Open an elevated command prompt, run bcdedit /enum and paste the results
into a reply. If you need assistance with how to do this, please ask.
Best of Luck,
Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
"MK19" <MK19.firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> No matter how I shut down my Vista Ultimate x64, upon reboot or startup,
> it defaults right to the F8 list stating Windows was not shutdown
> properly and chooses Safe mode and just sits there - prompting me to
> select Start Windows normally. Not sure what could be the cause
> (obviously) but I checked my msconfig boot settings and all looks good
> there. Any input appreciated.