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Windows 7 Auto shut down

Q: Windows 7 Auto shut down

I have Acer Aspire 3735 Laptop (Intel core 2 Due processor 2GHz, 3GB DDR2). I installed Windows 7 64bit (real thing not RC). It works great in all aspects except for intermittent and irregular auto shutdown. The laptop just shuts down for no reason. It is not heating up more than usual.Do I need to do anything to the Bios or is 64bit too much for my modest laptop.

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A: Windows 7 Auto shut down

Go to Start and type in "msinfo32.exe" (without the quotes) and press Enter
Save the report as an .nfo file, then zip it up and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.

That may give us some info on why this is occurring.

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It used to shut down automaticaly (turn off the computer by itself etc)

Since I re-installed 2000, a screen now appears saying it is now safe to turn off your computer. I don't mind this so much, but my computer won't turn off at the button, so I have to cut the power at the back.

I tried enabling "hibernate" option, but it still does the same thing.

Can any one help me with this?



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is there such a function with windows 7? where i can type in a certain amount of time and the pc/lap top will switch itself off so i can leave it downloading and go to bed but not have to leave the lap top running over night?

A:auto shut down after x amount of time with windows 7

Create a new shortcut with this address;
shutdown -s -t ### -f
### = number of seconds

Of course, don't forget to run it before you go to bed

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hello, my name is billy, please help me.
i have some problem here,
my windows 8 auto restart when i shut it down and the other problem is bsod when i play fifa.

i've upload some files to tell you what is my problem.
please help me, thankyou for your attention

A:my windows 8 auto restart when i shut it down and bsod

You might want to shut off some of those startup programs, like Internet Download Manager and Yahoo Messenger. Does Fifa run under Steam? Well, Steam will not work right unless your Dot Net 4 and above are in perfect order. Also, any time you get a BSOD, you should do an external disk scan, because when windows 8 blue-screens it can sometimes damage your drive. But it is easily fixed, you can download Hiren's Boot CD from the link below, boot to it, go to Dos programs, go into Hard Drive tools, and you can start by seeing if GWscan detects your drive. GWscan is on the 3rd page of entries. If that does not find your drive, you can use the tool for the maker of the drive which should be included in Hard Drive tools.

You want to see if the Disk program detects any read errors, if it finds them, it usually sets it up to repair it with a full disk scan, that will take about an hour for new machines and 500 GB to 1 TB hard drives.

You can also download GWscan or WDdiag or Seagate Seatools from their websites. GWscan is on the Gateway site, but it can check a large number of drives. But that's what I would do first. If your hard drive is OK, then I would start by removing some of those startup items.

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I am running Windows 7 and was opening a WinRar.exe setup file. After running what I understood and downloaded as the setup file for the evaluation application, my computer immediately displayed a dialog box for a fraction of a second (I was unable to read any of the message), the computer shut down on its own, and I was unable to reopen Windows 7 normally.

After trying Safe Mode, I eventually got it to start up. No regular EXEs could be launched, i.e. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Word, Acrobat, etc. The mouse cursors would just spin with nothing happening. I next tried the iexplore.exe file in the C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer folder, and that did actually work.

I then went ahead and attempting a System Restore to 3 days ago, but the same symptoms are reoccurring.

Additionally, I was able to snap a picture of what was happening (showing on the screen) when attempting to launch Windows normally. Please see the attached file, bsod.jpg

Lastly, my McAfee AntiVirus starts in the off position, and when I try to turn it on, within a second or two it turns off again.

Please advise with what solutions may help get the system working again.

Thanks so much,


A:Windows 7 auto shut down Virus/Spyware/Malware

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here. If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far. Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues. If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed. Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread. Thanks and again sorry for the delay. We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scr DDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run. A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running. Notepad will open with the results. Follow the instructions that... Read more

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Hi all,my windows reboots by itself when you leave it for a while,and when on restarting i received a pop up saying that windows has recovered from an unexpected error. I saved the minidump file and all information needed for debugging,any help will be really appreciate it,the attachment includes the error,thanks.

A:Windows auto shut down by itself,error code Bccode :9f

The way you posed the question and included info is great! Have some rep

The direct cause of your crash is this driver:

Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\NETw5v32.sys
Image name: NETw5v32.sys
Timestamp: Tue Nov 18 02:40:18 2008 (49219062)

It seems unable to handle a power state transition and it's behaving as if the machine is in power state "X" when it's really in state "Y". It's possible that the underlying hardware (the wireless NIC in your Lenovo laptop?) is the real culprit, and its driver is merely the conduit for bad news, but it's more likely that the driver is buggy. Suggestions:

- Try updating that driver to the latest version, then test what happens when you leave the laptop to sit idle again (thus triggering power state transitions).

- If an update doesn't help, try removing the driver outright and testing once more. That's not a solution but at least you'll know for sure whether it happens with the driver gone.

- If all else fails, write a nastygram to Lenovo and then deactivate all power management (so the laptop sits in full power mode all the time) while waiting for them to fix their bug. Obviously, that would have negative consequences as far as your battery life is concerned.

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Is it possible to set my vista home premium 32-bit system to automatically shut down and boot-up at a desired time of my choosing I have the majic jack and after a day or two it helps to let windows be shut down or restart and I would prefer to be able to do a full shut-down and boot-up automatically rather than just a restart thank you

A:Auto Shut-down and Auto Boot-up

It is possible to configure your computer to shut down when desired, but in order to boot it up you need to actually power up the computer with a power switch, or.....

Setting it up to boot from a network as long as the card (or mobo if built in) supports "wake on lan".


I really don't know about being able to setup automatic "wake ups" at certain intervals, as I haven't tried that before.

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I believe I've ran across this problem before a long time ago, but can't seem to remember the solution.

Full details of the problem(btw this is the problem on an other pc in the house);

-computer runs great, open EI and after 5 mins the pc just shuts off
-if you try and scan with any spyware tools the system shuts off after 30 sec
-the pc was recently brought to a store and after we received the pc that's when this started to happen,they changed the mother board and figured that was the problem why the pc was slow but now we have the auto shut off.
-I've tried to re-install win xp and when you reach to the part to press F8 to install the pc shuts off.

- By the way it's not a regular shut off, you have to unplug the system and replug then press power button and that doesnt always work.

Thanks guys, need some help with this problem before I got and blast those morons from that store.

A:auto shut off

Hello and Welcome to TSF

IMO, take it back to the morons who worked on it before you do anything, they may blame it on you if you start fiddling with it.

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I've been trying to set windows XP to auto turn off after... let's say 1 hour the system is idle, but could not find the way to do it.

It might be something easy to do... if possible, but I could not find a way.

If someone could tell me how to do it, or what do I use to do it, I would really apreciate the help.

A:Auto Shut Down in XP possible??

You're in Luck!! It is very easy. Just click on "start" and "control panel". Click "performance and maintenance" and go to "power options". You can set a lot of different power settings here.

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What does it mean when you start up the CP and when you choose the user, instead of windows booting up, the whole thing shuts down? It wont go past that point. Thank you for helping!

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I am looking for a software (unless it's already in my PC and I just don't know it) that will allow me to shut down my daughters computer at a certain time and allow her to start it up at a certain time. We will be networked via a router. I had thought of PCAnywhere but I don't think that would be what I am looking for. Is there a softwhere out there that can do this either remotely from my computer or if I install it in hers?

A:Auto Shut Down

Hi km698,
Here are some ideas, I'm sure you'll get more suggestions as well.



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my com auto shuts down without notice. i believe its due to overheatin because my com cpu get real hot fast .Here is my computer specs, hope it helps.

intel pentium 3.2ghz msi 915p neo 2
120 gb harddisk
1024 gb ram
geforce 6600 128 mb

A:New pc auto shut down..help

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this is now doing my sweed in
when i use nero or canopus or even pinnacle
to produce either a dvd slideshow or movie
after about 20 mins the computer just shuts down
im guessing it is probably a driver or codec
but how can i find out what is causing this
many thanks

A:Auto Shut Down

Are there any error messages when it shuts down? Try looking in the Event Viewer for errors at the time of the shut downs.

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Windows will not stay open, it shuts down and must reboot but is not rebooting, the same problem occurs

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Is there a way in xp or 3rd party program that will let me set a time for my pc to shut its self down with out me have to be there?.

**Dont know if this post is in the right section**

A:xp auto shut down??




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My platform is XP Home/sp2
When I click Start > Turn off Computer >Turn Off, I want the computer to completely power down after it has done its housekeeping chores. It now gives me a screen that says, "It is now safe to turn off your computer" at which point I have to manually turn the power off. Where is the setting for this feature?

A:Auto Shut Down

HA. Don't know this particular one, but I'm pretty sure it's NOT a setting. More like another XP SP2 quirk. Remember Win98 SE? That had the same issue. MS eventually did a fix, but that wasn't 100% fool proof either...

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sir i have downloaded auto shut down software from net and i installed it in local disk c and locked 3 gb of matter which is all movies

and after a long time my pc got repaired and i re installed os i mean i have formatted the system wiyh new os

and now when i open it to see my hidden files its saying that to go to home page or enter web maill address and password and not showing the hidden files and when i click on the folder of containing it it shows 3 gb of matter but when i enter inside its not at all showing mine folders and when i re install folder lock its showing the same message that go to home page or enter web mail

please find solution to this and reply me

iam waiting for reply yyyyyy

A:auto shut down

is there no one to help me ????????????????

please reply me as soon as possible with silution iam waiting for ur replies and iam new to this community

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I have a p3 866mhz 256 mb, 30g 7200rpm, win xp porf.

How do i make my computer shut down automatically, so i dont have to hang around to press the off button. I wanna make it so that when I press shut down, i can leave....How can i do this?

A:Auto Shut off

Here is a good site that will explain shutdown issues in WinXP and also tackle the powerdown issue you are experiencing.
Once there scroll down to Powerdown issues and it will explain how to set APM\Legacy which is not normally set when XP is installed.

Let us know if that helps.


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hey wanted to know if there is anyone out there that can give me an idea on what could be causing this, usually the only time this happens like this is when the cpu overheats and it shuts itself down before something gets damaged, but its a new system and all fans seem to be hooked up fine unless the fan is just to small for it. So here is the prob. just built a new system, plug it in and turn it on, it stays on for about 10 secs if that and then shuts itself off.

the mobo is a msi 6378 ver. 3 with a amd athlon 1800
40 gig hd. and cd burner, with a 450 watt power supply. and 768 mb ram.

A:auto shut down

Most often that is heatsynch/fan not really properly tightened on the board...like a loose side.
Can also be bad ram oir video card but usually there are multiple beeps when that happens.
can aslo be inadequate psu as well.

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I've built computer before with no problem. For some strange reason this last one is really kicking my butt. I have a few theories, but would like to see if anyone could assist me in narrowing my search, or putting me completely back on track.

Issue: I've just put everything together to include:

M-Board- Intel
Chip - P4 LGA
Memory - 2x 512MB in correct Dimm channels
HD - currently i have 4 HD's 2 x new SATA(completely formatted and 2 x older EIDE HD's which have my old data on them.
Video card - PCI
LAN - onboard
sound - onboard

For some strange reason the computer will turn on and begin its cold boot, however after booting for a few seconds the computer just turns off. At other times, it will ring 4 times; long, short and the same long, short again.

My "theories"
1) I do not have a cpu fan, and i know the p4 heats up rather quickly... could it possibly be that it's over heating and thus turning itself off so it doesn't damage the chip?
2) I considered the power supply, i am running a 550W, 12V power supply, powering 3 case fans and a blower, 4 HD's, a floppy drive, and a cd-rw.
3) I do not have all of the grounding pins on my board. Not sure if it would run as long as it did if that were even the problem.

That's pretty much the extent of my issue. If anyone could help me out it would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance

A:System auto shut off

Intel processors tend to throttle down rather than shut off, but why don't you have a cpu fan?

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hi i would like to ask, i have experience my computer auto shut down without warning... than i tried to turn on, it will load up and come to the window vista user log in screen, then it will shut down itself again.... is this due to hardware problem? hard disk spoil?

A:Computer Auto Shut Down

Please follow this tutorial to see if that remedies it: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/repair-windows-with-windows-startup-repair/If not, please post back and we'll see what else we can come up with.

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??? I look everywhere but can't find the Check box for it?? You know how you shut off the Computer and it shuts down by itself.. Now with this one.. It shuts down and says "you can shut off the computer now".. ??? Yep, brought back bad memories of the old days when we would have to do that!! ha ha!!

So where is that check off box to have it Shut down after I do "Shut Down" on the computer Thanks!!

A:Just installed XP, how do i do the Auto Shut off?

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pls help me my pc going off when i start>run>cmdall computer has in our network has same problempls let me know to remove it?Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:21:43 PM, on 4/30/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\password_viewer.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exeC:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_04\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Google Pinyin\GooglePinyinDaemon.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\LClock\LClock.exeC:\Program Files\Vista Sidebar\sidebar.exeC:\Program Files\ViStart\ViStart.exeC:\Program Files\ViOrb\ViOrb.exeC:\Program Files\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\PCSuite.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\... Read more

A:Auto Shut Down When I Run Cmd Command

Hello,Apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having would appreciate you letting us know If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.Deckard's System Scanner (DSS)Please download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) and save to your Desktop.alternate download siteDSS will do the following:Create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.Clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, Internet Cache Files, and empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.Check some important areas of your system and produce a report for an analyst to review.Automatically run HijackThis. It will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have it installed. So if HijackThis is not installed and DSS prompts you to download it, please answer yes.You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges when using.Close all applications and windows.Double-click on dss.exe to run it and follow the prompts.If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not
malicious.When the scan is complete, two text files will open in Notepad:main.txt <- this one will be maximizedextra.txt <- this one will be minimizedIf not, they both can be found in the C:\Deckard\System Scanner folder.Please copy (C... Read more

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I need my sons PC to automatically shut down and lock him out of it (say from 12a-6a). He has to be the administrator on the PC because he has certain software that simply won't work unless you're signed in as one (don't ask me why, it's stupid). Another reason being, he needs to be able to add software as needed without us having to enter a password every time. Anyway, I can't seem to find a way to shut down the PC entirely at set time and not let him back on it until the reentry time. I've tried things like Windows Family Safety but it jumps in at other random places even if I only activate the time restraints.

Please, don't reply with remarks such as "Its called parenting", I don't need that. I need an answer on how to set the PC. Thanks!

PS - Don't get too technical on me, I will get lost. LOL

A:PC auto shut down under Administrator

I can't provide details, but there are other parental programs, such as K9. Also, you can limit online hours in your router, and give it a password independent of any computer account.

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Complete system rebuild including fresh XP sp2 load. ALl drivers have been updated as well as bios. What the heck is wrong? How do I figure out what driver is causing the shut downs?

AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Socket 939
Lanparty UT nF4 SLI-DR
1 gig (512x2) DDR 400 (Slots 1 and 2)
EVGA 7300 GT 256m
Trendnet PCI wireless Network card
segate 250 gig HDD
Maxtor 40 gig HDD
Teac floppy
HP 8200 CD burner
Standard Keyboard and mouse

Thats all thats installed. Any help? What should I be looking for? As posted before, I was trying to SLI this but figured I needed to debug it first.


A:Auto Shut Down, Bad Driver?

im going to need more info to help you like are you getting any messeges, is your computer making weird nosises (that would mean it a hradware issuse). So help me answer your question by providing more info.

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What happens if I shut down my computer (specifically my Win 8 tablet) while the action center flag shows that maintenance is in progress?

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Hi all, I have just upgraded from a Dell Lattitude 610 WinXP Pro Bios A06 to a Dell Studio 1558 Win7 pro Bios A11.

My question is this. Using my old setup I was able to start my computer at a predetermined time from a complete shutdown using setting in the power management that was in the Bios A06. This feature is not avaliable in the Bios A11.

Does anyone know how to accomplish this in my new setup? I have searched high and low for an answer to no avail. The best I can tell is that no such feature exists in Bios A11.

I tried the hibernate feature but that requires physical interaction to actually start up the computer from a complete shut down. The previous way was a set it and forget it with my computer up and running, loaded and ready to go every morning without touching it.

Any Bios A11 upgrade that would fix this or is this feature gone forever?

If anyone has experienced the same situation and found away to go back to the A06 startup feature I would really appriciate to learn how you did it.

Thanks, TRoof

A:Auto shut down / start up

A startup from 'complete' shutdown has to be in the bios. If the MB maker doesnt provide the service, you ain't getting it. Sorry!
Bios settings aren't lengthy or difficult to check the options available so I assume that's not an issue.
You should find bios upgrades and instructions for putting them in at your models 'driver and downloads' area at dells site.

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i have a pretty old computer from gateway.i have windows xp. it basically operates fine, but whenever i stream video or the like after app. 30 min. my computer automatically shuts down. if you guys could give me some clues as to why this is happening i'd be greatly appreciative. thanks.

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Here's what's going on. I want to leave my PC torrenting overnight, but I have to turn off my PC before I leave. So, I want to start a timer that will automatically start my PC up at 11:30, and shutdown at 5:30. Simple? Well, I have afew issues.

1: The login screen.
I have no password on my account, and everytime I resume from Hibernation, it takes me to the login screen, where it needs me to click on my account. When on this screen, none of the programs are doing anything. So, I need to get rid of that.

2: I have an auto shutdown in my Task Scheduler, and it works (Thankfully), so I don't need to worry about that. However, I need some way to wake it up, I cant find anything in Task Scheduler to do that. I tried in my BIOS, but whenever I enable that, it automatically starts up the PC when it has finished shutting down. I don't really want to buy, or download any 3rd party software for this, however, if the worst comes to the worst, I may think about downloading something.

That's it, thanks for reading, and thanks in advance for any advice or help.

A:Auto Start & Shut Down

Hi LapFox and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

Do you have an option in your BIOS called Resume By RTC Alarm or similar? Enable it, and you can set the time and date that you want your system to wake up.

As for logging in, see Log On Automatically at Startup

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Recently started having an issue with my SPTD.sys file causing my computer to crash on startup. Now, I could easily solve the issue by renaming or deleting the file, that would mean that I couldn't use Daemon Tools. So I figured I could rename the file every time I shut down to prevent the crash, then rename it after startup so I can use it.

My question therefor is this: Is it possible to set something up to automatically rename a file when my computer shuts down?

I can easily see myself shutting down the computer without renaming it manually and causing me the headache of having to restart in safe mode and rename it then. I don't mind if I have to click on a icon first, just as long as it's something I can have on my desktop near the start menu that I can remeber to click when it's time to shut down.

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My computer seems to be getting hung up when I shut it down . The End task message always comes up. My question is ; "Can I find out which program is not shutting down properly and how" ? Thanks . See you later . D.

A:[SOLVED] Auto Shut down

Go to start button, run, then type msconfig and hit ok....go to the startup tab and from there you can experiment.

You can also post the list if you want us to look it over...start button, run, then type msinfo32 and hit ok...go to software, startups, edit, select all, edit, copy and come back and paste.

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I have windows xp and when I go to turn off computer the Monitor goes off but the Computer keeps running. I have to switch it off at the back Help Please

A:Computer will not Auto shut down

Hi sparx,
Try looking here It should answer your problem.

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Hi, my mate just said this-
"I hate Vista so much because when it has downloaded updates it insists you restart your computer as soon as possible so only gives you the option to postpone the restarting up to 4 hours, not indefinately"
He went on to say he postponed the restart and carried on working and forgot to restart, so a few hours later it auto-shut down and he lost what he was working on.
Any advice I can pass on to him?

A:Vista auto-shut down

go to start
windows update
choose change settings (left pane)

hope this helps

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After a minute, I get Windows Security Warning. It states,

Risk: High


Then another thing

SynTPStart.exe - Application Error

The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000142)

The computer is shutting down, so I'll be back to post the DDS and Attach.


DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 20:14:18.56 on Sat 11/21/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.382.62 [GMT -7:00]

AV: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.0 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {E5E70D32-0101-4F12-8FB0-D96ACA4F34C0}
FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.... Read more

A:Computer Auto Shut Down!


Please do the following:

Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here or here. Extract the contents of the zipped file to desktop.
Double click GMER.exe. If asked to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please consent .
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO.

Click the image to enlarge it
In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Uncheck the following ... Sections
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in your reply.

Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries

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System: Dell XPS M1710
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T7400 @ 2.16GHz, 2167 MHz.
Video NVIDIA GeForce GO 7950 GTX (512 v ram)
SMBIOS-Version 2.4

I am getting a heat related crash it says when I run a Empire TW.

It started after I loaded new video drivers and not before. I would reload the old ones if I knew where to find them…

The system does not seem to be running any hotter than before, the fans seem to be functioning normal but each time I run the game…and only that game, I get an auto shut down.

At idle the GPU runs at about 82 C the two cores at about 50 C and the DIMM at about 75 C

The absolute hottest I have seen them is GPU 94 C and the Cores at 64 C but usually much cooler even after an immediate restart.

Any ideas or solutions?

A:Auto shut down due to overheatingÂ…it says

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my cq40 compaq is no display and then auto shut off.

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Alright, I recently had our old family computer's harddrive crash, and I reformatted the whole thing, and reinstalled a fresh copy of Windows XP. It then got infected with the "System Registry Cleaner" infection. I got rid of that with SpyBot on one account, but then I started getting prompts about a terminated RPC call, as well as the classic messages saying that "Windows Explorer has encountered a major error, and needs to close, send report? . . .". The startbar, task bar, system tray and clock would fail to load as well.That happened on two of the three user accounts, while the third account did it once, and now appears to be running normally. I'm running HijackThis on that account right now, but I figured I'd ask here if anyone had encountered the same problem.

A:The Old Auto-shut Down Notices

You should follow the instuctions for using smitfraudfix in that self-help guide. Unfortunately Spybot will not find/remove all the related files.If that doesn't help then please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". You may have performed some of these steps already. If you can't perform a step, then skip and continue with the next.When you have done that, post your log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make anot... Read more

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I want to be able to run anti virus and spyware killer and diskeeper on the kids pc but they never remember to do it and I dont have the time to do it . My question sence I can program a time for anti virus and spyware and diskeeper to run is there a way to turn on the pc and shut it off at certain time? Can you do it from Hibernation or standby?

A:Auto start up and shut down?

The BIOS may have an "Alarm Clock" setting that can power on the PC at a specified time. That should also bring it out of hibernation.
Turning it off again could be tricky. AVG 7.5 can be set to turn off when it finishes scanning, but that has to be manually checked after the scan starts.
Easiest way is to have a batch file check to see if the scans have completed by checking to see if the AntiVirus/Spyware/diskkeeper processes are still running. When the processes stop, then shutdown the PC.

You could also just have it shutdown at a specific time, but the scans may not be finished.

If the software creates a scheduled task job in the Scheduled Task folder (Control Panel | Scheduled tasks) there is a setting to Wake the Computer to run the task. Right click the task, goto the Settings tab and check the box.

Otherwise, you'd have to check each program to see if it has an option to wake the PC, or bring it out of standby.



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Can anyone help me?

I get a message that says: Please save all unsaved work any changes will be lost. The NT AUTHORITY SYSTEM will shut down this computer in 45 seconds.
DCOM Server Process Launcher must close this application...


A:continuous auto shut down

FWIW: It seems that many of such messages (DCOM Launcher Service) may involve malware.I suggest that you consider posting in the BC Am I Infected Forum, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/ to ensure that malware is not a consideration here.Louis

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Hello, I am currently trying to fix my parents computer, and I am stumped. It all started with my dad wanting to do a microsoft update so that he may upgrade to interenet explorer 8. When I went to the microsoft update page, it said that this could not be completed because the auto updates were turned off. They told me to re-enable them, so I went to the security page to re-enable them. The error still persists, so microsoft suggested to do a Run, services.msc and look up auto updates, and they were Stopped. So I sat there, dropped the menu back to Automatic, clicked apply, then started the service. It started successfully, but as soon as I was about to click OK, the service automatically started to stop itself... I am assuming this is a virus or something nasty at work? My dad got so frustrated with it that he rebooted his computer entirely. It was fine, until someone logged onto that Tagged website...Now the computer is as slow as it was before the reboot, and the auto updates keep turning themselves off. Is Tagged a dangerous site? Or is this something that has nothing to do with it, because the same person logged onto Tagged on my computer, (which has vista installed, not XP, idk if that does anything haha) and my computer is fine, and I just installed a new update as of this post. Please help! I have no where else to turn. :P

Thanks ahead of time for responses!

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I am running MS Word-2002 (10.5), although I have had this problem on previous versions as well.
The problem is that Word always trys to apply its grammar rules and denotes where it thinks I should change them with blue underlining. Hence most of my documents are underlined in blue.

I have tried every possible avenue to turn this off with no luck. I remember seeing a reference to this a long time ago, but can't find it.

Anyone know how to disable automatic grammar correction? My only solution to date has been to save it in .rtf format. However, this then means some features of MS Word are unavailable.


A:Can't Shut Off Auto Grammar on Word

Tools-Options, Spelling & Grammar and uncheck "Check Grammar as you Type"

If that setting does not *stick* after close and relaunch or reboot, then it's your permissions in Windows.

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Hi, my computer has been getting more and more sloooow, now it shuts off by itself. Please help, I don't want to format and loose valuable data! Thank you!
Here's a highjackthis log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:28:42 PM, on 5/31/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17096)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\USB Drivers\RIMBBLaunchAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\... Read more

A:Slow computer, auto shut off

Hello and welcome to the forums!My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. I am very sorry for the delay in responding, but as you can see we are at the moment being flooded with logs which, when paired with the never-ending shortage of helpers, resulted in the delayed responding to your thread.I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed. If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.
Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.
If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!
In Windows Vista and Windows 7, all tools need to be started by right clicking and selecting Run as Administrator&#... Read more

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Seems to be a big issue jusdge by the looks of it on here. Yesterday my Computer was perfect today its dead. Seriously not impressed.  Up on power up, it loads but on log in screen or just before it switches off. I have tried the back up Hard drive and it oes the same. Seriously not impressed. At one point it did bring up some Bios page but reset it self. Then got it to load recovery but it can't find any issues, restart the same issue. So its not windows I don't think as it doing same thing of mirror image made last november. So guessing its a Bios or some serious fault. Any idea's When it turns off it makes a low high pitch noise.

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My computer will pop up a window with an error about lsass.exe and then counts down 60 seconds and reboots my computer. I've ran spybot and adaware and virus scan. It's still doing it. Here is the HJ log. Thanks for the help.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.1
Scan saved at 2:08:08 PM, on 5/1/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\ClickToConvert\C2CMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\Image Transfer\SonyTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hposol08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnf.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\syste... Read more

A:[Solved] Need Help! Comp. Auto Shut down...

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I'm new here and believe me I have searched for an answer, but if someone could point me to where I might find one I'd appreciate it.
My VPN network has a habit of disconnecting me at odd times while I am sending files and my computer automatically then reconnects me directly thru my IP provider Comcast which is not as secure as I'd like.
Is there a way to have the shutting down of one program (VPN) automatically shut down another (TeamViewer etc)?
I read today about programs such as KillIt? but could not find much info on its working that is within my limited expertise.


A:How do I get one program shutting down to auto shut down another?

You could go to Event Viewer and find the entry that gets created when your VPN shuts down. Link that specific event with a Task you would create that performs the action you want the machine to take. That way every time that event occurs it should automatically launch your task and execute the action you specify.

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Hi I'm looking for a Lenovo ThinkCentre with BIOS-based "auto power on"-feature. This means, if the computer is turend off, it can be configured in the BIOS to start up automatically at a specific weekday and time. The scenario looks like this: the ThinkCentre will be powering a Kiosk-Display and has therefore to start-up Monday to Saturday at 7am. The system will then be shut-down every evening using windows scheduled tasks. So the start-up has to take place not in stand-by or something but in full shut-down. Currently we think about using a M58p or a M81 SFF. But I didn't find any information about the capabilities of theses computers to power-on automatically. Therefore I would be very happy if anyone here could help me. Any help would be appreciated, also about how to find in the specs whether or not this feature is available for a specific model or about alternative models supporting the desired functionality. Regards,Pekori

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