How to log on normally

  Cara2 23:36 30 Dec 2008

Windows Vista 64bit.

Have logged in using safe mode. Cannot get back to normal settings.

Have tried F8 and opted for normal mode by pressing enter - but still in safe mode. Sure this is an easy problem but I can't sort it!

Help please.


  Cara2 23:52 30 Dec 2008

I might add that I cannot use system restore as the reason I started in safe mode was to address an issue with Directx which I had to fix in safe mode. Therefore if I use system restore it would overide the directx fix?

  woodchip 23:52 30 Dec 2008

In Safe Mode, Do a System Restore to when it was working okay

  Cara2 23:53 30 Dec 2008

Think we may have posted at the same time. Any other ideas?


  woodchip 23:54 30 Dec 2008

Posted same time as you posted, Go to Start Run type MSCONFIG press enter then check the correct box to start in safe mode as it sounds like you are starting in Troubleshooting mode

  Sea Urchin 23:55 30 Dec 2008

You could try this - scroll down the page to Method 2 and once you are in System Configuration jump down to para 2 "To Start Vista in Normal Mode" and follow that

click here

If that doesn't work then try a System Restore back to a date before the problem started.

click here

  Sea Urchin 23:56 30 Dec 2008

Sorry - posted at the same time as woodchip

  Cara2 00:06 31 Dec 2008

Thanks all.

Did the MSCONFIG suggestion and now up and running properly.

Love these forums!


  woodchip 00:08 31 Dec 2008

Good Please Tick The Resolved Box

  Cara2 00:17 31 Dec 2008

Just returned to do so.

Still got original problem with game and Directx tho. Still, two other options to try.


  woodchip 21:20 31 Dec 2008

Does your Graphics card support latest Direct X?

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