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XP reboots continuously reboots after SP2

Q: XP reboots continuously reboots after SP2

I have a client that has this problem. I found this forum through Google and this post (http://forums.techguy.org/archive/index.php/t-270719.html) seems very similar but no good answers.
Doing F8 I turned off auto restart and got the B.S.O.D. stop c000135 telling me it was unable to locate winsrv.

After getting the stop error I found http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=885523 and thought I'd pass it along. It's different than the UMAX scanner KB article.

Going to try to recover now. Wish me luck.

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I have a Gateway 3600 that will go as far as the Windows screen but rather than going to the logon screen it will reboot itself. I have swapped out the memory card and tried both in a different slot. I re-seated the CPU and I swapped out the power supply. None of these things have done bit of good. Anyone have any other troubleshooting ideas?
 

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Booting Windows to safe mode?
System Restore?
 

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Hello,

After I unplugged everything with the old PC (with XP) and moved it to other side of the room and plugged everything except a different keyboard and new monitor. I booted it up and it was fine. A few days later, I burned a folder on my CD and a day or two later, I noticed the PC shutted down then restarted repeatedly. I tried to get it back to where it was before that was fine but it keeps rebooting. Finally, I searched and found this problem (I think?). It says that the system shuts down due to "unmountable_boot_volume" and the tech info is:

stop: 0x000000ED (0x86F15C08, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

I unplugged the new keyboard and plugged the old keyboard but still have the same rebooting problem.

Another thing, I clicked for system recovery or restoration (?) and saw the windows desktop and a window popped up for recovery program and after I pressed "OK" to continue, a small sign popped up, saying "The section: IDA_CREATE_USER_DRIVE_U" does not contain a valid template"

After searching for some support information and found it, I followed the instructions for recovery console by booting up from the CD (that's not included with HP package) with chkdsk /r but it keeps rebooting over and over.

Now a new problem popped up this time, a different tech info (after the rebooting cycle, I never saw the windows desktop for recovery console again; instead, it just popped up a blue screen with the new information):

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A:XP reboots continuously - Help please!

Two things from my experience:

1) Check your power supply. If it's been damaged by heat or age (wear-n-tear), you may have a voltage that is fluctuating just outside of the acceptable range and could be triggering a restart.

2) Check your video and/or NIC cards. They could be sending skewed voltages to the MOBO and triggering restarts. If they are onboard, try installing expansion cards to see if the problem resolves. Use known-good devices if they are available.
 

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When I boot up my PC, it reaches the part where it shows the Windows XP screen, and then it reboots again by itself! Basically, the PC is stuck in an infinite loop of reboots!!

I am not much of an expert with PCs, but I have the feeling that this has something to do with some hardware component that maybe is failing. I am 100% sure that I do not have a computer virus.

Any idea what it could be?

Thanks.
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Okay all, here's the deal (or mess). My desktop suddenly began automatically rebooting at startup just after Windows (XP) initialized, leaving me only with a VERY short error message about the lack of virtual memory. I tried many things such as moving the hard drive to another desktop shell and booting up from there: no change (meaning no power supply or mem disk problem); running a Windows Repair: no luck; deleting pagefile.sys file: still no change; moving the memory stick (512) to another slot; you guessed it, nothing!; and finally, reloading the entire OS: success. Of course, that came at the cost of losing everything on the HD (it was not a heavily used system so no major loss there). Because I only had a WinXP upgrade disc, I had to first load WinME first and then the upgrade, but it works fine now. What I'd LIKE to know is this: any thoughts on what I COULD have done to repair the OS without taking such a drastic (and timely) measure? I'm just curious because I now know without a doubt that something was corrupt in the OS, but I couldn't find it. Any thoughts folks?
R
 

A:XP Reboots continuously (not enough VM)

Which Windows repair did you run? There are two, each at different stages of the windows install routine. The second repair option replaces all the crucial windows files and reboots - trouble is that whilst it works most of the time you have no idea what the problem was that just got fixed!
 

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At this point my PC is continuously rebooting just when the Windows XP screen appears. I can?t boot to safe mode in any fashion or any mode. This started after I re-installed the OS. Prior to this re-installation my PC started to behave erratically. Repeated error messages for my anti-virus software, extremely slow processing of other programs, and other out of the norm issues. So after trying to correct this unsuccessfully via updating my anti-virus, spyware, adware, and so on, I did a fresh re-install of my OS. As mentioned previously. However, that didn?t seem to solve any of the problems, so I tried to refresh the BIOS. Still the same issues. So I used Active Kill Disk to wipe the HD to zeros and did another fresh install of the OS. This time my OS just keeps rebooting (restarting) shortly after the splash screen, just when the Windows XP logo appears.

I?ve tried a few things to correct the lasted problem but nothing has worked. I tried booting from the installation disc and doing a ® repair to the system. First, CHKDSK, BOOTCFG, FIXBOOT, and FIXMBR. Second, a system32 fix with the kernel32.dll. And now I?m not sure.
Any assistance in solving this issue would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

A:XP reboots continuously

Time to run the appropriate hard drive diagnostic, I would think.

Free Hard Drive Testing Tools - Hard Drive Diagnostics - http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/tp/tophddiag.htm

Louis

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Hello,

After I unplugged everything with the old PC (with XP) and moved it to other side of the room and plugged everything except a different keyboard and new monitor. I booted it up and it was fine. A few days later, I burned a folder on my CD and a day or two later, I noticed the PC shutted down then restarted repeatedly. I tried to get it back to where it was before that was fine but it keeps rebooting. Finally, I searched and found this problem (I think?). It says that the system shuts down due to "unmountable_boot_volume" and the tech info is:

stop: 0x000000ED (0x86F15C08, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

I unplugged the new keyboard and plugged the old keyboard but still have the same rebooting problem.

Another thing, I clicked for system recovery or restoration (?) and saw the desktop and a window popped up for recovery something and after I pressed "OK" to continue, a small sign popped up, saying "The section: IDA_CREATE_USER_DRIVE_U" does not contain a valid template"

I hope you could help me and get this fixed - getting the PC back to normal and running again.

Thanks so much in advance!

A:XP reboots continuously - Help please!

Sounds to me like you might have knocked something connected with one or more of your hard drives whilst moving the machine. I'd open the case and reseat all the HDD cabling to make sure.

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My pc is stuck in a cycle of endless reboots. I have XP running in safe mode right now (with networking enabled), so I assume this is not a hardware issue. Please help!!!! Thanks...

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Please download HijackThis http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/HijackThis.exe - this program will help us determine if there are any spyware/malware on your computer. Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double click on the program to run it.

1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose 'Do a system scan and save a logfile'.
2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
3. Post the hijackthis.log file here. Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

Please run an online virus scan at Panda ActiveScan. If there is an option to Auto Disinfect - select it. Save the results and bring them with you in your next post.

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Hey Tech Support Guy.
I've owned a Dell XPS600 for a good four or five years now. I've had my ups and downs with the system, and it was fairly crippled after my Dad tried to download a Registry program of some sort. This wound up crippling my computer by disabling it's ability to play sound or recognizing my CD-Drive and DVD-Drive. After some time, the sound began working again. My CD-Drive and DVD-Drives are now functioning as well, although not ideally. I have to go to My Computer and select different drives than what they used to be (D and E now became G and H. However, D and E are still listed and such.) But besides this, the computer hasn't had much problems.

With that bit of history out of the way, now to my current problem. Not knowing the chaos that went with it, I installed SP3 a week or so ago in order to see if I could get a MMO to function. Nothing was wrong until tonight, when I was browsing the internet with Google Chrome and my computer was hit with a Blue Screen of Death. Unfortunately, I panicked, and restarted the computer before writing down what the exact error message was.

Now, whenever my computer starts, it explains that it had to shutdown unexpectedly and gives me options as to how to start it up again. Three of these include Safe Mode. Some of the time when I try this, it gets caught up on the last line and the computer freezes. Other times, the computer simply reboots again.

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My computer is a AMD Semphron 3200+ w/ 2 HDD and 2 CD-ROMS. Upon starting up windows (before the login screen), it will reboot and this happens recursively. Before rebooting, it shows a blue screen for a while but is too fast for me to see the error message.

Before this happened, my computer will suddenly hang after a while with a blue screen saying that not all hardware is connected properly or physical memory dump while just being on in windows. Occassionally, there is also a 'whirling sound' which may require me to tamper with the connections before being able to boot up, after which the sound will disappear.

Anybody has any idea what steps I should follow to troubleshoot this problem? Thanks a lot for your help.
 

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Windows XP - service pack 3. The system was working properly for more than one year. Now for the
past three days, the system boots normally without giving any error messages upto display of desktop.
Immediately after the desktop is displayed within a second the system starts rebooting. This process
continues in the same way. I shut off the power completely and started afresh. Still the above procedure
continues. The system is protected with Norton Internet Security which works fine with automatic updates.
What is the problem?
 

A:System reboots continuously

Can you get into the BIOS and post the temperature and voltages?
please post the full specifications including make and model of power supply.
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My computer has started rebooting continuosly in Normal mode. I am using Windows XP. The computer works in Safe Mode. I have done one system restore to the most recent restore point. After this, the computer still reboots continuously in Normal mode.
Thanks in advance for your help!

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Hello, and Welcome
 
Tap F8 at boot. Select "Disable Auto Restart on System Failure" then reboot. Does XP throw a blue screen? If it does, what is the stop error code?

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System is an old HP tower with XP sp3.
MS updates have been kept current until...
On July 10, 2013 I attempted to install the MS updates (patch tuesday) for the 6 'critical' patches offered through the Windows Security panel.
The patches appeared to download okay but did require a reboot to finish.
Upon rebooting, the PC would step through the POST screen okay, go blank and, instead of the Windows screen I expected (my desktop), the system would shut down and reboot again.
If I allow it to, this process repeats for over an hour, taking about 2 minutes for each cycle.
Initially I tried to boot into safe mode and later into just about every other mode offered but each resulted in this repeated rebooting.
I can get into the Recovery Consol (Thankfully I installed that a while back!)
While that is coming up, it does offer me to log into the following:
1. D:\MiniNT
2. D:\I386
3. C:\Windows
4. J:\MiniNT
5. J:\I386
6. E:\Windows
This is a hand-me-down PC, so no OS CD is available. There is a second HDD installed from another PC I had (OEM) that bit the dust (lightening strikes do that) and again, no OS CD available for that one either.
I have tried FIXMBR, but the boot kept repeating.
I tried REN Kernel32.dll to kernel32.old (in the system32 folder) and Exanding kernel32.dll from the D:\I386 as a replacement. That didn't work either, so I put the old Kernel32 back in place (rename again).
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A:XP Continuously reboots after MS updates.

They don't install all at once. They install one by one.

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I am working on a Sony Vaio laptop with XP installed. I was in the middle of doing XP service pack one and i got the RPC message caused by the blaster worm and the computer rebooted on it's own.
Now it won' t stop rebooting over and over again. I have tried to start it in safe mode and every other mode possible to no avail. Unfortunately I can not use the XP recovery console because my client does no know the administrator password. Does anybody have any suggestions on what I can do to get this guy working again.
If I can't stop the rebooting, I will just have to do a parallel install of XP and get her info backed up and then do a clean install, but I want to avoid that.

Thanks for all your help.
 

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I have a couple PCs with Win XP Pro that are infected with something.... I get a DCOM Authority forcing a 60 second reboot the minute you log in, and if I go into safe mode, the reboot doesn't get forced, but I do notice a program called 'SearchAssist' in Add/Remove programs that is the only thing that seems out of place. If you try to uninstall it, it errors out that it can't uninstall it, but asks if you would like to have the entry removed from add/remove programs..

Is there something I can provide to help pinpoint this?
Pete

A:System Continuously Reboots (SearchAssist?)

FYI, it may have nothing to do with SearchAssist..... McAfee is having problem with 5958 causing svchost.exe to get killed off... see their site for the extra.dat update.

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Hi everyone,My desktop computer is unusable (I'm posting this from my laptop). At startup, it gives an error message that it was not shut down properly. It gives me the option to start normally or start in safe mode. No matter what I select, it just reboots itself. I'm positive the cause isn't a virus. Last night I tried to speed up the computer by disabling non-essential programs from loading at startup. I used a freeware program (that I forget the name of) to guide me. I think something crucial must have been disabled, corrupted or deleted - oops.I googled my computer problem and found this: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...;NoWebContent=1 It's been years since I bought my computer, so I have no idea where the XP CD is. The Windows Recovery Console isn't installed. I've tracked down a .zip of Kernel32.dll here: http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/dll-files.shtml?kernel32 My question is: now what? Can I unzip the Kernel32.dll file, burn it to a CD and use it to fix my desktop? If so, is there anything special I need to do? I'm a bit confused. I'm hoping this is a problem I can fix myself (I live in a small town and it will be weeks before I have a chance to take it into the city). I'm generally comfortable with troubleshooting and am good at googling for/following instructions, but am I in over my head with this?Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.

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Help is on the way, I've asked one of our more experienced personnel to take a look and assist you .Just a little patience.Louis

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Hello there all,

I have a very irritating problem on my hands which is very peculiar...

I have a fresh install of windows 7 ultimate. But... hehe.. MY PC KEEPS REBOOTING RANDOMLY! Its gotten to the point now where im about to throw it out the window. I could be doing anything and it will just all of a sudden reboot.

And to top it off, it reboots about 5-6 times after the bios has done its check, then reboots and goes back to the start of the check in bios.. then eventually it starts up. There is no set time that it starts rebooting. It does this at totally random intervals.

A friend of mine who deals in IT, thought it may just be the case that is causing something to go wonky. So we took it out the case, and booted the pc up. Low and behold.. it never rebooted once. So, we assumed it was the case giving problems. We then put it into another case.

We assumed the problem was solved, but it wasnt?!

We checked all of the following and tested:

Ram
CPU
Fans
Hard drives
All power cables
Power pack (550 w)

Im running out of ideas here? IF anyone could give some useful information, please help. Im unsure if this is a hardware or software issue, but i am sure it is hardware. Its a fresh install of win7, and anti virus is running. So its doubtful its a virus.

Thanks in advance

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Quote: Originally Posted by Sinobiah


Hello there all,

I have a very irritating problem on my hands which is very peculiar...

I have a fresh install of windows 7 ultimate. But... hehe.. MY PC KEEPS REBOOTING RANDOMLY! Its gotten to the point now where im about to throw it out the window. I could be doing anything and it will just all of a sudden reboot.

And to top it off, it reboots about 5-6 times after the bios has done its check, then reboots and goes back to the start of the check in bios.. then eventually it starts up. There is no set time that it starts rebooting. It does this at totally random intervals.

A friend of mine who deals in IT, thought it may just be the case that is causing something to go wonky. So we took it out the case, and booted the pc up. Low and behold.. it never rebooted once. So, we assumed it was the case giving problems. We then put it into another case.

We assumed the problem was solved, but it wasnt?!

We checked all of the following and tested:

Ram
CPU
Fans
Hard drives
All power cables
Power pack (550 w)

Im running out of ideas here? IF anyone could give some useful information, please help. Im unsure if this is a hardware or software issue, but i am sure it is hardware. Its a fresh install of win7, and anti virus is running. So its doubtful its a virus.

Thanks in advance


Hi Sinobiah, when you took the mobo etc out of the case , did you take out all the hardware and devices ? If not... Read more

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Hello there people!

I'm new here and decided to sign up due to the fact I have a slightly large problem with my computer.

About a month or two ago, I had turned on my computer in the morning to find that it was re-booting every time it got to the screen that had the Windows XP logo. This happens even when I try to boot into Safe Mode, Last Known Good Configuration, etc etc.

Every time it reboots, it goes into to the boot screen asking if I want to boot into Safe Mode,Last Known Good Configuration, or just boot normally. No matter which option I try, it will get to the same point, reboot, and then brings up the boot screen.

I have fairly good amount of knownledge when it comes to computers, but I can't seem to find what the problem is. The Hard Drive seems to be fine, as I took it out of my computer and put it into a external hard drive enclosure and used it on another computer. There didn't seem to be any problems, so I presume the Hard Drive is fine.

I have read many forums with similar issues, but there issues describe there computer very quickly shows a blue screen and then reboots. My computer reboots with no blue screen, so I'm not sure if solutions to that problem will fix my problem.

I have been able to get by without my own computer, as I use computers a lot at college and we have one downstairs, but it's got to that point were it's becoming frustrating.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. If any of you a PSN account, you can aslo contact me on t... Read more

A:Computer Reboots Continuously at Start-Up

can you get into the BIOS and post the temps and voltages?

please post the full specs including make and model of power supply.

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I have a windows 2000 server that continuously reboots after the the startuping up window bars finish.

Tried F8 safemode ( samething)
tried last known good (samething)

System was upgraded well over a year ago from NT 4 where the C: Fat boot partition.

It runs sp3

Its on a consildated server that has no cdroms.

Could it be a hardware issue ? Bios setting misconfigured?

And there are no Blue screens of death when the reboot happens...
 

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Hello.

I am trying to get a workstation up and running. However, after POST it seems to be loading 2000 fine, then just as you get the smallest flash of the windows splash screen, BAM, it starts all over again. It will stay in this loop forever, it seems.

I installed Windows 2000 on the harddrive on another machine in the interest of time. Then moved the harddrive to this machine to finish setting it up.

The specs are: AMD 1 Ghz CPU, 128 Megs RAM, 40 G harddrive, 56x CD-ROM, just basics, on board video & LAN, no modem or pci slots being used...

Troubleshooting I've already tried:

*No, it won't boot to safe mode or any mode. Loop-d-loop.
*I've tried swapping to a known good memory chip for good measure.
*I re-seated everything I could inside. I don't have any pci cards to re-seat.
*It will remain in the BIOS settings just fine, and I can load a boot floppy just fine (tried Partition Magic and 2000 boot disks, both loaded & stayed stable).
*All fans seem to be in tip-top shape, especially the CPU fan/heat sink.
*The harddrive boots fine when stuck into another machine.

Any other suggestions? I'm desperate.
 

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i have win 2k and i continuously reboots on the welcome screen when i turn it on, i have cleaned the case, that was not the problem, and i have not noticed any irreguar heat from inside. The computer has also been beeping upon bios check. Also, if it helps, before this happened i had the avp-32 thing.. if thats any help. anyone able to tell me how i can get it going again?
Also if its any help, i have recently installed a new isp (dsl).. thanks
 

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The beeping is a code that may indicate the cause of the problem. What is the beeping patern and number of them? We will also need to know the make and model PC you have. Please post it.
 

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When I try to boot the computer, windows goes into an endless cycle of rebooting. I have used F8 to suppress auto restarts, and I am presented with a STOP error. The details of the error are as follows:

UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
0x000000ED (0x8A52990, 0xC0000102, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

But wait. Its not as simple to solve this issue as other posts might lead you to believe.

I can run the windows repair console and access the files on the drive, so I have run CHKDSK, FIXBOOT and FIXMBR to no avail.

My next course of action was to get a known good hard drive and plug that in (an IDE drive vs the previous SATA drive). I used a 80 line IDE cable, but was presented with a similar, but non-identical error:

STOP: 0x0000007B (0xBACC3528, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

I have trawled through countless knowledgebase articles and forum posts and tried everything I found, but with no luck. I am hoping for a quick sanity check on my method - hopefully someone can spot something I've missed.

I have tried updating the BIOS to the latest version, and I have since replaced or fully tested every part of the computer I can think of. The one weak point in my test is the CPU - is there a higher function of the CPU that would only be called when windows starts? Could that be causing the issue?

The tests I have run on each part are as follows:Motherboard:
Replaced with fresh
CPU:
Floating Point Load Test
Memory:
MemTest86+
Graphics Card:
Removed
HDD:
Ran manufacturer's... Read more

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Hey,
I've been tinkering with my ACER Aspire 5600 Laptop for Uni just latly, therefore I've posted a few topics on here allready with problems I've allready ocurred.

Not so long ago, I orderd this RAM for it:
http://www.crucial.com/uk/store/mpartspecs.aspx?mtbpoid=9BA476A6A5CA7304

It arrived today, and I've just had the chance to install it. I removed battery, opened the base, removed the old RAM and inserted the new one, clicking it in. After putting the base and battery back, I've sat down to a blank screen. I try turning the power on, and as usual the lights on the laptop itself light up. Though suddenly, it seems to die and they go back out again after a few secands, ten or so. The screen remains blank while this is happening, and no usual boot-up screen shows. It does this five or six times, rebooting itself to try again after the ten secands or so after the lights go out. But after around five or six times like I say, the Laptop goes off all together.

Please, please does anyone know what's causing this? Was it the wrong RAM after all? Have a put it in wrong? (I even followed a video on youtube showing how to do it!)

Thanks a lot in advance, I really wanna get this sorted tonight. x_x

- Lee

UPDATE:

The Laptop boots with just 2GB installed rather than the 4GB I bought. Maybe I simply over loaded it maybe? The Crucial website stated it was the best set to purchase though, and would be compatible...
 

A:Solved: Please help ;_; Installed new RAM, Laptop continuously reboots...

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I have put together two other computers so still very new to all of this. I built a computer for my wife and after about a month it just starts reseting over and over and over. The boot only lasts for about 4-5 seconds before it starts resets again. To get it to stop I have to the power supply off and unplug it (if some juice is left it will still use whats left to reboot), then plug it in. After it boots up there is no telling when it will reset. After this took place for about 2 weeks her FPS on games, flash games from her favorite site POGO, and even videos on netflix turned to crap. I'm assuming this has affected her graphics card, or the card has affected this reset. BEfore I take it to Frys to pay $60 for them to tell me it'll be $200 to fix it, I wanted some advice from you guys.

I am new at all of this, so I don't know how to post certain things I have seen in other forums, what I was able to find after seeing it in another forum is in the even manage she has 5 critical errors all kernal power event ID 41. Otherwise Im all ears

Specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium
MSI Military Class II P67A-GD55 (With OC Genie II) Mother board
Intel Core i5 processor
GTX 460
Kingston Hyper-x Genesis DDR 3 2GB (x2)
Cool Master 600W
Seagate 1 TB Hard drive
I have dusted it, placed external fan, performed updates, and no viruses. From here I have no idea

A:Computer continuously reboots, newbie builder

Does that board have on board graphics? It very well could be her card causing the reboot. Are the drivers up to date on it? If the board has on board graphics take the card out and run the PC for awhile and see if it reboots.

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When I start windows xp, I am able to select between operating systems: MS Windows Recovery Console or MS Windows XP Pro. This option is available because of an earlier malware removal. If I select the XP Pro, I then select if I want to start windows normally or in safe mode. No matter which I select, the logo appears briefly, then a blue screen flashes for a second, and then the system reboots. Is there any way to recover my system? I can enter the recovery console, but from there only have access to files on the C drive. CD'ing into any folders gives me a permissions error. I'm thinking I can just copy everything from C to an external HD in the recovery console and then reinstall WIN XP, but would be better if I could at least boot up first. Also I do have combofix in the root dir of C...didn't want to run it without instructions though. Can't download hijack from the recovery console so I cannot post those logs. Fingers crossed there's still hope!Thanks for your help,Seth

A:XP reboots continuously as soon as windows logo appears

From a clean computer I need you to do this...

We need to create some logs
First.........Please download OTLPE Network-ISO from this location:
http://ottools.noahdfear.net/OTLPE_Network.isoSave it to the desktop of a functional computer.Download BurnCDCC
http://www.hiren.info/download/freeware/BurnCDCC.zipUnzip and run BurnCDCCSelect "Browse" and choose the OTLPE ISOCheck "Read verify", "Finalize" and "Auto eject"Choose 32x speed and press "Start"After you have successfully burned the OTLPE ISO to disc you will need to transfer the disc to the CD drive of your sick computer and boot from it. Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, and then restart the computer.If your PC is not booting from the CD, you need to change the boot order:[list]Restart your PC As soon as you get an image, press the Setup key. This is usually F2, or Del. On some machines the key can also be a different one. It should, however, be stated on the screen which key is the setup key. Once you enter the computer's BIOS, use the arrow keys and tab key to move between elements. Press enter to select an item to change. Navigate to the tab, where you can set the boot order. It should be called Boot or Boot order The tab should now show your current boot order.
If the CD-drive is not at the top, please navigate to the CD-Rom drive with the keys arrows. Then move it to the top of the list. The keys for switching boot position are usually + to move up and -... Read more

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I have a Lenovo G50-80 laptop that I bought last year February 7th. It went bad after I downloaded a file last night after receiving warning of detected malware from my Windows Defender. My laptop keeps rebooting in a BLUE screen of DEATH. Apparently it's an STOP 0x00000009 Error with ndistpr64.sys going haywire... Yikes. I can get past the login screen, but the laptop keeps crashing and rebooting like 20 seconds after getting booted. I've tried unchecking the automatic restart button and even created a complete memory dump each time before my computer crashed again after like a minute of booting. And... pressing f8 does not seem to work... Is there any way to escape this screen of death WITHOUT resetting my computer to its factory setting? I mean, I don't want to lose the data within it... Is the data recovery impossible if the computer keeps rebooting and won't let me do anything?
 

A:Lenovo 50-80 Crashes/Reboots continuously after 20 seconds

Hey can you try holding down fn and tap f8 key at the same time while machine is coming up?
 

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Im so irked. ok here is the problem:

i take a good fully updated version of windows 2000 that works flawlessly.
(running on Asus A7A266 [with onboard audio, but disabled] if you want more hardware specs just ask)

1. i install the SB Live card.
2. boot up
3. it prompts me to install it
4. i install from the latest downloaded version of liveware
5. i reboot
6. when it gets to the screen right before the logon screen (it says "preparing network connections") it reboots
7. and it does this over and over and over again until i turn off the computer and take out the Live card.
8. i can then boot up just fine
9. if i uninstall the software, i can boot up fine
if i put the card back in. it prompts me to install it.

my latest development was trying just a driver install from the SB site
the same thing up to step 9, because i cannot uninstall the software because it is no longer anywhere to be found... its hiding somewhere... so now i cant boot up with the card anywhere in the system.

Any help would be appreciated beyond belief
i would give you my soul and three cookies, or something, please help me... please? *sniffle*
Ed
 

A:windows 2000 reboots continuously after SB Live install

Disable your networking and see what happens.
 

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Hello forum,

Need help with a machine I replaced HDD with. Reason for replacing HDD: old HDD starting to fail.

System Makeup (Everest Ultimate info):
Computer type: ACPI Uniprocessor
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack: Service Pack 3
Interent Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 (IE 8.0)
CPU Type: AMD Athlon XP, 2166 MHz (13 x 167) 2700+
Motherboard Name: FIC K7M-400 (3 PCI, 1 AGP, 2 DDR DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN)
Motherboard Chipset: VIA VT8378 UniChrome KM400
System Memory: 1248 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
DIMM1: Kingston F: 1 GB PC2700 DDR SDRAM (2.5-3-3-7 @ 166 MHz) (2.0-3-3-6 @ 133 MHz)
DIMM2: Micron 8VDDT3264AG-335C4: 256 MB PC2700 DDR SDRAM (2.5-3-3-7 @ 166 MHz) (2.0-3-3-6 @ 133 MHz)
BIOS Type: Award (07/08/03)
Video Adapter: VIA/S3G KM400 (32 MB)
3D Accelerator: VIA/S3G UniChrome
Audio Adapter: Realtek ALC650 @ VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller
Network Adapter: VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter
Modem: Controllerless DF PCI V.92 Modem



Sympton: Machine will go past BIOS ok, then start to load device drivers loading windows with the bar going from left to right.
After a period the machine will reboot - no BSOD in evidence.

Workaround: Go into Safe Mode and let the system settle then reboot and machine loads into normal mode.

Investigation steps taken so far:
1. Replace old HDD with new HDD and boots up normal.
2. With new HDD in-situ checked device drivers for non-installed drivers - all OK.
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A:Machine reboots continuously - XP Home Edition (hdd replacement)

Not sure as too the integrity of the drives?

Perhaps try installing a new OS, check settings in your BIOS, enabled S.M.A.R.T detection on the HDDs. Email me back if you need a hand.

Regards

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we are getting internet through proxy server everything works fine but suddenly users, unable to get internet after that we find out ProxySettingsPerUser values changed to zero,even after changing value to one it is becoming zero after system reboots
and we tried to delete the key but it reappears after reboot kindly help 

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we are getting internet through proxy server everything works fine but suddenly users, unable to get internet after that we find out ProxySettingsPerUser values changed to zero,even after changing value to one it is becoming zero after system reboots
and we tried to delete the key but it reappears after reboot kindly help 

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I'm having an extremely weird vista startup error.
I just built my computer about a month ago and installed Vista Ultimate 64-bit SP-1. It took me about 15 tries, but I finally got vista installed. I updated the drivers for the graphics card and sound card, installed Norton Internet Security 2008 and Supreme Commander: FA, and it started doing this weird restarting stuff.

Once booted up, my computer runs fine. It runs Supcom: FA perfectly at all max settings with no slowdown and has never crashed once. This makes me think it is not a hardware issue.

Here's where the problems start. Every time I turn on my computer, the graphics card cycles the fan high, then low, high, then low eight times before it boots. It didn't do that before. I want to fix that because it takes a long time and the noise is annoying.
Once it boots up, I get the "Windows Error Recovery" screen and if I select "start normally," it starts to boot (green loading bar) then gives me a bluescreen for ~1/4 second (too fast to read or get a pic of) then reboots.
I get the "Windows Error Recovery" screen again and select "use previous settings" and it will sometimes start normally, other times I have to repeat this process. Every time I start normally, it crashes and reboots. Once it's booted, it works fine.

I tried booting off the install DVD and running "Repair My Computer"
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A:Vista 64-bit Startup Error: Reboots, Crashes, Reboots, Works

Bump.
 

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Hello,

I just built a computer yesterday using a Coolermaster Haf 912 case, Gigabyte 880GM-D2H motherboard, AMD Phenom II quad core 955, Crucial Ballistix 4 Gb, WD 1 Tb Scorpio blue hard drive, Cool max 700 watt PSU, DVD drive and Windows 7.

It keeps rebooting and or blue screening. I can't even have it on long enough to download updates and try to update drivers before it crashes. I checked the bios temps and they are 34c and 41c. DDR3 memory is running at 1.5v. I tried reinstalling 7 and the same issues.

It will stay on in safe mode and I also got a Ultimate Boot CD 2010 from a friend and it stays on when I ran that. I don't know too much about the disc so I ran a memtest and it passed. I ran a quick test on the WD diagnostic and that was ok.

Thanks for help in advance.
Mogoamerica
 

A:Solved: New install randomly reboots or blue screens and reboots.

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I recently wiped my hdd and reinstalled 2kpro. It installed with no problems. I then installed my ati drivers, no problems. Then my cdcreator 5 platinum - again, no problems. Then I installed my sblive software. After I had installed it, I saw that there was another cd that indicated it was for windows 2000. I ran the setup on that and it uninstalled the "older version of the software" and installed itself. When it was done, the computer went through the usual restart stuff, got past the black screen, went to the windows 2000pro screen, the status bar went to the end, then instead of opening to my desktop, the computer flashes a blue screen without a message and restarts again. It continues to do this. AAAARRRRRGGGGGGG....... Help?????? Rod.
 

A:win2kpro starts, reboots, starts, reboots...

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Thought I would pick your brain here because I am out of ideas and told my friend to reformat the laptop.

She called me to tell me that her computer will start, go through like a "repair" sequence, then do an "update" sequence (like windows updates)..then restart, and go through the SAME THING again and never booting to Windows. It is a vicious circle it is in. She told me that she never interrupted any Windows updates while they were going on in the past so I really don't know what lead the PC to this behavior. They let the laptop even sit and go through this for like 3 hours and it just keeps doing it.

Apparently the recover CD thing isn't working, either, for her, to get it out of this funk.

She really doesn't want to reformat it in case she has something on there that isn't backed up, but I honestly have no other answers for her.

Anyone know what is going on with this thing and why? Any other solutions besides a reformat?

Thanks in advance!

A:Laptop "repairs", updates, reboots, repairs, updates, reboots, etc!

Niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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Hello, I am new to this forum and I'm trying to troubleshoot my PC. It is currently having an issue where I'll turn it on, it will boot ok into Windows 10 (sometimes goes through the startup repair and fails), then I'll start doing something (browsing the web, playing a game, watching a movie, etc.) , and the system will just reboot by itself. Sometimes my monitors will just turn a solid color (see the attached pics), and the system won't reboot unless I manually hit the reset button. Sometimes it will be ok for an hour or 2 once it turns on, and other times it will reboot or do the solid color screen hanging thing after 5-10 minutes of the system being on.

The system does not produce any error logs when this happens as far as I know.

I am currently sending this on my phone, as the system is just repeating this process every time I try to reboot it again.

My hardware setup is as follows:

CPU - AMD FX 6100 clocked at 3.3 GHz, stock cooler with fresh thermal paste applied a couple days ago

Motherboard - Asus Sabertooth 990FX (BIOS version 1604, which is the latest as far as I can tell), new CMOS battery put in at the same time the new CPU thermal paste was applied

RAM - G Skill Sniper F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR (2 sets of 4GB x 2 for a total of 16 GB)

Video Card - EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2 GB

PSU - Corsair HX750

Hard Drives - I have a total of 6 drives ranging from 120GB to 4TB (the 120 GB is a Kingston SSD, and all others are Seagate and Hitachi spindle driv... Read more

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My PC reboots itself while I'm playing starcraft 2. I've unchecked the "Automatically restart" option, but I still don't get a blue screen, it just reboots.

I found out that if I disable the LAN connection the problem doesn't occur (I'm using a router). I do have the proper drivers installed.

Please help!

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Q: Reboots

I recently swapped out a single layer DVD burner and placed in a dual layer. Since then the 64 bit unit I built will only boot to the boot menu and then restarts. This is an endless loop. I reformatted and reinstalled Windows xp and it still does this. Any clues? I really don't want to think it is my new dual layer.
 

A:Reboots

Take it out and see what happens. The result will answer your question.
 

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Hello guyz !
Hope sb can help me !
PC reboots due to this according to event viewer;

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Service Control Manager" Guid="{555908d1-a6d7-4695-8e1e-26931d2012f4}" EventSourceName="Service Control Manager" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">7034</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x8080000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2017-03-25T16:20:33.029296800Z" />
<EventRecordID>44582</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="576" ThreadID="744" />
<Channel>System</Channel>
<Computer>DIMITRIS-PC</Computer>
<Security />
</System>
- <EventData>
<Data Name="param1">NVIDIA NetworkService Container</Data>
<Data Name="param2">1</Data>
</EventData>
</Event>


The OS is Windows 7 sp1

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hey everybody, I have windows xp amd 1.8 GHz , 224 ram.I ran chkdsk from the command prompt. It didn't start on reboot. So I went to my computer and started it that way. During disk check the following problems were fixed. Deleting corrupt attribute record (128,"") from file record segment 22202. On step 3 of 5 Inserting data attribute into file 22202. On step 4 of 5 windows replaced bad clusters in file 19221 of name program-1\micros-4\1033\wizards\trj'trus.wwp Bad cluster in file 122915 of name windows\$hf_mig$\kb9317-1\spzqfe\ieapfltr.dll. Disk check finished with know further problems.Computer rebooted and went to welcome screen. when i logged into the admin acct the computer rebooted and went back into disc check. The disc check didn't find any problems . Everytime i log into my acct.( admin acct) the comp reboots. I can log into the other two user accts ( both limited) and they work fine. Any help you can offer would be appreciated. Thanks joe mc

A:Reboots When I Log In

One thing you could do is boot into Safe Mode, create a new Admin account and then delete the old one that you're having problems with (copying any important data over to the new account first).

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Hey I am at the end of my rope... PC was running fine and lost a hard drive, Purchased new drive and also motherboard, and video card. Why not.
Just assembled it Abit kn8 sli, ati radeon x1900 xt, AMD 64 3200+, 4x 512 corsair pc3200, 160g maxtor pata drive, 4x 250g maxtor sata drives raid mode 5, 550watt antec neo power supply, asus dvd, sony dvd-rw. So fresh install using the ide drive for boot drive and sata for storage. install froze at end of install... end of install (screen blanked the text, mouse and keyboard shut off) but never went black and rebooted. I forced the power boot, and at the windows logo screen there is a micro second flash of the blue screen with error message but can not read it, then reboot, I have tried safe mode but the last load show it rebooting on MUP.SYS, I have tried disableing this and it goes on to the next one in the list, so this has been enabled again, I have turned everything on the board off in the bios, no help, I have tried the install 3 times with the same results. I have never had one do this to me before and it is kicking my butt, I would try throwing windows 2k at it but I am sure it will do the same thing to me. This is windows xp pro SP1. Any help anyone may have would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance

A:Reboots and reboots again

could be a hardware issue. hmmm...........try installing windows with only one gig of ram.

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Q: reboots

i have a dell 220 vistro desktop that wont let me install windows xp it just says it has to close windows\system32\config\system

A:reboots

Hello to bleeping computer!

I'm confused as to what you want to do here. Are you saying you want to wipe your computer and reinstall windows xp fresh and clean?

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Q: Reboots

I keep getting "system thread exception not handled" message and the computer keeps rebooting.  This appears to be related to a recent automatic upgrade from HP.

A:Reboots

As it starts to reboot, repeatedly tap the 'F8' key, until Windows shows a "start-up" screen.One of the options is to use "System Restore" -- to restore your computer to its status before those updates were applied.Try it.   

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my PC intermitently rebooting always....... i tried to reinstall windows, change RAM and even replace power supply but still no used....it keeps on rebooting from time to time........
pls ... help....
 

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Hi, wondering if anyone can help me please. My PC at work reboots itself quite regularly. This can happen 2 or 3 times a week and is extremely annoying. Also, my mouse pointer is very juddery on screen, which is also quite annoying. Any ideas what could be wrong? I've attached my hijackthis for more info.

Cheers.

A:PC reboots by itself

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When playing Flight Simulator 2004 the pc will suddenly reboot, this will occurr when I pick an airplane or making other selections. This began after I instslled a Radeon 9600xt. I have the latest driver for this card and have emailed ATI with this problem was told to read the FAQ. which I have done and made changes where applicable. After the pc reboots the error reads "just recovered from a serious error". Also recently while in other programs (non games) I get windows explorer has an error and will close down.
My PC Specs.
Intel Motherboard D865PERL
Intel pentium 4 2.4GHZ proccessor
Bus Speed 800mhz
Memory: 1024 MB Ram
DDR 320
OS: Windows XP version 5.1 service Pack 1 build 2600
Thanks
 

A:PC reboots on it own

How's the heat doing in the machine?
 

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hi there, it seems that when i go to play call of juarez2 i can get as far as the internet lobby page and then my system reboots itself,but not all the time, i have also noticed that it will do it when i try to access certain movies stored on my hard drive using windows media centre the media center will crash back to the destop, i have tried installing new drivers and updates but i still get the glich, and once in awhile i`ll get a notice saying that my displaydriver has recovered from a serious fault,..........to me it seems like the old display driver is still in my system,when it crashes the screen goes black and then reappears with the fault notice in the taskbar showing up, but my desktop is still there and all my apps are still running, i also noticed that when i use power dvd the system reboots entirely, i have used various tools like driver genuis but it hasn`t helped ...should i run dc cleaner to make sure that there no older display drivers still installed in my system..........iam using vista64 mediacentre.........thanks for any help or ideas!
 

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