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Major XP Problem (Help!)

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July 9, 2002 5:41:46 PM

As of recently when I boot up my computer it gets passed the BIOS load up, and then moves onto loading Windows XP Home Edition. After XP loads up and loads all of the startup programs, it restarts itself. No warning, nothing.

I figured maybe it was an IRQ conflict problem, moved some cards around in the PCI slot and nothing happend. I removed my half-dead DVD-Rom drive that has been giving me trouble lately, nothing.

Any ideas as to why? This is really really aggrivating.

System:
Athlon XP 1700 stock
ECS K7S5A MB
256 PC 2100
SB Live
GF2 Mx 400
Generic 10/100 lan card
Windows XP Home Edition

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July 9, 2002 6:54:06 PM

you are getting a major error, in xp major errors xp reboots itself hit f8 while booting and boot into safe mode from there try to resolve your problem not sure in xp you can go back to previous date setting if you can try that.
July 10, 2002 2:40:32 PM

If you have a computer that can connect to the internet, go to the Microsoft knowledge base. They have a fix for this.

en Xristos
July 10, 2002 6:44:16 PM

<A HREF="http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q320299" target="_new">Windows XP Restarts Unexpectedly (Q320299)</A>

With that page, it isn't told that you should uncheck the "Automatically Restart" option. But, do that. Keep "Write an event to the system log" checked. Then read the How-To for viewing the event logs.

Bryan
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