normal start-up

  bobbyalec 22:56 05 Aug 07

Hi, I have just had XP installed on my PC by a friend and it seemed OK when he left me but when I boot up myself it appears in Safe Mode with large fonts and icons. I spoke to him and he said press F8 on startup and the options do appear but with normal start highlighted. I press enter and it still starts in safe mode.


Many thanks for any ideas offered.

  skidzy 23:11 05 Aug 07

Have you tried last known good configuration from safemode.

Do you have any usb devices plugged in,if so remove these and try to bootup.

  VoG II 08:25 06 Aug 07

Is it really in Safe Mode - does 'Safe Mode' appear at each corner of the screen?

  cream. 13:24 06 Aug 07

it sounds as if you need to check the graphics drivers. Click on start -control panel - system _ hardware - device manager. Do you have any yellow symbols listed?

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