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Re: my computer keeps restarting
Do you see an error message at some point?
describe in which part specifically your computer restart?
what were you doing last before the computer started acting up on you?
it may be a driver problem:
have you tried to restart in safe mode?.. after the post sequence press f8 and start the computer in safemode. there are other options you may want to try from the advance startup menu that comes up when pressing f8. if you are able to start the computer in safemode your problem most likely is with a driver.
did you install new hardware?
try uninstalling the new hardware and restart the computer to see if that solves the problem
you may have a problem with some configuration files or booting files...
try to restart your computer with a windows 98 boot disk. first download the disk from http://www.bootdisk.com/ and make a floppy disk as directed. then get into the cmos/bios of your computer and make sure your first booting device is your floppy drive, then put your newly made win 98 boot disk in the floppy drive and restart your computer. at the prompt type c: then enter then type win
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A brand computer like that will have a restore function this will reset all Operating System data and keep all the files in the DATA Partition of the hdd. So transfer all the files you want to keep and restart your computer and press the designated F key at the POST screen, you will find this in the manual.
Yes, this online back up ad can be annoying at the best of times.
The best thing to do is to completely uninstall Dell Datasafe from the computer.
Go to the control panel and look for programs and features (this is vista) uninstall a program in Windows 7. There should be 3 datasafe programs for you to uninstall, once you have uninstalled all 3 programs restart your computer and the problem should be solved.
well! in that case your restore point have been corrupted of certain virus,you can't make any date to restore on that situation,if ever you select a date and no respond keep telling to start,there a file corrupted,if you can use your recovery console or repair your system from installation cd do it.If good if you reinstall a new system of windows your problem was solved.if you can go to save mode and save first your important document to a
usb flush drive or cd,and reinstall a new system.hope this solve your problem.regads
it sounds like your hard drive is bad. You can buy a new hard drive or you can try SpinRite I love this program and has fixed so many issues. you can find SpinRite here http://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.htm
Hit F8, enter en safe mode, and clean the computer and unistall the last program installed (if any) Be sure also that your computer is not infected by virus or spyware. If after that the problem continues, you need to use your windows cd and use the opcion (R) recovery console.
1. Get Windows XP Booteble CD from a friend or simple download it for example "WINDOWS XP PROsp3 x86 32 BIT" 2. Burn it on CD 3. Switch on your Laptop/PC 4. Press F12 5. Put your Windows XP to your CD/DVD drive 6. Choose from a manu DVD/CD 7. Press any key to start instalation 8. wait a couple minutes and pres R for Repair 9. wait until you will se C:\ 10. and finally type "chkdsk c:" 11. after all restart laptop/pc 12. Enjoy
Well there are a couple different solutions. If you have another hard drive replace it with your other one and make the one that you want to format the secondary hard drive. Then after you boot the computer, all you gotta do is go to my computer and which ever drive the hard drive is set up on you can right click on the right drive. Go to where it says format and click on it and then follow the instructions.
You can also format the hard drive if you got a windows disk. Just put the disk in your cd-rom and restart the computer and then go through the setup process. You will get to a point where it will ask you if you wanna keep the files the same or do you wanna format the hard drive. There are two options for fomatting: There is a quick format or a full format. If you wanna totally wipe everything off the hard drive make sure you do the full format. It only takes a little while longer than the quick format process, so you are just better wiping it totally clean and then reboot windows on the hard drive when it is done formatting......
is this the first time you encounter this problem with the athlon Xp? i have encounter this already with my PC. you should update again the bios of your computer, and load the setting of your bios to the default settings.. try to restart your computer.. and try to contact me as soon if this works for you. thanks!
Try entering the boot menu by pressing F8 when the computer is doing its self test but before windows trys to start. Then choose boot to last known configuration. Try to remove any programs you installed before this problem