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how to disable all automatic restart in windows 10?

Q: how to disable all automatic restart in windows 10?

Windows 10 Home rebooted for an unknown reason this morning.
I woke up and found my pc hanged and unresponsive.
I was able to connect through the vnc server, and saw the dot-circle going round and round. Just stuck there.

I had to hard reboot. When I checked the Event Viewer, I could not determine what triggered the restart.

Yesterday, I installed a new nvidia graphics driver, but did not reboot. It did not ask me to.

Windows update setting is set to "notify me to schedule restart"
I set that a long time ago. so it's not supposed to auto reboot.

What other ways does Windows auto reboot? I need to shut them off.

I need my pc to have 100% uptime, and only allow manual reboots. I hate when I wake up to surprises like this.

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A: how to disable all automatic restart in windows 10?

Run CMD as admin and copy/paste:

reg add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" /v "AlwaysAutoRebootAtScheduledTime" /t REG_DWORD /d "0" /f
reg add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" /v "NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers" /t REG_DWORD /d "1" /f







Originally Posted by link626


Windows update setting is set to "notify me to schedule restart"
I set that a long time ago. so it's not supposed to auto reboot.



That setting works only for a limited time, eventually Windows will restart itself.

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Hi everyone,
Newbie here so hope I posted this in the right section.

I am not able to boot up my laptop at all so I cannot do the DM Log Collector, sorry!

I own an ASUS R500A laptop that seemed to have crashed for no reason yesterday. I was using it, went afk for a few hours, came back and saw it in Windows Error Recovery. I had 2 options - Start Windows Normally or Launch Startup Repair. Start Windows Normally loops back to Windows Error Recovery. Launch Startup Repair takes me to a blank screen with ASUS logo and a window X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe. I am unable to type anything in this box.

I cannot boot in Safe Mode (loops again). I get BsoD when i choose "Disable Automatic Restart Upon System Error". I did not install any new hardware or software recently. I also don't have a Windows 7 DVD or Recovery Disk to boot from. After a few more times trying to reboot, F8 on start up no longer takes me to the screen where I can choose to boot in Safe Mode. All I get is the Windows Error Recovery window.

Is this something I can fix on my own or should I bring it to a repair shop? I would appreciate any help you guys can provide! I'm heartbroken that I might have lost all my pictures of my beloved pets that have passed on, as well as my school work.

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Hello everyone,

I have searched around a bit to see if others have ran into this problem, but I have had no luck so far. When I start my computer, it pops up with the standard menu it uses when an OS error has caused a restart. I can't get it too load windows using safe mode, last known good configuration, or normal mode. I never even see the windows loading screen, it restarts immediately.

Here is what I have tried:
1) I ran a check disk using the recovery console but it did not fix the problem.
2) I manually backed up the SYSTEM, SAM, DEFAULT, SECURITY, and SOFTWARE files from the root\windows\system32\config folder. I then replaced those files with ones from a few days ago located in the root\system volume information\ folder. It did not fix my problem.
3) I'm about to re-install windows when I decide to press f8 on boot and disable automatic restarts on system failure just to see if I'm missing some sort of BSOD. Windows completely loaded without any problems.
4) This confused me so I reversed the actions I took in step 2 (above) just to see whether it would boot with the original files as long as I chose "Disable Automatic Restarts on System Failure." It loaded windows without a problem.
5) I restarted to see whether it would boot normally or not. Again, it wouldn't load windows with any options other than the "Disable automatic restarts on system failure" option.

At this point, I'm pretty confused. Could the OS be mistakin... Read more

A:Automatic Restart on Boot Unless I choose "Disable Automatic Restart",,,,

Any ideas? I can just re-install, but I want to figure this out. It seems so odd to me. Thanks!

Jake
 

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I have a XP Pro machine at home and I am in the process of doing some things that will take a long time to complete (several hours). The problem is, Automatic Update just updated and keeps prompting me to restart. I know if I just leave the PC, it will eventually restart on its own which will kill everything I am doing right now. How do I disable automatic restarting so it doesn't do this? I don't have a server or active directory running. Let me know your thoughts. Thanks

A:XP Pro, Disable Restart After Automatic Updates

Nevermind I figured it out

http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/000294.html

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You can press F8 for the boot options window, and choose "Disable automatic restart on system failure" option, but this seems temporary, for that boot only. I'm on WinXp 64 bit.

How to make "Disable automatic restart on system failure" permanent?

A:Permanent "Disable automatic restart on system failure"

Go to Start> Control Panel> Sysytem> Advanced> Startup and Recovery settings>
Then untick the Auto Reboot Box
After that any blue screen will stay on.

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Hi
I have Thinkpad T43, with windows XP professional.

Since few days whenever i launched my ATI catalyst control center I would get BSOD and laptop will boot automatically and then everything would be fine.

Then while browsing my wife downloaded some media player exe, and since then my IE was redirecting to unknown sites (xalab etc) not to mention various ad pop-ups. One of the online video sites gave a message that I have TROJ/Rustok-N. (Also I would like to mention since couple of months my System Restore was not working although everything else was working fine)

I ran spybot, malawarebytes, trojanremover and removed whatever was reported. But the problem persisted, so I renewed my Norton Internet Security (actually got Norton 360), ran scans but it couldnt find anything.

Then I booted in safe mode and ran all these again, last thing I remember trojanremover prompted to remove something like sv~.exe and i did, when i restarted the system in normal mode I got BSOD and laptop rebooted, I disabled automatic restart on failure but it keeps on doing that.

I then went to Access IBM and restored by configuration which brings back the system files to previous state (the most latest point available was 07/2006)
I still got the BSOD while booting into normal mode, but safe mode was working fine.

I then went into safe mode and disabled couple of services on startup, then my laptop booted fine in normal mode, I found that now windows xp was reset to SP2, so i ran windows update w... Read more

A:BSOD 8E while booting into normal mode, Safe mode fine. Disable automatic restart doesnt work.

FWIW: http://kadaitcha.cx/xp/stop_error.htmlAs stated, it's a matter of hide-and-seek, with no guarantee of finding the culprit.Another link that may be useful: http://aumha.org/a/stop.htmLouis

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not sure which section this pertains to specifically, but "drivers" seems close enough.
issue

i recently upgraded to an sli graphics configuration. since upgrading, my previous method of avoiding the TDR driver crash has stopped working.
known fix that i can't get to work anymore

when running a single gpu, i could disable and uninstall the nvidia hd audio device, then disable and uninstall the hd audio controller under system devices. problem solved, no crashes.

after adding the second gpu, there are now two hd audio devices and two hd audio controllers. upon disabling or uninstalling either controller, the system automatically re-installs the hd audio devices previously uninstalled, which in turn causes the hd audio controller to re-enable/re-install itself.

to be clear, all hd audio devices and hd audio controllers on my system must be disabled AND uninstalled to prevent TDR (or, since the upgrade, full system freezes or restarts. sli = double TDR?)
already tried it

Drivers - Turn Off Automatic Driver Installation this tutorial does not stop automatic driver installation, it just prevents the downloading of drivers from windows update. tried it anyway, no help.

How to Stop Windows From Detecting New Hardware | eHow disabling automatic hardware detection as described here does not prevent automatic device recognition and driver re-installation.

safe mode does prevent the drivers from re-installing immediately, however it also prevents most software fro... Read more

A:Disable automatic hardware detection and/or automatic driver install

Disable this service:

UPnP Device Host

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Hello,
When I'm at home, my Internet speed is very, very slow.
So when Windows 10 download automatically its updates, I cannot use Internet as well as I would like.
I would like to postpone this automatic downloading of Windows 10 updates.
Can you help me ?
Thanks.
 

A:Is it possible to disable automatic Windows 10 updates ?

Hi,

Please try the following methods:

Method 1

Open the Run command (Win + R), in it type: services.msc and press enter
From the Services list which appears find the Windows Update service and open it
In ?Startup Type? (under the ?General? tab) change it to ?Disabled?

Restart
Method 2

Open the Run command (Win + R), in it type: regedit and press enter
Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
In there create a ?32-bit DWORD? value called ?AuOptions? and under ?Value Data? type 2 and click ?OK?
Open the Settings app (Win + I) and navigate to -> Update and Security -> Windows Updates. Click ?Check for updates? which applies the new configuration setting
Restart
I hope it helps.

Regards,
Kardo
 

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My XP SP2 fails to update automatically with critical security updates.

How do I disable the auto-update feature and do the manual install?

A:Disable Windows automatic update?

Start>Control Panel>Automatic Updates, then click 'turn off automatic updates' then click 'apply' then 'OK'. That should do you.

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Hello everyone,
I've installed windows 7 some days ago. This is really great. But I am facing one problem. My pc takes Restart after 1 hour/1.5 hours continiously
Whats the problem...Plz help me.

Arefin

A:Windows 7 automatic restart

Are you running the beta version? Because afaik the beta version has already expired so it will restart like that.

Install the RC version or the RTM trial.

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How to disable automatic driver installation in Windows 10?

I have this Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter (MacBook Pro 2011 w/ Boot Camp) whose driver I need to roll back to an earlier version for things to work properly, however Windows keeps reinstalling the newer version (when scanning for hardware changes, when rebooting etc.).


I tried the method outlined at http://windowsinstructed.com/disable...in-windows-10/ to no avail:

Open File Explorer and go to This PC.Then click on System PropertiesUnder the Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings group, click on Change settings.Click on the Hardware tab.Under the the Device Installation Settings group, click on Device Installation SettingsNow click on No, Let me choose what to do, then select Never Install Drivers from Windows Update.Click on Save Settings, a system reboot is then necessary for the changes to take effect.

A:Disable automatic driver installation in Windows 10

Good tip and well recommended.

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On my windows 8 pro machine windows keeps wanting to run the automatic repair upon boot. It always fails and I know as a matter of fact that there is nothing wrong with it. How can you disable, bypass, or permanently remove this "feature"?

A:Disable/Bypass Windows 8 Automatic Repair

As Robert has just mentioned, you can fix that by disabling the Automatic Repair feature right in Boot Configuration Database, here is how:
1. Press WindowsKey and type 'cmd' (without quotes), then hit Enter holding Ctrl+Shift pressed.
2. Confirm elevation for the Command Prompt application.
3. At the elevated command prompt type the following and hit Enter when you are done:
bcdedit /set {current} recoveryenabled No
This command will modify the boot entry that has been used to boot your current Windows 8 configuration and turn off Automatic Repair feature for this boot entry.
Now that when booting Windows 8, you will always have Automatic Repair disabled.
Or,
you can craft a separate boot entry that will have the Automatic Repair turned off.
1. At the elevated command prompt type:
bcdedit /copy {default} /d "No Automatic Repair"
This command will copy the default Windows installation entry used to boot Windows automatically. Typically this is your current Windows installation, however, if you have multiple Windows installations and want to modify currently booted Windows which is
NOT the Windows installation booted by defeault, use this command:
bcdedit /copy {current} /d "No Automatic Repair"
 NOTE: Everything that goes in quotes after the /d switch would be a text used to name the newly created boot entry, the one you'll see in the boot menu after the POST screen.
Now write down the GUID returned by either of the... Read more

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How can I prevent a PC from automatically rebooting after the Windows Updates have completed?

I know when I am using the computer, I can click the "Restart Later" box that comes up at the most inopportune times, but when I have the PC "locked", it still reboots in the middle of the night.

I have a server that does NOT do this, but a couple XP boxes that do. Is there a reghack that can be done to make the updates on the XP boxes act the same as a server?
 

A:Disable automatic reboot after Windows Updates?

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Hi guys , im using windows XP.

I got a problem which when I tried to start the windows , it auto-reboot.
I tried formatting the windows , but when It comes to "starting windows" , a BSOD occured.
I tried using the Automatic System Recovery , but then it ask me to put the file in a floppy disk and press enter when ready.
I tried to get info Safe Mode or Last Good Configuration , but its the same , auto-reboot.

Can anyone help me on this ? I almost fed up on fixing this
 

A:Automatic Restart at Starting Windows

Let us know what the error number of the BSOD is, that will sort of help. To me it may sound like bad hardware, especially memory.
 

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At first windows loads up as usual to desktop. After about 30 seconds, it randomly restarts and after that it keeps getting stuck at boot logo and then restarts again looping over and over again.

This also happens on safemode. I managed to uncheck automatically restart option on sysdm.cpl with the 30 seconds that I had, but even after doing that, the restart looping persists. I dont know what to do.

The last time windows worked normally, I played Forza Horizon 4 with logitech g29 steering wheel and shifter which was working perfectly fine for 4 days after I got the steering wheel. The next day I go to turn my computer on and this happened.

Specs:

MOBO: ASRock FM2A58M-HD+

RAM: 18GB Mushkin Stealth 997069S DDR3

CPU: AMD A10-6800k 4.1 GHz Quadcore FM2 socket With AMD Radeon HD 8670D graphics

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060

Storage: Samsung 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD
 

A:Windows 10 automatic looping restart

Boot with the Windows DVD / USB stick and choose Repair
 

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Hello, I just wanted to say here on the forums that making the Windows update restart my computer automatically, no matter what, is ridiculous. The last time the update had restarted my computer while I was using it, I went and put the settings to the option of "choose when to restart" or 'ask me first' or whatnot. Regardless of the fact that I consciously went and changed the setting so that it would not automatically update my computer, it still does it. The first time that it did it again, it wasn't a big deal. I checked the settings again and after some research learned that it would still probably restart my computer automatically without my say, no matter what, even though I had purposely changed the settings not to do so.

The first time this happened after I had changed the settings was not a big deal. The second time yesterday morning, however, was. To be short and not include the details, I had a video job interview at 9:00am. A very, very impotant interview. I turned on my computer around 7:30am, booted it up and left it on. When I came back to my computer around 8:45am, I opened the video software and prepared to connect to / recieve the call. This was when Windows Update decided that it was more important to restart my computer and apply an update to Windows.

This update took around 20-25 minutes. I never had an option to postpone or avoid this action. I thought about holding the power, but as most everything explicitly warns against turning off ... Read more

A:Windows Update Automatic Restart

I apologize if this is the wrong place for this. I just want my voice to be heard.

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Well,

I have been looking around for something about this, but strangely, the only people talking about this want to turn it off...

My problem is that I never ever seen my Win8 reboot himself, yet I have set my system up that he checks for updates at a time I am not on my computer and has to/can reboot if needed, but this just never happens, I always have to do a manual reboot when I get home, and that is really very annoying.

So, guess my question is, how do I force Win8 to download, install and restart computer if needed after updates at a given time ?

Though if by any chance I am on my computer at that time, I would like to have some notification or pop-up telling me I have to restart.

I don't see my login screen, it is all automated, my computer is always running 24/7, so I don't see any messages on the login screen and the Win8 update page is a major hassle to get to.

Any tips and advice appreciated,
Thanks in advance,
Bart

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hello guys,

i'm currently using windows 7 and my windows explorer always automatic restart. it seems that some of my programs have been corruped. i've been tried using "sfc/scannow" but the problems still remain. i need some helps on how to overcome this issue. below here are the details of my problem.


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 17417

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 124
BCP1: 00000000
BCP2: 8540552C
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
G:\Windows\Minidump\012812-23281-01.dmp
G:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-33015-0.sysdata.xml

A:windows 7 explorer always automatic restart

Bugcheck 0x124 = WHEA = Machine Check Exception

See if Windows 7 SP1 will install - Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Info on 0x124 - http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...-what-try.html

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Hello,
When I'm at home, my Internet speed is very, very slow.
So when Windows 10 download automatically its updates, I cannot use Internet as well as I would like.
I would like to postpone this automatic downloading of Windows 10 updates.
Can you help me ?
Thanks.
 

A:Internet Security it possible to disable automatic Windows 10 updates ?

Hi,

Please try the following methods:

Method 1

Open the Run command (Win + R), in it type: services.msc and press enter
From the Services list which appears find the Windows Update service and open it
In ?Startup Type? (under the ?General? tab) change it to ?Disabled?

Restart
Method 2

Open the Run command (Win + R), in it type: regedit and press enter
Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
In there create a ?32-bit DWORD? value called ?AuOptions? and under ?Value Data? type 2 and click ?OK?
Open the Settings app (Win + I) and navigate to -> Update and Security -> Windows Updates. Click ?Check for updates? which applies the new configuration setting
Restart
I hope it helps.

Regards,
Kardo
 

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Windows 8.1 error.....pls solve issue .......
 

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Dear Tech Support Guy,

Automatic Restart Needs Improvement in Windows 10

I would like to see a pop up warning say for example at least 10 minutes before an automatic restart is to occur in Windows 10. This will allow users to keep the automatic restart recommended setting, while at the same time, permitting them to finish their work. My Windows 10 desktop PC restarted with the huge November, 2015 Threshold 2 Update (Build 1511) in the early evening, about 7:45 PM. Restarts should be done in the early morning hours, say between 3-4am when most people are asleep.

I have selected the "Notify of Scheduled Restart." option, which I believe should be the default setting, as users in Windows 8.1 would get pop-up notices by default. Some questions:

1.) If a users selects "Notify of Scheduled Restart" for Windows Update, in Windows 10, what message will they see the next time a restart is scheduled? (Screenshots would be helpful.)

2.) Let's suppose that I schedule the restart for 3:30am when not using the computer. Will this time setting hold for all the next subsequent updates that need a system restart until changed?

Jack
 

A:Windows Update Automatic Restart Questions?

Jack1000 said:


Dear Tech Support Guy,

Automatic Restart Needs Improvement in Windows 10

I would like to see a pop up warning say for example at least 10 minutes before an automatic restart is to occur in Windows 10. This will allow users to keep the automatic restart recommended setting, while at the same time, permitting them to finish their work. My Windows 10 desktop PC restarted with the huge November, 2015 Threshold 2 Update (Build 1511) in the early evening, about 7:45 PM. Restarts should be done in the early morning hours, say between 3-4am when most people are asleep.

I have selected the "Notify of Scheduled Restart." option, which I believe should be the default setting, as users in Windows 8.1 would get pop-up notices by default. Some questions:

1.) If a users selects "Notify of Scheduled Restart" for Windows Update, in Windows 10, what message will they see the next time a restart is scheduled? (Screenshots would be helpful.)

2.) Let's suppose that I schedule the restart for 3:30am when not using the computer. Will this time setting hold for all the next subsequent updates that need a system restart until changed?

JackClick to expand...

Greetings,

Still searching for an answer to this question. The main thing I want to know is, if I change the Windows Update feature in Windows 10 to "Notification of Scheduled Restart" what will I see before a restart is scheduled to happen? Will this be a pop up notice in the syste... Read more

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i am using a windows xp professional version 2002 sp3 laptop.

automatic updates have been installed on my pc and it pops up a window saying

"updating your computer is almost complete. you must restart your computer for the updates to take effect. do you want to restart your computer now ? or 'restart later'"

I dont want to restart now. hence when i am clicking on restart later, the pop up is coming up after another 15 minutes or so.

i went to task manager-> processes -> and ended the process called wuauclt.exe which is responsible for this process, but i notice that this process is automatically started within another 10 seconds .

though i understand that , it is good for me to restart my laptop and have a successful install of my updates, I still want to know of a method to
supress these updates until i like to restart my laptop

Hope somebody could help

thank you all in anticipation,

A:how to supress windows restart pop up after automatic updates

guys , somebody please write back

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I can be in the middle of anything, a game, a paper being written, or a job being done... my windows update will automatically install an update, but sometimes will not ask me if I want to restart my PC.. it will automatically shut me down and restart.

I thought there was a way to disable it, but I can't find anything. I know that in Windows XP I could do so using the Group Policy service.. however, I cannot find a GP in Vista.

Does anyone have a clue as how to stop this from happening?

I feel like I am missing something here.
 

A:Help Disabling Automatic Restart for Windows Updates

The best way is to change the auto windows update behavior.

Control Panel>Windows Update>Change Settings

Now select "Download Updates but let me choose whether to install them" Hit OK.

Now you control when updates are installed.
 

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Hi,

I seem to have the same issue as this topic http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic458990.html

After having uninstalled and reinstalled Microsoft Security Essentials, a scan found a virus/trojan and a message came up saying that Windows would automatically restart in one minute. The computer is now stuck in a loop of automatically restarting every time Windows opens. I've read the other topics on this and run the Farbar scan. I will put the log below. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

PS. I have no other computer at home, so there may be a day or two between me replying to any messages as I try to use either my friend's computer or my computer at work.

Thanks in advance.

A:Windows Vista automatic restart loop

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST written by Farbar) Version: 20-07-2012 01
Ran by SYSTEM at 21-07-2012 20:47:32
Running from G:\
Windows Vista ™ Home Premium (X86) OS Language: English(US)
The current controlset is ControlSet002

========================== Registry (Whitelisted) =============

HKLM\...\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe [142104 2007-05-25] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe [154392 2007-05-25] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe [138008 2007-05-25] (Intel Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [SynTPStart] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPStart.exe [102400 2007-08-15] (Synaptics, Inc.)
HKLM\...\Run: [RtHDVCpl] RtHDVCpl.exe [x]
HKLM\...\Run: [NDSTray.exe] NDSTray.exe [x]
HKLM\...\Run: [topi] C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Toshiba Online Product Information\topi.exe -startup [581632 2007-07-10] (TOSHIBA)
HKLM\...\Run: [Desktop SMS] C:\Program Files\IDM\Desktop SMS\DesktopSMS.exe /auto [1507328 2007-06-18] (Interactive Digital Media)
HKLM\...\Run: [TPwrMain] %ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\Power Saver\TPwrMain.EXE [411192 2007-03-29] (TOSHIBA Corporation)
HKLM\...\Run: [SmoothView] %ProgramFiles%\Toshiba\SmoothView\SmoothView.... Read more

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HI, I normally connect to client VPN to access their systems. To connect to VPN, IKE and Authip IPsec keying modules should enabled. I made it automatic from services, and after restart the computer, it changed to disabled. So i thought IKE service
will enable if i try to connect to VPN which also not worked. I have to enable it manually. Is there something that anyone can help? Any help will help here.

Thanks All.

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When i tried to download music or download a video from a site , it automatically streamed instead of the pop up box telling me to save the file. I want to disable the automatic streaming feature. I noticed the link has been changed to automatically stream but when i disable Windows Media Player i can download the file normally. But i dont want to disable it everytime i want to download something. I tried the standard procedure of going to organize then options > network > then disabling all the protocols except the http one
Then i tried disabling all of them to no effect. It kept on auto streaming instead of allowing me to download.

Does someone know how to turn this streaming thing off or editing these auto streaming links?

Thanks in advance.

P.S Using windows 7 never happened in vista or earlier os

(the protocols are rtsp/utp etc.)
 

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I have moved this thread over, as I felt it was a different issue.

Previous thread - Most of the main services will not start?

I'm running win 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, which has been fine up to a few days ago when on start up reaching the desktop I started getting a window saying "Windows has encountered a critical problem and will restart automatically in one minute." it would then restart and continually loop this way.

I booted to safe mode and had no restart message, so was able to run a virus scan using Microsoft security essentials, however if I booted to safe mode with networking the restart window would show again.

I have looked for the Gbp Service, which I was advised might be causing the problem, but cannot find this in services running.

However, I have found that by discounting the internet, the restart issue does not show, but as soon as I connect to the internet, it pops up and the system restarts.

Does this indicate a virus or trojen of some kind?

Any suggestion how I stop this, as I cannot run a up to date antivirus program without being connected to the internet to get the latest updates?

Happy.

A:Windows has encountered a critical problem and will restart automatic

Do you have a restore point before the problem began ... a repair install may be the way to go as well....

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A:Mini Dump error plz help automatic restart in windows 8!

No Windows Updates installed. Most systems have at least 30 or 40. Please visit Windows Update and get ALL available updates (it may take several trips to get them all).

Daemon Tools (and Alcohol % software) are known to cause BSOD's on some Win7 systems (mostly due to the sptd.sys driver, although I have seen dtsoftbus01.sys blamed on several occasions). I strongly suspect that this hold true for Win8 systems also.





Please un-install the program, then use the following free tool to ensure that the troublesome sptd.sys driver is removed from your system (pick the 32 or 64 bit system depending on your system's configuration): [S] DuplexSecure - FAQ [/S] Link broken as of 21 Jul 2012
New link (15 Aug 2012): DuplexSecure - Downloads (pick the appropriate version for your system and select "Un-install" when you run it).
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Manual procedure here: Registry and SPTD problems | DAEMON Pro Help



The memory dump blames your Avast antivirus. Please:
- download a fresh copy of the latest version of Avast
- uninstall your current copy of Avast
- install the freshly downloaded copy of Avast
- IMMEDIATELY update it and perform a full system scan
- continue to monitor for further BSOD's

Please update these older drivers. Links are included to assist in looking up the source of the drivers. If unable to find an update, please remove (un-install) the program responsible for that driver. DO NOT manually delete/rena... Read more

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I've encountered a number of issues with viruses and malware over the past week, but I'm getting close to completely ridding my machine of all infections. I'm using a Sony Vaio FE-690P laptop and running a legal copy of Windows XP Professional.Before my problems started, I was using Ad-Aware and McAfee VirusScan periodically as my main defense against infections. When my computer started to act up, I performed scans through each program. Each scan turned up a number of items, some more dangerous than others, so I took note of them and deleted the items. Upon a system reboot, I performed the same scan again and found that some of the exact items I thought had just deleted reappeared. One of the four items that I was unable to get rid of was the Virtumonde virus. After doing some internet research, I downloaded Spyware Doctor, paid for a subscription, and performed a scan. Spyware Doctor found the same items as Ad-Aware, but would also not allow their complete removal. I then ran an additional scan using a tool within Spyware Doctor called the Malware Detective Tool. I don't know how or why it happened, but since using that tool, my scans now come back free of infections. That all leads to this...So I felt good knowing I had hopefully resolved my problems. My computer was no longer showing any symptoms of infection. That is until I received the following error message:"Generic Host Process for Win32 Services encountered a problem and needs to close."On... Read more

A:NTAUTHORITY\SYSTEM - Windows XP initiated automatic restart.

Hello and welcome. I have moved your topic here as I feel there may still be infection. We will check and if needed send itt back.Please run 2 tools.SDFix:Please print out and follow these instructions: "How to use SDFix". When using this tool, you must use the Administrator's account or an account with "Administrative rights"Disconnect from the Internet and temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any real time protection programs before performing a scan.When done, the SDFix report log will open in notepad and automatically be saved in the SDFix folder as Report.txt.If SDFix is unable to run after rebooting from Safe Mode, run SDFix in either Mode, and type F, then press Enter for it to finish the final stage and produce the report.Please copy and paste the contents of Report.txt in your next reply.Be sure to renable you anti-virus and and other security programs before connecting to the Internet.-- If the computer has been infected with the VirusAlert! malware warning from the clock and the Start Menu icons or drives are not visible, open the SDFix folder, right-click on either the XP_VirusAlert_Repair.inf or W2K VirusAlert_Repair.inf (depending on your version of Windows) and select Install from the Context menu. Then reboot to apply the changes.Now MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.32) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Pro... Read more

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Now that microsoft has removed the ability to force windows 10 to ask to be scheduled and given that "active hours" is a broken concept that doesn't solve any problem, how can I prevent windows from automatically restarting again? Is the only option to turn off windows update entirely now?

A:How to Prevent automatic restart in Windows 10 Anniversary Update?

Hello tannim,

What is broken about active hours for you?

Active hours lets Windows know when you usually use this device. When a restart is necessary to finish installing an update, Windows won't automatically restart your device during active hours.

Windows Update Active Hours - Change in Windows 10

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Hello everyone.I am currently scanning my fingerprint at boot-up which is then passing through my HDD bios password and automatically through my Windows Hello logon. All with 1 fingerprint swipe at boot-up. I would like to know can i choose to block the automatic pass through the Windows Hello logon after that 1 single swipe ? Is that possible ?Considering that i set up my IR camera at the same time to unlock my computer i would prefer to have 2X verification instead of just having Windows Hello skipped after the fingerprint authentification in the Bios.  Why I am asking that ? Well, simply to avoid having the need to survey my computer at the job after the boot. Considering that i have some services and Hyper-v machines which can take time to start and which i do not want to wait, i would like to boot up my computer to lock screen and leave it to finalize loading "locked !" while i am away. This 1 single swipe config is just making me slave of the booting of my laptop each time i turn it on. Thank you in advance.

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My new laptop ran Dell Updates overnight a couple of days ago and I had to power it up the next morning, only to discover it was a complete restart and the programs I had open were closed. Luckily I think I was able to recover everything from the closed applications, but is there a way to tell Dell Updates when I want to restart the computer?
Also, I was able to do this with Windows 10 before the anniversary update, but the option seems to have disappeared in the settings now.

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i keep encounter this auto restart error therefore i decided to uncheck the automatic restart checkbox in system properties to get a BSOD so that i know what happen, but even if i uncheck it, my cpu still auto restart without generating a BSOD

i also checked my windows folder but there are no \Windows\Minidump in it

A:Auto restart even if uncheck automatic restart

Upload Dump Files:
Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder. Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.
Left click on the first minidump file.
Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.
Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"
Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.
Upload that .zip file with your next post.

If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there. If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.

If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP. If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service - then post the link to it.
Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file): Set MiniDump

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Does anyone know a good way of disabling the Windows update restart prompt completely? I have disabled the 15 minute auto restart timer but I still get the prompt to restart popping up when I am trying to play a full screen game. The best thing I have found so far is an AutoHotKey script that automatically clicks postpone which is fine for normal computer use but the problem is that my games still minimize for the short time the popup is displayed.

The only other suggestions I have seen are to temporally or permanently disable Windows Update. I would rather not have to do anything manual to block the popup but I would also prefer it if I didn't have to completely turn off updates because I know I would just end up forgetting to install them before I shut down. If worst comes to worst I will just turn off updates completely.

Ideally what I am looking for is a group policy or registry tweak or a patched file that takes out the popup completely. I guess it is only going to get worse with Windows 8 forced updates.

Any help is really appreciated.

A:Disable the Windows update restart prompt completely

A word to the wise: When updating, do not have any other applications open, and a game is an application.

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In Spontaneous restarts, perhaps seemingly caused by power switch? Help! I describe a bothersome situation where, as of now, it appears that my PC is rebooting itself once in the morning upon being woken from sleep and logged into, then behaves fine after that (so overheating, hardware failure, etc., are not the likely causes).

In Random reboot someone experiencing a similar problem a couple years ago says "I've set Windows 7 to do nothing when the button is pressed" as the way the user solved his random restarts, and I'd like to try that myself.

I know if I were a "real man" I'd open the case, find the restart button, and unplug it.

But I'm not. I'm a wimp who hates moving his case, unplugging things, and opening the case, if it can be avoided.

Is there really a setting in Windows or in the BIOS that would disable the signal from the reset button? My case does have separate buttons for power and for restart.

A:How to Windows-disable the front-panel restart button?

If it is the reset button you are trying to disable, it cannot be done from Windows.

It is a hardware reset directly to the circuits on the motherboard.

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Hi All, I updated my z570 succesfully from windows 8.1 to windows10 back in 2015 and using succesfullly without any problems. when tried to update from 1703 got error which used to rolled back with automatic repair and recovery to previous version automatically after 2, 3 hard shutdowns. Recently when windows 10 is updating to latest security and  other updates (I defferred the feature updates like 1803 using some MS windows utility, So proceeded confidently with update).However during update the laptop entered into this endless restart loop. After hard shutdown with power key 2, 3 times its showing message that 'Attemptiing Automatic repair' then 'recovery to previous installed version' but quickly again restarting back in loop.  I tried following other methods:1. Tried entering to setup by pressing F2 - no luck2. Created bootable USB and started laptop and pressed F12 continuosly - no luck3. Removed battery and pressed power button for a while and restarted hoping to enter setup - didnt helped4. used One touch recovery key next to power button while system is off hoping after system on takes me to sestup page - didnt helped If I could atleast enter setup or boot will try to solve, I Sincerely request memebers here to help me solving this issue. Thanks

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I found a unique way to do it on Windows 10 HOME and as far as I searched internet I didn't find any similar instructions:
http://www.smartestcomputing.us.com/topic/81980-windows-10-home-disable-automatic-updates-enable-updates-on-demand/

 

A:Windows 10 Home disable automatic updates, enable updates on demand

Those are good instructions. Clear and concise.

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I found a unique way to do it on Windows 10 HOME and as far as I searched internet I didn't find any similar instructions:
http://www.smartestcomputing.us.com...e-automatic-updates-enable-updates-on-demand/
 

A:Windows 10 Home disable automatic updates, enable updates on demand

I got some updates last night and unfortunately my fix didn't work so I'll unpin this topic.
 

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Few days ago my user account started to automatically logon. Before that I didn't have password, but I had to click on my username to start. I didn't change anything, or at least I didn't intentionally. When I go to netplwiz, option "users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" is checked, so I don't no what else should I do to disable automatic logon. Any advices?
Thanks in advance

A:Disable automatic logon

Hello John,

Creating a password for your user account should have you have to log on to it again.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Heya. I'm running Windows XP Home. Is there any way to make it so that XP does not attempt to automatically reboot upon power failure? When there is a brownout or blackout, sometimes my power briefly fluctuates, and this causes XP to reboot several times within the time-span of a couple of seconds--I don't like this, so I am wondering if there is any way to disable this behavior.

Thanks.

A:How to disable automatic reboot in XP

Heya. I'm running Windows XP Home. Is there any way to make it so that XP does not attempt to automatically reboot upon power failure? When there is a brownout or blackout, sometimes my power briefly fluctuates, and this causes XP to reboot several times within the time-span of a couple of seconds--I don't like this, so I am wondering if there is any way to disable this behavior.Thanks.The only way to stop this is to get a UPS or uninterruptable power supply. The one's available for home use are reasonably priced as well...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uninterruptible_power_supply

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I would have thought Windows 10 was intelligent enough to abide by the "active hours" criteria in update settings. However, I cam into my business today at 2pm(active hours set for 8-5), all to find my system said it was preparing to install updates. Must have been a huge update too, because it took 42 minutes until I got to my desktop, and I'm furious.

How can I disable automatic updates so that this might never happen again?

Thanks.

A:How can I disable automatic updates?

Hello burgertime,

Here you go.

Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10

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I just installed XP and it keeps automatically logging me in. I tried 3 ways to disable this. I am trying to get that welcome blue screen up first where you click the users icon and then it asks for you to enter your password. Thats the screen I want to come up every time I boot up my computer.

Here are the methods I tried.

Method 2

Click Start, and then click Run. In the Open box, type control userpasswords2, and then click OK. In the dialog box that appears, enable Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer check box, and then click OK.
Method 3

Click Start, Run and type rundll32 netplwiz.dll,ClearAutoLogon
Method 4

Use this method only if you've configured the automatic logon using the registry manually. Because, automatic logon procedure using Control Userpasswords2 or using Tweak UI does not involve Winlogon \ DefaultPassword key at all. They are stored in protected area rather.

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Open Registry Editor (Regedit.exe) and navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Microsoft \ WindowsNT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon

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Delete the DefaultPassword entry.
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Double-click AutoAdminLogon, type 0 in the Value Data box, and then click OK.

A:I cant disable automatic logon

Have you tried going to:

Start > Control Panel > User Accounts

You can add users there. To get the screen you were talking about (it's called the Welcome screen) do the following.

Once in User Accounts in the Control Panel, click on "Change the way users log on or off", then check/tick the box that says "Use the Welcome screen".

Hope this helps.

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 How do I disable forced softwre updates?  I am losing an incredible amount of time restarting files and programs I am in the process of working on when the PC automatically reboots. 

A:How do I disable automatic updates???

Hi,It is nearly impossible to stop automatic updates in windows 10 for now. Next month with the "creators update" this should again become possible. However you can set a time frame where you do not want reboots to take place, which will limit most reboots to a certain hour. If you go into settings by clicking on the notification area and on settings. Go  to windows update and you will see options for working hours and planning "restarts". Naturally they are not always respected. Hope it helps,David

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How do I disable the "automatic copy" feature that occurs when I'm highlighting files and I accidentally "twitch" the mouse cursor a little bit??

It drives me nuts. Happens in 2000 & XP.
TIA
Tom
 

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Before I came back to college, I had my automatic updates set to notify me only; not to download anything. When I got plugged in to the college network, and registered my computer with the school, it somehow screwed with my settings. Now, my computer automatically downloads windows updates and installs them when I turn off the PC. When I tried to switch it back to "Notify Only" via control panel>automatic updates, everything is greyed out, and I can't adjust the settings (click for screenshot).When I registered my computer with the network, I had to run a security program to get on the internet. It checked for all the windows updates and made sure I had the school's "offical" antivirus program (Symantic Corporate). I don't know if that actually caused this problem, or something else on the network did. Maybe its a registry problem? I have already tried going into the Automatic Update settings in Safe Mode, but to no avail.System: Windows XP Media Center Edition w/Service Pack 2, emachines T5212 Desktop.

A:Cannot Disable Automatic Updates

Hey, rms4evr.

Try this:

Go to the Start Menu, click on Run

Type "gpedit.msc" without the quotes and click OK

In the window that opens, on the left side (the Tree looking thing) navigate to Computer Configuration>Administrative Templates>Windows Update
Make sure that all the options on the right side are set to "Not Configured". The culprit is probably "Configure Automatic Updates"


Fun Facts About gpedit:
gpedit or Group Policy Editor is a windows tools used by network administrators to set certain global settings for networked computers. The "security program" likely changed this setting. I'd complain to someone, if I were you...

gpedit.msc: regedit's weirder cousin.

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Pls tell me how to disable automatic printing of windows when they are dragged from right to left.
 

A:Disable automatic printing

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