Laptop goes to safemode-Please help??

  buel 19:15 18 Nov 2008
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Hi there, my Medion laptop boots into safemode everytime i start it, iv tried to system restore it to an earlier time but it keeps restarting into safe mode! Please can anyone help??

  User-1229748 19:28 18 Nov 2008

have you installed a program lately,if so uninstall it to see if that helps.

  buel 20:52 18 Nov 2008

Hi, im unable to tell if any programmes have been installed as i haven't used the laptop for the last 2 weeks but my 12 year old brother has and he isn't admitting to downloading anything! Iv tried installing ad-aware but it wont let it run in safe mode, any other ideas please?

  User-1229748 20:57 18 Nov 2008

go into control panel and then add and remove programs or programs and features if you're using vista and see if there are any new programs

  buel 21:09 18 Nov 2008

im afraid i dont know what are new and what are old programmes..

  User-1229748 21:14 18 Nov 2008

what operating system are you using? i'm using vista and it tells you when they were installed

  buel 21:22 18 Nov 2008

using xp, is that bad news?

  woodchip 21:34 18 Nov 2008

Medion what of the thee options did you choose to Restore? as first is Restore Startup Files only second is Startup Files Plus Drivers Third is Full Factory Restore

  buel 21:42 18 Nov 2008

the only option available to me was 'restore my computer to an earlier time' and i chose that and chose a date in september and when it restarted it went straight to the safe mode option(safe mode, safe mode but networking' etc etc)

  woodchip 21:47 18 Nov 2008

You did a System Restore Not a Medion Restore. If you have the Medion Restore disc, Start with the Disc and try running the first option first. This will Restore Startup Files only

  buel 22:13 18 Nov 2008

Not terribly sure i have the medion disk, wont this delete all my files apart from the start up ones?

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