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How to restart touchpad without rebooting computer?

Q: How to restart touchpad without rebooting computer?

Hi
I have an Acer Aspire laptop with touchpad (Elan software). I like to use the tap to click function. About once every few days, the tap to click turns itself off. The first indication I get is often that whole swathes of cells in a spread sheet suddenly select themselves or a tab on Firefox that I've tapped starts moving about with my cursor, as though I'm clicking and dragging. I'm sure it's not the hardware as a computer reboot resolves the problem. When I go into the settings, the tap to click setting is set to on. I have tried turning it off and on but this changes nothing.
I have been told that there's a way to restart the touchpad and reload its drivers without rebooting the computer. Does anyone know how to do this and if it's a simple process I could manage myself. I'm fairly techy but have no programming knowledge?

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Preferred Solution: How to restart touchpad without rebooting computer?

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I just noticed that MSE is frozen - given that the icon says "Scanning" I'm guessing it's been frozen since sometime during last night's daily scan, if not the night before that, etc. etc.

What I then discovered is that I can't kill MSE via the Task Manager - it just says "Access Is Denied". Even running taskkill from an elevated command prompt can't kill it.

That said, how can I restart MSE without restarting my entire computer?

A:Restart MSE without rebooting the whole computer?

It is protected from being killed - for obvious reason.

Restarting the computer is your best solution.

I would...
...restart
...uninstall MSE
...restart
...re-install MSE
But, that is just me.

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Hey kinda in a pretty bad situation right now.

about a week or 2 ago I downloaded the windows 8.1 update for my Samsung Series 7 chronos model NP700Z5C-S02UB I never installed the update after I downloaded it though. During the last week I notices the mute led on my keyboad wasn't lighting up and then tonight I realized the Fn brightness controls weren't working si i went to restart my laptop. When I did that I guess Win 8.1 decided to finish its installation after I had forgotten about it and now my laptop starts to boot shows the samsung logo screen for 2-3 seconds then automatically restarts. I can access the BIOS menu but I can't seem to get to the safe mode menu by pressing F8/ Ctrl+F8 or any combination of that. I was trying to do some searching and i'm seeing that I need to download and update some drivers to fix my issue. My laptop has the NVIDIA GT640M graphics card on it

Any help is greatly appreciated. I have too much important stuff on the laptop to go back to my last backup.

A:Win 8.1 installed on restart now computer keeps rebooting

I came across this thread in my search. it seems some people were having a similar issue.
Just a black screen and a cursor after 8.1 update

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How do I restart DLNA server without rebooting the computer? I've set up my Sony Blu-Ray player to connect wirelessly to my LAN. It does this perfectly. All the settings are correct and I can connect to the internet to reach all of Sony's applications.

The problem is with using Windows Media Player's built-in DLNA Server capability. On a fresh reboot, the blu-ray connects perfectly and I am able to stream media from my computer to the blu-ray. However, at some point when I'm not using the blu-ray, its ability to connect to the PC drops. The next time I go to stream my media, the blu-ray tells me the server is starting but it never does.

If I reboot my computer, it works perfectly again. Every time I reboot though, I stand a chance of losing my entire system. I'm constantly having to do start-up repairs on reboots (but that's another problem entirely). There has to be a service or a file that is causing this disconnect that I could restart or reload or unload or something other than a reboot.

It could possibly be my Kaspersky 2014 doing something weird, but I'd think it wouldn't suddenly decide on its own to disconnect the DLNA server connection. The next time I have this problem, I'll pause all protection to see if that helps.

In the meantime, does anyone know what I could reset when I lose the connection?

A:How do I restart DLNA server without rebooting the computer?

Now that I reworked the title, I was able to play with my Kaspersky. If I pause all protection, the blu-ray can connect to the DLNA server. Once I resume protection, the connection is gone again. It's odd that this protection against my own network isn't there after a reboot, but comes in later. Does anyone know what I'd be looking for in my security software that could be getting blocked? I've found no settings that ask for a MAC address or an IP. I must just be looking in the wrong places.

Yes, I can try the Kaspersky forum, but they've never been helpful before and I don't hold much hope for this either.

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I have restored my computer to the factory settings.( emachine T6520, Windows XP) It went through all the steps to restore my computer. Once it was done configuring it said : click on restart , I did. Once it shut itself down and started to reboot the Windows XP screen came up saying please wait.... Nothing else happens, it just stays on this screen and never restarts. What do I do? I do not know if this has anything to do with it but when it was configuring it went thru 1/36 screens. Once it was on 30/36 it seemed to repeat itself and then it jumped to 36/36 that when it said to click to restart. I have also tried powering down the computer and restarting. It restarts and stays on the Windows XP screen saying please wait...
 

A:Will not restart after rebooting

See if you can start in Safe Mode, then check device manager to see if any drivers are missing.
 

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hi friends,
i just installed w7 ultimate in my PC.
after installing OS i just restarted the system. but it is not restarting. monitor is off and CPU light also glowing. monitor shows black screen. it is not responding.
if i forcebly shut down it and start means it is booting normally. while restarting only it is not responding.
please suggest me.

A:rebooting after restart

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Try running a startup repair: Startup Repair

Further information here: What to do if Windows won't start correctly

And here: Windows Vista or Windows 7 no longer starts, and the Startup Repair tool does not fix the problem

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My computer has a problem that whenever you try to restart it,
or shutdown and turn on, it gets stuck on the first boot screen.
(Before windows xp is booted)
I need to restart to install a program, but i need to do it without getting to that boot screen.
Thanks.

A:I need to restart withouth rebooting

Can you boot into Safe Mode? (press F8 at bootup till you get the Advanced Boot Menu) Here go to Start/Run and type chkdsk C: /R and press enter, Now type a Y and reboot the computer. the Check Disk utility will try and fix any file errors at the next boot up.

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I have had this problem since I built this computer 6 months ago. When I restart, i dont think the mobo is restarting, because nothing shows up on the moniter, and there is a beep from the mobo when it starts normally, and when i check system logs, there are no logs during the time of the warm restart, the logs dont start until the time of the cold start. I never fixed it because it wasnt a big deal, i hardly ever restart my computer and if i need to, i simply shut it off, and do a cold start. Another symptom is if i shut the computer down for sometimes 1mn to 15mns, it automatically boots back up, it's really weird. It has nothing to do with the virus trouble I recently had, as i stated, this problem was occuring since I built it. The problem might be drivers, anyone know a good place to find all the drivers i need?

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Windows has downloaded some update files 1607 to drive C but when rebooting it doesn't even start the update at all it just reboots as normal with the update options still present in the start menu no errors just no update attempted.

I've ran the update troubleshooter and tried checking for more updates but it doesn't stop searching for them.
Would it be safe to delete the update files on drive C and see if windows re-downloads them again maybe?

I've downloaded the anniversary update exe. but it looks like its stuck at 0%

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Hi everyone. I made a mistake on a Toshiba laptop. I turned off the touchpad in Device Settings. Now the touchpad is dead & I don't have a mouse to navigate with. I need to restart the touchpad without the use of any mouse. Is there a way to navigate in Mouse Properties to Device Settings to restart the touchpad?

A:Need to restart touchpad using just keyboard.

hi well you could use the tab and arrow keys and the enter button to navigate to device manager.

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I have a pavilion dv9000 notebook running XP and every time I change the pointer speed for the touchpad to its fastest setting it will reset itself to the default setting after I shutdown and reboot. I need the touchpad on its fastest setting because of the wide screen and the fact that I don't always have my wireless mouse w/ me.

The only cause I can think of is having a Logitech wireless mouse installed. The setpoint.exe program for the wireless mouse runs in the background whether or not the mouse is connected. Could this be the problem?

Any advice is greatly appreciated!
 

A:Touchpad Settings Reset After Restart

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Hello,
 
I have purchased a new z50-70 and have had it for a week, part number:59436278. Most of the time the touchpad works very well, but I have found problems when a very small piece of dust finds its way on the touchpad or a very slight moisture is on my fingertips. This is frequently causing the touchpad to not be as responsive as it should be. Frequently, the touchpad won't move properly, just moving slightly when it would normally move all over the screen, I have to either blow air on the touchpad or wipe it with a paper towl or something of that sort to get it to work properly. Sometimes it occurs for no reason also. When the touchpad is working properly the computer is great to use, I am wondering if there is anything I can do, possibly update the BIOS?
 
On an unrelated note, I was using microsoft word earlier in the day and the computer restarted really out of the blue, the screen went black and then the black lenovo screen appeared. I did not to my knowledge do anything to cause this and there was no update pending. I adjusted the position of my computer before hand, is it possible that I may have hit the system restore button? Whatever it was it's very important to me that I prevent this from happeneing again in the future, as I am frequently doing things that I would rather note lose. Any ideas on what happened, or suggestions on how to prevent this in the future?
 
Thank you.
 
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A:Problems with Touchpad and a random restart (Z50-7...

Hi, I tried to search after the solution for my (my girlfried's) problem  with her laptop but I didn't found nothing... The problem is the following :  If she slides her finger on the touchpad suddenly jumps over with 2 - 3 cm or across the screen, or if she wanna click on something jumps over or just simply she cant move on a button because it's "shakes" around ... Sometimes I feel like "somebody" controlls her laptop with an another mouse.  To find out that's the windows 8 's problem or the touchpad's problem we bought a microsoft wirelles mouse and it worked without any problem...  I uninstalled the touchpad driver , tried to disable and enable but nothing helped for me.... Probably the touchpad is faulty ?  I hope so I 'll recive good answer or solution ...

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Can someone give me some advice on how to remove the automatic restart on my XP SP3 based PC which is continuously rebooting without stopping at the error screen that indicates what the issue is?

The error screen is only visible for a second before the reboot begins.

Without Windows access to the startup options, is there a way to disable auto restart?
 

A:Solved: How to edit Automatic restart option when system continously rebooting

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›I have a HPTouchsmart 600 PC desktop with windows 10 installed on it.  I used my pc ,and when I was done, I put it on sleep mode.  The next morning I went to use it and it would not boot up.  It goes to the screen that gives me the choice of :   ESC. (Boot Menu)    F9 (Diagnostics)   F10  (Set Up)   F11(System Recovery) .  I can go to these, such as Boot Menu, but I am affraid I will mess something up. If you don't choose any of these, a black screen comes up that says  "bootmgr missing"  "press Ctrl/Alt/Del  to restart.   Nothing happens and goes back to black screen "bootmgr missing"......... Never had any problem before; most important is recovering my pictures.  I have the "My Passport Ultra", Auto and Cloud backup (2TB).  I got to place where I got my computer ready to save on cd disc, but stopped. Take too many discs. It won't let me go to a system recovery point because i am in (i think it's called) recovery mode and I can't get out of it to set a recovery point.   It seems that it is my OS, everything that I've tested says it's ok.Please, anyone with any suggestions.  Thanks, bmw1

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Have Toshiba Satellite L355-S7905 with Vista. Several days ago, my keyboard stopped working. Then followed my touchpad. My power light is also not working.
Keyboard works in Bios and at Startup brand screen. Have uninstalled and updated drivers for keyboard and touchpad. Checked Bios, everything is fine in there.
I redid the computer back to out of box settings. Still didn't work. The computer won't shut down properly when I restart. It will go black like it has shut down but I have to press the power button to completely turn it off and then press it again to get it back up. I flashed Bios and check boot order, nothing.
Now that I redid my computer. My updates hang after updating Windows update agent. I have let it check for updates for 27 hours and nothing. I installed IE9. Disabled firewall. Nothing.
The other day power went out and drained my battery until it went off. When starting it back up, keyboard worked again, and so did restart. After several hours, keyboard stopped working. I have taken battery out, and power plug and pressed power button for 30 secs and then replaced battery and turned it on. Still nothing.
So keyboard is not working, touchpad not working, power light is off even though computer is on, volume dial not working, but did after battery drained from loss of power. It's not restarting properly and checking for updates just hangs for over 27 hours now. Many problems all at once, can anyone help me?

A:Keyboard, touchpad, restart and update problems

Forgot to mention the updates worked when I redid it months ago finally after deleting Norton and norton's registry keys. It finally found the updates after six hours. That was in early March last time I recovered to out of box setting.

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Have Toshiba Satellite L355-S7905 with Vista. Several days ago, my keyboard stopped working. Then followed my touchpad. My power light is also not working.
Keyboard works in Bios and at Startup brand screen. Have uninstalled and updated drivers for keyboard and touchpad. Checked Bios, everything is fine in there.
I redid the computer back to out of box settings. Still didn't work. The computer won't shut down properly when I restart. It will go black like it has shut down but I have to press the power button to completely turn it off and then press it again to get it back up. I flashed Bios and check boot order, nothing.
Now that I redid my computer. My updates hang after updating Windows update agent. I have let it check for updates for 27 hours and nothing. I installed IE9. Disabled firewall. Nothing.
The other day power went out and drained my battery until it went off. When starting it back up, keyboard worked again, and so did restart. After several hours, keyboard stopped working. I have taken battery out, and power plug and pressed power button for 30 secs and then replaced battery and turned it on. Still nothing.
So keyboard is not working, touchpad not working, power light is off even though computer is on, volume dial not working, but did after battery drained from loss of power. It's not restarting properly and checking for updates just hangs for over 27 hours now. Many problems all at once, can anyone help me?

A:Keyboard, touchpad, restart and update problems

Forgot to mention the updates worked when I redid it months ago finally after deleting Norton and norton's registry keys. It finally found the updates after six hours. That was in early March last time I recovered to out of box setting.

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Hello everyone,

Insert any USB device to this computer, Computer keeps restarting and it wont stop doing that until I remove the usb device. I tried with all the usb ports on this computer and problem is the same. Even by hooking up a usb keyboard or mouse, computer wont get to the login screen. it keeps on restarting. It wont even go into 'safe mode'.
Anyone have any clue whats going on and the solution to fix it?

My appreciations in advance!.
 

A:Insert a USB device to this computer, It is going to restart and restart and restart

scroll down to 400, might help.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
 

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Hey, my hp envy  x360 keyboard and touchpad stop working after restart or sleep and the pc opens up in table mode, moreover autorotation do not works. But when I shut it down and start again it works fine. Can some body tell me how to fix this issue.

A:HP Envy x360 Keyboard and Touchpad do not work after restart...

Hello @Deep284, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums! The forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the keyboard issue, and wanted to assist you!  I understand that it seems like you are having multiple issues with the Operating System. Did this issue start to happen recently, or did you always have trouble with the notebook?  Did you install any updates recently?  If so, you can first try performing a System Restore, to set the notebook back to its previous working state. If that does not work, then try resetting the notebook using the following document: HP PCs - Microsoft Push-Button Reset (Windows 10) Next, make sure that all of you drivers are up to date, using the Windows Update. Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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I'm working out of a computer repair shop and we've got an L450 that randomly stops receiving any input from the touchpad.  It seems to particularly happen when you try to do anything "complicated" such as move the mouse as press in the trackpad at the same time, or double tap the trackpad to move something. The only way to have it start working again is shutting down and restarting the notebook completely. We've replaced both the trackpad and the motherboard, and it still happens. So it's definitely a software-side issue. It happens on both Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, on both the drivers available from the product page and the newer drivers found through having Windows search for driver updates available online. After some research, I'm seeing that Lenovo notebooks seem to be a fairly common problem across many models spanning the last 5 years or so. Anyone got any ideas? The notebook is sadly 1 month out of warranty, so sending it in is no longer an option.

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 is anyone else having this problem ? I have 2 of these 5555 s and they both have the same problem

A:touchpad 5555 stops working have to restart to regain control.

Which version of windows is on both system ? Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 ? The touchpad is by Dell ? If you don't know, type Device Manager onto search box and then expand Mice And Other Pointed Devices, see image below:

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I have to update my Vaio Update software (version 3) to version 4. The instructions on the Sony website say:

1. Download the file to a temporary or download directory (Please note this directory for reference later).
2. Uninstall the existing VAIO Update and restart the unit.
3. After the unit has restarted, please go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click EP0000162589.exe.
4. Follow the instructions displayed in the installation wizard.
5. After installation is completed, please restart the computer.

All is clear to me, except that I don't know whether "unit" is another word for "computer", or something different altogether...? If they mean the same thing, then the same word should be used. Anyway, I don't know whether I have to reboot my computer after removing Vaio Update 3 or whether I can install version 4 directly after removing version 3. Sorry if this sounds silly.
 

A:Solved: Restart the unit=restart the computer? Didn't understand Vaio Update instruct

ok download the file to for example my docs next uninstall version3 and restart your comp next get the file from my docs double click the exe follow the wizard instructions when finished restart again hope this helps
 

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Hi,
I have my daughter's computer here, trying to fix it. She's a single mom with not much money so she has no way of taking it in and having it fixed. It started shutting down with a blue screen with a bunch of writing on it that shut down too fast to read. I caught page fault and memory dump. I tried to restore to an earlier date, but it wouldn't do it. I tried a system recovery, and it still did it. I did a full system restore and now after it installs...when it goes to reboot...it goes to the boot options i.e. safe mode, last known good configuration, etc. It does it over and over. Sometimes that blue screen with all the writing will pop up before it reboots. Any suggestions, short of shooting it and burying it, would be much appreciated. She was so excited that her sister gave her the computer and now this!

Thanks,
Molly

A:Full System Recovery Then Rebooting And Rebooting And Rebooting.....

Without being able to see the error message, it's hard to tell. But I'd guess it's one of two things: either the hard drive is too full or a piece of hardware, such as a drive or sound card or something, has failed. If the hard drive is too full and there isn't enough RAM to load Windows into, it tries to swap some data over to the hard drive, but being no room, it simply shuts down and dumps the memory. There are things that can possibly be done for this, but more info is needed. If you have upgraded Windows from an earlier version, and the system is a FAT 32 system, you can get in and delete files with a Windows boot disk, such as from Windows 98. Sometimes, you can start the system with something like Ultimate Boot Disk, which uses a scaled-down Linux operating system, and then use included tools to delete or move files.

If a device has failed, the only way to troubleshoot it is to remove devices. If you get lucky, you can find the bad one.

When you restored Windows, I'm guessing you did an over-the-top reinstall, and didn't lose any data, is that right? Or did you do a complete wipe and restore?

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When I try to restart the computer from the start menu it shuts off. It takes about an hour or two before you get the HP logo and then windows starts. It has been doing this for a few months now. Other than this it goes to the internet and does everything
else just fine. At this time I do not have 800 dollars to purchase a new computer. What is the problem. In BIOS there is section that says "BIOS days start, from Sunday to Saturday, with hours and minutes.
What should the parameters for this section be? I have a HP OMNI 120-1120t Intel (Leon) IC NA PC, BIOS LEO_707.rom V7.07, that is running WIN7 PRO 64-Bit Service Pack 1.
How can I stop this from happening?
There are no threads relating to this issue.

Tony A. Smith,III.

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Hello,

My computer has started restarting itself several times a day... I looked in the event log and see a bunch of these errors (listed below)

Can anyone tell me how to look in the memory.dmp file? I cannot seem to get it to upload on this site, it keeps erroring out. (Perhaps a work firewall) ... I can attach it later if that would help ... can anyone help me figure out what is causing this? This computer was previously working fine. I *think* this loosely correlates with when I updated to Microsoft Office 2010, but I'm not 100% sure about that.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000007f (0x00000008, 0x8e7e4750, 0x00000000, 0x00000000). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: .

- System

- Provider

[ Name] Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
[ Guid] {ABCE23E7-DE45-4366-8631-84FA6C525952}
[ EventSourceName] BugCheck

- EventID 1001

[ Qualifiers] 16384

Version 0

Level 2

Task 0

Opcode 0

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2011-11-03T14:33:13.000000000Z

EventRecordID 28351

Correlation

- Execution

[ ProcessID] 0
[ ThreadID] 0

Channel System

Computer CMCD088574

Security


- EventData

param1 0x0000007f (0x00000008, 0x8e7e4750, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
param2 C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP
param3
 

A:Computer rebooting. Event Viewer says: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck

How to find and post your Minidump Files:


My Computer > C Drive > Windows Folder > Minidump Folder > Minidump Files.

It is these files that we need (not the folder). Attach to your next post the five most recent dumps. Notice the Manage Attachments button at the bottom when you go to post the next time. You can Zip up to five files per Zip; if you only have one or two you don?t need to zip them, just attach as is. Please do us a favor and don?t Zip each one individually
 

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I saw another user had this same issue and have learned from that I need to analyze the Event Viewer and then look at the .dmp files to acertain the posible cause of this XP server rebooting a few times a day without warning.

I have attached the .dmp file here (I cannot get windows to read it).

Can anyone analyze it to see what may be the cause?

Thanks so much!
 

A:Computer rebooting. Event Viewer says: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck

The minidumps are flagging iaStor.sys and tcpip.sys. Is XP fully udated to Service Pack 3 and beyond?
 

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Hello I am fairly new at these type of forum boards and posting information accurately! So please bear with me!!

I am having some problems with my brother's computer, which used to be a emachine
w888 and lucky for us had never had problems with it till the motherboard before it recently was fried!

So my mom and I decided to upgrade his entire computer and the only part that is actually part of the WHOLE emachine is the hard drive put into the new tower.

So we got in the new barebone system and the mobo in it is a K7MNF-64 with an AMD XP Thoruoghbred 2800+ *even though the reciept says different for our motherboard*. Anyways the computer is running Win XP Home SP2 and whatever is on our emachine restore CD.

Well we turned it on and the computer automatically tells us to select the computer to start normally or boot in safemode with or without netowrking. Well any selction we choose after the computer just reboots.

Now I have checked the cables to the power supply, the IDE cables and floppy cables and everything is in tact and everything is running fine.

But just to seem sure of myself I did boot to the DOS prompt from the restore CD and I noticed with that CD I cannot access the C drive and basically says it is not there! The BIOS does pick up our Hard Drive, so maybe was thinking if that was the whole issue was the hard drive??

But was also thinking that maybe an emchaine hard drive was unable to access on a computer other then an emachine!!

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A:Upgrade computer keeps rebooting after selecting to start computer normally

You're sort of right on the hard not being able to use the rest of the computer. What's happening is windows is trying to use the old hardware from before the upgrade.

It's kind of an easy fix. You will need a full version of windows xp. Basically, you make like you are going to do a clean install. Windows setup will detect an existing installation and ask if you would like to repair this installation. You do. All your data will remain intact from programs to music. You will have to visit windows update and apply any necessary updates.
 

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Hi, I'm experiencing a problem with my desktop, which has been recurring over the past few years. For a while, it would reboot out of nowhere without warning. We took it to a shop and had it fixed, so it stopped doing that. Recently, however, it's been rebooting at odd moments, without warning. I'm not sure if our recent use of Skype had anything to do with it, but it shouldn't right?

I ran the following programs:
Ad-Aware
Spybot
CWShredder
CleanUp
Ewido

My HijackThis log is as follows:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:33:54 PM, on 7/6/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\ewido.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
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A:computer keeps rebooting

There doesn't appear to be any malware in this log.


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Hi, I'm experiencing a problem with my desktop, which has been recurring over the past few years




As you've previously had restart issues, I'd look to hardware/OS matters. Intermittent restarts can be from many reasons....overheating, faulty RAM, failing hdd, motherboard issues, driver conflicts, and yes, malware too.

If it occurred again immediately after installing Skype, it could be a driver conflict. If uninstalling it resolves the issue, you'll know that was it.


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I ran the following programs:
Ad-Aware
Spybot
CWShredder
CleanUp
Ewido




Did any of those tools find anything? Did you save an Ewido log? It shall be located:

C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\Reports

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Help - My computer keeps rebooting - even when i enter safe mode - tks
 

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I have a computer that keeps rebooting. The farthest I can get is to the windows xp logo screen. It then goes back to the memory test. Then it goes to the black screen that has safe mode options a "last known good configuration" and "start windows normally. either way i choose it just reboots.. Any idea what might be causing this
 

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computer keeps rebooting
and hi everybody this aint vicki802 this is a guy that helps with computers

i ran security essentials in safe mode but cant configure it to show the whole sceen in safe mode to erase virus`s
i also tried to run hijackthis in safe mode but could not find the icon
i need to send this before computer reboots
i ran hijack this and got this log
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:08:43 AM, on 7/29/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17093)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
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Hi,Please do the following:Please download DDS from either of these linksLINK 1 LINK 2and save it to your desktop.Disable any script blocking protection Double click dds to run the tool. When done, two DDS.txt's will open. Save both reports to your desktop.---------------------------------------------------Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:DDS.txtAttach.txt. NEXTPlease download aswMBR ( 511KB ) to your desktop.Double click the aswMBR.exe icon to run itClick the Scan button to start the scanOn completion of the scan, click the save log button, save it to your desktop and post it in your next reply.

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SO after about an hour or so (sometimes less), my computer will just automatically reboot and there is a pop-up box that says my computer just recovered from a serious problem. It will do this everytime I leave my computer. Please help me!

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Hello and welcome. Please follow these guidelines while we work on your PC:Malware removal is a sometimes lengthy and tedious process. Please stick with the thread until I?ve given you the ?All clear.? Absence of symptoms does not mean your machine is clean! Please do not run any scans or install/uninstall any applications without being directed to do so.Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within five days this thread will be closed. Download aswMBR.exe to your desktop.Double click the aswMBR.exe to run itYou will be asked if you want to use Avast! Free anti virus for scanning - select NoClick the "Scan" button to start scanOn completion of the scan click save log, save it to your desktop and post in your next reply.Please include the following in your next post:aswMBR log

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hey all, i'm sure this might have already been discussed here, so if it has sorry.

i have a emachine W3507, (i know ..lol) i recieved one error message before it froze up. kernel 32.dll might be missing. ok, so i did a full system restore with the op disc. i don't care about loosing anything on this computer, just want it to run again. now it says-- NTDLR is compressed press Ctrl+Alt+ Del to restart. it just loops over and over. can't start in safe mode, i went to other sites to try and fix this and got no where. so, geeks, can you fix it ? thanks, ahh computers lol
 

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See if these help:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00220758&product=12455

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/239943-45-ntldr-compressed-press-ctrl-restart-restart-gives

http://www.fixya.com/support/t230780-ntldr_compressed
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:00:42 PM, on 9/29/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\HelpSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\HiJackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/yco...search/ie.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/yco.../www.yahoo.com
O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Companion BHO - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_5_7_0.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Companion - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_5_7_0.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EPSON PictureMate 2005] "C:\... Read more

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bump @ 24 hour

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Okay, I have two computers a p2 (ALI M1542a) ibm and an Acer p3 (M11E)

Both were working perfectly, but a friend wanted me to take his motherboard because he had no use for it (AK74 Rev A2) so I put it all together and threw in just 1 stick of 128 sdram and it sounded like it was booting but wouldn't pick up the graphics card (ATI 3d rage pro) just to see if it would work.
The monitor light didn't change from yellow to green...

So then i went to boot up my Acer, after throwing back in the one stick that i took out (which was in the last slot) and now the computer will NOT boot the keyboard lights flash and then they flash again, and again, etc.

Also, I tested all three sticks of ram in my p2 one by one and they work fine.
i found no leak in any capacitor, and i tried everything i can think of.

can any body help me please!?


-Ryan
 

A:Computer Keeps Rebooting... :(

Have you tried :

Reseting the cmos
unplug everything that is not nesasary for the computer to boot(hdd,cd,case fans, ETC)
make sure the motherboard is rasied off the case using the risers
try running the computer outside of the case
change psu's
try different g-fx card

thats all i can think of :angel:

hope it helps,
 

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Hello,
I hope someone can help me, I've been having some rebooting problems with my computer. in normal startup the computer will shut itself offany where from 2 to 15 mins andrestarts itself. I use WindowXP. I did a trend micro scan in safe mode, It foundthe usual adware and a Troj_SE69649. it didnt tell methe patway or I don't think it erased it.
plus yesterday this microsft update kept installing itelf over again about 6 times KB898461. I don't know if that did it but it started after that when I was installing a Mircrosoft Office 203 from Kazaa. I scanned it first and it didn't have a virus, but it quit half way through and reboted the computer.
I use AVg free and a Norton fire wall
It also doesn't reboot in safe mode that's why i'm assuming its a virus and not a hardware issue
here is my hijack log
thanks
 

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Just finished fixing malware and spyware issues, downloaded AVG; Avast; AintiVir; Zone Alarm; Adaware SE; Spyware Blaster; Spyware guard;and IE spyad to safeguard my computor ...... and now it takes about 45 minuets to boot up, is running slower than a 63' rambler, and this morning it just kept rebooting (get as far as the windows welcome screen and restart). I was working with Vikesrock8411 (hijackthis-log-help/126809-slow-startups-blank-system-32-window-new-post.html) but that thread is now closed (resolved). So I still need a little help, or I could go back to a restore point ... and mess it up again

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Can you boot into Safe Mode successfully?

In your HJT log you have McAfee installed, did you uninstall this before installing Avast Anti-Virus? You should only have 1 anti virus program installed at the same time. Multiple anti- virus programs will slow down the system and also may cause conflicts.

Have you removed the AOL crap that is loading when Windows boots?

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I am running windows XP, it came with software already installed on it for my hewlett packard scanner. However the software that was on the new computer didn't have the copy utility and some other features I had on my old computer which has windows 98. So I loaded the software that came with my scanner onto the new computer with the CD-Rom. BIG MISTAKE now the computer reboots every sixty seconds. I did uninstall the software but still can't do anything. Computer just keeps rebooting.
 

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When you are running Windows XP, you may have noticed that every so often (rarely) that Windows reboots without you asking it to. This tends to be caused by a Blue Screen error. If you want to see what this error is, you will have to check the error log list because Windows reboots too quickly for you to read what happened. Well with this tip you can disable the Auto-Reboot so you can finally read, and see the blue screen error.

Go to Start -> Control Panel -> System
Go to Advanced
Under the Startup and Recovery section, click Settings...
Under System Failure un-check "Automatically restart"

This will allow you to see the error that is causing the reboots and hopefully once we know the cause we can advise you on how to cure it.

I would be inclined to do the above and then do a system resore to before you installed the scanner software.
Derek
 

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hello!
here is a highjackthis log just say which files i should delete. I dont think it is a virus so just say wich files i should delete.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:00:37, on 2007-09-06
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.se/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName = Lšnkar
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: Seekmo /fleok=1D8A83A5C7E214779CA86F2A1FBB39BFE4976E26CAEDA120180A196D6093 - {07AA283A-43D7-4CBE-A064-32A21112D94D} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {07FE92EF-E58D-43FC-BF55-A37C104BEE74} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0DC1C145-DE20-4680-A353-9BBFF8CBB626} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ddcyv.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5281B452-CB23-4FD4-A56E-100C980A2D0C} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - ... Read more

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I am having problems with a laptop. I updated Spybot from a mirror site (Fast test) and when I went to re-start the computer, it goes through the entire start-up, I get to the desktop, but a McAfee window pops up telling me that Active X control is not updated. (It has been that way for a while, Ive always just closed it). It seems to be stable then, wham, it reboots. I tried a restore point almost a month back with no positive result. I can't figure out, as the only thing that has been done is the update for Spybot.

Spybot does not detect anything. Thanks for any help.

Jeff

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Computer was infected with XP Security 2012. I used the Bleeping computer guide. Malwarebytes was already on the system but not updating properly. I ran FixNCR.reg, then rkill.scr. I had tried the rkill.com and iExplore.exe but those were blocked by the malware. After the rkill.scr ran, I updated malwarebytes and ran it. It found 5 infected files or registry entries which I removed.
Now on reboot the computer gets to the Windows screen, plays the windows welcome tune and immediately reboots. I do not even get to the desktop with icons.
I hope you can suggest something because I don't know what I'm looking for any more.
Thank you for any help you can give.
The system is running Windows XP home and has the SP3 installed.

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Hi, Lets give it a try.We will need to view the system status from an external environment. You will need a USB drive and a CD to burn. There will be several steps to follow. Download GETxPUD.exe to the desktop of your clean computerRun GETxPUD.exeA new folder will appear on the desktop.Open the GETxPUD folder and click on the get&burn.batThe program will download xpud_0.9.2.iso, and upon finished will open BurnCDCC ready to burn the image.Click on Start and follow the prompts to burn the image to a CD.Next download driver.sh to your USB driveAlso Download Query.exe to the USB drive. In your working computer, navigate to the USB drive and click on the Query.exe. A folder and a file, query.sh, will be extracted.Remove the USB & CD and insert them in the sick computerBoot the Sick computer with the CD you just burnedThe computer must be set to boot from the CDIn some computers you need to tap F12 and choose to boot from the CD, in others is the Esc key. Please consult your computer's documentation.Follow the promptsA Welcome to xPUD screen will appearPress FileExpand mntsda1,2...usually corresponds to your HDDsdb1 is likely your USBClick on the folder that represents your USB drive (sdb1 ?)Confirm that you see driver.sh that you downloaded therePress Tool at the topChoose Open TerminalType bash driver.shPress EnterAfter it has finished a report will be located on your USB drive named report.txtThen type bash driver.sh -afPress EnterYou will be prompted to input a ... Read more

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well one normally I might be able to look throught my computer and figure this out myself but the problem is that it's my bf's computer and he's japanese so EVERYTHING is in japanese. so if there's anyone who can guide this in japanese(everything in kanji and normal japanese is fine for me) that would be helpful

here's the message I'm getting
 

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Hello,
I had a computer with WINXP and a celeron chip. I changed motherboards to a Tyan with a 1.5 Pentium4. I reused the hard drives and when I start up the computer it gives me the message that Windows was not shut down properly and do I want to go toa last know restart or start in safe mode or start windows normally.
No matter what i do, the computer will start to boot and then it reboots itself and the process starts all over again.
Please advise.
 

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Hi Tech Guys,
I suspected that I had a virus when my computer kept freezing over the last couple of weeks, wouldn't print etc, and I would get the blue screen error saying that it had recovered from a serious error. However, my AVG virus scan came up clean both times that I ran it. I updated the drivers for a printer I installed about 2 months ago-which has been working fine, but is the last software/hardware install I've had (except for automatic updates). It wasn't that.
The problem worsened to the point that I could only use the computer for about 10 minutes before freezing. I went to the Microsoft website to download the Malware Tracker, but the program wouldn't run after install.-tried twice. I then rebooted, intending on going into safe mode, but F8 wouldn't work, just bipassed and went to the logon page of Windows. So...I manually checked the Safe Mode box in the MSConfig boot menu, and restarted. Now, It keeps rebooting, no matter what mode I select-I've tried them all, even last known good configuration.
What's my next step? Windows OS CD?

Thanks!
Catrina
 

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In case my hardware specs aren't visible, I've got a Sony VAIO desktop running Windows XP Home Edition.
 

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Been having an issue with my computer rebooting randomly. This just started today, not really sure why or if it is a virus or something else. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am having no other symptoms other then the random reboots.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:41:32 PM, on 2/18/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Portrait Displays\Shared\dtsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lxctcoms.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nTune\nTuneService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrB.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\System Update\UpdateCenterService.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\YourWare Solutions\FreeRAM XP Pro\FreeRAM XP Pro.exe
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Hello ,

my computer all of a sudden seems to acting normally again. I am not sure what is going on or if anything is wrong at all any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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My desktop (Windows XP) recently started to reboot on its own. The pattern appears to be 2-3 reboots and then Windows loads up and I get a desktop. After a few minutes it reboots again. I turned off the automatic restart and got the following message:

DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I can boot into safe mode using a keyboard with a PS2. The USB keyboard is dead during bootup, but will work when I do get the desktop.

I have not added any new hardware or software. I suspect it has something to do with a keyboard driver. any suggestions?
 

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Hi check suggestion here.
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001143.htm
Let us know if any of the above helps.
 

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Hi,

I recently built a new rig with windows XP SP2. The specs are:

Core 2 Duo E6600
P5B Deluxe Wifi
2 GB DDR2-6400
Winfast 7900GS
2 HDD SATA II 320GB in AHCI
620W PSU

The instalation went well. I'm not overclocking it. The thing is, my computer keeps rebooting randomnly, and it has been over a week. I have done a couple of things to try to find the cause of it:

1- updated BIOS.
2- ran memtest86 twice, each time 12-hour test. There was no error.
3- ran microsoft standar and extended memory diagnostic. Also, no error found.
4- reseated memory to different slots and run test again, not one error.
5- reformatted hard disk and re-installed windows xp sp2.
6- disabled not used onboard features like second LAN controller, 1394 controller.
7- updated all drivers.

Well, I also ran the Prime95 seft-test and this time, it showed a fatal error and pointed to hardware failure. Could this mean that my CPU is the culprit? I am attaching my minidumps and drwatson files. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

miro
 

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