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Computer keeps logging off

My computer keeps shutting down and saying system32.ntsf not found or currupted. I let it sit for an hour or 2 and im able to go on for a bit, before same error occurs.

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  • toyramirez Sep 12, 2008

    Do I need a new comp or is it fixable?

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    should be fixable.... what were you doing when you started getting that error message ?



    Just rebooting or installing a program or ...



    Robert

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On start up, hit F12
When the menu for boot options comes up, choose IDE or Hard Drive diagnostics.
I think you'll find you have a bad hard drive.
I have 640 Dell workstations, and I have seen this a number of times.

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

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