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My laptop is a hand-me-down from about 2004. it has been slow for awhile, but worked fine. today i went to open it and it shut down. it then turned back on and shows a blue screen that says "Your computer has encountered a problem and shut off to prevent further damage". it only shows up for a second and then shuts off. after it shuts off, it turns back on and does it all over again. what do i do?


Answers :

While the computer is booting up you should be able to hit F8 repeatedly and be offered the option to boot into safe mode. This will allow you to access your files.

Since the computer is already slow, I would back up these files to a thumb drive and just reformat using restore disks if you have any. If you don't let me know and we can explore further.
Turn ON computer and press [F8] key.
\015\012On the menu, select "Start computer in last known good configuration" (or similar wording).
\015\012It should start normally.
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