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How to restart touchpad without rebooting computer?

Q: How to restart touchpad without rebooting computer?

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.)


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...
...uninstall MSE
...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.

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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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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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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ŬI 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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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.


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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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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!


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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I have a laptop with Win 7 and Dell DDP that keeps rebooting after error message "Windows has now to restart because the CMGShield service terminated unexpectedly". It is in a loop. It keeps restarting.
How can I fix it?

Thank you,

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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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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


- Execution

[ ProcessID] 0
[ ThreadID] 0

Channel System

Computer CMCD088574


- EventData

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

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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Everything worked for a few days and now I'm back to the BCCode Errors. This morning my computer rebooted 6 times in a row. I have recorded all the Errors.

BCCode : 100000ea BCP1 : 8A6FB4E0 BCP2 : 897A2C08 BCP3 : BA4E7CBC
BCP4 : 00000001 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
BCCode : 100000ea BCP1 : 8A6F7BF0 BCP2 : 89595218 BCP3 : BA4E3CBC
BCP4 : 00000001 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
BCCode : 100000ea BCP1 : 8A705588 BCP2 : 8AB4FB50 BCP3 : BA4EBCBC
BCP4 : 00000001 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
BCCode : 100000ea BCP1 : 8A708530 BCP2 : 8A797D58 BCP3 : BA4E7CBC
BCP4 : 00000001 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
BCCode : 100000ea BCP1 : 8A851DA8 BCP2 : 8A6D6A28 BCP3 : BA4DBCBC
BCP4 : 00000001 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
BCCode : 100000ea BCP1 : 8A847698 BCP2 : 8A6F55D8 BCP3 : BA4EBCBC
BCP4 : 00000001 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1

I have not installed any new programs.

A:Computer keeps rebooting

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I've used Combofix before without ever having a problem(albeit only a few times as I've only ever had to 'disinfect' three other computers) but this time I ran into a problem(I realize I shouldn't have gone straight to Comboxfix for the solution to a problem, hindsight of course being 20/20). It started, found a rootkit, asked to reboot and then it just keeps rebooting.

After using F8 to stop the restarts on error so I could see the BSOD, it says the following :


And gives the following codes :

STOP : 0x000000CE (0xF784CBDE, 0x000000008, 0xF784CBDE, 0x00000000)


Any kind soul on here be able to help me out?


A:Computer Keeps Rebooting

I resolved this issue.

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Help.....Run registry mechanic and norton virus scan this morning they both got so far and both programs shut down; help as to why doing so??

Need Guidance

A:XP computer rebooting on own

Run a scan with HijackThis 1.99.1, then post the entire contents of its log here.

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my desktop has recently had a problem where it keeps rebooting after the splash screen sometimes it shows a blue screen and sometimes it doesnt:
on the picture below it asks me whether i want to start windows on safe mode or normally and all that but the thing is i cant move its like my keyboard does not work:


it goes through with the countdown because i cant highlight anything:


it goes on to the splash screen:


after that it will show this blue screen sometimes. i cant really see what it says because it goes so fast and reboots right after that but here is what i got:


and this happens over and over again its a cycle..

im kind of a noob when it comes to this stuff but if this is important the OS is Windows XP

A:Computer keeps Rebooting

Try your keyboard in another slot if possible and tap F8 as the computer boots, right from the start. It should give you some boot options. Try getting into safe mode from there and running a sys restore.

If that doesn't work, you may just want to reinstall or repair windows by dropping in an XP installer disk and rebooting. Hopefully the BIOS is set to read from a CD/DVD drive before the HDD.

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My computer keeps rebooting itself. It will run for hours and then lock up. When you reboot it, it will go into a reboot loop. It reboots itself before the boot process can get windows loaded. I thought that the power supply was bad so I replaced it. Now I don't know what to do.

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Hi Everyone
My computer gets to the Windows XP loading screen then automatically reboots everytime. I cannot even enter the OS using safe mode. I have tried reparing and even tried to completely reinstall windows using the windows disk however it will not reformat the partition and therefore closes.

i then get the blue screen saying "a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down... etc.
It lists the technical information saying "STOP: 0x00000050 (0xF77114AB, 0x00000000, 0xF77114AB, 0x00000000) it also lists partmgr.sys.
I should also point out that just as a test i took the harddrvie out and connected it to a working computer. Although i can see the drive, which is listed as G:, i cannot open it as it says i need to reformat it first. However windows begins to format and then says it is unable to continue the format.

So overall the disk doesn't seem to be accesable. Is this a HDD problem? I've only had it for a couple of years. Could it be a virus? Or another Hardware fault?
Thanks in advance

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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

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Hi there, I have a major problem here, my computer keeps rebooting itself. I dont know much about computers so I dont know what im infected with but I know that im infected with something probably many things. Ive run ad-aware but I coud not run any of the online scaners I cant get through them with out my computer rebooting, Ive tried many times so sorry for that. I know this is going to be a pain for anyone who decides to try and help me out. (wouldnt blame anyone for steping aside on this one) but anyway ive used HijackThis Analyzer program to get the log. Im sure its a mess.Thanks for your time.

***Security Programs Detected***

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\AdvTools\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
O2 - BHO: CNavExtBho Class - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccRegVfy] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccRegVfy.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Advanced Tools Check] C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\AdvTools\ADVCHK.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Symantec NetDriver Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\SYMNET~1\SNDMon.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: Stop popups from this web page - C:\Program Files... Read more

A:Computer keeps rebooting itself (Please Help)

You need to post your HJT report in the HighJackThis section of the Forums. There are HJT specialists there that will help you!


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Hi I hope someone can help me, for the past week my computer keeps rebooting for no reason at all.
I have managed to get the error reading:


STOP: 0x0000000A (0x0000000,0x00000001C, 0x0000000, 0x804FAF71)

Can someone please tell me what it is I need to do to fix this problem.

Thanks so much

A:Please help - computer keeps rebooting

The only reference I could find for 0x804FAF72 said to go to
Start, Run
type in lissvc press Enter
type in disable dmio press Enter

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My computer keeps rebooting and wont stop. Its a compaq presario 2500. I power up and it will take me to the windows start in safe mode ect and no matter witch option you choose it will start to load and the windows logo will come on and then a quick blue error screen pops up and it restarts itself. Over and over again. Please help....

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On the menu with safe mode that it brings you to, select disable automatic restart on system failure. That way we will be able to read the BSOD message and see if any specific drivers or files are mentioned.

Also, have you installed or updated any new software recently?

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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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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.


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I'm helping a friend get rid of viruses on her computer and now it's worse than when I started!The computer is an HP Pavillion 734n with Windows XP, It has a CD drive (ROM) and a floppy. I'm not sure if SP3 has been applied or not.I found and cleaned Antivir2010, Koobface and TDSS on the computer using Malwarebytes Anti-malware. I was still receiving errors so I edited the registry...I know, dumb idea. I did back it up first though. Now the computer keeps rebooting. It gets all the way to the desktop, stays there for a few seconds, then reboots. During the reboot it doesn't respond to F1, F10 or F8 to boot into safe mode. I've put a bootable disk in the CD drive and it ignores it. Because the computer doesn't have a rewritable drive I couldn't back up to CD, and I didn't want to risk getting her viruses on my computer by backing it up to my USB drive. The main thing I'm concerned about is getting her outlook express data and wordperfect docs off the drive. What can I do to get it to boot and/or get the Outlook Express files off of there?Thanks,Fran

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You can try this to see if you can gt it to boot upBoot from a Windows XP CDSelect "R" for RepairSelect "1" for you Windows operating systemAt the C:\WINDOWS prompt, type CD SYSTEM32 and press EnterThen type COPY USERINIT.EXE WINLOGON32.EXE and press EnterIf you get the 1 FILE COPIED, then type EXIT and reboot your system.You should now be able to log in.If you got a message stating that the file is not recognised or missing, do the following:Type D: and press Enter - assuming D: is the letter for your CDROM drive. If not, put in the drive letter for you CDROM.Type CD I386 and press Enter (that is the letter I and 386)Then type EXPAND USERINIT.EX_ C: and press EnterType C: and press enterYou should now be back at C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32Type COPY USERINIT.EXE WINLOGON32.EXE and press EnterYou should get 1 FILE COPIED.Type EXIT and reboot system.Now you should be able to log back into Windows XP. Method #2:Boot using your winxp cd.Enter recovery console.at the command prompt go toC:/windows/system32next type:Dir *.exeIf you find, it, typecopy userinit.exe wsaupdater.exeExit and reboot normally. You should now be able to logon.Run regeditNavigate toHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\In the right pane, you should seeC:\WINDOWS\System32\wsaupdater.exe,Change it so that it reads:C:\WINDOWS\System32\userinit.exe,That should solve the problem, if the malwar... Read more

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Not sure what the exact virus is, but the computer keeps randomly shutting down and rebooting itself. No warnings or messages, just shuts itself down and starts right back up. I tried using google figure out what it was and saw the Sasser virus had some of the same symptoms, but I ran some Sasser removal programs and they said I didn't have a Sasser worm, so I'm not sure what it is. I've tried a couple different programs and but had no luck resolving the problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Below is a HijackThis Log...Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 6:44:03 PM, on 6/13/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)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\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\... Read more

A:Computer Keeps Rebooting Itself

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe 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.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 and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.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.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_Sca... Read more

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Greetings !

All the problems started with the new graphics card fx 5700, the card was bad and i got a replacement. Triple6 had helped me with the diagnosis.
Now I can't seem to get my second card working (random reboots and driver errors, errors on nvidia drivers

Finally I took out my card and put back the old mx 440 and formatted the drive, did a fresh install of xp and sp 1.
Still I get random reboots. Many a times the computer will reboot before
loadong windows.
I ran memtest all night no errors. Took out my ethernet card still the same problem.

Just a thought , is it possible that the fx5700 had damaged the agp port, is there a way I can check my agp port?
Apart from the 4in1 Via is there any further agp setting for via boards that I can use ?

please give me a solution to this problem I don't want to go buy a new mb.

My config
xp pro
amd 1.8
dfi ad 73 pro
ram 256 x 2
80 gb
gforce mx440
sb live , firewire, tv tuner, ethernet.


A:Computer Keeps Rebooting !!


What kind of power supply are you using (wattage and brand name)?
This information might help us to know what is going on in your computer.

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I was constantly getting after a reboot that "Your system has recovered from a serious error"...So I figured it was time to reformat my main 250GB hard drive. In the process of trying to install windows I would get errors there too...So I did a quick scan of the hard drive which showed no errors. Then I did a full scan using Data LIfe Guard. Errors showed up and we got an RMA to send the drive off. I figured this was the cause of my problems.

I ordered a new external hard drive to transfer all my data to. Then I took the other 250GB hard drive that my data was on, reformated writing zeros to the drive and reinstalled windows on this drive. Now I am getting Active Desktop Errors. Ok so I turned off the active desktop. Now my computer locks up and reboots on its own. This afternoon it rebooted 3 times, one right after the other, and I didn't do a thing to it.

On the new install I had to put IE 7 . I was wondering if that might be causing some of the problem. Or posibly the motherboard? This motherboard is only 11 months old. The 250GB hard drive that I am using is dated 2005. Could this drive also be going bad?

I'm at a loss as to what to do. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


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Writing down what the error says, exactly will make it easier to troubleshoot. Go to the control Panel>Administrative>Event Viewer and see what errors show up there

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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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Hey everyone,

I was wondering if you guys can give me feedback or tips on how to resolve my computer problem.

*My computer keeps on rebooting over and over again after a blue screen appears. I did some research on this blue screen and some call it the Blue Screen of Death. The blue screen disappears really fast and then the computer reboots, so I am unable to provide the exact wording of all the erros. But from what I saw, I have seen the following kew sentences and words:

sysaudio.sys error
not enough space
memory dump

Theory About the Problem:
*Eerlier that day I was experiencing some issues with playing sound from my computer. I would open a video or open a youtube clip, but no sound would come out. MSN sounds can be heard but no sound from videos. I tried to open the volume controls but I remember an error stating that there was no device mixers. I looked at my device manager and found no errors. So what I did is, I reinstalled the drivers for my sound card, which is the ATO FX something, I apologize for not giving the actual name of the soundcard. Anyways, the sound returned and everything was fine. Until later that day, my computer froze and I could never get back on to my windows screen. All I get is a blue screen followed by the computer rebooting.

What I Have Done:
*I did some reasearch and did the following:
1. I wanted to reboot it in safe mode, but when I press F8 on the booting screen, it directs me to the "Boot Menu" where I cannot f... Read more

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My gateway laptop keeps reebooting itself. It goes to a blue screen for a second ,ntfs.sys page_fault_in nonpaged_area 0x0000000050(oxe1261000, ox00000000, oxf703b695 ox000000001. I have tried recovery disc and cannot get anywhere. Please if someone can help. Thanks

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