Why printing a .txt file causing XP Pro to reboot by itself?
Posted on 2007-04-11
I use Hyper terminal to capture some configuration file from a Cisco router. Because Cisco router can only display a certain number of line at one time, so I have to press space key to display more. So when I open the config file in .txt format, I notice some special characters captured when I pressed the space key. When I print it, my XP Pro shut down by itself and the file is not actually printed. It did the same thing after it reboots. It print ok after I remove those special characters. This 'proves' my assumption.
Q#1: Is the problem possibly related to anything else on my pc?
Q#2: If not, how can a special character causing my pc to reboot by itself? Can someone explain?