Dell Inspiron 1545 not booting

By Pho3nixX08
Sep 19, 2011
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  1. I have had this computer for almost 3 years now and have had no problems with the hardware before. I went to start my laptop earlier this week and it keeps loading without coming to my screen where I enter my password to go onto my desktop. It returns to an error message after trying to load with no success. The message says:

    Windows failed to start.A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:
    Insert windows installation disk and restart.

    Then it asks me to choose a mode: Safe mode, etc.

    What's wrong with it and why am I getting this message?

    Any help would be highly appreciated. Thanks!

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