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Windows 7: System Restore In Safe Mode :S ?

28 Aug 2009   #1

System Restore In Safe Mode :S ?

I have had windows 7 for about 3 months. No problems thus far.

Today was a different story.

So today I was watching some inappropriate videos on the internet when someone walked in the door. I quickly tried to exit the internet browser firefox but it wasnt exiting for some weird reason. So I quickly then turn off the monitor, and hold the shutdown button on my PC for 10 seconds to get it to turn off.

When I turn it back on, everything starts up fine, but as I start clicking and doing things, the computer becomes increasingly less and less responsive, to the point where it does NOTHING.

Its really quite weird. I click my start button works fine once or twice but then it starts lagging terribly.

I turned the computer off again, but I cant shut it down normally, it wont make it that far, and it just sits at a black screen with a mouse when I try to do so.

I can start my PC in safe mode fine, its working great in safe mode. So how should I go about fixing my problem? What methods would you suggest.

Should I do system restore? I couldnt get it to work because it said it was turned off and I needed to turn it on, so even then I dont know if I have any restore points. It wouldnt let me turn it on in safe mode, the guide on the internet had some missing bridges in safe mode.

Thanks for any help :)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #2


Once you turn safemode of you got no restore points...

It seems like you've damaged your hard drive. I've always heard about the "shock" of just turning of your PC the hard way and how it affects a currently working hard drive.

Of course I've never experienced it after many power offs like that and worse.... So.. This is all suspicion

Rofl@ inappropriate videos
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #3


Try purging all temp and Temp Internet Files (I guess FireFox has TIF files).

Safe Mode working OK is a reasonable indication that your "hard" drive survived the coitus interruptus.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

28 Aug 2009   #4

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
Safe Mode working OK is a reasonable indication that your "hard" drive survived the coitus interruptus.

Yer killing me man, stop .... I got tears rolling down my face .... please, stop!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #5


haha very funny lol.

What do you mean purging the temporary internet files, how do I do that.

Ive already went into firefox and deleted all my history , cookies etc.

Still the same problem when I start PC.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #6


Eliminate your page file. Boot. Recreate page file.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #7


Lol I am retarded.

What is your 'page file'.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #8


Computer - right click

can you take it from there?

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #9


ok, so i click no paging, then reboot in regular mode not safe mode, and then if it works i uncheck that no paging thing?

if i do this i will be able to reboot my pc with no problems right?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Aug 2009   #10


If you had your system specs loaded it would be possible for me to be sure, but if you have at least a gig of RAM you should be fine, maybe a litle slow, maybe not.

Safe mode boot not necessary. Please boot normal.

If it works, reset your page file - yes.

I am getting so sleepy.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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