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September 15, 2005 3:35:01 AM

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Hi,

last night i tried to reboot my pc but it hang on shutting down windows....
being a little impatient i hit the reset button, xp booted up again i clicked
on the log on box but once logged on xp logs me off!!! This also happens in
safe mode and it also happens to the administrator account in safe mode.

What now? Reinstall (just did that one week ago!) haven't treid a repair
install yet.

regards,

roy

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Anonymous
September 15, 2005 6:46:58 AM

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Why did you reinstall a week ago and how did you do it?
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE) & Security

Roy wrote:
> Hi,
>
> last night i tried to reboot my pc but it hang on shutting down
> windows....
> being a little impatient i hit the reset button, xp booted up again i
> clicked on the log on box but once logged on xp logs me off!!! This also
> happens in safe mode and it also happens to the administrator account in
> safe mode.
>
> What now? Reinstall (just did that one week ago!) haven't treid a repair
> install yet.
>
> regards,
>
> roy
Anonymous
September 15, 2005 9:20:25 PM

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"Roy" <Roy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:FA99D051-E4F9-4703-BD6A-20B9C6AB0372@microsoft.com...
> Hi,
>
> last night i tried to reboot my pc but it hang on shutting down
windows....
> being a little impatient i hit the reset button, xp booted up again i
clicked
> on the log on box but once logged on xp logs me off!!! This also happens
in
> safe mode and it also happens to the administrator account in safe mode.
>
> What now? Reinstall (just did that one week ago!) haven't treid a repair
> install yet.
>
> regards,
>
> roy

How far does the logon process go? Can you see your desktop?
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Anonymous
September 15, 2005 9:20:26 PM

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There are a couple of viruses that cause your machine to reboot or shutdown.
Do you see any message displayed before machine "logs off" ?



"Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:

>
> "Roy" <Roy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:FA99D051-E4F9-4703-BD6A-20B9C6AB0372@microsoft.com...
> > Hi,
> >
> > last night i tried to reboot my pc but it hang on shutting down
> windows....
> > being a little impatient i hit the reset button, xp booted up again i
> clicked
> > on the log on box but once logged on xp logs me off!!! This also happens
> in
> > safe mode and it also happens to the administrator account in safe mode.
> >
> > What now? Reinstall (just did that one week ago!) haven't treid a repair
> > install yet.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > roy
>
> How far does the logon process go? Can you see your desktop?
>
>
>
September 15, 2005 9:20:27 PM

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I reinstalled the pc because i have replaced the motherboard and cpu, basicly
it's a new pc. I am not getting past windows welcome. I don't think it's a
virus, my av software is up to date. I was installing some software before
the reboot but it did not require a restart. I really do not want to
reinstall, to set it up just the way i like it will take me hours.

thanks for your help

"TimH" wrote:

> There are a couple of viruses that cause your machine to reboot or shutdown.
> Do you see any message displayed before machine "logs off" ?
>
>
>
> "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
>
> >
> > "Roy" <Roy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:FA99D051-E4F9-4703-BD6A-20B9C6AB0372@microsoft.com...
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > last night i tried to reboot my pc but it hang on shutting down
> > windows....
> > > being a little impatient i hit the reset button, xp booted up again i
> > clicked
> > > on the log on box but once logged on xp logs me off!!! This also happens
> > in
> > > safe mode and it also happens to the administrator account in safe mode.
> > >
> > > What now? Reinstall (just did that one week ago!) haven't treid a repair
> > > install yet.
> > >
> > > regards,
> > >
> > > roy
> >
> > How far does the logon process go? Can you see your desktop?
> >
> >
> >
Anonymous
September 15, 2005 11:21:48 PM

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Before otherwise going online or using the internet for anything else, did
you (1) enable the Windows Firewall or a third-party one, (2) install all
available Windows Updates & reboot, if directed to do so, and (3) install
the AV and immediately update it?

If not, you've prolly been hijacked.

Checking for/Help with Hijackware
http://aumha.org/a/parasite.htm
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm
http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?t=5878
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/data/prevention.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/archive/tshoot.html
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Malware_Defence.htm
http://defendingyourmachine.blogspot.com/

When all else fails, HijackThis v1.99.1
(http://aumha.net/downloads/hijackthis.zip) is the preferred tool to use.
It will help you to both identify and remove any hijackware/spyware. **Post
your log to http://forums.spywareinfo.com/,
http://castlecops.com/forum67.html or http://aumha.net/viewforum.php?f=30
for expert analysis, not here.**

--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE) & Security


Roy wrote:
> I reinstalled the pc because i have replaced the motherboard and cpu,
> basicly it's a new pc. I am not getting past windows welcome. I don't
> think
> it's a virus, my av software is up to date. I was installing some software
> before the reboot but it did not require a restart. I really do not want
> to
> reinstall, to set it up just the way i like it will take me hours.
>
> thanks for your help
>
> "TimH" wrote:
>
>> There are a couple of viruses that cause your machine to reboot or
>> shutdown. Do you see any message displayed before machine "logs off" ?
>>
>>
>>
>> "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> "Roy" <Roy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> news:FA99D051-E4F9-4703-BD6A-20B9C6AB0372@microsoft.com...
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> last night i tried to reboot my pc but it hang on shutting down
>>>> windows.... being a little impatient i hit the reset button, xp booted
>>>> up again i clicked on the log on box but once logged on xp logs me
>>>> off!!! This also happens in safe mode and it also happens to the
>>>> administrator account in safe mode.
>>>>
>>>> What now? Reinstall (just did that one week ago!) haven't treid a
>>>> repair
>>>> install yet.
>>>>
>>>> regards,
>>>>
>>>> roy
>>>
>>> How far does the logon process go? Can you see your desktop?
Anonymous
September 16, 2005 12:40:38 PM

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If you can find the time to reply to my first response then I may
be able to save you the time to re-install WinXP.


"Roy" <Roy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:669D48C3-08C1-4A49-A863-501E1682968A@microsoft.com...
> I reinstalled the pc because i have replaced the motherboard and cpu,
basicly
> it's a new pc. I am not getting past windows welcome. I don't think it's a
> virus, my av software is up to date. I was installing some software before
> the reboot but it did not require a restart. I really do not want to
> reinstall, to set it up just the way i like it will take me hours.
>
> thanks for your help
>
> "TimH" wrote:
>
> > There are a couple of viruses that cause your machine to reboot or
shutdown.
> > Do you see any message displayed before machine "logs off" ?
> >
> >
> >
> > "Pegasus (MVP)" wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > "Roy" <Roy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > > news:FA99D051-E4F9-4703-BD6A-20B9C6AB0372@microsoft.com...
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > last night i tried to reboot my pc but it hang on shutting down
> > > windows....
> > > > being a little impatient i hit the reset button, xp booted up again
i
> > > clicked
> > > > on the log on box but once logged on xp logs me off!!! This also
happens
> > > in
> > > > safe mode and it also happens to the administrator account in safe
mode.
> > > >
> > > > What now? Reinstall (just did that one week ago!) haven't treid a
repair
> > > > install yet.
> > > >
> > > > regards,
> > > >
> > > > roy
> > >
> > > How far does the logon process go? Can you see your desktop?
> > >
> > >
> > >
!