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February 9, 2013 4:45:42 PM

Sorry if this is in the wrong area, I'm new to this site.
For the past month or so my computer has been shutting down on Windows Startup, after talking to a local tech he told me the problem was my Operating System so he reinstalled it and for a few hours this fixed the problem. But now my computer shuts down on Windows Startup unless I boot in Safe Mode where it works perfectly, any reasons this might happen?
Also is there a way to enable sound in Safe Mode?

Thanks.
a b $ Windows 7
February 9, 2013 5:20:13 PM

specs ?

All the best Brett :) 
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a b $ Windows 7
February 9, 2013 5:22:30 PM

If it works perfectly in safe mode perfectly then i would first say it's most likely a driver related issue. Though i would run some scans, boot into safe mode and run Malwarebytes and see if it pick up anything also run a HDD test by creating Hirens boot CD http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd

You can also open a command prompt and put in sfc /scannow to verify windows file integrity.
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February 9, 2013 5:42:50 PM

The Specs are 2GB of Ramb, Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset, T6570 2.10 Ghz (2 CPUs), Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600), BIOS vers 1.00PARTTBL

When I talked to my local tech he did a disk check using the BIOS and concluded that the Disc was fine.
He reinstalled the Operating System (Windows 7) so I am very unlikely to have viruses since all I did was install World of Warcraft via disks, download League of Legends from their site and install the programs Curse and Ventrilo which are safe programs.
I am currently running in Safe Mode with Networking as Normal Startup does not work.

Thanks.
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a b $ Windows 7
February 9, 2013 5:54:57 PM

One of your sticks of ram might be crapped....
Run memtest86+ You can get it here:
http://www.memtest.org/#downiso
whichever method you like...I prefer the disc image...
Boot with the disc and run the scans.
Let us know what the resulst are.
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February 9, 2013 5:58:28 PM

Do I need to burn this to a disc? I have no discs to burn at the moment
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a b $ Windows 7
February 9, 2013 6:22:58 PM

nowayy said:
Do I need to burn this to a disc? I have no discs to burn at the moment


You can boot it from a flash drive as well.
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February 12, 2013 5:16:38 PM

Alright, I went to my tech, he swapped another ram that was working fine on another laptop and the problem still occurs, the HD boots fine on another computer. He thinks it has something to do with the circuits on the motherboard, so at this point, I am best to look for a replacement all together since the motherboard will cost 500$ alone which for a 700$ laptop is not worth, unless you have any more suggestions.
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