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Shuts down, then restarts itself

I have an old, old, old computer (etower 500i) with Windows98SE installed. It has recently been restarting itself after issuing the Shut Down from the Start Menu. I've tried other solutions I found on other help sites, e.g. creating a ShutDown shortcut on my desktop, presssing Alt-F4 then selecting shut down, even took off the face plate to see if the green power button was possibly stuck.

Nothing works, it continually restarts itself, somtimes minutes later (maybe it's haunted, halloween is only a few weeks away).

Any thoughts?

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Hi,
Some of the windows files may have been corrupted. So, please re-install the Operating system.. It will fix the problem automatically.. Before re-installing, you copy all the files which are required from operating system drive to other drive. Any other queries please let me know..
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Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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That can be caused by a number of things , your best bet is to take a look @ this guide...since there are so many things it could be , this breaks it down to make it easier to figure out where it is coming from:

http://www.aumha.org/win4/a/shtdwnse.php

Hope that helps you out!

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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