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    Can't get into laptop because I disabled all startup programs by mistake. The machine cuts out when loading files and the HP restore manager does the same. Appreciate any help.Thanks

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    Try to get in with safe mode and fix the problem with startup items.
    Safe Mode

    If you went to msconfig and unticked the start up item, this should not cause a problem. It is called clean boot. If you did something else please tell us.

    If that does not work use this CD to get to System Restore.
    Create a Recovery Disc

    If that does not work, use last known good cofiguation to boot
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...-Configuration

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    thanks Rich but tried them all. I was able to get into safe mde at beginning but couldn't find startup programs on the Control Panel and what the computer does now is load the files until it cuts out before opening safe mode or send me to HP restore manager which does the same. I have a HP restore disk but I can't get it working because of the same problem

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    Hi patrick4417,

    Please explain how exactly you accidentally disabled all startup programs - how precisely did you do that and using what program? And did you disable ONLY programs, or also services and boot items and/or other things as well?

    So, at present if I understand correctly, things are worse than when you last posted. You can't boot normally, can't boot into safe mode or last known configuration or any advanced boot option, can't boot to Recovery Manager, and can't boot to the manufacturer's recovery disk. In essence, you have no access to the computer by any means whatsoever. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

    Have you tried creating the Recovery Disk Richard recommended and are you certain that you are booting to the disk when it is inserted? To boot to the CD you may need to change the BIOS to make the CD-drive first in the boot sequence. To do that, wait for the screen that tells you the F key to push to access the boot menu or boot setup. Push it quickly. Make the changes, save your work, and exit. Put the CD in the drive and reboot. When prompted, push any key to boot from the CD.

    Thanks!

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    Lorien, tahnks
    yes I was trying to get rid of an annoying startup box that always appeared whenever I switched on and disabled all the programs forgetting to enable them all AGAIN BEFORE TURNING Off. It seems the problem has got worse and I simply cannot get the laptop to boot. I wont be able to get the HP or another restore disk done on the same computer either. I am writing this on a netbook without CD..Looks like a funeral to me or slow death which is worse

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    Try to see if you can boot and recach recovery partition
    How to Boot an HP Recovery Partition | eHow.com

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    Thanks Rich and Lorien but it looks like I will have to thrown in thre towel. Can't get into the system

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    HP Compaq 6735s Notebook PC*-* HP Notebook PCs - Entering Safe Mode - c00806682 - HP Business Support Center


    It says to press f8 to enter safe mode



    BIOS Setup Utility Information and Menu Options - HP Customer Care (United States - English)



    This says to enter the BIOS menu F10 if your computer was built after 2006 and has Vista or Seven.
    F1 if built before and has XP.

    So to enter your BIOS restart your computer and before the windows menu comes up press F10 and move (with the arrow keys your mouse won't work yet) the dvd to the top of the start list.
    Put the disc Richard asked you to burn in and restart your computer.

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    Quote Originally Posted by patrick4417 View Post
    Thanks Rich and Lorien but it looks like I will have to thrown in thre towel. Can't get into the system
    Hi patrick4417,

    Please explain how exactly you accidentally disabled all startup programs - how precisely did you do that and using what program? And did you disable ONLY programs, or also services and boot items and/or other things as well? Perhaps knowing exactly what you did will help us undo it. Did you use msconfig or autoruns or Windows Defender or WinPatrol or was it something completely different?

    Also, I do not understand how anything you disabled could have affected your ability to boot to the restore disk (unless you somehow disabled the CD-drive). Are you certain the CD drive is functioning and is first in the boot sequence? Does it make any noise or spin-up when you turn on the computer?

    If you can't get in any of the ways previously mentioned, then do you have another computer (besides the netbook - I mean a desktop) into which you can insert the drive so we can access it from the other computer? Not even a friend's you can borrow temporarily - or maybe one at work? You could perhaps make the previously-suggested recovery disk on this other computer and, at the same time, an Ubuntu disk to see if that helps get you access: Use Ubuntu Live CD to Backup Files from Your Dead Windows Computer - How-To Geek.

    I still hope we can help, but I must admit that things do look fairly grim at this time (and I honestly don't understand what you did to cause this - I'm not sure I could do this if I was intentionally trying to do so).

    Thanks and good luck!

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    Re: disabled all startup programs by mistake

    Lorien,
    thanks
    managed to get a blue screen with message: Stop: C000021a (fatal system error The initial session process or system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0x00000000 (0x0000001 0x0010037c)
    System shut down

    It all started when I disabled All startups via control panel

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