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Jul 5, 2006

Just tonight, my system went crazy. after i pulled out my speakers and plugged in my headphones, the pc froze for a while, then went back to like 4 bit colour. i rebooted and it wouldnt load back up windows. it came to the screen where u pick normal boot up, or safe mode etc only way i can get anywhere, and submitting this, is through safe mode. any ideas what happened and if i can fix it without fotmatting?

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