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win2kpro starts, reboots, starts, reboots...

Q: win2kpro starts, reboots, starts, reboots...

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.

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Preferred Solution: win2kpro starts, reboots, starts, reboots...

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

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

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

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I just built a new PC so I put my old Mobo in my wifes PC and something weird is happening. The only thing different from when it was mine is a different case and hard drive.

Every time I install widnows xp everything goes good until it's finished, no errors. Then when windows starts, it loads to the black screen where it says Windows XP pro and has the little bar that goes back and forth, but the bar doesn't do that, I just get that screen for about 1 minute then it reboots. I've tried 3 different hard drives and 2 different CD roms. I've also changed the cables. I've installed windows about 6 times, same thing with both HDD's.

The windows cd should be good, I used it for my new machine and it's working fine.

This don't make sense, except for the HDD and case, it's the same PC i've been using for 3 years, and it worked just great before I did this.
I just installed win 2000 and it worked. I have 2 thoughts:
I had trouble with my sound card, maybe when XP tries to see it on start up it freezes, or, maybe the WinXP CD is bad and it worked just enough for me to install on my PC, the thing is, I made some mistakes on hard drive placement on mine and ended up installing XP 3 times and it worked every time.

When I get home I'll try to install XP without the sound card, if that don't work I'll make a new copy of XP. I'm downloading XP from Microsoft as an ISO, so maybe there were bits of data missing from t... Read more

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Hi! I'm using a MacBook Air that's half Mac and half Windows. As you may know, the MacBook Air doesn't have a CD/DVD drive so I can't run the Windows XP SP3 CD on it. The Mac part works perfectly fine (that's how I'm typing this!) but when I run Windows, it goes up to the Windows loading part and then a blue screen quickly flashes and it restarts this process over and over. However, when I press F8 to choose different start-up options, when I click "Disable automatic restart on system failure" or something like that, I can actually see the full blue screen. The technical information displayed on the blue screen is
*** STOP: 0x000000ED (0x89CCE168, 0xC0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

Also, all of the start up options DO NOT WORK!

The day before this happened I had another problem where it just wouldn't load so I tried disconnecting all USB ports and the charger and then it worked fine after I did that.
I'm only a newly-turned 14 year old so all help will be greatly appreciated if simpler terms are used? :) Thank you so much! :D

A:Windows Starts but Reboots !

Bummmmp? :/

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Win XP PRO
athlon XP 1700+
MSI K7N420Pro
onboard nforce audio
onboard nforce video (disabled)
msi geforce 4 ti 4200
768mb crucial pc2100 ddr
WD caviar 40gb 7200 rpm ata100
300w allied power supply

pc has worked fine for 3 months after upgrading to bigger p/s.

I sat down to pc after about 5 hours of non-use and got no sound. Device manager looked fine, and all cords where plugged in where they should be. I tried running every type of sound file I could find to no avail. I rebooted. Now I get as far as the "windows is starting up" screen with the black background and blue bar moving across bottom of screen. The pc will reboot just before showing desktop. It will do this 20 times. I booted off norton antivirus cd and nothing found. I'm now running scandisk (no errors) and a full surface scan (no bad sectors yet). I do not want to format this hd, and I have tried booting to both safe mode and the last known good configuration. These both result in the reboot.
 

A:XP Pro starts, and reboots constantly

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Hi. I have been trying to fix a BSOD for 2 days now I did a bunch of system restores and all of them have failed. Now the computer won't boot at all it doen't give a BSOD any more though.
P.S. I can't boot into safe mode.
When I boot into safe mode it just reboots and when I normal boot it just reboots to.
Also it gets to the Starting Windows orb but as soon it starts to load it force reboots.

A:When Windows starts it reboots!

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums chewyboy000.
To help all of us would you please add your systems specs? Here's how: System Info - See Your System Specs
Under System Manufacturer/Model Number add desktop or laptop and whether self built.

You can easily copy/paste from within the app, no install required.
How old is the computer? Offhand it sounds like a power issue. Can you try booting with one stick of RAM only?

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Hi,

Got a problem with my pc. I recently made the move from Vista Home Premium 32-bit to Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and upgraded my graphics card from the onboard one.

Here are my system specs:

HP Pavilion Elite m9242.ch
QuadCore Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600, 2.4GHz
Asus IPIBL.LB (Benicia) Motherboard
4GB DDR2-80 RAM
ATI Radeon HD 4890
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit

All drivers are up to date...checked that a million times. I reinstalled Windows 7, reinstalled graphics cards drivers clean.

What happens is that my PC suddenly reboots as soon as a game like COD World at War is started. No BSOD, even when set to not reboot automatically, no error message and error log just tells me the pc was shut down unexpectedly. The game seems to run in safe mode.

Funny thing is it reboots when I try to run a Windows Experience Index assessment. The PC has also rebooted while idling once or twice.

Hope this is enough information to get you started.

Thanks and happy new year.

EDIT: Can't find the minidump in my Windows folder.

A:Game starts and PC reboots

I tend to go with an overheating problem, either CPU or GPU or maybe the power supply is having problems. You might want to check the GPU or CPU temps while it's under load.

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The chain of events....

I see the motherboard logo, as usual, and then windows logo with loading dots underneath.

I hear a click and the logo disappears.

A white on black one-line message flashes on but it flashes so quickly that I cannot read it.

Then, the computer reboots and the whole schmagaggie repeats itself.

Will do this until I shut it down.

F8 and delete don't help me because my computer knowledge level is low.

Cannot get to safe mode.

This began the day I set up verizon dsl .

Any ideas?

Thank you.
 

A:W xp starts to load; shuts off and reboots again and again and again...

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My PC was working fantastically until I added more RAM. I have an XFX 680i LT SLI mobo and it had 2 GB of Corsair XMS2 Dominator 240 pin DDR2 800MHz. Worked absolutely perfectly until I got 2 more gigs of Corsair (same exact thing just not the dominator series). Once that happened the computer started hanging on the splash screen. I figured it was RAM voltages and it was so I went into BIOS which had them set at 1.85 volts and I set them to 2.1 volts. Problem persisted. Computer runs absolutely fine when I get into the OS (Win7) but now it hangs on a black screen. Keyboard and mouse don't get power. Fans and lights come on. The only way to get anywhere is to let it just run like that for fifteen minutes or so and then kill power and then turn it back on and boot. When I finally do get anything BIOS tells my my voltages are wrong, I go back in and have to reset RAM back to 2.1 volts AGAIN. I tried resetting CMOS, flashing BIOS, checked PSU pins to mobo, now I'm not sure what the problem is anymore. Took my RAM out and tried just a single stick at a time but that doesn't help it boot any faster, but like I said once I finally do successfully boot into OS everything runs perfect. I can restart the computer just fine after it gets running, even shut down and power on as long as it doesn't stay off for a while. If it stays off long enough it just doesn't wanna come back to life.

CPU is a Wolfdale e8400 3.0 GHz
I have an eVGA 8800 GT and one 500 GB har... Read more

A:PC hangs on boot but starts with enough reboots

Corsair XMS2 Dominator has 3-4-3-9 Timings listed and 2.4V
while Corsair XMS2 has 5-5-5-18 timings and 19v listed.

Might want to set the timings to the 5-5-5-18 and 19v. Since it sounds like your overclocking the regular XMS2 ram which cannot handle it. Or maybe sell it on ebay and get Dominator. Mixing 2 high end rams with dif timings is not a good thing.
 

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Hi, this has happened 2 times to me now, my computer starts up radomly. The first time was when i was at school and i never had my computer on in the morning, then when my mom came home she said it was on....and i dont know how it was on....usually if i turn the computer on..it comes to the login screen....but this happened again today and i realized that it skips the login screen and is automatically loged in as me!........so i dont know why this happens and there are NO suspicious processes running, ive kept a tight lease on those prosses since i got rid of an AIM trojan virus.......so i started to use the computer since it turned it self on today......and a few minutes into it, w/o warning it just reboots......just randomly.....this usually doesnt happen but i think it happened once or twice before and im pretty sure that was for other reasons.....so im wondering what in the world could cause this. POSSIBLY a virus or something that was ruined on the C drive when i cleaned that virus out....but im pretty sure it doesnt have to do with any kind of virus since I do frequent scans of Ewido, norton, the pandasoft online one, and have Spybot S&D as well as HJT to check processes and nothing has come up recently. I dont overclock so im pretty sure the rebooting isnt connected with any overheating as the computer has stayed on long periods of time before....... My only other thought is that just to be safe i should upgrade the BIOS on my mobo, but last time i checked, the new... Read more

A:Computer Starts up randomly and sometimes reboots.

Try checking the BIOS for Wake-On-Lan or PME/PCI power event, some motherboards have those enabled by default and may cause the computer to turn on if you have a modem installed and the phone rings or recieves a random signal from the network and causes a startup.

Those options are usually in the power mangement portion of the BIOS.
 

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Hello,

I had to get another hard drive and format and put my Windows XP Home edition on it. Couldn't do it from my computer, because it would not boot from the CD so had to put in another and do it. Boots up fine on that computer. When I hook it back up to my computer, it loads up, the the Windows XP splash screen comes on real quick, then reboots, just keeps doing that.

Any ideas?

Thank you

Phil

A:[SOLVED] XP starts to load, then reboots! Please Help

Run a windows repair installation.

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This problem has me bugged and it really is a pain in the neck. Whenever I put a disc in or a dvd in the drive it autostarts and the disc light goes on and then boom resets. back to the beginning like I just turned the computer on. memory checks ... log in ect. and then it is fine I can watch whatever, play whatever again..
Any help!!!!

Fustrated
 

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MY PC is as follows:

Operating System - Windows 7 Home Premium (64 Bit)
CPU - 3.3Ghz Intel Core i5 3500k
Video Card - 1.25Gb Nvidia Geforce GTX 570
Ram - 8gb DDR III
Power Supply - Thermaltake Toughpower 750w
Motherboard - Asus P8Z68-V Pro


I have had my PC now for a good several months, and had no problems with it. For the past couple of days my PC has been just crashing & restarting itself constantly, and I have no idea why.

Now though, it will not even boot up properly. Basically, what happens is I turn the PC on and it starts to boot up. It then restarts itself around 5 seconds later, only to boot up again. It only seems to restart itself the once though for some reason.

The problem is, nothing is going to my monitor whatsoever. It just says "check cable signal" on the monitor, even though the PC seems to be on. I've tried the monitor on a different computer & it works fine, so I know it's not a problem with that.

I've tried taking out the RAM, Graphics Card, PSU and refitting them to see if anything was out of place, and I've also double checked to make sure if all the cables are properly plugged in, which they are.

I'm finding this extremely irritating, as I just can't find out what's wrong with it at all, it's just started happening all of a sudden.


I'd really appreciate some help with this, thank you.

A:[SOLVED] PC Starts Up, Then Reboots Itself 5 Secs Later. No Signal Going To Monitor E

Any errors messages, Blue Screen of Death with error messages?

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Comp starts then reboots before even loading BIOS. Happens every time.

I have already tried replacing components such as PSU, graphics card, RAM and heatsink

My specs are:

GIGABYTE MB GA-P35-DS3L
INTEL Core 2 Quad @ 2.4
Mushkin 2x1G PC26400
XFX 8600GT

Please help, thnx
 

A:Comp starts then reboots systematically before even loading BIOS

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My PC is Win 7 Pro 64-bit with 16GB RAM. We have Verizon FIOS 1Gbps at home, so the setup is all pretty good.

A few months ago, I installed Simple DNSCrypt 64-bit on my Win 7 machine, which in turn installed the dnscrypt-proxy process and service on the machine. This encrypts all DNS lookups so my ISP cannot see where I go on the web, and I set it to connect to Cloudflare's
new 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver, which is highly secure and doesn't keep logs. It's a great combination of services - see the stupendous article

How to keep your ISP?s nose out of your browser history with encrypted DNS | Ars Technica .

Starting just a little while ago, on reboots, my internet connection got spotty and then started to die. Not all reboots, but maybe half. I figured out today that the the dnscrypt-proxy process and service
are starting on reboots but then
something is terminating them pretty quickly as booting continues. When they terminate, my PC cannot connect to the internet.


I've tried a number of things, but the only solution I found today was to change the dnscrypt-proxy service's start to "Automatic (Delayed Start)", which works but causes every reboot to take longer.

This link will take you to an xls with my entire Autoruns list of startup items:
< THIS LINK > (Rows with strikeout text are DISABLED and do not start.)
Do you see anything that would cause the dnscrypt-proxy process and service to terminate?

Any ideas?

Thanks.
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My windows 7 pro computer was working perfectly. I created recent restore points. After adding a second hard drive for storage. I realized it had an older W7 OS on it.  From within my current OS I formatted the storage drive and it went through fine. All was working well until I rebooted.
 
The OS would only go so far to the Windows flying logo and then reboot.  All safe modes did the same thing. Windows repair kept saying it could not be repaired automatically even with the disk. Ran Chkdsk and scanned for virus - no problems found.
 
When I looked at restore points I did see the most recent one (same day) was for a critical windows update. I tried running several restore points (which went through successfully) but windows would do the same thing.  
 
One thing that baffled me was after running successful restore points, when I went back into system restore it showed all the restore points again even the most recent ones, as if I had never run any at all?
 
This system would take me days to rebuild. If anyone can help it would be very appreciated!  And I would sing your praises!

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Hey guys

I was playing League of Legends today when my laptop all of a sudden shutted down and rebooten itself. No big deal I was saying to myself, there was no BSOD or anything else to notify except from the suspect "self reboot".

Well now, about 4 hours later I was still playing League of Legends (probably I'm an addict) when all of a sudden the game shutted down. A fake virus scanner started to "scan" files on my laptop saying that every file was infected. When I tried to download AVG Free I couldn't because the virus shuts down everything I open (even My Computer). After closing every single program loaded at that time, the virus rebooted my laptop and there was a BSOD.

Whatever I do to try installing an anti-virus gets blocked by the virus. My laptop reboots time after time. Is there any way to install a virusscanner as I am not really in the mood to lose about 750 gigabytes of data (better backup next time )? I tried installing AVG Free in safe-mode but AVG Free tells me I can't installed the scanner through safe-mode.

Please help me, I'll add to your reputation if you succeed to help :-)

EDIT: remove this post please, I'm just going to format my computer.

Thanks in advance

A:Fake anti-virus starts "scanning" but reboots PC

Try to install Malwarebytes AntiMalware free in safe mode with networking,
update it & do a full scan. It should be able to detect & remove the fake AV.

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I have a myriad of problems:
1. I get a message "file name or assembly hpqfmrsc or one of its components was not found
2. When using uninstall programs I cannot uninstall any programs and not all of the programs are there.
3. Media player sometimes starts automaticaly.
4. The sound on my laptop hp dv6000 is not working .

Here is my hijack this file: (Thank you for all of your help!)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:35:21 AM, on 3/15/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mqsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mqtgsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
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A:Error msg when Windows starts, no sound and Media Player automatically starts

Hello and welcome to TSF.

HijackThis is no longer the preferred initial analysis tool in this forum.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




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link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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Basically what the title says. I have a new computer which I spent about 1300 dollars on. I built it myself and everything ran fine for about 6 months until I tried to overclock it. The bios and overclocking are pretty ***** proof since the motherboard is fairly new. You literally hit one button from normal to overclock. Since then when I boot the computer up the computer comes on for about 3 seconds, the monitor doesn't react at all, then it shuts itself off for another 3 seconds then boots up normally. Any ideas what the problem is or how to fix it? I've seen some similar cases on here but they aren't exactly the same.
 

A:I overclocked now my computer starts, turns itself off, then starts back up fine

Yes, turn off overclocking!
 

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When i press the start button, it turns on for a moment, then shuts down and starts beeping. I have counted 8 continuous beeps, then a pause, then another 8 beeps, and so on. What is happening?
Also, my model is a Dell inspiron 15 5000 series.
Thanks in advance.

A:My laptop starts beeping when turning it on, but never properly starts

The system isn't detecting the display panel.
If the system is under warranty, call Dell. If not,
Check the connection between the display cable and mainboard.  If it's loose, reconnect it.
If there's evident damage to the cable, and it's a non-touch model, replace the display harness.
If it's a touch or tablet screen, the cable isn't separately replaceable.  In that case, the screen assembly needs to be replaced.
If that doesn't solve the problem, the mainboard is the faulty part and will need to be replaced.
If you need a reference to the service manual, please post the full model number (i.e., Inspiron 5521, etc.).

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Hi, I just finished building my first system. Everything works well, temps are low. System:
E6600, ASUS P5W DH Deluxe, 2 GB Kingston Hyperx, Antec Neohe 500w, Antec Solo case 120mm rear exhaust fan, 2 front 92mm fans, Sapphire x1900GT, 2 Seagate sata hard drives, Win XP Home v.2002, Kaspersky security suite. All drivers are up to date. The system can be started by clicking the usb mouse, or by turning the monitor on/off. In BIOS restart PCI, PCIe, etc are all disabled, No restart after power failure, power switch is set to on/off-hold it down for a few seconds. What am I missing? Thanks, in advance.
 

A:Solved: Weird starts: pc starts from monitor on/off, mouse

Wow That Is One Messed Up Computer Idk It Might Be A Bios Problem Such As It Being Out Of Date Try Flashing The Bios And / Or Try Toggling The Power Options In The Control Panel I Know There Was Something About System Shut Down Modes There Somewhere.
 

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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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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'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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I don't like that. I use trillian for my im programs. How can I stop this? What a pain. I don't want MS Instant Messenger to run on it's own.... I don't really like the program; I only use it because a couple of friends do.

While we're at it, MSIM contacts automatically show in the address list. I never email these people! How can I get rid of them there?

Thanks.
 

A:MSIM Starts when Outlook Express Starts

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Hello

I bougth new Notebook Acer 5741G which has Windows 7 X64.
When I start computer it always starts up automatically WiFi adaptor.

Do you think is it possible to disable that function?
I have tried to do that in many ways but I cant.

Thank you in advance

A:When computer starts wifi starts automatically?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fett400


Hello

I bougth new Notebook Acer 5741G which has Windows 7 X64.
When I start computer it always starts up automatically WiFi adaptor.

Do you think is it possible to disable that function?
I have tried to do that in many ways but I cant.

Thank you in advance


don't you have a WiFi button on your laptop to disable WiFi?

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That's the description.  Power light goes on,  No sounds other than momentary sound of fan.  Fan on about 5 seconds, then computer shuts down.  Novo button doesn't do anything.  No video.  Can't get into Bios.

A:Ideapad Z410 starts, fan starts, then quits- no sc...

Some hardware problem, but no way to tell from that info.You could try removing the main battery and AC power to it. Press the power button for 30 sec. Plug AC in only and see if you get anything happen. Could be as simple as the AC adapter is defective but all guessing with technical tests




T520 Model 4239 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2860QMbr>; Nvidia NVS 4200M Win 10 64bitZ70-80 I7 - 5500U 16GB GB - 1TB HD Win 10 64bit FHD 17.3", G840 w/2GB

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That's the description.  Power light goes on,  No sounds other than momentary sound of fan.  Fan on about 5 seconds, then computer shuts down.  Novo button doesn't do anything.  No video.  Can't get into Bios.

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Hi -

I'm a beginner so bear with me please. I have a Sony Vaio Desktop which is probably 4 or 5 years old. It has Win XP. Last night I tried to do something I wasn't capable of - I went into the registry and I crashed the computer. I lost everything. This morning. I loaded my back up system disks and application disks. No problem. Then I started loading my own software and a few off the web like WordPerfect, Mozilla Firefox, AVG, etc. The last thing that I loaded was AVG anti-virus and I swear that before the computer went blank AVG said something about detecting a virus. Now the machine can't be loaded. It loads the first couple of screens that say Sony and then Microsoft XP (it gives the beep) and then the computer and monitor shut down. About 30 seconds later they power up and start the process of trying to sign on again. If it's a virus then I can't get on the computer to do anything about it. I tried to get in safe mode with no luck but I really don't know what I'm doing there. I have a call in for my computer expert friend, but he's no where to be found. I know the answer may require some complicated manuevers.

Any help that you can suggest is greatly appreciated. I use the computer for personal use and for volunteer work that I do. I really wish I had the bucks to just by a new one. Best Buy's interest is just too high.

Thank you
Dawn
 

A:Computer starts to Load, shuts down, then starts Again

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the problem is that when i open my computer, rundll32.exe starts aswell and then my explorer.exe keeeps on restarting. i think the problem is rundll32.exe so i am wondering how to fix it.
If you need any information, just tell me how to get it and i will do it ;)
If you have any ideas or want to know further please tell me.

A:When The Rundll32.exe Starts, My Explorer.exe Starts To Restart

Hello Are you running XP or another?
What antivirus and spyware tools are installed?
What firewall are you using?
Have you performed a scan with these from safe mode?.....thanks

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when my windows is loading an error comes up "msnmsgr.exe", like 15 of them pop up. Then i went to the Task manager ans there is 15 programs called "X" running...i can end the process of them thenon my pc then everything is fine, but whenever i restart my pc or turn on my pc and the windows load the same thing happens. Can anyone help me ?
 

A:Porgram that starts when windows starts...

start>run>msconfig.exe>startup tab>click hide microsoft things>then disable all
 

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Hi,I am having some problem with my HP Compaq NC600 laptop. When i press the power button, the laptop starts, the cooling fan starts and then after about a few seconds the laptop turns off. When i press firmly on the silver bar above the F11 and F12 button and press enter, at that time the screen comes and the laptop turns on completely, but it stays like that if keep on pressing the silver bar. If i let it go, the screen again goes black and processes are stopped. Now, anyone please help me asap. This laptop is very important to me and i will really appreciate that a lottt...... Again, to summarize, my laptop turns on, the charging light and the bluetooth light turns on as well as the fan, but then after a few second the laptop turn off..Thanx

A:HP NC6000 starts, fan starts, and then it turns off

I am having sort of the same issue...
I have an HP Pavilion DV6000 ...
the blue touch lights go on, then the fan kicks in and then it shuts off. It just does that continuously until I take the battery out.
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I was trying to remove Windows Defender this morning as I'm running MS Security Essentials. I thought the two programs might be conflicting with each other. MsMpEng.exe was using over 260K of physical RAM which I thought was excessive. At one point I suspended the MsMpEng.exe process while in Resource Monitor. My system immediately crashed. After rebooting, I discovered that I couldn't start Windows (7) again.

Thinking that I damaged one or more critical system files when I suspended MsMpEng.exe, I booted to Safe Mode with networking and restored Windows using a system restore point from yesterday. I was able to log into my user account after the system restored. Everything worked fine. However, my relief was short-lived: I wasn't able to log in again to my user account after re-booting without waiting fifteen minutes or longer. There are no earlier restore points I can use. Starting with the last known good configuration didn't work. I tried rebooting and running Startup repair. That didn't work either. The message it gave was that my problem booting was probably due to a change in configuration.

Shortly before the crash I ran Malware Anti-Malware Bytes and AdwCleaner. All instances of malware and adware were removed. After the crash I ran MS Security Essentials. No viruses were found.

Please advise if I need to upload a system configuration file, and if so, what program I can use to capture it to a file. I haven't done this for a while since before today, my system has b... Read more

A:Windows starts very slowly, when it starts

Well you can't really 'remove' windows defender per se, but you can disable it. Also, windows defender is not an antivirus, but anti spyware. Essentials is anti virus.

1) open windows defender

2) Click Tools, and then click Options.

3) Click Administrator, select or clear the Use this program check box, and then click Save. Administrator permission required If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

also uninstall essentials after this. See if there's any improvement.

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I tried to install a second harddrive on my pc last night, i did this before with no problems, i plugged it in, then the power came on for maybe 2-3 secs then turned off, then turned on again, i dont have any picture either, i checked the cords and hardware to see if they're loose, nothing. i have a presario, running xp home, please help, thanks.
 

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A friend of my wife that works with her called and said her computer won't turn on, I looked and this is what it is doing.
You turn it on and the green light on the tower comes on and you can hear it starting up the green light on the monitor is on the key board lite is not. nothing ever comes up on the screen because you can listen to it and it starts then I think before it can really do anytning it sounds light it shuts itself off, then right away it starts up, then shuts down, then you can hear it start, then you can hear it shut itself down, you can hear it doing this and will keep doing it till you shut it down by the tower, could a cd being stuck in the cd unit make it do that or any idea's?? pleae help this lady needs it for her business, Thanks

Also if it makes a difference--you can get I think it is a white box with red trim on it you can get it on the monitor screen and it says something like saving power 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,and counts down and then goes to sleep
 

A:windows XP home compter starts then stops,starts,stops PLEASE HELP I use it for work

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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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Windows Media Center always starts when Vista starts. I go into Control Panel -> Startup Programs and remove it, but the next time I start up, there it is again. I've run AdAware and Spyware Blaster and found no malware. Any suggestions for how to keep this program from running on startup?
 

A:windows media center starts when windows starts

Start > Run > msconfig

go to the "STARTUP" tab

uncheck it if it is there. APPLY and restart

on reboot check the "Don't show me this again" message that pops up and hit OK.
 

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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!

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This will sound familiar -Windows did not start properly - select from 4 options
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- safe mode with networking
- safe mode with command
- last known setting
- start normally
When start normally is selected the unit starts and runs fine - till the next start-up (cold boot). suggestions? - I'm still a bit green with win XP pro. - Thanks
 

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My pc doesnt start most of the time,when it does its after several trys ,I always have to hit the F1 buton then usualy get a desktop without the icons.this is one of the 1 in 4 trys that got the pc working.
Oftem I get no response when clicking on something.. I cleaned with malware bytes ,and antspyware 2 days ago so I dont think I'm infected. My pc has been taking to long to shut down ,and sometimes it says it is but in the morning its still not shut down so I have pulled the power cord out several times. I have a feeling thats when trouble started. I was refered to this site by geekpolice who told me to come here and get combo fix.I used to have it but when I just now tried to run it I got a message saying it had errors or was corupted or something like that.I have my xp cd and registration number but the cd drive has been not working for a year or so ,so I cant re run XP .Where do I download combofix?
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A:my pc starts only in F1 and only sometimes

Hello and welcome to the forum!

Please DO NOT download an run combofix unless specifically requested to do so by someone on our Malware Response team! Combofix is not designed to be used as a daily scanner.

This sound more like a possible hard drive issue to me.
Please post the make/model of the system.

Since the system is now booted up, I would take the time to backup your files for safety sake.

What does the prompt say before you hit the F1 button?

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When i start my pc everything is ok and when i look aroung the net after a while IE Starts using Using 100% CPU. When i go to do a restart sometimes i have to End Task IE 3 times.

I have a P4 2.4, 512DDR ram, 64mbDDR vid card, 80 gig hard drive, and windows xp home with all the updates from MS.

Anyone know how i can fix this.

Thanks alot for any help.
 

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It seems like a Trojan Virus of some sort to me. i have come across this type of thing before and it was related to a Trojan, Run your Anti virus software if you have one, make sure the latest definitions are installed.

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it seems to freeze, the small circle icon is going round but it won't go any further and I have to turn it off at the wall-plug and then switch on again.

When I switch it back on I do so in 'safe mode' and then 'system restore' which gets the computer working again with no problems all the time it's switched on.

Next day I have to go through the whole proces again!!!

Anyone?

Running Firefox

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A:PC starts then won't go any further.....

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My H50 desk top with windows 10 starts on it's own.  Every night when I shut down it self starts anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours so that it is always on and waiting for me in the morning.  How can I shut it down and know it will stay off until I want it to come back on?

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My friend has a pc with Win 2000 installed and told me after shutting it off for an hour or so it will turn it's self back on. Anybody have any idea why this would happen? Any help is greatly appreciated?
 

A:PC starts all on it's own

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I recently bought a refurbished Dell OptiPlex 7010 SFF 3rd Gen Quad Core i5-3470 4GB 250GB SSD DVDRW Windows 10 Professional 64-Bit Desktop PC from MicroDream.Upon arrival, having connected it to the mains in the correct order, the pc switched itself on. I was too happy recieving it to care, but everytime since that I switch it off, 4 seconds later it starts back up.This was friday afternoon, Microdream tech support have failed to resolve the problem.Won't word this in detail, but I've performed every update imanigable, done the bios thing by switching the pc off and pressing F2 to disable something that was already disabled. I've gone through every device manager setting to uncheck/disable anything that could allow the pc to switch on. Power options, power management, you name it, i've probably checked and/or disabled it. I've tried pressing down the on button to switch pc off, didn't stop it.
It's been suggested on another forum that it might be something to do with the event logs and errors. I don't understand this. I've just done a windows diagnostics test, nothing wrong.
What am I missing?

A:My PC starts up by itself

You're not making sense. F2 only works when the PC is first powered on and it opens BIOS setup. It doesn't "disable" anything.
Sounds like the seller should be handling this, perhaps by wiping the hard drive and reinstalling Windows and all Dell's drivers for the specific hardware in your system.
www.dell.com/.../advanced
What version of BIOS? The latest is A25.
You can try clearing BIOS by powering off, unplugging and press/hold power button for ~15 sec Then open case and remove the motherboard battery, and press/hold the power button for ~30 sec. Reinstall the battery and see if that helps.

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