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Warning! Now system is in safe mode. Please re-setting CPU frequency in CMOS setup.

Q: Warning! Now system is in safe mode. Please re-setting CPU frequency in CMOS setup.

hi, i am having trouble wth my computer. i don't know much about computer. actually if i want to restart it, it keep showing me "Warning! Now system is in safe mode. Please re-setting CPU frequency in CMOS setup." but if i plug off the power supply cable, and put it back, the warning was gone. but, then if i wanna restart it again, that warning will appear again..
so could anyone help me what should i do with this problem ?

thank you...

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A: Warning! Now system is in safe mode. Please re-setting CPU frequency in CMOS setup.

The battery on the motherboard is probably dead. It's a coin-shaped and -sized silver metal lump on your computer's motherboard. Pry it out (make sure the computer is off and make sure you don't break anything) and take it to your local electronics/computer/watch store. They should be able to give you a replacement.

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hi can u help i'm got a warning !! now system is in safe mode please re-setting cpu frequecy in cmos setup i got to press f1 when strt up pc

A:Re-setting cpu frequency in cmos setup

there should be no reason to set CPU frequency (also known as FSB and multiplier) in your BIOS unless you are an experienced overclocker. (also not recommended.)
You will have to be more descriptive with your problem.

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My CPU was running hot so I removed my motherboard in order to remove and clean fan and heat sink. Put everything back together and when I start PC I get

please re-setting cpu or memory frequency in the cmos setup

Press F1 to continue, DEL to enter setup

Pressing F1 will work and take me to windows, but the program that monitors temps and fan speeds crashes (computer continues to work)

Pressing DEL only takes me to a blank screen with a blinking cursor in the top left hand corner.

I've been thinking about resetting the CMOS by removing the battery. But I'm concerned that if I can't get into my BIOS my computer will be completely unusable. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

A:Error: please re-setting CPU or memory frequency in the CMOS setup

What is the make and model of your motherboard?
We may be able to find directions to reset your cmos to factory default.
(Or... you could google for a manual for your mb.)
On some mb's removing the battery is the best way.
On others, there are a couple of pins on which you can place a jumper.
Curious that you are able to boot to windows, but not get to Bios Setup.

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Hey there. Last night my system froze & when I rebooted I got this message: "Please re-setting CPU frequency in CMOS" I went into BIOS and made sure defaults were loaded then booted again. At the Windows XP welcome screen I got an odd window with only a warning icon and the "yes" or "no" buttons... no text in the box. Trying both yes & no upon different boot cycles I am able to get to my desktop and access programs normally for a few minutes, however the computer still freezes regardless of clicking "yes" or "no".

Not overclocked
AMD 64fx +4000 socket 939 in an ECS KN1 Extreme mobo.
I pulled the CMOS battery and replaced it with a new one.
I pulled a RAM to see if that would work...nothing.
I tried setting the Halt option in BIOS to "No errors"... didn't work.
The default CPU freq in BIOS is now set to 200 and Vcor to Normal.

I am at a loss here and need help. Thank you in advance!

A:Please re-setting CPU frequency in CMOS

Any clue in the system logs if you have checked them? Also check if CPU may be overheating?

I remember there was a utility to check AMD CPU's stability but i forgot its name :/ and search has not turned out something of significance.

However, you can try AMD's official overdrive utility's Advanced stability tests to ensure that your CPU runs smoothly

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Athlon 64 processor 3000+
When I boot the 'plutor it runs through the black screen then stops -
I then have to press F1 to continue the boot. Get message " please be resetting CPU frequency in CMOS set up. press F1 to continue. System now in safe mode". or similar!

I was told that this could be the CMOS battery simply needs changing but I am not so sure. Before I start pulling things apart is there any advice - ?
Machine runs fine it is just a pain sometimes as when I power it up I have to stay with it and wait for the prompt to press F1.

Any simple fix? If not I will put up with it.

Thank you

A:Solved: Reset CPU frequency in CMOS setup

Replace the battery. It will cost something like 1-2 quid, and is just a simple operation of pulling the battery out, going to some store, showing it and saying that you need a new one, then putting the new one in.
Round silver, medium coin size.

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little problem here. Just bought myself a Shuttle XPC Barebone black, Intel G33 ,775, PCI-E, 3xSATA, GbLAN, 250W PSU. My problem is that after putting in my Intel Core™ 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz, Socket LGA775, 6MB, 1333Mhz, wich my shuttle supports (didn't use the original fan) i get this error message on startup: Warning CPU has changed Enter CPU setting in CMOS remember to save and quit, or something like that. Now I've just been skipping it and using my new pc as normal and it woks fine, on startup now I barly see the message, it was only few first times i turnwed on my computer this read.

I tried to go into the CMOS but didn't really know what to do once there.
So my question i guess is, is this something i can ignore, or should i do something about it and if so how?

I cant notice any real performance issues but don't know if I'm getting full use of my CPU.

Please help, don't want to ruin my computer.

A:Warning CPU has changed Enter CPU setting in CMOS


It won't be doing you any harm, it's just alerting to let you know that it's changed, from what it remembers. They'll be a way somewhere in your BIOS (or maybe on boot) to acknowledge the change, that you'll want to do at some point, just to get rid of the annoying message.

Might want to look at the book / docs that came with your Motherboard for distructions on how to 'ok' it. If the barebone PC didn't come with any, then see if you can see a sticker on the motherboard itself, and either search the net for it, or post the results back here, and we'll take a look for you.


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Iv got a problem with my sony vaio laptop. The laptop had been working if a little slow for a few weeks, but when i got up this morning and turned it on windows didn't boot up properly. It powers up then goes to windows xp loading screen, it then takes about 10 - 15 min before the screen goes black and all i end up with is the mouse cursour on screen. Occassionlly a timer bar appears and re appears but i still get a blank screen. Iv tried booting through safe mode but same thing happens just a blank screen with safe mode written in the corners.

Any know what to do?


A:Problems booting xp? - tried safe mode and last good system setting!

sounds like a malware infection.

When you go to safemode and you get that blank screen with safemode in the corners.
Try pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del . I've found on systems when this happens that you will then continue to log in.

But you may need to use your setup disc to do a repair install.
From there log in and fix/clean your system properly.

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I am using Windows xp with Iiyama flat screen monitor and everything works fine until I try to go into safe mode then I get this message" Attention signal frequency is out of range please change timing".I do not know if this is a windows problem or a monitor problem and do not know how to go about fixing it.Pc has just come back after having a complete re install and is absolutely fine otherwise.

A:Solved: Signal Frequency out of range in safe mode

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I recently attempted to clean my brother's computer after he aquired a virus from the torrent file program he uses. Regardless, I cleaned a trojan and a backdoor from his system from safe mode. I can not boot in normal mode. Everytime i try the system gets hung up at the windows loading screen then the screen turns black and sits there. I have to hard reboot. I ahve used a repar CD and i have come across an error 0x800700b7, i have also recived this when i tried to work around this problem "identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}"

OS= Win 7

A:System will only start in Safe mode, Clean virus in safe mode

You can spend a lot of time trying to fix the boot problem and clean the virus from the computer, or you can nuke it and reinstall Windows. I wouldn't bother trying to fix it, personally - I'd back up what I could and then I'd install Windows again.

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My PC shuts down with no error message with no warning, I don't know what else to do, I've tried Spybot, AdAware, Spyware Terminator, AVG, VundoFix plus a few online scans... I'm on the verge of formatting the hard drive, but if anyone can see what the problem is B4 I do that, I shall be grateful...Thanx, Here's the log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:16:29 PM, on 12/20/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files\Apple Software Update\SoftwareUpdate.exeC:\WINDOWS\explorer.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = htt... Read more

A:PC shuts down w/no warning if not in safe mode.

Hello! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. In order to see what's going on with your computer I may ask for you to post various logs from the tools that we will use to resolve your issue. Please also share with me any information about how your computer is reacting and behaving each step of the way as we work through this process.Please download random's system information tool (RSIT) and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run it.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

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My wife's computer has the FBI warning virus and I am unable to boot to safe mode with networking or safemode. I am able to boot to safemode with comand prompt, but not sure how to proceed from there.

Appriciate any support.


A:FBI warning with shutdown on safe mode

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your malware problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the top o... Read more

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Will this cause problems & how do you get in to enter the number?

A:looking thru cmos setup utility and there is no system serial number entered

Are you trying to flash a motherboard?

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what does this mean. i would like to turn off whatever it is that does this because it is not letting me get to the site i want.

here is the full text

Warning: SAFE MODE Restriction in effect. The script whose uid is 99 is not allowed to access /home/sites/home/includes/mysql_vars.inc owned by uid 111 in /home/sites/home/web/header.php on line 13

Fatal error: Failed opening required '/home/sites/home/includes/mysql_vars.inc' (include_path='') in /home/sites/home/web/header.php on line 13
any help would be great

A:Warning: SAFE MODE Restriction in effect.


Could you plz post about your system specs please. What OS? When does this error msg come up? When did this start?

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Hello everyone, to begin my process of removing Bullseye Network stuff i need to restart Xp in safe mode. Unfortunately i'm running off a laptop with a damaged and unreadable screen so i have it rigged up to a normal monitor. My question is, when i restart in safe mode will i still be able to make use of this secondary monitor?

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Hello Bleeping Computer.
I'm running Windows 7 Home, 32-Bit
This morning I was infected with a fake FBI warning message:
"This PC (Windows 7, 32-Bit) is blocked due to at least one of the reasons specified below..." 
I powered down, then attempted to reboot in Safe Mode.  It wouldn't restart in Safe Mode, instead it restarted in Normal Mode, the screen went blank white, then redirected to the same fake FBI Warning message.  I'm unable to proceed beyond this fake FBI warning screen.
I have access to a clean PC and external USB flash drive, and with your help I'm ready to follow your detailed instructions to remove this infection.
Many thanks in advance!

A:Fake FBI warning, unable to boot in safe mode, please help

Select System restore
If you have a previous restore point ,restore it and let me know if you can boot now

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I have XP Pro installed on my primary partition and it worked great until I tried to set up a home network. After running the setup wizard, every time I boot it comes up in safe mode saying that Setup can't run in safe mode and it wants to reboot with the same results. When I try to go back to the last known good configuration I get no improvement and the recovery console tells me that a previous attempt at a repair has been made(true). I made an install on my secondary partition that works fine but it would be less work if I could repair the first one. Any ideas?

A:setup under safe mode

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so it automatically restarts...into safe mode. We can't get into msconfig to turn off safe mode (because it automatically restarts) and we have been 100% unsuccessful at cancelling the setup.

We've been through it all with dell tech support and they advise reformatting. My problem is that I have been working on a lot of stuff lately, and the dang thing crashed while I was backing up my files. Now I have no backups, and no way to get into msconfig to turn off safe mode.

Everywhere is closed because it's a long weekend here and I'm supposed to be working all weekend (project deadlines ) so it's really important to me to get this thing back on it's knees.

any help is appreciated.


A:setup cannot run under safe mode

"Safe Mode" can't be enabled or disabled in msconfig as far as I know.

It is just an option presented as the computer starts up.

Can you provide a little more information? What setup are you referring to as not being able to run? What has changed recently?


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The other day, my HP Mini 110 was infected with malware, as well as other issues. I booted windows through safe mode, which I accessed by changing the Boot.ini file, attempted to re-install windows in safe mode by running WINNT32.EXE and now I can't get it to complete because of the message "Windows XP Setup cannot run under Safemode. Setup will restart now." I tried rebooting it and going from the last known good configuration, but it doesn't work. How do I go about accessing the Boot.ini file to take safe mode off? I'm currently running Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 3. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Setup won't run in safe mode

FYI the boot.ini file (a hidden file) is located just inside the C drive. Reinstalling Windows is either done from a recovery partition accessed at boot or from a Windows CD -- not from safe mode.

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setup cannot run under safe mode
so it automatically restarts...into safe mode. I cannot get into msconfig to turn off safe mode (because it automatically restarts) and there seems to be nothing else for me to do.

I've got so much work on my pc that I cant afford to format the disk.
Someone in this forum succeeded in hacking into the DOS level and copying the Boot .ini file from another pc into the problem pc. Could anyone show me how to do that?

A:setup cannot run under safe mode

If you have your windows XP cd, you can boot into the recovery console. This can be accomplished from there. Have you tried tapping F8 as your computer boots up? This should give you the option of how to boot your system (Safe Mode, Normal mode, etc..)

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I attempted to re-format NTFS and re-install Windows XP Home Ed to get rid of a virus on a PC.

I made the bonehead mistake of beginning this re-install while I had the computer in Safe Mode (I got into safe mode to save off data files).

I went through the XP re-install, booting from the CD and did the re-format through the recovery console.

Now I get an error message that says "Windows cannot run setup in Safe Mode. Windows will restart". I click OK and the system reboots. When the BIOS loads, I can get into the Advanced Options menu, I select boot normally but the PC still seems to boot in Safe Mode and I get the error message again.

I'm stuck in this cycle because I can't get out of Safe Mode and Windows can't complete the install. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

A:Windows XP Cannot Run Setup in Safe Mode

You cannot format and reinstall XP from within Windows . . normal or safe mode . . You must boot from the XP CD, delete partitions . . then proceed to installation.

These are good guides to reinstalling XP . . you might want to print one for reference during the install.


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My HP G62-455dx laptop began crashing last week. I finally restored it to factory settings,now it will only start in safe mode. When I try to start window normally, it just "thinks' for 10 mins or so and then crashes (blue screen of death). I read several suggestions on this site, and have tried a few, still no solution. It is only 2 years old.

A:Computer will only run in safe mode after restoring to factory setting

Welcome to SevenForums.

There is only one dump files which blames an old driver from Intel Rapid Storage.

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for iaStor.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for iaStor.sys
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 1000007E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff8800114e5be, fffff88003727948, fffff880037271b0}

Probably caused by : iaStor.sys ( iaStor+725be )

Followup: MachineOwner

2: kd> !analyze -v
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

This is a very common bugcheck. Usually the exception address pinpoints
the driver/function that caused the problem. Always note this addr... Read more

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I have been using the instruction from "Safe Mode - Add to Windows Boot Manager in Windows 8" for a very long time to give me that extra chance to get into Safe Mode if Normal Mode is having problems. All of the Windows 8/8.1 PCs at our site are set up that way.

Just got a Lenovo Flex 2-15 with Windows 8.1. It allowed me to add the 2 entries that I always add to the Boot Manager (Safe and Safe with Networking). And I can see them there in MSCONFIG. But when I boot up, it just ignores the extra entries and just comes up in the main OS entry. Not only that, but then I discovered that F2 and F12 at boot up stopped working as well. So then I removed the safe mode entries and now I can do F2 and F12 at boot up just fine.

This PC is using Secure Boot and UEFI. And I'd like to continue using those. Has anyone come up with a way to add the safe mode entries in the Boot Manager and have them work?

A:No longer able to setup safe mode in BCDEDIT on new PC

Since I want to keep the newer EUFI and Secure Boot, I decided to use the command "bcdedit /set bootmenupolicy legacy" to make pressing the f8 key usable again and forget trying to add fake multiboot entries to the Boot Manager. Now I can get the same effect and eliminate that extra menu at the beginning which was only there in case I needed it. And then if I have a specific reason to use the Windows 8/8.1 troubleshooting, I can switch back using "bcdedit /set bootmenupolicy standard" whenever I want to. The other thing I found researching this is if I hold down the shift key when I click on restart, it automatically goes into troubleshooting mode, giving me the other options like system restore and such...the safe mode part still comes up ala windows 7, but the rest looks like the Windows 8 troubleshooting I've grown use to. So this is solved as far as I'm concerned.

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My computer had some malware problems, trying to get rid of it turned on safe mode using msconfig, but the computer wouldn't even start in safe mode, and i couldn't get it to run normally again.
I tried reinstalling everything with the discs, and it was working, but it now needs to setup windows again, which it cannot do in safemode.
I can not access any other menu besides the setup and boot menus.
any way i can turn off safe mode from these?

A:Turn off safe mode from setup menu?

Hello pm012984

Are you using a full XP installation CD?
If so can you access the Recovery Console?

Start your PC with the XP Setup CD in the drive. When you see the "Press any key to boot from CD..." prompt, do so and let the CD-based boot process begin.

When the Recovery Console option is offered (Press R to start the Recovery Console), do so. You may be asked which Windows installation to enter, in which case type the number of the Windows installation you wish to work on (usually 1).

When prompted, enter the Administrator's password for that Windows installation. If you did not set a password just press ENTER

At the command prompt, type
bootcfg /list (there is a space before / )

The screen will show something like ?fastdetect /noexecute=optin ?
Copy this information down as you will need it later

Type command
bootcfg /rebuild (there is a space before / )

Results of bootcfg /rebuild: Total identified Windows installs:
[1] C:\WINDOWS (Select the correct installation to Repair)
Add installation to boot list:

Enter Load Identifier:
Microsoft Windows XP Home (or Professional)

Enter OS Load options:
Type what you copied above
For example
fastdetect /NoExecute=Optin (there is a space before /)

ENTER to quit Recovery Console.

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Hi everyone

I am having trouble with one of our laptops. I was running a few virus scans the other day as I realized it there was Google Redirections, fake virus security centers, and security center pop ups in the system tray. A fake virus center kept popping up as a program on the computer, and the internet would not work when this was open.

I tried to run more scans but nothing would open, no programs, no task manager, etc. in order to fix this. Nothing was working, so I shut off the computer. This was a big mistake as when I went to turn it on, it will not boot. It goes into an endless reboot state and flashes a blue screen for a second, not long enough for me to read, before it goes back into rebooting.

None of the safe mode options work, and Last Known Configuration option does not work, the computer just endlessly reboots and will not start up. I really need to get this fixed, as we purchased a warranty for the laptop, but they will not work at all.
I have tried everything and nothing seems to be working, the computer will just not boot up.

I burned an ISO of Puppy Linux after reading about this online and I could boot to that from the CD, from there I could see everything was still intact on my hard drive but it still will not boot windows. I thought about getting an external hard drive enclosure to take the stuff from that drive and put it onto another computer until I can get this fixed.

I am running out of things to try and hope someone can help. thank you.

A:Endless reboot, fake security warning, safe mode doesnt work

Could you please tell us what your OS is, main antivirus program , and exactly which scans you were running (have tried to run).That might give appropriate information to know what to suggest for you

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I have a IBM Thinkpad that was setup for use on a domain. I know I have a trojan that has affected my ability to start my computer normally. After I enter in my username and password I let it sit for over eight hours today but I never came to the desktop. I could move the cursor but I never was able to access the desktop.

When I tried to access safe mode I don't know any of the local user names or passwords. I also don't know the admin password.

What options do I have to access safe mode or somehow clear this trojan? I was told I had a trojan before I restarted my computer.

A:Solved: Not able to access safe mode on a laptop setup on a domain

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My signature Pc, the one I had problems last week is misbehaving again.

It hangs while trying to Boot at the "glowing-pulsing colors" thingie.

If i try to boot in Safe mode it Hangs at CLASSPNP.SYS

If i boot from the Windows Setup DVD , or a repair DISK I've made, and i choose to do a repair, nothing happens, it either says it repaired the disk but nothing changes, or says it doesn't find anything to fix.

I'm attaching a ntbtlog.txt in case anyone makes heads or tails with it. It worries me that i see so many things not loading properly.

Thanks in advance guys, you;ve saved my bacon a couple of times in these forums, i hope you an help again..

A:PC Hangs on Boot And on Safe mode at CLASSPNP.SYS, Setup-fix not work

PS all this happened after it crashed 4 times in a row while playing Fallout New Vegas. the 4th time the PC froze, Ctrl-Lat-Del wasn't working, the mouse was dead and then the Keyboard as well.

I had to do a cold reset. and that was it.

Last week i had similar problems as detailed here: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...angs-boot.html but i solved them after copying a new version of CLASSPNP.SYS from another PC.

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Hello all
First time poster with problem after peforming sys restore on win7 pro 64bit.
Was troubleshooting a problem w/taskbar not staying hidden, tried to restore back 24hrs to when a java update occured. Restore seemed to proceed normally, but upon restart, it boots normally to just before the login screen would appear, then the screen goes black and all that is visible is the cursor , which I can still move.
But that's as far as it gets. Trying to boot in safe mode, or repair mode ends exact same way - can't boot in to try anything
Any ideas??

A:Black screen at boot with safe mode, system restore, or repair mode

no one has any suggestions? I also triedtoboot to my win7 dvd to see if I could attempt to repair but again, it only gets thru the windows bootscreen then goes black with only the mouse cursor showing as before.

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I have been having problems opening any files or using Internet when booting up in normal Mode, system is slow and eventually hangs. I have run all of the virus SW, and even some driver repair programs. Have tried recovering to earlier date, still problems. I don't want to do a total recovery and re-apply W7. Any suggestions on how to detect whether I have another driver corrupt, etc. ?

A:SYstem hangs when opening apps in Normal Mode, OK in Safe Mode

Boot into Safe Mode. This will write a log file Ntbtlog.txt in the Windows folder. If any drivers failed to load they will be listed there. You can post the file if you like.

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This is a first...

A friend was visiting for three days and a few things seemed to change. He shut off my monitor when not using the PC. It didn't come back on when I hit the power, so I hit the menu button and tried to get the thing up & running. I didn't get into the monitor's menu.

That's the only thing that was done differently. Now XP asks for the CMOS setting every time I boot up. It asks for standard (F1) or advanced (F2). When I do the standard setting, my computer starts back to the year 2002 at 12pm.

How can I get things back to normal, when I turn the PC on and it boots up in XP like always?


A:CMOS setting: XP won't boot w/o going through CMOS

If the date changes, chances are that the CMOS battery needs to be replaced. Just a co-incidence on timing and your friend, I'd say.

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I am having the following system configuration

XPS L401X Base
Genuine Windows(R) 7 Home Premium 64bit (English)
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-740QM Processor
6GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM (1 x 2GB + 1 x 4GB)
640GB 7200RPM Hard Drive

Lately whenever i try to start my computer it pass the Dell Bios and then directly goes to the screen which states
Repair your system or
Start windows normally

When i chose repair system , it start downloading windows files and then launch the windows , but hung up at the sky blue login window with only movable cusor . When i choose to start windows normally it gives me BSOD momentarly ( hard to see the message) and then restarts again .

I tried with the advanced boot up options like
repair my computer , all safe modes , restore to last good configuration but it does the same and hangs at windows loging sky blue window .
I Tried to run the Dell PSA+ Diagnostic and it returns with 2000-0146 error . As per the Dell online solutions for this type of error ,I tried to reinstall the Hard disk but the problem still exist.

My Hard disk has 2 partitions C and D and all my data resides on D drive and Windows installed on C drive.

Please help me in making my computer working , without losing data .

Currently i am away from my home country and have no OS or recovery disk with me .

Sunny .

A:Dell XPS Crashes .System repair,system restore ,safe mode don't work

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

If you have access to another computer I'd suggest you create a system repaiir disc.

System Repair Disc - Create

It won't re-install Windows, but it will get you into the advanced recovery environment, from where you can run chkdsk.

It does seem highly likely there is a major problem with your hard drive.

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Hello I have Windows 7 starter on my HP Mini Laptop

Suddenly I cannot:
enter safe mode
system restore back to factory settings
view system information

I attached how my pc looks when I click on things like firewall, system restore, system information etc.

Also, I often see corrupt disk notices and there was a notification on my desktop that said my WIndows version was unlicensed or something like that.

My Windows come up and I can get on the Internet with no problem, but the first thing that made me realize something was wrong was when I kept getting corrupt disk messages. Chrome corrupt disk etc.

What I have tried: I went to the tech support forum and took care of any malware problems AND I pressed F2 to run all the test and everything passed, hardware etc.

How could this be fixed?

Thanks so kindly!

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A:Can't system restore, can't view system info, can't enter safe mode

Hello there,
Download and install Advanced SystemCare 5 from IObit/MajorGeeks (free version), (sorry I can't provide any links, I'm on a cell phone) and run a Deep Care.
Otherwise, just contact the dealer who sold it to you, and tell them about the software counterfeit notif first. There are ways to circumvent this, but I unfortunately can't help you that way. Ask for a replacement, or a refund. Copy all your personal data to a USB Drive or any other storage device, wipe/shred your files from the laptop if you return it. You get the idea.
Here's what else you can do:
Right-click on C: Drive>Properties>Tools>Check Now in the Error Checking field.
Do the same for all drives.
I'll check Google for problems similar to yours. And their solutions. Meanwhile you do the same.
Good luck.

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Hello I have Windows 7 starter on my HP Mini Laptop

I'm just wondering is there something wrong with my Windows 7 or could it be a virus?

I cannot:
enter safe mode
system restore back to factory settings
view system information

I attached how my pc looks when I click on things like firewall, system restore, system information etc.

Also, I often see corrupt disk notices and there was a notification on my desktop that said my WIndows version was unlicensed or something like that.

My Windows come up and I can get on the Internet with no problem, but the first thing that made me realize something was wrong was when I kept getting corrupt disk messages. Chrome corrupt disk etc.

What I have tried: was running AVG scan, nothing found AND pressing F2 and running all the test and everything passed, hardware etc.

Could this be a virus or a windows 7 software problem.

A:Can't See System Information or System Restore, Can't Enter Safe Mode

Hi please follow the instructions here NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum then make a new thread here Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help - Tech Support Forum
post all the info you can gather and mention anything you could not in that thread not here

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This message keeps coming up when I first power on my PC.
Spec: KN1 SLI mobo, AMD 64 3500+ processor, 4 * 1 GB DDR 400MHz and twin 256mb graphics cards.

Other issues that may be related:

As the machine boots up, it reports that it has only 2.8 GB of RAM, and this is confirmed by windows XT. I have swapped the Gig-sticks around trying different configurations of 1, 2,3,4 of them in different slots and I can confirm each slot works and each stick works but whereas 2 sticks gives 2 GB of R A M, 3 sticks always gives 2.8 GB and 4 sticks does not improve on that.

Running check-it diagnostics program, this reports back that the memory allocatio fails the test.

I have tried to change CPU frequency but have to admit I am new to this game and cm unsure of the AMD Frequency to RAM frequency ratio I should use and how best to change it.

Would be very grateful for some HELP!

A:please re-setting CPU Frequency?

Set the bios to Optimal settings and check your motherboards manual for the proper location/configuration of the systems memory. Read carefully, and make sure the RAM you have chosen is compatible with your motherboard

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I got this stupid malware problem yesterday, the infamous Windows Warning Message malware, and I had originally run TrendMicro in safe mode and was able to remove about 7 trojans/viruses from the computer. Then I re-ran TrendMicro and was given a clean bill of health. Then when I restarted my computer in regular mode, I was automatically logged off after I typed in my logon password. I then retried to run my PC in safe mode, and I was logged off again. How can I further get rid of this darn virus if I cannot log into Windows to run anything??? Thanks for the help!

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Hi,My Computer which has Win Xp Sp3 is behaving like it is in safe mode , eventhough it is in normal mode .I noticed this because ,1. Avira Antivir Guard and Update cannot be launched bcz Scheduler is not running.2 . I tried to start scheduler ( under services.msc ) , but can't start it bcz of error 1084 ( safe mode situation ) .3 . I can't use Windows Update , bcz of error Error number: 0x8007043C ( same safe mode condition )4 . I ensured that BITS was set to automatic , but it can't run bcz of 1084 error.I have scanned with Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D , SuperAnti Spyware ( in real safe mode) - No DetectionHere is the dds log ,DDS (Ver_09-09-24.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK Run by Administrator at 16:45:23.03 on Mon 09/28/2009Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_12Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.510.112 [GMT 5.5:30]AV: ZoneAlarm Security Suite Antivirus *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated) {5D467B10-818C-4CAB-9FF7-6893B5B8F3CF}AV: AntiVir Desktop *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}FW: ZoneAlarm Security Suite Firewall *enabled* {829BDA32-94B3-44F4-8446-F8FCFF809F8B}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop�... Read more

A:Safe Mode Error, WinXpSp3 behaves like it is in safe mode even in normal mode

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe 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 and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.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.scrDDS.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.Foll... Read more

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My computer boots with no icons or start menu. I do a system restore my desktop comes back. When I shut down and restart the same problem appear ( no desktop menu). The menu appears in safe mode. I have tried adware and malware bytes. The problem keeps occurring with no desktop and slow startup.
Please help! I have enclosed the following txt files HijackThis log., dds.txt file, attach.txt file and the ark.txt file. Please help!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 6:33:42 PM, on 3/5/2014
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.16428)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware2\mbam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = Preserve
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 = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Softwa... Read more

A:System only boots up in safe mode or system restore!

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How do I find the recommended frequency for my computer?

A:Computer frequency setting

Could you be more specific? Frequency for what?

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My PC has been crashing for some time now and I have been chalking it up to Vista, until today it beeped at me and gave me a black screen saying I had to reset my memory frequency in bios. I compared it to what my RAM says, and the volts are correct, but my RAM says 7 - 7 - 7 @ 1.9v, when I checked the frequency, my bios is set at 8 - 8 - 8 - 28. I could change the 8s to 7s but I have no idea what to change the tRAS to(currently set at 28). Also, should command per clock still be set to 2T? I am using 2 sticks of 2 gig RAM if that makes a difference.

A:BIOS RAM frequency setup

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I haven't done this in a couple of years and am kind of hazy on it. I recently bought a Mach Speed V2DP motherboard, AMD Sempron 2400+ Socket A Thoroughbred processor, and 512 MB of Kingston PC2700 DDR Ram (333 Mhz, or 266). The board is rated for 200/266/333 FSB. As you may have guessed, I'm not building a state-of-the-art system, but trying to economically get a few more years of life out of my old 450 MHz, P2 system. For front side bus frequency setting I am given a choice of 100 MHz, 133 MHz (default), or 166 MHz. I've been researching, but haven't been able to find crystal clear (which I need) instructions as to how to arrive at the correct setting. I would appreciate any input on this subject, and feel free to include the math behind the choice.

A:Solved: Front Side Bus Frequency Setting

Oh, yes - this processor is rated at 1.67 GHz, if I am to believe what I've been told.

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okay... so i was trying to get into safemode so i could run an antivirus scan, problem is whenever i tried going in safemode the blue screen would pop up and computer would restart. now for some dumb reason i thought maybe i could get in safemode if i used msconfig and selected safe mode from the boot menu. so the computer restarted and now it boots in safemode but the blue screen and restart happen everytime now. ive tried "start windows normally" but that boots in safemode.... ive tried "last known good config..." and that too boots in safemode. so now im stuck, i cant get on windows. any help please?

im willing to start over but i dont know how to do that from here

A:STUCK in safe mode boot, safe mode doesnt work and restarts, REPEAT

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these are not working.how do i get them working?

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I cant seem to get into safe mode, computer automatically restarts everytime when i try to. Other than that my computer in normal mode works fine and i have also tried scanning for virus.

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Hello everyone,

I had this issue with the Windows 7 RTM (the first time I noticed it) and I still have it after a clean install with an integrated Windows 7 SP 1 and I'm wondering if anyone else has it also, though I'm aware few use system restore, I just 'play' with it for fun myself.

When I do a SR they always complete successfully but after logon I get all black screens with a moveable curser and nothing will correct that.

It took me trial and error to figure out that booting to safe mode after the black-screens I get a chance to accept this dialog box and after that, booting back to 'regular' Windows all is well.

Has anyone seen or heard of this behavior before?

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A:System Restore / Safe Mode

Ted, I have heard of it before; but I have not experienced it - and I do use System Restore (as well as imaging). Thanks for the snip.

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My mom is having a problem with her windows 7. Her computer was on when she left the room, then came back and the screen was off. So she turned it back on and said her only option was safe mode. She had to use safe mode for a few days, then one day she turned it on and now the only thing it will do is a system repair. Then it says it can't be repaired. Then it takes her to a blank desktop with just the background. No startup button, no nothing. Anyone have a solution?

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I have had windows 7 for about 3 months. No problems thus far.

Today was a different story.

So today I was watching some inappropriate videos on the internet when someone walked in the door. I quickly tried to exit the internet browser firefox but it wasnt exiting for some weird reason. So I quickly then turn off the monitor, and hold the shutdown button on my PC for 10 seconds to get it to turn off.

When I turn it back on, everything starts up fine, but as I start clicking and doing things, the computer becomes increasingly less and less responsive, to the point where it does NOTHING.

Its really quite weird. I click my start button works fine once or twice but then it starts lagging terribly.

I turned the computer off again, but I cant shut it down normally, it wont make it that far, and it just sits at a black screen with a mouse when I try to do so.

I can start my PC in safe mode fine, its working great in safe mode. So how should I go about fixing my problem? What methods would you suggest.

Should I do system restore? I couldnt get it to work because it said it was turned off and I needed to turn it on, so even then I dont know if I have any restore points. It wouldnt let me turn it on in safe mode, the guide on the internet had some missing bridges in safe mode.

Thanks for any help

A:System Restore In Safe Mode :S ?

Once you turn safemode of you got no restore points...

It seems like you've damaged your hard drive. I've always heard about the "shock" of just turning of your PC the hard way and how it affects a currently working hard drive.

Of course I've never experienced it after many power offs like that and worse.... So.. This is all suspicion
[email protected] inappropriate videos

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have a new virus in my computer that deleted one of my files in WINDOWS\system32 folder, and now when I run my pc, I get an error saying that a file is missing from WINDOWS\system32 , I want to run system recovery but it won't let me. I tried pressing almost all the F#, so I decided to run safe mode and do a system recovery from inside my windows xp, but my safe mode doesn't work ether. For safe mode I tried F8, and F5.

So the only option i do have (that I know of) is pressing esc, which takes me into boot info, and F1, which takes me into setup. BOTH are useless.
BTW: Windows dosen't run...

A:Can't Run Safe Mode Or System Restore!!!

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