again in a month). It didn't even give me the option to get my BitLocker recovery key.

So here's my question:

1) How can I get my BitLocker recovery key?

2) If I can't get my BitLocker recover key, can I at least bypass it to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode.

3) If not, is there a way of fixing the "Input Signal Out of Range. Change Settings to 1600 x 900 - 60Hz" error I get when I plug my machine into my monitor with an HDMI to VGA adaptor? <-- That was the original problem I was trying to resolve before a website told me to reboot my machine in Safe Mode as a step towards fixing this issue.

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ok, i have a p4 with HT, 3.0Ghz, windows xp pro, 120 ata HD, an Intel D875PBZ Motherboard, and Ati Radeon 9800 pro 128mb DDR, and nortan internet Security 2004.

The Problem is that after finding adware using nortan, the adware couldn't be deleted, so i followed the instructions on the nortan link on how to uninstall it. It told me to open msconfig, using run, and select the safemode reboot option and restart my computer to delete the adware in safe mode. What happened was after I restarted my computer it pulled up the option to start in safe mode, normal mode, ect. I've tried all of the options and nothing works. For the safe mode options it will stat to load but will suddenly stop. The last file to load is windows\system32\DRIVERS\agp440.sys. If i try any options that's not safe mode it will bring up the normal windows booting screen and will not finish loading also. After every attempt my computer will restart and bring up the same options as before.

I read somthing about booting from my xp pro recovery cd can fix it if i input "disable mup" somewear, can i do this without being in windows? I have also heard that if i reformat my HD that i can reintall windows and it will fix the problem. However reformating is last on my mind right now. How can i reformat my HD?

I've tried just about everything. Thanks for your help!!!
 

A:safe mode reboot loop

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324764
 

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I had backdoor trojen virus and on the virus support site I was told to reboot computer in safe mode by running msconfig, when I tried to reboot nothing happened, computer wouldn't boot. It was starting fine in the normal mode. Is there a way to get it out of the safe mode so I can see if it will boot in normal mode. If anyone can e-mail me at [email protected] I am using the library's computer to send this and Can't bookmark this site. Thanks.
 

A:stuck in safe mode can't reboot

I have replied.
 

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My PC started to have reboot problem right after a power outage. The outage happened in the middle of a file transfer between hard drives. After that I tried to turn it back on but it only boot right passed the XP greeting screen and then turned into a black/greyish screen, the light on the case was green but no sound of the hard drive or CPU. I had to press PowerON button to shut it down and reboot to go to safe mode. After going bnf for a while it suddenly booted up normally. Things went okay for a while until this afternoon. I was in the middle of a recording session and the program just closed down by itself. I tried to restart but it just wouldn't except in safe mode. Do I need a new computer? PLEASE HELP!!!
 

A:Solved: XP only reboot in safe mode

Call Router Rooter?
 

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I have a acer travelmate , xp professional.

I found out I got a virus an Hacktool.rootkit.
I couldn't get any chance to delete this *******.
So i try the last choise left : run a full scan with norton but in safe mode.

Well i change the boot.ini and select the safe mode.
Since then I've been able to boot my xp!
all the time is starts to reeboot is coming out a select options rebboting which none of them is the right to start xp.

Now Do you know any way for change the boot mode.

I really don't know what to do know!
I NEED TO AT LIST TRY TO TAKE OUT SOME IMPORTANT FILE FROM MY COMPUTER BEFORE LOOSE 'EM!!!!

thx
 

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I have a Toshiba laptop with Windows 8, unable to get it up and running, receive blue screen whave encountered a problem, need to re-start, its a vicious cycle. how do i get it into safe mode?
 

A:Windows 8 how to reboot in safe mode

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Hi,

My desktop was infected with a couple of viruses the other week. During a McAfee scan it removed them. Afterwards I couldnt connect to MSN, update windows or update McAfee, I hadnt used it since.

Last night I tried to reboot into safe mode to clear it completley but it wasnt having and after loading the safe mode modules would restart to normal mode.

I stupidly googled this and in windows configured it to force a safe mode boot on restart. I restarted it and now it is on a constant loop which I cant break by holding f8. It looks as though it is about to show the log in screen in safe mode (i can see the pointer) then restarts and this continues.

The problem is virus related but the initial hurdle is to get it out of this safe mode loop and thereafter find a way to get into safe mode.

Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks,
 

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Hi everyone.

I have a windows 10 pc which will not boot.

I can boot up into troubleshooting from a win 10 bootable usb. There are no menus for advanced startup options. I can get to the command prompt from advanced options. Is there a command which will reboot the pc into safe mode with networking.

Many thanks in advance.
 

A:Reboot to safe mode from command window

I booted into Win PE and executed msconfig from the windows\system32 folder and set it to boot into safe mode with networking. Not sure if it's working yet. I will post back soon.
 

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My system failed to start automatic repairs, so I decided to enter safe mode by pressing f8 in the blue screen and f4. However, it does nothing to my computer, it just reboots and no safe mode.

If you need more information I will be glad to provide.
Thanks

A:Windows 8 Safe Mode not Working on reboot.

Hello, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if you may be able to use one of the other options in the tutorial below to boot to Safe Mode.

Safe Mode - Start Windows 8 in

In addition: Automatic Repair - Run in Windows 8

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn

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Hello everyone,

After a BSOD and dump of physical memory which I thought was an isolated incident, I restarted my Toshiba Satellite A100-749, and it was on for a few hours until suddenly I got another BSOD and the following message keeps appearing on when I try to load Vista:






A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to be sure you have adequate disk space. If a driver is identified in the stop message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver updates. Try changing video adapters.

Check with your hardware vendor for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical information:

STOP: 0X0000007E (0XC0000005, 0X84C6EE7A, 0X80748780, 0X8074847C)



This keeps happening whether I try to load it regularly or in any kind of Safe Mode after I press F8 during boot.

I looked into the Windows Minidump directory but it's empty.

I'm stumped, luckily I had a partition with Ubuntu Karmic Koala and I'm using that one to backup all files and access the internet to post this.

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A:Vista BSOD on reboot, no Safe Mode.

Start with this:





H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link)

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Malware (read the details at the link)



And please do this:





Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service - then post the link to it.
Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): Set MiniDump

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A couple days ago my laptop, a 7 year old Compaq Presario X1030US, running WinXP, began restarting itself after about 1 to 2 minutes. It booted up normally and I could browse & check email as normal but after a couple minutes it would restart/reboot. Then I could browse & work for another 2 minutes. Restarted in Safe Mode and problem goes away (until I go back to regular mode). Here is my HJT log:Logfile created: 2/9/2011 14:34:05Ad-Aware version: 9.0.2Extended engine: 3Extended engine version: 3.1.2770User performing scan: Phillip*********************** Definitions database information ***********************Lavasoft definition file: 150.270Genotype definition file version: UnknownExtended engine definition file: 8364.0******************************** Scan results: *********************************Scan profile name: Smart Scan (ID: smart)Objects scanned: 29059Objects detected: 75Type Detected==========================Processes.......: 0Registry entries: 0Hostfile entries: 0Files...........: 0Folders.........: 0LSPs............: 0Cookies.........: 72Browser hijacks.: 0MRU objects.....: 0Uncategorized...: 3Removed items:Description: http://www.infospace.com/info/people.htm Family Name: Possible Browser Hijack attempt Engine: 1 Clean status: Success Item ID: 0 Family ID: 538Description: http://www.infospace.com/_1_4NH4UK702CMT5H4__info/wp/index.htm?ver=25809 Family Name: Possible Browser Hijack attempt Engine: 1 Clean s... Read more

A:Possible malware--continuous reboot--OK in Safe Mode

I started a thread at 7:44PM yesterday, for this problem, but I didn't include the requested files. I'm sorry about that. I reread the instructions and hopefully will include the correct files this time. You can look at that thread for extra, possibly helpful, info. Close it when you wish.I can log in and work/read email, etc, for a minute or two then sys. reboots/restarts. This started last week when I took the laptop (Compaq Presario running WinXP) with me on vacation. I can work forever in Safe Mode.Thanks,Phil
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  5 downloadsDDS log:DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86 NETWORK Run by Phillip at 19:19:45.26 on Wed 02/09/2011Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1431 [GMT -10:00]AV: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {A1C4F2E0-7FDE-4917-AFAE-013EFC3EDE33}AV: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXEC:\WINDOW... Read more

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I was able to remove the antivermins but found that I could not boot into safe mode. Since contracting the antimermins, when I would restart my computer, my monitor turns off. It will turn back on once windows has loaded. If I try to go into safe mode and press F8, everything just stops. The computer is still on but does nothing and the monitor gets no signal. I have to do an illegal shut down and allow windows to boot before the monitor with get a signal. Any ideas?
 

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This is a new one on me. When I boot up the system, it starts to boot, but then goes into safe mode. If I don't do anything, it cycles in and out of safe mode. If I start in safe mode and try system restore, it restores the sys, but continues with boot up problems. I never get back into windows desktop. It continues to go in and out of safe mode. Any suggestions?
 

A:Boots 1/2 then off, reboot 1/2 then off then safe mode cycling on/off

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Ok so I returned home the other day after shutting my computer down for the first time in a couple weeks. I turned it on it got to the Windows log on and shut down and constantly reboots over and over.

I tried chkdsk /r I couldnt get /f to work by itself

Last know configure didnt work

I foolishly tried this LINK Then I read in another forum that it could be a bad driver. I do recall when I was able to get in safe mode an error for my printer came up so I want to get in safe mode and try to uninstall it. but now safe mode won't work

and after doing that part in the link its says I have 2 O/s to choose from???

Im reall frustrated please help
 

A:Computer stuck in Reboot/No Safe Mode

I think you are going to have to reformatt you do not say what your operating system is, if it is xp I would do a low level format using killdisk it can be got free from here http://www.killdisk.com/ and (I hope you have it) I would insert the xp disk while booting up and reinstall the operating system.
 

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Greetings kind souls,

As you can probably glean from the title of this post, this computer has been infected with Rootkit TDSS. This is the last in a series of infections that have been coming up since a week back when a Fake Trojan Alert appeared. I have AVG, Spyware Doctor, Mbam, and SuperAntiSpyware. After these viruses are located and removed, it is only a matter of days until a new one is found. Since my understanding of these things is limited, I can only imagine that somewhere in the hard drive, one of these applications has a 'foothold' beyond the reach of the scanners. So if anyone can tell me how I can get rid of this for good, I would be very grateful.

Other symptoms:

1) When computer boots, error message:

RUN DLL
Error loading C:\WINDOWS\aqobuzix.dll
The module could not be found

2) Not possible to start computer in safe mode

3) Computer will not shut down

A:First Trojan, now Rootkit. Won't reboot in Safe Mode...

Anyone able to help?

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Am I correct that there is a command line to reboot XP into safe mode?
 

A:Reboot into safe mode from command line

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I am working on an XP Prof desktop and when I turn it on it goes to the login and a little further and then single beeps and starts the boot again. I can boot in safe mode fine. I stopped the auto reboot in boot failure and got the error and blue screen "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" on the next bootup. I have run scans and cleaned up some adware with malware bytes...What should I look for now? Thanks

A:Continuous reboot in XP but safe mode does fine

That would typically indicate a hardware issue. If there are multiple sticks of RAM present, try only one at a time. You may also want to try a different video card if possible, or test the current video card in another system.

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Hello,

I have my num lock led that is blinking a lot of time in windows. This is not an hardware problem as I have tried with another keyboard.

Also, windows is always rebooting when I am trying to run it in safe mode. I am not doing any action and after the "prompt screen" is displayer, the computer is rebooting.

Here is my Deckard's System Scanner log. I have also attached the extra.txt file.

Thanks a lot for your help.

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by julien on 2008-05-25 17:32:24
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 3 Restore Point(s) --
3: 2008-05-25 15:32:35 UTC - RP3 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
2: 2008-05-25 12:58:53 UTC - RP2 - ComboFix created restore point
1: 2008-05-25 12:58:32 UTC - RP1 - System Checkpoint


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis (run as julien.exe) ----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 17:34:15, on 25/05/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\l... Read more

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Hi guys. Really hoping someone can help me out here.

The BSOD I'm getting is telling me...

Page Fault in Non Paged Area; win32k.sys

I have tried starting in Safe Mode but that blue screens also after the win7 logo.

A few reboots prior to the BSOD suddenly starting, I installed a piece of software - plugin for a video editor. But system did reboot just fine the first few times after that. Also, not sure if this is related, but I noticed my system making a weird noise earlier. I have SSDs, so I'm not sure where the sound was coming from. Do SSDs make weird noises?

Apologies if I've not provided the right info - new to this troubleshooting thing.

Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

A:BSOD after reboot - can't get into Windows even in safe mode

Welcome to Seven Forums, I will try to help with your issue. The first thing to try is to restore your system to a previous point in time to before you installed the plugin you described in your post. this will tell you how. You will probably need to try option 2. System Recovery Options

If that does not work, try running Startup repair. Startup Repair . You may need to run it 3 separate times with attempted reboots between each time.

To answer your question, SSDs do not make any noise. You should not be able to hear any noise at all from them.

Try these options, if they work please run Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions and upload the zip file here. This will tell you how to do that or upload most files here. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums. Most screenshots are better using the Snipping Tool which is a part of Windows. This will tell you how to use it. How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista but, if you have problems, using paint will work fine Screenshot with Paint

Please let us know how these work for you. Hopefully we can get you up and running again soon.

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Hi Guys,

My WinXP Sony Vaio VGN-215M has been infected by what the Dr. Web demo identified as 'NTRootkit.83'. The first symptom I noticed was .EXE files starting to disappear, including my Norton Antivrus. Another problem I noticed is my wireless network connection has disappeared (no networks show up anymore).

I have tried a variety of tools including the McAffeee Rootkit tool beta, but it seems this one is still sticking around. Dr. Web support indicated I should reboot in safe mode and then run Dr. Web to remove it, BUT; when I try a reboot in any form of safe mode, it:

a) reboots
b) shows the loading screen, and then goes through a list of drivers on the bottom of the screen
c) reboots itself back into normal mode

So effectively I cannot reboot into safe mode.

I have output the following Hijackthis logfile, if this helps:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:19:25 PM, on 16/02/2007
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:\Programme\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Programme\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PDSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Programme\Apoint\Apoint.exe
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A:Infected with NTRookit.83 - Can't reboot in safe mode

Still getting nowhere.

Installed Dr. Web antivirus, and just like my Norton, the .exe files for the program disappear. This is one nasty litte trojan.. please help!
 

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I am working on an XP Prof desktop and when I turn it on it goes to the login and a little further and then single beeps and starts the boot again. I can boot in safe mode fine. I stopped the auto reboot in boot failure and got the error and blue screen "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" on the next bootup. I have run scans and cleaned up some adware with malware bytes...What should I look for now? Thanks
 

A:Continuous reboot in XP but safe mode does fine

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Here's the problem. Without installing as a service, how can I get the compiled script to run automatically when the machine reboots into safe mode with command prompt? Which startup locations does safe mode with command prompt allow to run?
I know, it's probably pretty simple. But, I'm a bit sick of googling.

This is for a anti-virus/anti-spyware/anti-malware tool/macro/script I'm creating.

This is the general idea and flowchart, the order may change a bit: The main script will be compiled as a exe.

1: Write to the registry to make the next boot safe mode:

Code:

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
"Shell"="Cmd.exe"

3. Shutdown and reboot using the cmd: SHUTDOWN -r -t 01
To allow command prompt only.

4. Start the windows installer service: using SafeMSI

5. Autorun a script which will mirror scripts from a ftp site using wget for windows into a temp directory. The tool will then create a txt file of the newly moved script files using the command dir > dir.txt , This it will use to create a chain of scripts/macros to run one after another, The scripts will use a command line bittorent client, and wget for windows to download other tools. Then the scripts will automate the installers, grab updates, and scan with them.
6. The tool will add a entry to the run-once registry key to start the last part of the tool when the machine reboots.

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A:Run program automatically upon safe mode reboot

Got it.

The answer was to use a freeware application to set the compiled script as a service, then using regmon find the keys that changed and create a reg file to enter the specific info into the registry under the HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot subkeys. The interesting thing is that I can use one reg script to remove the keys and then rewrite them with another, that way I delete any virus that will run as a service at safe mode, I fix safe boot if a virus has deleted those keys, I get my auto-run protection in safe mode, and I may be able to prevent some root kits from activating so it's easier to detect and remove them.

The necessary info was found here: http://didierstevens.wordpress.com/2007/03/26/playing-with-safe-mode/
 

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I have a malware virus that will not go and does not show up when I run Norton 360 or Hitman Pro. Want to go into safe mode with network so I can run run Norton Power Cleaner.  I can start in safe mode but NOT network. A message saying sign in with different account ... this also does not work. Any suggestions. The virus is S3-ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com. Any help would be most appreciated.   

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I am working on an XP Prof desktop and when I turn it on it goes to the login and a little further and then single beeps and starts the boot again. I can boot in safe mode fine. I stopped the auto reboot in boot failure and got the error and blue screen "PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA" on the next bootup. I have run scans and cleaned up some adware with malware bytes...What should I look for now? Thanks

A:Continuous reboot except safe mode boots up

In Safe Mode, right click on the C drive in Explorer and go Properties > Tools > Check Now (under Error Checking). Check both boxes then click "Start Now". A message will pop up saying that Error Checking will run after you restart the computer. Restart the computer and Error Checking will run automatically after the restart. After it?s finished it will restart into Windows automatically.

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Hi I had Uverse (new ISP) installed, and 5 mins after the tech left my screen went blank, and i've not been able to log back into the computer.

I've had a multitude of error messages, the first being: \winnt\system32\config\system is corrupted. Also the blue screen of death. I can't get it to start up in safe mode, and it when i ask it to start up in last good config the screen just goes black and the pc appears to just lock up.

The last codes I got frm the BSOD were as follows:

0xC0000005 0x80849902 0xF8988D48 0x00000000

I've also tried using the XP OS disk, and when i choose R i get the blue screen of death.

Sometimes it doesn't start up at all and i can't even get it to respond to PF8.

Any other suggestions? Appreciate any help!

by the way, the tech came back and said that no drivers were added, and I have also disconnected the new modem and my external hard drive but it didn't help
 

A:PC will not reboot, safe mode doesnt work

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