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My computer keeps restarting himself just before he enters the "windows", it can go like that forever!

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My computer keeps restarting himself just before he enters the "windows", it can go like that forever!
What to do?
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Question by:madchat1
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by:Jay_Jay70
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boot into the recovery console from your windows cd (choose the repair option) run a fixboot c: and also a chkdsk /r
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Tolomir earned 125 total points
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I suspect a memory issue: Check http://www.memtest86.com/ and download the cdrom bootdisk:
http://www.memtest86.com/memtest86-3.2.iso.zip

Another issue could be an overclocked cpu.

Tolomir
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by:pjedmond
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Overclocked CPU normally won't get that far, and memory is a possibility as Windows starts using the full memory range at about this stage in the process.

There are also a few viruses out there that cause this behavious.

Try booting into safe mode (F5 or F8) during boot up. If that work, then you need to look for faulty drivers and/or virus.

HTH:)
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by:papimichel
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of course, if you get troubles and prefer reinstalling windows.. you can do that allways. :)


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by:Booda2us
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Check output voltage from Power Supply, classic symptoms of PS failure is spontaneous rebooting. Check voltage thruout the boot process to see if there is a fluctuation..I hope this helps.......Booda2us
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by:Ankush
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this is because of the smallmain  memory size . and small  swap device size.

this may also because of heat  and virus problem.

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