Can't get into windows

  Chris_c 21:15 23 Mar 2004
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I'm having a problem getting windows to start up. Whenever i try to start it up, it gets as far as the desktop, where all i see is the background picture for 2 seconds, and then it just switches itself off without any error messages or anything. When I try to start it in safe mode, I get a blue screen that just comes back when i press any key. I am running windows 98. How can I get it to start again? Any help would be appreciated!

  User-312386 21:46 23 Mar 2004

Hi there

Start the computer and start tapping the F8 key. You will be presented with a screen. Select start in ms-dos

When in dos type scanreg/fix

To exit dos type exit

  Chris_c 22:20 23 Mar 2004

That seemed to work! I'll remember that one for the future.
Thank you very much, it's not often that the very first suggestion works, and such a seemingly simple one at that!
Chris

  User-312386 22:47 23 Mar 2004

glad to be of help

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