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Sometime overnight my Sony Vaio desktop rebooted and now it is in a continuous loop of rebooting and will display the Windows startup screen, but goes no further. It will just start over. I tried pressing F8 at startup to attempt Safe Mode, but it seems the keyboard is unresponsive.. the lights for Num Lock, Caps Lock, etc.. just continuously flicker. Desktop model: VGC-RB34G OS: Windows XP (sp 2, I think?)


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Make sure there is no CD in the CD drive.
\015\012Change the Boot device priority to Hard drive.
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