Computer will only boot into safe mode

  ChrisIV 15:55 19 Jan 2008

I'm running Win XP. This is my spare computer, spec as follows:

Memory 512MB
Video Card, GEFORCE 64MB

HDD and DVD Rom are on separate IDEs.

Problem seemed to start when I removed the CD writer. At first system would boot into windows and then lock up. Now system locks up in the welcome screen and will only boot into safe mode. Any ideas?

  birdface 16:05 19 Jan 2008

Can you try last good configuration or system restore to a date before you made the changes.

  birdface 16:05 19 Jan 2008

In safe mode of course.

  ChrisIV 16:34 19 Jan 2008

I did a fresh install of Win XP today and system still will only boot into safe mode ie. still locks up in the wellcome screen.

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